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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,514 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,514
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 329
Gots: 672 | 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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PassMeAZima

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 18:37:48 | More by PassMeAZima
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Brenden

Ohio

4.01/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

7/04/14 version enjoyed about 4 weeks before said date...

It's an ever-so-slightly hazed amber orange with a brilliant flare in the body and brightness, mostly transparent. The head shows force and structure, maintaining its finger and a half or so of head for a good while and never dropping very much, keeping up a sticky crown that plasters some nice patching to the glass.
There's a really nice freshness, so to speak, all over this IPA, raw but not unrefined, rustic but not dirty. It's a blend of earthiness with some pretty fresh pine resin, and it mingles nicely with plenty of citrus and some other greener and earthier sorts of fruits. It's also moderately pithy from front to back. This is balanced against enough malts bringing in bread and caramels to keep the hops in focus and up front. It's not as massively deep or fascinating as some of the reviews and ratings would lead me to believe (maybe some versions are?), but there's no doubt this is a great IPA from a brewery that knows IPA.
The mouthfeel has that balance between strength and ease of drinking, brightness and heaviness, crispness and smoothness, and has each of them in measure to make this an easy-drinking but thoughtful brew.

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2014 17:52:43 | More by Brenden
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jdwilliamson79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 17:11:06 | More by jdwilliamson79
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Thebrianeffect

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 16:12:49 | More by Thebrianeffect
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BrandonSeal

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-21-2014 15:23:40 | More by BrandonSeal
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Brasko77

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 12:22:55 | More by Brasko77
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halibut_taco


4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

06-21-2014 07:58:54 | More by halibut_taco
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spoonsock

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-21-2014 07:14:08 | More by spoonsock
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JohnnyP3

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 05:15:10 | More by JohnnyP3
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charrel

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.7%

06-21-2014 03:37:58 | More by charrel
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JJStorm

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-21-2014 03:26:25 | More by JJStorm
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noah37


4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

06-21-2014 03:10:15 | More by noah37
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rfischer1210

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 03:02:39 | More by rfischer1210
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Mipper

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 02:23:01 | More by Mipper
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TmKeisySC

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

06-21-2014 01:57:09 | More by TmKeisySC
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chalkda01

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-21-2014 01:38:29 | More by chalkda01
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btknight10


5/5  rDev +12.9%

06-21-2014 01:32:05 | More by btknight10
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DrinkMoreBigBeers

Michigan

4.18/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Love the name Enjoy By 07.04.14 (can not get a better date then that)

A - Poured out a crystal clear light golden orange, with a nice white two finger head which leave nice legs.

S - I could smell this bad boy from the moment I poured it two feet away. Smells of pine and citrus, dankness, tangerine, mango, slight caramel notes and a bit alcohol. It tickles the nose slightly.

T - Loads of hops then bitterness, some residual sweetness. I get more dankness on the flavor, with some citrus and resinous pine, then the lingering bitterness comes through and the burning alcohol after it goes down. Quit enjoyable.

M - Soft medium body with a slickness and good amount of carbonation. Leaves relatively dry but does have a nice sweet middle note.

O - Pretty awesome double IPA from Stone. Its great to get a bottle that you know is fresh without having to search for it or gamble on it. If you want a hoppy double IPA that wont disappoint pick this one up soon. Only downfall with this brew is the relatively high price at over 8 dollars, so I had to reduce the overall score from 4.25. Keep making great beer Stone, cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 01:27:04 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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victoriarugby

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 01:01:38 | More by victoriarugby
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SuperStory

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -9.7%

06-21-2014 00:59:16 | More by SuperStory
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-21-2014 00:34:52 | More by Ewhite2121
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Ken_P

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-20-2014 23:15:24 | More by Ken_P
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Bito401

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

06-20-2014 23:06:55 | More by Bito401
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Baldy246


4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-20-2014 22:31:15 | More by Baldy246
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treeslothguy

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

06-20-2014 21:47:43 | More by treeslothguy
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,514 ratings.