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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,732 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,732
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 348
Gots: 744 | 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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coffygrinder

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-25-2013 14:32:46 | More by coffygrinder
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-25-2013 12:53:45 | More by Mattyb79
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cyrushire

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

04-25-2013 06:46:32 | More by cyrushire
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beehivechaos311

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-25-2013 03:57:59 | More by beehivechaos311
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-25-2013 03:55:03 | More by YieldToNothing
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Black_ox

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-25-2013 03:32:17 | More by Black_ox
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Jd2391

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-25-2013 02:24:03 | More by Jd2391
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy by 05.17.13 being enjoyed on 4/24/13. Poured from a bomber into a stemmed tulip.

Appearance: Pours a light amber/gold and leaves a pretty smell white head - less than one finger. Extremely transparent beer.

Smell: Very strong pine as well as some earthy notes and hints of citrus. Definitely on the stronger side for a DIPA.

Taste: Strong pine and other earthy notes, this one's all hops. Notes of citrus can be found as well as some tobacco, and light grassy flavors. Finishes with more bitter pine as well as some alcohol.

Mouth-feel: Low level of carbonation, light to medium body with a bit of a syrupy texture but pretty light.

Overall: A solid Double IPA, emphasis on the double. The hops explode with flavor and this is definitely not a session ale - this one packs a punch. For hop lovers, this is a must try.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 02:20:46 | More by Resuin
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tbryan5

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-25-2013 02:08:36 | More by tbryan5
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4.34/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle. freshness is apparant with this one.

look is a light golden yellow-orange, clear, with a wonderful pillowey head. smell is piney, musty, "green" smelling, with a kick of citrus at the end. malt and grain taste musty, with a honey-like sweetness. hops are a little flat - crushingly bitter musty pine, with a lemon pledge kick.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 02:06:07 | More by jimmah120
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kismet

Illinois

4.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

WOW...this beer is really really FRESH! i have never tasted a cleaner, crisper, more pure beer in my 2 years of enjoying craft beers. this brew is extremely bright and clear with a rocky head that laces all the way down the glass. the aroma is off the charts fresh and pungent...it goes beyond citrus rinds and gets into the meat of the fruit. the scent seemingly filled the entire room.
the taste was absolutely stunning. the hops popped on the tongue with a freshness and fullness that i have not tasted before. i LOVED schlafly TIPA this past winter, and this brew reminded me of tipa on steroids...everything was amplified. so much fruitiness, so many hops, and so little booziness...this brew simply disappeared from the glass with absolutely no effort on my part. if you want to introduce a friend to the world of double ipas, this is your gateway...i loved drinking this brew.

p.s. i finished the 22 oz bottle in one night and found myself more than a little dizzy,,,checked the abv and it was 9.4% would have NEVER guessed it!!! this stuff is eerily easy to drink,

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 01:56:35 | More by kismet
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rootbeerman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-25-2013 00:44:06 | More by rootbeerman
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

3.15/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

22oz bottle into a snifter

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with two fingers of dense white head. Good retention, decent lacing.

S: Intense and complex hoppiness in the aroma of this beer. I get strong citrus followed by pine, resin, and onion. A bit of caramel sweetness shows up, but this beer certainly does not smell sweet.

T: Caramel sweetness comes out much more in the flavor than the aroma. Resiny hops come out with a bit of onion. Bitterness is quite strong. Booze is surprisingly also quite strong.

M: On the thick side with adequate carbonation.

O: A very nice aroma, but the hop flavor is muddled and booze is quite strong for the style.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 00:35:14 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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JohnW58

New York

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-25-2013 00:14:01 | More by JohnW58
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flyersfan900

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-24-2013 23:47:59 | More by flyersfan900
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-24-2013 23:05:35 | More by dbrelsfo
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SaxmanRick

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-24-2013 22:38:22 | More by SaxmanRick
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -9.7%

04-24-2013 22:28:26 | More by mattparsons
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mweso2000

Georgia

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-24-2013 20:59:14 | More by mweso2000
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Ribsandwhiskey

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-24-2013 20:28:29 | More by Ribsandwhiskey
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apintofknowledge

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-24-2013 20:20:19 | More by apintofknowledge
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rsuske

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-24-2013 20:19:46 | More by rsuske
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LSx

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-24-2013 19:32:09 | More by LSx
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Fusion7777

Virginia

4.64/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Gotta love the concept of deliberately ensuring a DIPA be enjoyed fresh, and this freshness is devilishly evident. Poured from a bomber bottle of Enjoy By 5-17-13 into a tulip. Inviting amber appearance with a sizable white head. Big hoppy and citrusy aroma. Taste follows the nose and is hop forward, leaving a syrupy bitter resin stickiness lingering on the palate.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 19:18:01 | More by Fusion7777
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Philly82785

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-24-2013 17:43:27 | More by Philly82785
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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