1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Enjoy By IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,693 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,693
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 349
Gots: 727 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 6,693 | Reviews: 987 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by thecheapies:
Photo of thecheapies
thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Fourth batch. On-tap at Fat Head's Pittsburgh.

Great clarity. Amber/orange in this light. Soppy little foam cap. Quaint look.

Tropical fruits, citrus, and pine. Papaya, grapefruit, orange, and grated lemon. Biscuit malts are in attendance, as well.

Dank citrus and tropical fruit hops pour out grapefruit, lemon, and papaya. Resinous oils remind of sappy pine. Malts have a mellow pale sweetness. Bitterness is surprisingly mild. Just an excellent DIPA.

Drinks smooth, with a light bitter burn in the throat. Carbonation creams the beer a bit. Plus feel.

Kickass stuff. Feed me another.

Serving type: on-tap

01-20-2013 06:52:59 | More by thecheapies
More User Reviews:
Photo of HappyDays
HappyDays


5/5  rDev +12.9%

07-28-2014 04:33:49 | More by HappyDays
Photo of cck5
cck5

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

07-28-2014 02:49:41 | More by cck5
Photo of Angling_and_brewing
Angling_and_brewing

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

07-28-2014 01:09:54 | More by Angling_and_brewing
Photo of scootny
scootny

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-28-2014 01:03:04 | More by scootny
Photo of deakin
deakin

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-28-2014 00:39:04 | More by deakin
Photo of edmaher
edmaher

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-28-2014 00:26:29 | More by edmaher
Photo of VTWicked
VTWicked

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-28-2014 00:24:25 | More by VTWicked
Photo of CowboyDan
CowboyDan

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-27-2014 22:39:46 | More by CowboyDan
Photo of Geekydad79
Geekydad79

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

07-27-2014 21:36:38 | More by Geekydad79
Photo of j205724
j205724

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-27-2014 20:35:20 | More by j205724
Photo of JohnofUpton
JohnofUpton

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-27-2014 15:10:50 | More by JohnofUpton
Photo of dcc449
dcc449

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-27-2014 03:48:20 | More by dcc449
Photo of sleepycaptain
sleepycaptain


4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

07-27-2014 03:08:43 | More by sleepycaptain
Photo of Dgiuliani
Dgiuliani


4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

07-27-2014 02:50:33 | More by Dgiuliani
Photo of bcerv-ca
bcerv-ca

California

4/5  rDev -9.7%

07-27-2014 01:39:14 | More by bcerv-ca
Photo of ncvbc
ncvbc

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-26-2014 23:50:36 | More by ncvbc
Photo of 4runnerdavid
4runnerdavid

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-26-2014 22:46:32 | More by 4runnerdavid
Photo of FrankShirley
FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-26-2014 21:37:43 | More by FrankShirley
Photo of satisfied1013
satisfied1013

Kansas

5/5  rDev +12.9%

07-26-2014 20:55:04 | More by satisfied1013
Photo of IRISHFAN951
IRISHFAN951

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

07-26-2014 20:51:49 | More by IRISHFAN951
Photo of MikeI
MikeI

Washington

4.7/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I had a batch with the sell by date of 7/4/14, and consumed on June 22. Growler from keg at local beer-specific retailer. Good dense gold color, a little hazy, but normal for a DIPA. Good healthy one finger head which left slowly. Aroma is almost pure hops, with a backing of malty sweetness. A bit grassy in its hoppiness, along with pine, grapefruit, and tropical fruit. Taste is wonderful, full in your face hoppy bitter resinousness, backed by enough sweet malt to make it really drinkable. Again, a bit of green freshness in the hops, I'd compare it most to nopalitos or green agave, which accents the pine and grapefruit excellently. Finishes dry, hoppy, and leaving you wanting more. Great beer. My first in this series, but definitely not my last.

Serving type: growler

07-26-2014 20:15:03 | More by MikeI
Photo of MIchael_D_Larkin
MIchael_D_Larkin

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +12.9%

07-26-2014 14:28:26 | More by MIchael_D_Larkin
Photo of Mutton_Mammoth
Mutton_Mammoth

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-26-2014 05:57:45 | More by Mutton_Mammoth
Photo of Christensen-g
Christensen-g


4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-26-2014 04:34:41 | More by Christensen-g
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,693 ratings.