1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. 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.

7,334 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 7,334
Reviews: 1,023
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 399
Gots: 904 | 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.


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
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Stone Enjoy By IPA Alström Bros
Ratings: 7,334 | Reviews: 1,023 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Hearneator
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Hearneator, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of Cook82
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Cook82, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of Hoggo
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Hoggo, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of snansel
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

snansel, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of ddedhed
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

ddedhed, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of jackrodgers77
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jackrodgers77, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of amvrana
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

amvrana, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of attometer00
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

attometer00, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of broadway848
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

broadway848, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev -9.7%

Karibourgeois, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of leroybrown10
4/5  rDev -9.7%

leroybrown10, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of tsp247
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

tsp247, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of smanders
5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Purchased at Total Wine for <$9.00 USD for a 22oz bomber; unbelievable! Poured into a British-style imperial pint glass.

A: Crystal clear with a cotton candy foam head. Beautiful!

S: What is one of the best scents in the world for you? Yes, that's what this beer smells like!

T: Remember the first time your hop-head self enjoyed a real I.P.A.? Want to relive that moment? If yes, buy this beer. The bitterness and citrus flavors are spot on; I wouldn't change a thing about this beer. So smooth, yet so flavorful/complex/fresh. Awesome!

M: Perfect

Overall: I am so disappointed I only bought one bottle. I actually looked at real estate in Escondido today in an effort to live closer to this brewery. Thanks Stone; this beer is awesome!

smanders, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of snowbose
5/5  rDev +12.9%

snowbose, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of ChrisMQ
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

ChrisMQ, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

HoppySeb, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of mad3air
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

mad3air, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of ssbohen
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

ssbohen, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of Jbats
3.21/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This years offerings so far have taken a serious nose dive! Had the release for Feb and now the March. Bittering is much milder and seems to be off balance now. Flavor is still solid but it is missing the 'grapey' (nelson sauvin?)finish I thought made this beer so unique. Dank hops are much more noticeable in this version. Not sure what has happened to the recipe or if hops used are no longer cost effective but it is not the awesome hop head offering it once was in 2013. Too bad this was definitely one of my favorite readily available IPA's in my area.

Jbats, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of cjmunch2005
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

cjmunch2005, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of lazyfrodo
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

lazyfrodo, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of 76sparky
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

76sparky, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of PalatePilot
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

PalatePilot, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of mudboneINla
3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

mudboneINla, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of GStein
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

GStein, Mar 28, 2014
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 7,334 ratings.