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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,505 Ratings
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98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,505
Reviews: 986
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 328
Gots: 667 | 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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itchytasty

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-13-2013 11:14:13 | More by itchytasty
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HKUSPC40

Washington

5/5  rDev +12.9%

05-13-2013 08:35:16 | More by HKUSPC40
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wyckydsceptre

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-13-2013 06:12:35 | More by wyckydsceptre
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jwgkicks

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-13-2013 04:25:55 | More by jwgkicks
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madtowndmb1

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-13-2013 02:42:32 | More by madtowndmb1
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jkroese

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

05-13-2013 00:54:22 | More by jkroese
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -9.7%

05-13-2013 00:23:48 | More by Zimm
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tastymug

Washington

4.11/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear pale to medium amber with a nice, frothy head and nice retention. Lots of lacing around the glass as you drink.

Smell: Hops, hops and more hops! Definitely some notes of citrus and tropical fruits with perhaps a hint of floral. Very nicely aromatic.

Taste: Starts off very bready then rolls into the fruity sweetness. Finishes with a pleasant, hoppy bitterness that lingers on the palette.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, creamy beer with nicely balanced carbonation and crispness.

Overall: This is a solid IPA from Stone. Comes off very fresh in flavor and is very enjoyable to drink. There’s virtually no hint of the amount of booze in this brew until you start to feel it from sipping your way through the beer. Stone is one of my favorite breweries and this beer doesn’t disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 23:22:02 | More by tastymug
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

05-12-2013 21:48:47 | More by WhitmansNiece
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ItismeDamonLee

Ohio

5/5  rDev +12.9%

05-12-2013 21:04:10 | More by ItismeDamonLee
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lpayette

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-12-2013 19:57:55 | More by lpayette
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Bonko_the_sane

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +12.9%

05-12-2013 18:20:20 | More by Bonko_the_sane
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Lorianneb

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -9.7%

05-12-2013 18:17:59 | More by Lorianneb
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Kubrickx

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-12-2013 18:16:29 | More by Kubrickx
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cw577enfield

Virginia

4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got two bottles of seventh batch (05.17.13) from Corks 'n' Kegs. Poured into a snifter.

A: transparent orange/gold color, two and half fingers of head, solid lacing.

S: Outstanding aroma. Picked up citrus hops right away, could smell tropical fruits and floral notes.

T: HOP BLAST! It jumps out to you with its hoppy and grapefruit flavor. Delivers a great combination of bitterness and sweetness. Aftertaste of bitterness remains but lightly.

M: Medium-bodied, moderate to high carbonation, slight boozy and dry finish.

O: This one reminds me of Abrasive in terms of bitterness and hoppy flavor and LOVED IT! Stone Brewing did another great job with one of their products. Arguably one of the most hop-forward beers out there.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 17:08:15 | More by cw577enfield
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Hopbully

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-12-2013 16:34:20 | More by Hopbully
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ipas-for-life

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-12-2013 15:37:06 | More by ipas-for-life
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -9.7%

05-12-2013 15:36:58 | More by coldmeat23
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dbc5

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

05-12-2013 14:34:18 | More by dbc5
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mattyrubes

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-12-2013 14:09:21 | More by mattyrubes
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.69/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A 5.17.13 edition thoroughly enjoyed on 5/3/13. (Also got some 10/25/13 with another great experience). Pours golden with a fluffy one finger head and perfect clarity. Beautiful aroma of floral grapefruit, pine, lemon zest, grass, wow. Slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Flavor is grassy pine and sweet citurs. Lighter flavor and mouthfeel than I expect from a top double, but incredibly easy drinking and makes this even better than I expected. Nice beer for sure, and so fresh!

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 13:36:03 | More by BMMillsy
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-12-2013 12:14:59 | More by DrStiffington
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Tibs

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-12-2013 10:34:28 | More by Tibs
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Prost76

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-12-2013 10:23:10 | More by Prost76
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DeanMoriarty

California

4.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Batch: 5.17.13

Picked up a 22oz bomber and paired it with a piece of blue cheese jalapeno cheesecake from the new Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens at Liberty Station in Point Loma.

Pours a slight amber/straw-like hue with a fluffy white head that lingers, giving way to a good amount of lacing. Distinct yeast smell right off the bat, followed up with the expected hop bomb aroma - dried grass, grapefruit rind, earthy and herbal. Taste is similar to the nose but even greater amounts of white grapefruit and black peppercorn that seamlessly lead into a sweet grainy, lightly boozy (not in a bad way) finish. On the lighter side of medium bodied (how one does this with a Double IPA clocking in at 9.4% ABV is beyond me ???). Carbonation is light, the finish is clean and smooth. Insanely well done IIPA - once again proving that Stone is the king of hoppy beers!

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 04:21:43 | More by DeanMoriarty
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,505 ratings.