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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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99
world-class

7,793 Ratings
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98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,793
Reviews: 1,053
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 441
Gots: 1,079 | FT: 12
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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4/5  rDev -9.7%

aeroparrot, Jun 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

swinyeju, Jun 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -21%

carlhaynes, Jun 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

dertyd, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

anson42, Jun 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

fsck, Jun 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

RandyPuckett, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of DovaliHops
4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Newest batch: 07-04-13. Pours a clear golden color with a large white head that goes down quickly. Scent is immediately floral, but quickly fades to DANK hops. I can't help but be reminded of the hoppy beers from Alpine when I smell this special offering from Stone. The hop scent on this is just so damn inviting, it's ridiculous. Sweet, but not malty...it's a sweet, hoppy resin aroma. Some pine and a ton of citrus fruit with a hint of pineapple and mango. Taste is just as it smells. It is so hard to explain this beer, because it is so delicious and everything an imperial IPA should be. So fresh and so clean...as Outkast would say. Mouthfeel is crisp and medium bodied. Drinkability is VERY high! This is a top notch IPA that reminds me of the quality that Alpine produces. Definitely my favorite hoppy Stone beer.

DovaliHops, Jun 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

gpaulson, Jun 15, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

ExaltedNecrosis, Jun 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

ACB, Jun 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

diehl07, Jun 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

SavageHopHead, Jun 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

williamjbauer, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of Kerfluffel
4.15/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a crystal clear bronzy gold. Head off white, tight bubbles.
S: Aroma smacks of hops. tropical fruits dominate with notes of pine resin grass, and slight citrus, malt is subtle. Dank.
M: Medium body and smooth. Dry as can be.
T: Taste is soft in the beginning with notes of toast, light caramel, and soft malt. Hop flavor is intense and follows aromatics. Grassy, pine resin, and more of citrus character. Bitterness takes over the finish and lingers long.
O: Great brew, a true hop forward experience.

Kerfluffel, Jun 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Cincinnati_Lee, Jun 14, 2013
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4.47/5  rDev +0.9%

Canada_Dan, Jun 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

beerasaurusrex, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

doremite, Jun 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

djre4orm, Jun 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

DarrenStory, Jun 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

ComRock12, Jun 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

TommyLiam, Jun 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

SoCalStout, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Schnauzerlord
4.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

07.04.13-I've had other entries in Stone's 'Enjoy by' series, and while all were excellent, I think this one stands out as the finest, though that may be just because it happens to play to most of my prefferences . I'm really in the midst of a New Zealand hops phase, and this tastes strongly of Nelson or similiar hops.

A: 4.50 clear attractive light amber color (I hate this catagory. If it smelled and tasted great, Id' drink it if it looked like split pea soup)

S: 4.75 I LOVE that grapefruit/pineapple acidic aroma that screams 'NEW ZEALAND"

T: 4.75 Again, this groves perfectly with my current passion for an over-the-top citrus flavor thats amazingly thirst quenching.

M: 4.50 very nice. smooth and bready in it's maltiness, which is cut so well by the acid taste from all the hops

Overall-Excellent example of the type. For me, this would be a constant in my fridge if it was always available. Great alone, but stands up very well to strong food flavors. Seems to hold it's carbonation better than most others of the style. I had a pint sit for a couple of hours and still taste great, where others seem to go flat very quickly. Now I need to find out if Stone has it on Nitro at their tasting room...

Schnauzerlord, Jun 13, 2013
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 7,793 ratings.