Craft beer

Beer of the week: Stone Go To IPA

 
 
Stone Go To IPA has all the flavor of an India pale ale, but only 4.5 percent alcohol by volume.
Stone Go To IPA has all the flavor of an India pale ale, but only 4.5 percent alcohol by volume.
John Schulz / Stone Brewing Co.

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Beer: Stone Go To IPA

Style: India pale ale

Alcohol: 4.5 percent by volume

Price: About $10.50 for a six-pack of 12-ounce bottles at Whole Foods

Story: New this month, Go To IPA is Stone Brewing Co.’s latest year-round release. The California brewery calls it a “session” IPA, meaning it has a moderate alcohol level but full-on flavor. Session beers are becoming popular among brewers and consumers, and Go To is hands-down the best I’ve tasted. Go To is my new go-to.

Pairing: Go To IPA has a piney, almost minty flavor that pairs well with a range of Indian dishes. Try it with vegetable channa masala from Bombay Darbar in Coconut Grove.

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