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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,693 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,693
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 349
Gots: 727 | 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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Ratings: 6,693 | Reviews: 987 | Display Reviews Only:
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2013 20:17:44 | More by rowingbrewer
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brycevolk

Ohio

5/5  rDev +12.9%

03-18-2013 20:00:03 | More by brycevolk
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.66/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured on tap as well as bottle. Pours clean gold with a healthy white head along with beautiful fresh lacing that lasts well throughout. Aroma is a nice grapefruit, citrus and floral scent. Flavor is a complete hop explosion, citrus, grapefruit, really nice floral bittering hops also, very subtle malt backbone. Definitely a nice and fresh hoppy IPA!

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 18:39:45 | More by CuriousMonk
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Mattco

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-18-2013 17:30:58 | More by Mattco
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Richie24CLE

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-18-2013 16:28:29 | More by Richie24CLE
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avschmitt

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-18-2013 14:07:53 | More by avschmitt
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Reggae4203

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2013 04:36:29 | More by Reggae4203
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scott2269

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-18-2013 02:17:38 | More by scott2269
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy by 4.01.13. Served in tulip glass

A- pours a bright sunshine-like golden color, slightly hazy with two-finger white foamy head with good retention, reduces to a thin layer that seems to last forever, leaves a ring if lace

S- citrus-grapefruit-like hops, freshly cut grass with a bit of pine, some pineapple & pear, and a lemon flavored cookie sweetness, quite complex

T- right away I taste the grassiness that I picked up from the nose, definitely the freshest grassy flavor that I've had. Some tropical guava & pineapple, a bit peppery in the finish with some nutty malt and a hop resin linger.

M- medium bodied with medium carbonation, lively-yet-creamy mouthfeel with a smooth finish, just a bit of alcohol warmth but you'd never guess it was almost 10% ABV.

O- definitely one of the fresher hop flavors I've had, quite fitting for this beer. All hops take center stage, just a bit of nutty malt noticeable. Pleasing finish with a refreshing, lingering grassy bitterness. Very solid DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 01:15:08 | More by Treyliff
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-18-2013 00:37:37 | More by UltimateLivewire
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bigsquirrel

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +12.9%

03-17-2013 21:32:25 | More by bigsquirrel
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jak

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-17-2013 21:05:05 | More by jak
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zornbeast

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-17-2013 19:00:32 | More by zornbeast
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Nutwood

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-17-2013 18:21:11 | More by Nutwood
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-17-2013 17:17:02 | More by Beergelden
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kevindp9

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-17-2013 15:34:52 | More by kevindp9
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dipaguy

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-17-2013 12:24:22 | More by dipaguy
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.9%

03-17-2013 04:39:29 | More by bostonryan
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Drunk_And_Sarcastic

California

4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz into a tulip.
Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip.

A - Golden copper. 4

N - Lots of tropical hop notes and bready malts. Also some pine and resin. Surprisingly balanced nose. 4

T - Not quite as balanced as the nose. Starts off with amazing tropical hop flavors of mango, pineapple and some orange. This moves to a nice amount of grapefruit, pine and resin. It finishes with a touch of sweet bready malts. This is an awesome West Coast Style IPA. 4.75

M - It has a nice medium-body but is still crisp and easy to drink. It also has that oily and sticky body that I love in IPAs that really puts it on the Pliny, Alpine and other world-class IPAs level. 4.5

Overall - This is a perfect example of a West Coast style IPA. The tropical hop notes combined with the pine and resin make this one an excellent offering. It's probably the best hoppy beer from Stone and one I hope they decide to make year-round, mainly because its a great value at $5.99. It's so close to the other great IPAs (Alpine, Pliny, Heady etc) but just not quite there. 4.5

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 04:12:10 | More by Drunk_And_Sarcastic
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.58/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served in a flute, batch "by 4/01/13".

Appearance: golden amber with a very light hazy body. Head is subtle considering its off the tap maybe 1/3" off the body. This brew did settle nice and even with steady lacing.

Smell: aroma overload with grapefruit and hops that make your nostrils wish you could take this home.

Taste: extreme hops complimented with a bitterness overload that comes off very citrusy. I am absolutely indulging in the taste alone.

Mouth: medium carbonation, might come slightly light wish it was a little heavier but it's everlasting stickiness is incredible.

Overall: here at the bar enjoying one of the best "new" imperial IPAs I have had in a long time. Little expensive but honestly I have had so many DIPAs that this seems priceless. Salud!

Serving type: on-tap

03-17-2013 03:13:56 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-17-2013 01:22:48 | More by Beerbuddy21
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Eastside151

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-17-2013 01:04:10 | More by Eastside151
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

5/5  rDev +12.9%

03-17-2013 00:49:45 | More by HeyYoMar
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Dan3279

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-17-2013 00:29:44 | More by Dan3279
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analogchainsaw

California

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-17-2013 00:25:04 | More by analogchainsaw
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,693 ratings.