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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,966 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,966
Reviews: 992
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.03%
Wants: 369
Gots: 828 | 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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Dulcea

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.7%

09-18-2013 18:47:33 | More by Dulcea
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Sippinonsizzurp

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-18-2013 04:56:24 | More by Sippinonsizzurp
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.7%

09-18-2013 00:07:30 | More by Dicers
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-17-2013 23:56:48 | More by BlissJunkie
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Kimbo1318

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-17-2013 21:38:24 | More by Kimbo1318
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JacobDike

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-17-2013 12:53:53 | More by JacobDike
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StrongAleSkeptic

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-17-2013 06:11:27 | More by StrongAleSkeptic
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BradtheGreat7

Ohio

4.41/5  rDev -0.5%

I picked this up and opened it the day it arrived in Ashland, Ky. I must say I am stoked about this brew. Just not getting around to reviewing it.

22 oz brown bottle with a green, white and black label. Pretty standard and gets the point across with Enjoy By IPA 09.13.13. Overall a nice and classy looking bottling but the stuff inside is what matters. Poured this into a stemmed Belgium style tulip glass.

A - golden colored body with a creamy white head. Nice smooth fluffiness to it and lasts throughout leaving a lot of slow moving stick. Superb looking beer. Beautiful and lush. Looks and pours like a dream.

S - fresh fresh hop aroma. Somewhat dank hop aroma. Fresh ripe peaches with a basket of tropical fruits. Small and soft grainy malt in the back ground.

T - soft malt hits first but is an afterthought to the hops that follow. Loads upon loads of gushing hop flavors of ripe peaches, orange, grapefruit rind and tropical fruits. A real dank pine flavor as well as a fresh grassy note creeps up as it screams its freshness and its one of a kind style. A brilliant tasting DIPA. I've never tasted anything like it.

M - nicely bodied and it carries good texture while covering the entire mouthfeel with loads upon loads of fresh and gushing hop fruitiness. Alcohol is present but mainly bc you know it's there and not bc it comes anywhere close to dominating the palate. I i i i i wouldnt call it a balanced As it is a pretty one sided hop affair, but that abundance of hops are indeed balanced Within theirselves making for a Smooth feel and very enjoyable offering.

O - it is everything it says it is. An extremely fresh double ipa with the quality to back up all the hype. It's something ill always look for from now on. Easily one of the best DIPA's on the planet and one of my new favorites. It has it all the right pieces perfectly in place for a truly special release. I sure hope we get the next batch! A must try

09-17-2013 04:36:03 | More by BradtheGreat7
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Mbennett

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-16-2013 22:33:27 | More by Mbennett
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StJamesGate

New York

4.31/5  rDev -2.7%

Bright sunshine amber with thin white film.
Leaf, tangerine and floral nose.
Mango on toast, then crazy tangerine and resin hop that segue into some gooey skunk.
Orange rind and nectarine end and powdery linger.
Round, lt-med, slight cling, no heat.

Citrus redux. Bright and fresh, with Lagunitas-like tastiness. Roughs up a bit at the end to let you know it's for real but absolutely no heat, making it one of the most smooth and easy DIPAs around.

09-16-2013 17:17:14 | More by StJamesGate
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80x2HopHead

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-16-2013 16:57:09 | More by 80x2HopHead
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C_Roetting

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -21%

09-16-2013 16:53:15 | More by C_Roetting
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jsherlock

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-16-2013 13:36:19 | More by jsherlock
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.39/5  rDev -0.9%

Enjoy By 9.13.13 - it was nice knowing you all...

A - Pours a very light golden yellow with a nice 1.5 finger head, near white in color. 20+ minutes later very decent lacing remains on the glass and a thick outer ring is still standing, nearly the entire surface of the beer has a very thin film across the top.

S - Smells of aboslutely terrific grapefruit with some mango and pineapple aromas. Some rindy/resinous qualities as well, almost a hint of spice, although I chalk that up to rinds. The more I smell it the more i get a slightly sugary odd aromas, almost like pasta sauce... wierd, this must be the aroma that kills me.

T - Consuming at about 55-60 degrees, maybe slightly warmer than desired, but i like my ipas roughly around 50. Tastes as it smells, initially bitter hops and spiced rinds of grapefruit and possibly orange, sweeter mango type flavors peak through breifly before being fairly overpowered by the resinous/spicy rind flavors at the aftertaste. Aftertaste is dry hoppy bitterness.

M - Really great mouthfeel, well carbonated, medium bodied (at this temp, a little lighter feeling colder, no doubt). Very drinkable and refreshing.

O - Consuming the second glass at a cooler temperature allows more citrusy flavors to shine through the spice i was initially getting from the first glass. fringe 4.5 overall gets the bump up

09-16-2013 02:20:28 | More by MacQ32
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SB_Brewmaster

California

5/5  rDev +12.9%

09-15-2013 22:37:10 | More by SB_Brewmaster
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pmccallum86

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-15-2013 20:56:45 | More by pmccallum86
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BeerShoup

New York

4/5  rDev -9.7%

09-15-2013 20:19:10 | More by BeerShoup
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drebin8

California

5/5  rDev +12.9%

09-15-2013 19:35:31 | More by drebin8
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Agentveba

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-15-2013 19:18:27 | More by Agentveba
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

4.3/5  rDev -2.9%

Review written based on notes. So I was able to enjoy by 9/13/13, at which point the beer becomes angry and turns to molten lava which burns the esophagus.

Appearance - The beer was a handsome copper color with a white head. Lacing was demonstrated on the sides of the glass

Smell - The aroma was most emblematic of pine. One could detect the citrus, but the pine dominates.

Taste - Initially, the tongue alerts the brain to tastes of orange and spice. For a DIPA, one might suggest this beer to be quite thick. Toward the aftertaste, one notes a massive hop hit on the roof of the mouth. The thickness allows the hop burn to linger.

Mouthfeel - This is thick, particularly for DIPA. I don't mean this in a negative way.

Overall - At a bottle share, this DIPA was consumed in succession with Pipeworks Unicorn's Revenge. While this one is good, Unicorn's Revenge was the consensus winner.

09-15-2013 17:52:40 | More by JohnnyHopps
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squack

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-15-2013 14:16:22 | More by squack
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Hacksaw99

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-15-2013 03:46:15 | More by Hacksaw99
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EnthusedAboutBeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-15-2013 00:39:15 | More by EnthusedAboutBeer
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rockrob

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-14-2013 21:49:48 | More by rockrob
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TheBierBoutique

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -21%

09-14-2013 15:58:44 | More by TheBierBoutique
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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