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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,672 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,672
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 350
Gots: 717 | 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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cjgiant

District of Columbia

4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Note: just gotten over a cold when I tried this

#10: 09-13-13
A: golden-amber with little head, not much lacing
S: orange with sweet caramel notes
T/M: much like the smell, very malt forward, melding into orange blossoms, then into a grassy (tinged with citrus). Mildly dry pull that lingers.
O: very good beer. Could maybe be a little less sweet, but love the citrus backbone of this beer, as well as the malt front and somewhat dry finish.

#12: 11-12-13
A: clear golden amber, but more lacing in this pour
S: same, but I notice an earthiness this time
T/M: more bitterness I notice up front in this one, less sweet than I reviewed before.
O: I didn't change any of my ratings, but I think I expected better given the rating versus what I thought about this tasting. Given that, I await my next one to see if I should adjust my rating.

#14: 2-14-14 (adjusted ratings up)
A+: more lacing
S-: weaker to me
T: definitely more bitter than original review, but there is what I now consider mango flavor (not orange).
M+/O+: starting to enjoy this more and more as a must have when available

#?: 7-4-14 (no adjustments) - seemed more "juicy" and less bitter than previous reviews, closer to original review of a September "by date"

Serving type: on-tap

02-07-2014 23:46:55 | More by cjgiant
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TheosTheories

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

02-07-2014 21:58:42 | More by TheosTheories
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-07-2014 20:59:52 | More by Shandycan
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champs86

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-07-2014 20:38:07 | More by champs86
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Mayhem

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -9.7%

02-07-2014 20:27:14 | More by Mayhem
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SMcGuire33

New York

5/5  rDev +12.9%

02-07-2014 17:33:50 | More by SMcGuire33
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jbh26

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-07-2014 14:26:06 | More by jbh26
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Krafty34

Florida

5/5  rDev +12.9%

02-07-2014 10:59:31 | More by Krafty34
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Acrid

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-07-2014 06:55:24 | More by Acrid
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GeorgeH

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-07-2014 03:52:12 | More by GeorgeH
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jeffthepony

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-07-2014 02:54:39 | More by jeffthepony
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swtchuck

Michigan

4/5  rDev -9.7%

02-07-2014 01:46:54 | More by swtchuck
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MrBIP

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

02-06-2014 23:30:14 | More by MrBIP
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memphischas

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-06-2014 21:13:57 | More by memphischas
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rallyr32

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-06-2014 20:48:03 | More by rallyr32
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Jackofallbrews

Minnesota

4.19/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma: Citrus and slight vegetal hop matter. Light tropical fruit, bright and zingy. Some sweetness and almost a buckwheat honey character.

Appearance: Deep gold to almost copper color. Huge white head with tight bubbles. Brilliant.

Flavor: Slightly sweet at first but not much, fading quickly to a dry middle and finish. Borderline astringent end, but manages to stay drinkable. Some light caramel malt notes, but not actually sweet. I do get a orange pith flavor and strong bitterness. Some muscat grape as it warms.

Overall: Very drinkable due to dryness but lacks a certain balance that I have found in my top examples.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 20:23:37 | More by Jackofallbrews
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thebighungry

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +12.9%

02-06-2014 16:25:35 | More by thebighungry
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jworkman

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +12.9%

02-06-2014 13:44:47 | More by jworkman
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lanciloti

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-06-2014 07:34:09 | More by lanciloti
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smellandsip37

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-06-2014 04:01:54 | More by smellandsip37
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Boxerjay

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-06-2014 03:01:51 | More by Boxerjay
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

02-06-2014 01:31:25 | More by OregonGrown7
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Triglycerides

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-06-2014 01:31:18 | More by Triglycerides
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

02-06-2014 01:14:22 | More by dspinler
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PeterParker

New Jersey

3.64/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

2.14.14

Poured into a tulip. Crystal clear golden orange with a finger of head.

Scent of dry piney hops, as per ushe, and a hint of sweetness that's tough to describe.

Different kind of bitterness here. More orange than grapefruit. Can't put my finger on it, maybe it's those New Zealand hops. Not as bitter as anticipated. Actually a tiny bit sour, interesting. A bit let down by the bitterness, but it makes up for it with the complexity of it. The more I drink of it the more orange I'm getting. Gets better as it warms.

Thin and drinkable with an aftertaste that hits periodically after the sip.

Overall a solid IPA, not in my top 10, but earns points for surprising me with something different in an IPA.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 00:54:47 | More by PeterParker
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,672 ratings.