Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.
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4.66/5 rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
A - Yellow-orange. I could care less about appearance, so unless it's really beautiful or really ugly, it will get the average of the other ratings. Who drinks a beer for appearance anyway?
S - Pine, citrus, and something very unique most likely from the Nelson Sauvin hops I know they used to dry hop this. This is probably the best beer I have smelled.
T - It has all the hop taste you would expect from Stone and doesn't taste anywhere near 9.4%, but it doesn't match up to the smell. I homebrew and I've used Nelson Sauvin. When I first smelled it I thought it was going to be the best hop ever, but I personally like the taste of Citra and Centennial better. In fact, I just had to drop the taste rating down a little (9-4-13) because that Nelson Sauvin aftertaste comes out even more when it isn't dead fresh, no wonder they put it right on the label to enjoy by a month after bottling. At this point, I'd probably rather have a Ruination.
M - Smooth and dry, almost too dry, and I like dry beers. Again, I can't believe this is a 9.4% beer.
O - This is the big dog and of course I'm drinking the 09.09.13 iteration as I write this review.
Serving type: bottle
08-22-2013 07:06:03 | More by ianmatth
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