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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,512 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,512
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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Celtics17

California

4.79/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

22 Ounce bottle poured into a 12 ounce.
12.13.13 Bottle Opened 11-15

This is one of my favorite IPA's. This was a good one, but I'm still searching for that first time. This is still a great IPA. Meant to drink fresh, can't get any better.

A - Clear and fresh looking with a nice 1 inch foamy head. Golden clear liquid.

S - Smell is amazing with fruits hops pine, citrus, tropical fruits.

T - Taste is much the same with upfront fruits some Apricot and honey. The hoppiness onslaught comes after the initial taste. Outstanding Taste, very refreshing.

M - Light bodied imperial IPA at 9.4%.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 07:43:11 | More by Celtics17
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Dag48

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

11-16-2013 04:00:35 | More by Dag48
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Turney

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

11-16-2013 03:54:54 | More by Turney
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WMEugene

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

11-16-2013 00:52:38 | More by WMEugene
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RKing44

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-15-2013 19:34:33 | More by RKing44
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Sergio

California

4.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Enjoy By 12.13.13
22 oz bottle poured into a Stone IPA specialty glass.

A - A very nice golden clear pour with a nice 1 inch head.

S - So fresh. Smells so piney with a hit of tropical fruit. Absolutely love it.

T - Hits you with a very bitter taste which is followed by a very fruity flavor. Finishes a bit sweet, but the bitter taste lingers for a while. Fantastic.

M - Very smooth and crisp.

O - A fantastic Double IPA. Try all of Stone's "Enjoy By" IPAs if you can get your hands on it. BevMo (west coast) sells them for about $6.49/bottle. It's an absolute steal.

1st review, btw.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 17:06:09 | More by Sergio
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drmcleod10

Missouri

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

22 Ounce bottle poured into a 12 ounce.
12.13.13 Bottle Opened 11.14

A - Surprisingly clear and fresh looking with a nice 1 inch foamy head. Golden clear liquid.

S - Smell is amazing with fruits hops pine, citrus, tropical fruits. Very refreshing and lovely smell.

T - Taste is much the same with upfront fruits some caramel and honey. The hoppiness onslaught comes after the initial taste. Outstanding Taste, very refreshing.

M - Light bodied imperial at 9.4%. Strange for such a strong IPA

O - Outstanding IPA definitely in my top 5 or so

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 16:27:48 | More by drmcleod10
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NorthCoastPranqster

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

11-15-2013 04:40:09 | More by NorthCoastPranqster
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HopHealth

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

11-15-2013 04:00:55 | More by HopHealth
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CheftoDeath

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-15-2013 03:40:48 | More by CheftoDeath
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MCain04

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle, 12.13.13, consumed 5 days after bottling, poured into DFH IPA glass. Have enjoyed this many times before, but owe it the full review.

Pours a clear golden body with 100% clarity, a big frothy head of medium and large-sized bubbles, with great retention and lacing, a gorgeous pour.

Smell is very west-coast IPA, with heavy pine needle notes, grapefruit and citrus, floral, somewhat but not overly sweet and malty on the nose.

Taste is bitter right up front with a wave of pine needle hop flavor followed closely by juicy grapefruit and citrus notes, bitterness lingers throughout, sweetness on the back end is evident, not bready though, no alcohol burn to speak of, and bitter aftertaste on the follow-through. Great balance.

Mouthfeel is clean, crisp, moderately carbonated, smooth but not creamy, sticky and dry finish.

Overall, this is one of the best DIPAs out there and for the price point there are really few, if any, which are better options. Drink this as fresh as possible, the hop flavor is beautiful and balances the bitterness, which is necessary given the heavy malt backbone. This is Stone's best beer, for sure.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 01:35:56 | More by MCain04
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-14-2013 23:07:38 | More by MJSawyer
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -21%

11-14-2013 23:06:23 | More by JamesStreet
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MalKen

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

11-14-2013 22:23:53 | More by MalKen
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tpgraham

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

11-14-2013 20:25:44 | More by tpgraham
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -9.7%

11-14-2013 19:53:14 | More by RochefortChris
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

11-14-2013 19:06:51 | More by Canti4341
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

11-14-2013 17:33:29 | More by JAHMUR
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CaptainQ

Washington

4/5  rDev -9.7%

11-14-2013 06:37:34 | More by CaptainQ
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EliotRosewater

California

4/5  rDev -9.7%

11-14-2013 05:24:11 | More by EliotRosewater
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shadetree67

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy By 11.12.13

Appearance - A clear golden amber color. Strong pour yielded a 1/2 finger head that dissipated quickly. There was minimal lacing while drinking

Smell - Very hoppy / bitter smell. Fresh cut grass and oranges.

Taste - The taste is quite bitter. Slight grapefruit and no malt flavor at all - this doesn't seem very balanced to me.

Mouthfeel - Medium to high carbonation and the warmth of the alcohol comes through.

Overall - Compared to other IPAs I have had, this one is a bit heavy handed with the amount of bitterness present. I would have preferred some malt characteristics and tropical fruit. Probably wont seek this one out again.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 04:28:13 | More by shadetree67
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SudsSurfer

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

11-14-2013 03:42:15 | More by SudsSurfer
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jeff1973

California

4.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Southampton Publick House pint. 12.13.13 version. Bottled 11/8/13, so a week old!! Bought at Whole Foods Newport Beach CA for $ 7.99.

A - Dark golden (on the edge of orange). Eggshell head leaves OK lacing.

S - Very hoppy. Catpiss first, then underlying peaches, apricots, and mangos.

T - Again very bright tropical notes upfront. Definite catpiss component, plus the peaches, apricots, mango flavors. Bitterness creeps in on the finish, but not harsh. Their is a slight sweet malt backbone that makes it smooth. There is a slight alcohol note, but not off-putting. It accentuates the hop flavors.

M - Crisp and light for the ABV. Carbonation is medium high and lively. Makes it seem like a lighter beer than it is.

O - Great beer nose-wise. The smell really pops and makes the whole experience more enjoyable. I also really like the hop combinations. Had the last version on tap at the brewery and thought it was more malty and boozy.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 03:05:05 | More by jeff1973
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EZEKIEL_F

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-14-2013 01:05:30 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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zookerman182

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a yellow orange color with a 2 finger creamy white head.
Aroma is the best I've smelled from any beer.
So tropical and full of citrus. Tons of pineapple.
Has a bitter hop taste which I love. Fresh tasting beer.
Extremely refreshing.
This is the 12/13/13 version.
I bought 6 bottles of this and I'm glad I did.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 00:30:16 | More by zookerman182
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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