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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

7,244 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,244
Reviews: 1,015
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 391
Gots: 878 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

loganburgh, Nov 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Stickler, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

GreenHa, Nov 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -21%

MisterBisco, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

WVUbrew, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

TheMonkery, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Zkscharf, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

This is the 12.13.13 variation of this beer. 22 oz. bomber poured into Stone pint glass.

A: Pours a slightly chill-hazed bright orange/gold. Head is one finger and white. It doesn't last extremely long, but there are islands of thin, white head throughout. Good lacing.

S: Wow...the smell is truly amazing...one of the best IPAs I've ever smelled. EXTREMELY strong dank, grapefruit smell. Lots of blood orange and mango, too. There are even hints of marijuana present....truly a hop-heads dream smell.

T: Taste is full on hop assault. Extremely dank, yet extremely fruity. Grapefruit, marijuana, mango, orange, pineapple, and a touch of mint on the end. Zero bitterness and only the absolute minimum amount of malt that lets the hops shine through. Really one of the best IPAs I've ever tasted.

M: Medium body. Oily...slick. Not much carbonation. Perfect mouthfeel that allows the hop onslaught to stick around for what seems like forever.

O: Easily one of the top 5 IPAs I've had (and I've had a lot of the "best" IPAs available.) Lots of depth, fairly easy to acquire, great price, and a perfect indicator of when to drink this amazing beer!

TTAmod, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

twax, Nov 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

A - Poured a clear golden amber with a white frothy head that sticks around the entire time. A gorgeous looking beer.

S - Citrus hits you right away, a nice fresh hop aroma.

T - A touch of bitterness, I get some pine from the hops here.

M - A medium bodied beer with lots if carbonation.

O - An excellent DIPA, I can't believe I've waited this long to have one. It is well balanced, you have no idea it is 9+ abv.

aquazr1, Nov 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

falconxman, Nov 23, 2013
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4.29/5  rDev -3.2%

I went to a craft beer market, ask a staff for the best IPS he ever had, the guy didn't even blink and grab me this Stone IPA Enjoy By 12-12-13, pour with a nice inch foam, light orange color, floral aroma that I really enjoy it, first it had bitter taste, but in a good way, smooth finished.

spiffyfan, Nov 23, 2013
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4.63/5  rDev +4.5%

Maybe the prettiest IPA I've ever seen: absolutely transparent, beautiful golden color, small head that dissipates but I'm still pretty psyched about the color and clarity of this beer. Smell is massive grapefruit hops, some citrus, random hints of random fruits. Insane hop flavor right away! Heavy floral hops, then grapefruit, then citrus, then the massive bittering kicks in. Absolutely coats the mouth. The bitterness is a little higher than I usually like but the fresh hop character is astounding. Aside from the lingering bitterness, the finish is really crisp and dry on this - I just realized this is 9.4% abv and now I'm even more impressed. Way too easy to drink considering its strength. It's easy to love stronger ales but this one really deserves it.

anarchia, Nov 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

gelasin, Nov 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

dethomp, Nov 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Had on tap on 11/21/13 at Stone's bar in the San Diego Airport. I'm unsure of what the "Enjoy By" date is.

Appearance: Clear golden color, good white head, minimal lacing

Smell: Very fruity and citrusy, very fragrant

Taste: Again, fruity, citrusy, lighter on malt than I would have expected. No indication of the abv. Complex, yet very drinkable

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation, exactly what I expect from Stone for this style

Overall: Excellent, and a little different than you typical Stone brew. Focuses on the aromatic side of hops, instead of cramming bitterness down your throat. Very enjoyable, and I think they are targeting Pliny the Elder with this one. Can't say which I would rather have, but they are both world class.

MadCat, Nov 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

robriley, Nov 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

LemmyRamone, Nov 22, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

bigeyedfish89, Nov 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

cbros, Nov 22, 2013
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4.65/5  rDev +5%

Stone Brewing Enjoy by 10.25.13 IPA

Appearance: pale amber, small head, and some light lacing.

Smell: heavy hops, light grapefruit, and a faint lemon.

Taste: mellow bitter hops and a light grapefruit.

Mouthfeel: incredible and bitter.

Overall:
The aroma is potently hop but once it touches your tongue, the feel gives you a slight bite, finishing with a smoothness. This is very well balanced. The taste seems subdued compared to the aroma.

megahurts4, Nov 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

rjtx000, Nov 22, 2013
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 7,244 ratings.