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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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99
world-class

7,871 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,871
Reviews: 1,060
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 451
Gots: 1,134 | FT: 13
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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Photo of rrock44
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

rrock44, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.23/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Stone Enjoy By 2-14-14

A- Clear with Amber highlights. Head dissipates quickly.

S-Like a clementine. Sweet fruit with a hint of citrus at the end.

T-Sticky like citrus honey with a clean bitterness at the end.

M-Lighter carbonation, but that might be because it is out of a growler.

Overall this is an excellent IPA. Alcohol sweetness with a clearly defined hop flavor.

Eamonn-Cummings3, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of beermeister9
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

beermeister9, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of cjgiant
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"

cjgiant, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of TheosTheories
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

TheosTheories, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Shandycan, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

champs86, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

Mayhem, Feb 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

SMcGuire33, Feb 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

jbh26, Feb 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Krafty34, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Acrid, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

GeorgeH, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

jeffthepony, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

swtchuck, Feb 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

MrBIP, Feb 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

memphischas, Feb 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

rallyr32, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of Jackofallbrews
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.

Jackofallbrews, Feb 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

thebighungry, Feb 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

jworkman, Feb 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

lanciloti, Feb 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

smellandsip37, Feb 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Boxerjay, Feb 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

OregonGrown7, Feb 06, 2014
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 7,871 ratings.