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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,896 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,896
Reviews: 988
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 359
Gots: 795 | FT: 11
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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beergorrilla

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

10-22-2013 20:09:24 | More by beergorrilla
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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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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -9.7%

10-18-2012 00:03:21 | More by CoryR
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-16-2014 14:36:09 | More by Fettpopps
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.66/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured on tap as well as bottle. Pours clean gold with a healthy white head along with beautiful fresh lacing that lasts well throughout. Aroma is a nice grapefruit, citrus and floral scent. Flavor is a complete hop explosion, citrus, grapefruit, really nice floral bittering hops also, very subtle malt backbone. Definitely a nice and fresh hoppy IPA!

03-18-2013 18:39:45 | More by CuriousMonk
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-01-2013 00:46:31 | More by VeganUndead
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-19-2013 22:55:09 | More by oglmcdgl
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jegross2

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-08-2013 04:28:48 | More by jegross2
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-26-2014 06:42:51 | More by whatname
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.94/5  rDev -11.1%

Poured from 22 ounce bomber into a perfect pint glass.

Pours light to darker golden bronze. Gets hazy towards the top. Nice fluff of white foam sits a top. Strong pine nose but fades out quickly. Real firm hop bitter blasts out and holds throughout. Really fresh tasting, but nothing mellow about it.

05-19-2013 22:05:27 | More by KTCamm
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buschbeer

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

22 ounce bottle
Served in a tulip glass
04.01.13, 09.13.13

A - This DIPA is on the lighter end of the color spectrum. It is a light amber that could pass for a golden color. It is topped off with an inch of off-white head.

S - There's a lot going on here. I get an initially smell of some skunk weed and metal. Then I get some citrus, and after that the tropical fruits come into play.

T - Pretty much everything that I described in the smell is going on in the taste; however, in a different order. It starts out with the citrus and tropical fruits. Then gives way to the skunk weed and iron taste on the finish.

M - It is really smooth with lower carbonation than expected.

O - I had this on tap and noticed a lot more grapefruit. The bottle seems to have more bitterness, especially on the finish. It has a lot of flavor and is good, but not necessarily my favorite of all time.

03-10-2013 02:37:22 | More by buschbeer
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-23-2013 03:52:28 | More by hoppymcgee
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev -4.3%

Glad to finally see this one make it to Central PA...

A - A fairly active pour yields two fingers worth of slightly late to develop crisp ultra light khaki colored head comprised of medium and large sized chunky bubbles... Excellent retention... The head turns a much creamier as it settles ultimately leaving a full velvety veil of lacing and moderately thick collar... Surprisingly still with just a stray carbonation bubble hear and there... The color is equal pats pale copper and vibrant amber... Gobs of sticky lacing cling to the sides of the glass...

S - A big hop forward nose that doesn't disappoint... Bursting at the seams wit topical fruit and citrus... Mango... Pineapple... Oranges... Grapefruit... Honeydew... A bit beneath the surface lies an additional layer of slightly dank resiny piney hops... Little to no malt backbone in terms of aroma... Loaded with an array of depth and complexity that truly showcases artistry in hops...

T - Starts fairly restrained and subtle... A mix of earth hops are at the forefront... Again no malt to balance out the palate... The hops really begin to intensify on the finish and take on a resiny piney character... Much of the fruity nature alluded to by the nose are absent...

M - On the lighter side of medium bodied... Slightly astringent... Clean and fairly crisp... The bitterness turns slightly blistering on the finish...

D - A truly excellent beer, but one that is a bit over hyped in the opinion... I personally would opt for a Ruinten any day of the week... With that slight disclosure out of the way, this is still a craft beer and especially a hop heads dream... The aroma is the star of the show... Overall, it seems to be a bit less than the sum of its parts...

01-25-2014 03:21:34 | More by philbe311
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-01-2014 22:51:08 | More by JohneHoodlum
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barczar

Kentucky

4.3/5  rDev -2.9%

Resiny, dank hops were evident in the aroma before I got close enough to pour.

Aggressive pour yields a clear golden copper color with a 2 inch cream head that lingers, eventually leaving sheets of lacing as it dissipates.

Lime, onion, and resin form the initial aroma. Mango, pineapple, grapefruit, cannabis, and pine add complexity. Tangerines and fresh cut grass round things out. Hints of bready malt are subtle.

