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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,712 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,712
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 350
Gots: 737 | 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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ManMoosePig

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-23-2013 18:41:59 | More by ManMoosePig
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unclejazz

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-23-2013 18:02:56 | More by unclejazz
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-23-2013 16:36:27 | More by thampel09
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incubuscience

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -21%

04-23-2013 15:22:00 | More by incubuscience
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ryko

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-23-2013 07:15:27 | More by ryko
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vthippie

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-23-2013 04:08:43 | More by vthippie
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sparx1100

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -9.7%

04-23-2013 02:28:16 | More by sparx1100
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Sultz04

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-23-2013 00:00:59 | More by Sultz04
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klingenator

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-22-2013 23:18:13 | More by klingenator
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J_Dub

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -37.9%

04-22-2013 22:07:43 | More by J_Dub
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mborden

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-22-2013 19:26:07 | More by mborden
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Headyman

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-22-2013 18:34:11 | More by Headyman
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woodchipper

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-22-2013 17:12:17 | More by woodchipper
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Brad007

Vermont

4.61/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Saw this and grabbed it immediately. Been a while since I've reviewed anything from Stone.

Pours a bright gold with a huge white head into my glass. It looks like it would tingle the taste buds and probably more.

Grassy and full of citrus notes from the hops. West coast! The only other thing I can think of that's hoppier than this is Heady.

Wow. Very pleasant and bursting with juicy hop goodness. Citrus, pine, etc. Mango? Either way, it doesn't disappoint in the hops dept.

Lingering grassy, citrus and pine flavors. Like freshly-mowed grass. Very fresh too. I assume it's the 2nd most recent batch (bottle says 4/12/13).

Stone should keep doing this with limited batches of beer. It might make more sense and cut back on the beer that lingers on shelves for months. They have the beer dating thing down pat and detailed info on the batches.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 06:34:31 | More by Brad007
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Bonis

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-22-2013 06:06:24 | More by Bonis
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-22-2013 04:02:21 | More by carrollmel7
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beersvh23

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-22-2013 03:09:39 | More by beersvh23
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twizzbeatz

Florida

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-22-2013 03:06:21 | More by twizzbeatz
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meangreenc

California

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-22-2013 03:05:40 | More by meangreenc
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4.78/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 22oz bottle - bottled 4/12/13 - into a snifter a nice light golden color, which was somewhat translucent.

Aroma was an overpowering citrus- grapefruit especially, with some floral coming through as well.

Mouthefeel is a standard body and carbonation for a typical ale.

Taste is amazing - hops up front then a bit of sweetness, and similar to the aroma a big grapefruit element. The finish seems to be clean but then a nice bitter bite closes it out.

Overall this is a fantastic DIPA, prob in my top 5. I need to get my hands on another bottle this week if I can--absolutely a great fresh brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 02:25:25 | More by maxcoinage
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oN3xM

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 05.17.13 bottle and drank it on 04.21.13. This beer is insanely hoppy. Nine different types of hops ( super galena extract, motueka, citra, cascade, simcoe, delta, amarillo, nelson sauvin, and galaxy) were used during the hop bursting and dry hopping process. Amazing bitterness and hop characteristics.

A - A light, golden ale with lots of carbonation. A decent 2 finger foamy head that dissipates quickly. Foamy coats the glass very nicely.

S - Lots of earthy, grass aromas next to some fruity citrus flavors. A little sweet, but mostly bitter wheat aromas.

T - Quite bitter, but what do you expect from such a fresh IPA? Some sweet undertones that hint at a very slightly burnt chocolate taste. Kind of strange coming from an IPA, but tastes great.

M - Very thin and lots of bubbles hitting the tongue. Coats the throat, but leaves a huge presence in the mouth after swallowing (that's what she said. Am I allowed to say that here?)

O - This beer laces the glass like no other. Very bitter, but not quite as hoppy as expected. It's bitterness is at 88 IBUs, which is pretty high, but I've definitely had bitter-er (is that a word?) beers. Overall a great IPA, but I feel a little disappointed considering the amount of effort it took to hunt it down (in Chicago, the place where rare beers can easily be found if you look in the right places). Either way, if I ever see it again, I'd pick it up, but I wouldn't go out of my way to find. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 01:53:59 | More by oN3xM
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bmurray10

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-22-2013 01:20:53 | More by bmurray10
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tstigz

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-22-2013 00:43:05 | More by tstigz
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josephwa

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -43.6%

04-22-2013 00:39:58 | More by josephwa
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will1256

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -9.7%

04-22-2013 00:14:14 | More by will1256
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,712 ratings.