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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

7,255 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,255
Reviews: 1,016
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 391
Gots: 881 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

StPaulSuds, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

jrand2621, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

dcisco44, Jan 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

bleeps, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of lsiberian
4.55/5  rDev +2.7%

Enjoy by 02.14.14 IPA is a prisitine clear orange liquid topped with foamy light brown head that leave behind a nice foaming coating on the glass. The excellent appearance gives way to a strong sweet apricot hoppy nose that is simply delicious. On the tongue is it presents a strong hoppy bite. Behind that lies a fruity citrus that gives way to a wonderfully balanced lingering hop. In the mouth this beer is smooth, refreshing, clean and crisp. Quite simply this is a fantastic IPA. Certainly worth a night for the IPA lover. I don't advise is for a new drinker or non IPA person.

lsiberian, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

kushlash23, Jan 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

TheDoak, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

revchris01, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

kvgomps, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

ricecracker420, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

cmwilliq, Jan 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Michael00, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

smokeypeat, Jan 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

heffIPAlover, Jan 22, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev -7.7%

Enjoy by 02/14/14

Poured a very clear darker amber. Medium sized head of dense bubbles. No real lace to speak of.

Very complex smell. Lots of apricot, canned peaches, and tropical fruit notes. Some piney hop resin as well.

Taste had less dimension than the smell, though was excellent. Heavy on the citrus rinds, particularly grapefruit and lemon. Some tropical fruits, with a bitter pine finish. Fairly well balanced with a good malt backbone.

Mouthfeel was crisp. Resiny bitter oils clung to my tongue.

Overall an excellent DIPA.

Ieatlambfries, Jan 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

WiggyKGB, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

jds8411, Jan 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Ilovelampandbeer, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Denzo, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

Jpepe08, Jan 22, 2014
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4.63/5  rDev +4.5%

I had the 12/2013 version. I've never really been blown away by a beer like this. Color and appearance was good (orange-gold), smell was nice (floral? it was a while ago)... but the flavor! The sheer ecstasy of this brew's first greeting to my taste buds seared itself into my mind and to this day has yet to let go. An incredibly balanced blend of citrus (orange, tangerine), warm bread, spices and hops... every flavor in perfect proportion, bold and up front and yet somehow sharing the stage equally with all the other elements going on - absolutely divine! If you ever see this, buy as much as you can and share it with good friends quickly.

James773, Jan 22, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -14.4%

2-14-14

Appearance: Pours a clear golden orange color. Nice head retention and lacing. Nothing extraordinary to look at.

Nose: A total blast of piney hops. Wet, first pine. some tiny alcohol and medicinal notes in the middle, with some mustard and malt at the end.

Taste: Great mouthfeel, and a perfectly balanced malt foundation. This is what a big IPA should feel like. Tastes like pine, citrus, ginger, sweet toffee, and a tiny bit of aspirin at the end.

Notes: Beer is always best fresh, and I commend the effort behind getting this beer to market. I don't care if others feel it is a marketing gimmick, it brings super fresh beer to my liquor store and I will not complain about that.

Notes 2: Mouthfeel is fantastic!

travolta, Jan 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

GordonShumway, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

J_Barrett, Jan 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

BeerMothaLova, Jan 21, 2014
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 7,255 ratings.