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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,708 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,708
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 353
Gots: 731 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Listing for all Stone Enjoy By xx.xx.xx IPA beers.

 http://www.stonebrewing.com/enjoyby/ 

You have in your hands a devastatingly fresh double IPA. While freshness is a key component of many beers - especially big, citrusy, floral IPAs - we've taken it further, a lot further, in this IPA. You see, we specifically brewed it NOT to last. We've not only gone to extensive lengths to ensure that you're getting this beer in your hands within an extraordinarily short window, we made sure that the Enjoy By date isn't randomly etched in tiny text somewhere on the label, to be overlooked by all but the most attentive of retailers and consumers. Instead, we've sent a clear message with the name of the beer itself that there is no better time than right now to enjoy this IPA.

(Beer added by: nrs207 on 08-21-2012)
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cosmicevan

New York

4.2/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

big ups to sarge27 for the trade...says enjoy by 2.15.13, i say, why wait? enjoyed via a spigalau glass.

a - brew poured a transparent orange with a finger or so of frothy classic ipa head that hung out and left chunky lacing. there was minimal but present visible carbonation swimming to the surface of the brew.

s - aw yeah, sticky sweaty citrusy hops. just the way i like it. i expected good things in the nose on this one after all it is a fresh stone ipa! i do pick up some of the onion smell that i have heard about as well, though not dominant.

t - soft hop assault. oniony citrusy hops. not as sticky and dank as the nose suggests, but there is some bittering on this one, but not the slap in the face i expected.

m - the first thing i noticed when i sipped the beer was the feel. very water like. there is carbonation for certain, but somewhat subtle making this one more of a hop juice than a beer, but it works.

o - overall, what would you expect? another solid ipa from stone. this time you don't have to worry about it being old though ;) i wish it was more like ruination 10th, that was a very special beer, but this is kinda like a lite version of that. softer and tamer and less dank. solid ipa, glad to have tried it...would definitely pick it up if i saw it on a shelf, but to trade for...might be happy with a one and done.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 01:44:58 | More by cosmicevan
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Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,708 ratings.