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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,520 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,520
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 330
Gots: 679 | 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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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.7%

08-31-2013 15:55:41 | More by thewimperoo
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

12-29-2013 16:42:45 | More by CRJMellor
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

08-31-2012 23:52:55 | More by Chugs13
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-24-2013 14:37:30 | More by JohnK17
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a: Clear golden; served with a thick creamy head.

s: Resinous, pithy citrus, raw alcohol, a hint of juicy tropical fruit. All booze and hops.

t: Here again, booze and hop bomb. Extreme bitterness, relatively mild hop flavor. Pithy citrus; oily and resinous. Pretty hot finish. Abrasive in a good way.

m: Oily and smooth.

o: Really good for sure, but I've had quite a few DIPAs I like more in the last 6months or so.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2014 18:52:15 | More by DIM
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-22-2014 18:11:37 | More by kwjd
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.9%

11-25-2012 01:09:53 | More by kaelingirl
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-30-2013 10:47:03 | More by jbaker67
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Lovely85

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-04-2013 00:00:52 | More by Lovely85
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-21-2013 21:36:59 | More by IrishColonial
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KevMo84

California

4/5  rDev -9.7%

06-09-2014 00:33:56 | More by KevMo84
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-05-2013 03:49:14 | More by DonFrap
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bomber into a Victory tulip. Batch 4, enjoy by 2/15/13

A- pours a crystal clear shade of orange with a two finger white head. Perfect. Exactly what I'm looking for in an IPA

S- tropical hops absolutely punch you in the face. So much citrus going on. Insane

T- not overly bitter. There's a little bit of sweetness, and tons of tropical fruit flavors as well. Very juicy, dank hops. Wonderful

M- medium bodied, not syrupy at all. Awesome

O- man, this is definitely a winner from Stone. If there was a way to guarantee this would be year-round and this fresh in all markets, it would be a staple in my fridge

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 20:32:41 | More by bigfnjoe
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nrbw23

Ohio

4.55/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A- Pours a bright crystal clear golden amber color with a nice white head. Head has ok retention and leaves a bit of spotty lacing.

S- Smell is resine, tons of tropical fruits and a bit of hemp smell.

T- Taste is great. Quite a bit of tropical fruits, pine, grass, and spice. A tiny caramel malt backbone that is hardly noticeable.

M- Medium in both body and carbonation.

O- I really enjoyed this brew for sure. I hope it keeps coming. Outstanding job and very easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 21:31:54 | More by nrbw23
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JamLand

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.7%

07-29-2013 03:17:37 | More by JamLand
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.54/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau glass. Seventh Batch.

A- Pours a dark golden color with a 3/4 inch off-white head that retains a long time before slowly shrinking to an 1/8 inch head. Semi-resilient lacing leaves cloud-patterned wisps behind on the glass.

S- So pungent of a hop aroma it bypasses the usual citrus notes and moves on to a dank, almost chemical-like green aroma. Hard to describe but just think of all the piney, fresh, resinous hop flavors you know and love concentrated into a strong bouquet that's just lovely.

T- Intense bitterness lays on the palate smoothly with lots of citrus and pine notes that also linger in the aftertaste. Alcohol is concealed very well allowing the brightness of the hops to shine and play on the tongue.

M- Slightly sharp and oily with a lightish body and medium carbonation.

O- Hard to imagine IPAs can get much better than this, though it's possible and I've witnessed it. Not the best of its kind, but it ranks up there with the other heavy hitters. Certainly the best DIPA Stone has ever made though, IMO.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 00:38:49 | More by Immortale25
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Brew33

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow! I haven't been blown away by an IPA or DIPA in quite awhile. That is until Enjoy By 11-9-12. This is far and away the best Stone product I've ever had. The nose if full of incredibly ripe citrus. Grapefruit, orange, and even some pineapple and mango.

Bitter as all hell with huge hop flavors similar to the nose. Dry, light malt profile makes a perfect platform for the hops. No alcohol presence for 9.4% abv. So incredibly fresh and powerful. Solid mouthfeel and caebonation. Just a wonderful beer tat I wish was available all the time. A heavy hitter, wow!

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 15:21:44 | More by Brew33
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Falcone

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-26-2013 21:04:27 | More by Falcone
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BeerLover99

Illinois

4.89/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: shiny, dirty orange body, finger head white sticky head, amazing
long sticky legs in my pint glass.

S: grapefruit, peach/mango nose, mild pine, hint of sweet malt

T: grapefruit/mango, hint of pine, firm sweet balanced
malt, long sticky bitter finish!

M: med/heavy mouth, mega sticky/Über oily!

O: OH MY WORD! This Double IPA is very underrated. Forgive me
Greg Koch from stealing from you!!! This beer is insanely divine.
How do they do it???? Mighty proud of fellow USC Alum and founder
for making an outstanding American craft beer that can compete with any
beer on Earth! What a glorious way to celebrate my USC graduation
than with THIS beer!

MUST HAVE; TREAT YOURSELF! (HOP HEADS SEEK THIS OUT!!)

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 20:41:21 | More by BeerLover99
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-23-2013 23:56:55 | More by Sparky44
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Morey

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

02-19-2013 22:20:25 | More by Morey
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egrace84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-11-2013 03:58:29 | More by egrace84
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Zbeetleman

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-15-2013 03:06:47 | More by Zbeetleman
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arizcards

Arizona

4.51/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tracked down a 05.17.13 version yesterday at the Happy Valley BevMo for $6.49.

Beer poured the clearest of light orange with a decent white head. The clarity is quite good.

Nose is primarily citrus.

Taste is fresh squeezed grapefruit juice with some mango. Finish leaves a lingering pine flavor.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and carbonated moderately.

Overall an excellent brew. This is very close to being right out of the tap the freshness is that good. A tough brew to track down but definitely worth chasing!

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 22:35:10 | More by arizcards
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.28/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Clear light orange, some carbonation, two finger head with near perfect lacing.

S-Hop bomb, mix of grass/dirt with citrus and grapefruit.

T-Incredible balance. Hop flavors of grass mesh well with the citrus notes and ends with good bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, well carbonated with hop resins.

O-A wonder DIPA, great balance with nice bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2012 02:07:01 | More by rlee1390
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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