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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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Rainblows

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-05-2013 14:32:39 | More by Rainblows
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-05-2013 11:49:58 | More by HopsHopenstein
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gonzowestwood

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-05-2013 07:06:03 | More by gonzowestwood
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Samuel906

California

4.65/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I am super excited for this beer... One of my favorite breweries making my favorite style super fresh, and it only comes every few months. I had the pleasure of having the 12.21.12 but didn't have a BA account at the time, so I am looking forward to reviewing it.

Enjoy By 04.01.13: It pours an absolutely gorgeous, and perfectly translucent copper tinged gold with tons of effervescing bubbles and a thick, light head. The smell is simply staggering; lemon, orange, grapefruit, tons of pine and hops, sweet mango and pineapple. Traces of malt. It really is an amazing smell; breathe long and deep. The taste is a wave of citrus and hops. Tons of lime and orange peel, buttery caramel, lingering grapefruit and hops left on the palate, slightly peppery. Everything you want out of a good IPA is here. Perfect amount of boozey heat for 9+%. Mouthfeel is smooth and the carbonation really helps bring the flavor to life and accentuates the pepper and citrus. Balanced, amazingly hoppy, a great aroma, this is definitely my favorite beer from stone, and one of my favorites of all time.

Enjoy By 09.13.13: I was afraid I was going to rehype this too much for myself, and set myself up for disappointment, but it was just as good as I remember it. Amazing beer, and the smell is simply exquisite. Freshest hops of any brew I can think of.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 04:54:41 | More by Samuel906
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BEERMILER12

Maine

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

04.01.13

A: Pours a golden copper color with a fingers worth of head that recedes to a thin cap within a few minutes

S: Floral, fruity, and piney hops come through the most, with a spicy maltiness and very light additional fruitiness from the alcohol

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a barrage of citrus, pine, and floral hops with a light spiciness from the malts and alcohol. Able to stay balanced even with the amount of hops, but still nice and bitter throughout and into the finish

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: This beer is WAY too easy to drink for a DIPA, and it will always be fresh. Props to Stone for really making it clear when to drink this beer, aka RIGHT NOW! Don't hesitate buying this beer whenever you see it, as you won't be let down

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 04:37:47 | More by BEERMILER12
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Premo88

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bomber 22 oz. bottle poured into tulip

the 4.1.13 version

L -- possibly the coolest pour i've yet seen in a beer ... I'd swear it percolates, like watching fresh-roasted, fresh-ground coffee beans in a French press. at least an inch head of off white THICK foam on top of a gold medal. crystal clear. and no amber. this thing is yellow gold, and the head is not tan but just a bit off of white.

S -- GRAPEFRUIT! really stout, too, and honestly, I think you could trick people blind-folded on which is the beer and which is the grapefruit juice.

T -- make a meatball out of hops, drop it in a pitcher of grapefruit juice and you've got it. damn good. relatively easy to drink despite the big Stonesque hop bite and 9.4 ABV. it's yummy.

F -- nothing noteworthy in any direction. just good. good carbonation without feeling overly heavy or light.

O -- I'm not smart enough nor experienced enough with beer to say if this lives up to the hype, but they sold me. I love it. And I've got a feeling I'll always partake.

I want to compare this one side-by-side with Stone IPA, because let's face it: That is the ultimate test for this particular beer.

But however it compares, I love it.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 04:32:10 | More by Premo88
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Leftofthedial

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-05-2013 04:23:48 | More by Leftofthedial
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-05-2013 03:49:14 | More by DonFrap
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-05-2013 03:17:02 | More by jlogan7
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GennyCreamAle

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-05-2013 01:59:57 | More by GennyCreamAle
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HiltonHeadMike

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Growler by the fire on this unusual 39F night in SC.

A - crystal clear, golden yellow with just a hint of orange hue, nice white head and subsequent lacing

S - pine, citrus, orange blossom, lemon, tropical/juicy fruit gum

T - resin, pine, vanilla, SC sweet tea, rose petals, broiled grapefruit with carmelized sugar on top, pineapple

M - uncannily mellow for the ETOH level, balanced, perfectly appropriate carbonation

O - what more can be said...how can one mark points off on this beauty?

Serving type: growler

03-05-2013 01:54:32 | More by HiltonHeadMike
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CADMixes

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-05-2013 01:44:40 | More by CADMixes
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boot11222

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-05-2013 01:42:30 | More by boot11222
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sliverX

S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-05-2013 01:36:11 | More by sliverX
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to jtd1969 for sharing this bottle. 4.1.13 enjoyed on 3.2.13

A - clear orangish gold with a big, thick, pure white head

S - huge floral aroma, some sugary notes

T - herbal, floral, light bready malt, spicy hops, bitter finish, alcohol warmth

M - clean, smooth, crisp, medium to full bodied

This was delicious. The malt is a bit sugary and sweet which blends perfectly with the intense hop character. There is such great balance here. It also has tremendous drinkability for the ABV. This is an IPA that all beer fans should try.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 01:29:26 | More by tdm168
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swierczt

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-05-2013 01:20:53 | More by swierczt
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mohrstein


4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-05-2013 00:28:08 | More by mohrstein
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nUgZ

North Carolina

4.79/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoy By 4.01.13

22 ounce bomber poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a clear golden color with a one finger head and nice lacing.

S: Super strong citrus and floral hop aromas. A little grassy as well. Smells very fresh.

T: Fresh hops abound!! Not as bitter and hoppy as I anticipated, but it's very well done. The alcohol is completely hidden.

M: Medium bodied with ample carbonation.

O: What an excellent example of what a fresh IPA can be. I can't wait to have it again!!

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2013 23:45:51 | More by nUgZ
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Boilerfood

Indiana

2/5  rDev -54.9%

03-04-2013 23:38:16 | More by Boilerfood
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shep8821

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-04-2013 23:34:54 | More by shep8821
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tango22

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-04-2013 22:24:12 | More by tango22
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Crookdrain

New York

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-04-2013 22:07:04 | More by Crookdrain
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throwback

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-04-2013 21:21:03 | More by throwback
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Lantern


4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-04-2013 21:12:11 | More by Lantern
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notscenerob

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-04-2013 21:07:32 | More by notscenerob
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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