Bready, fairly sweet caramel malt forms the flavor backbone. Resin, grapefruit pith, tangerines, lime, and onion finish fairly piney and bitter. There's a minty character that surfaces in the aftertaste.

Body is on the full side, with moderate carbonation and significant alcohol warmth.

Huge hop complexity, with flavorful malt profile that is just a bit too sweet.

01-16-2013 05:30:01 | More by barczar
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JDV

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

07-07-2014 16:34:52 | More by JDV
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev -1.6%

Had this again on 2014-01-18 in Columbia, PA. The rating numbers are a blended average of all my tastings but it is to be noted this Enjoy by 02.14.14 is the best one yet.

A - Very clear golden orange with a 1.0-finger white head that fades to a 1/2-finger and leaves a good amount of lacing.

S - Mildly dank, pineapple, pine, hop floral. Pleasant. About the same aroma strength as the 10.25.13 release,

T - Hop forward, dank, ripe pineapple and stone fruit, some orange, white pepper, onion/garlic (more that I care for), moderating fruit-malt sweetness. Alcohol is present in the background and nicely complimentary. Finish includes spicy and bitter hop flavors with moderating malt and alcohol sweetness. .

M - Medium body and light-medium combination. Luscious, firm, viscous, resinous, prickly, clings.

O - Best one yet. Glad this particular one made it to Pennsylvania.

2013-10-21 in Columbia, PA. This is the 10.25.13 release.

A - Mostly clear golden orange with a 1.5-finger white head that fades quickly to a 1/2-finger and leaves a mild amount of lacing.

S - Pretty dank, pineapple, peach, hop floral. Less aroma strength than the 7.04.13 release but still very pleasant.

T - Rich pineapple and stone fruit, some orange, nice dank and spicy/peppery hop presence, onion/garlic (about like Deviant Dale's), moderating pale malt sweetness. Less pine than the 7.04.13 release but still evident. Alcohol is present in the background and nicely complimentary. Finish is a fine balance of tangy/spicy hop flavors and bitterness with moderating sweetness. Good balance.

M - Medium body and light-medium combination. Luscious, firm, viscous, resinous, prickly, clings.

O - I really enjoy this series and observing the similarities and differences from one to the next. This is a good one, for sure!

Had this on 2013-07-01 in Columbia, PA. This is the 07.04.13 release. Special thanks to Matador677.

A - Mostly clear golden orange with a 1-finger white head that fades quickly to a skim and leaves a small amount of lacing. Not surprising for the high ABV.

S - Moderately dank, naval orange, peach, hop floral, honeysuckle. Very inviting.

T - Smooth. Ripe stone fruit, plenty of luscious orange flesh, grapefruit zest, then a mild flavor of lightly toasted bread, pepper, and alcohol sweetness. Finish is a great balance of complex fruit sweetness, pine and a commanding but not overpowering bitterness. Very little bready-malt in view.

M - Medium body and light-medium combination. Luscious, firm, viscous, resinous, prickly, clings.

O - A really top-notch DIPA. So inviting sip-after-sip. Please sir, may I have another?

01-18-2014 19:55:01 | More by Tucquan
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

05-29-2014 22:51:07 | More by Durandal_777
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

12-23-2012 18:59:18 | More by zonker17
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-09-2013 02:42:11 | More by Zach136
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jampics2

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

01-21-2013 14:48:52 | More by jampics2
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GrindFatherBob

New York

3.25/5  rDev -26.6%

03-01-2013 12:37:04 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Adamostella

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

01-20-2013 03:20:00 | More by Adamostella
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.45/5  rDev +0.5%

Huge thanks to Rutager for this

Enjoy By 4/20/13. Consumed 4/19/13

Lightly hazed golden orange colour, one finger of white head, good amount of lace on the glass. Huge citrus upfront, grapefruit, pineapple, orange, mango and a faint lemon, a bit of sweet honey dew like malt but certainly not shortage of hops in this. Taste is citrusy, grapefruit and pineapple, a bit of dank piney flavours, solid bitterness throughout , starts off dry and hoppy with a touch of sweet malts toward the end. Light dry carbonation, medium bodied and fairly oily as well. Just incredible stuff, cartainly something I would love to have again and again.

05-02-2013 20:32:40 | More by peensteen
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2beerdogs

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-19-2013 05:31:27 | More by 2beerdogs
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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