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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Enjoy By IPA

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

7,843 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,843
Reviews: 1,059
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 448
Gots: 1,121 | FT: 13
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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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

earlholman, May 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

salvy31, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

baybassboy, May 14, 2013
Photo of FreshHawk
4.49/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Light and very clear bronze color. Medium-sized, tight, bubbly, smooth, creamy, white head. Good retention leaving a nice lacing.

S - Intense, sweet hop aroma. Tons of tropical and citrus fruit, including mango, pineapple, grapefruit, mandarin orange, peach and subtle lychee aroma. Subtle bready malt aroma in the background. Fairly sweet on the nose.

T - Similar to the nose. Tons of sweet, juicy hops. Sweetened grapefruit/mandarin orange along with mango, pineapple, peach juice flavor. Very subtle malt backbone provides a hint of sweetness as well. It starts out somewhat sweet; then it gets predominantly fruity but balanced; and it finishes slightly bitter with some flowery/herbal and citrus rind flavors. Linger fruit, especially citrus, flavor. Faintest whisper of pine hidden throughout.

M - Light body with slightly above average carbonation. Crisp but goes down smooth. Not very hefty or sticky at all.

D - Wonderfully balanced DIPA with the light and crisp feel of an IPA. Loads of hops that stay strong throughout. Not overly bitter; actually, somewhat sweet in a DIPA not cloying way. Very easy to drink with alcohol absolutely hidden.

Notes: Enjoy By 05/17/13. I really like the idea of a somewhat limited, very hoppy beer with a very clear date. Not something I will get all the time, but not something that will just sit around and take up space. This was well executed with the hops shining and the malt really just helping to showcase the hops. I really enjoy fruity, slightly sweet DIPAs and this hit the spot. Surprisingly light and easy to drink really paired well with the flavors. Lived up to the hype I was reading and definitely worth a try. Great treat for every now and then with no concerns about freshness.

FreshHawk, May 14, 2013
Photo of Beerlover
5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ipa cant get any better than this! at least not to my knowledge. this is THE BEST ipa i've ever had, stone does it again, idk what the i.b.u.s are on this one but it has to be close to 130 or more i'd guess. the aroma is heavenly, i wish i could get a car air freshener that smelled exactly like this.
the carbonation is perfect, the taste is indescribable and the after taste just leaves me craving my next gulp! the most pleasant thing about this beer is that despite the alchohol % and i.b.u. this beer is sooo BALANCED.... its unbelievable. perfectly balanced. i had the 7th batch (enjoy by 5-17-13) keep more comming to MN stone!

Beerlover, May 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

pstam87, May 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

jlwelsh, May 14, 2013
Photo of brydeen
3.85/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Batch 5.17.13

A: Pours a nice clear golden/orange color. Creamy, soapy, thick 1 inch white head with good lacing and retention.

S: Nice piney hop presence. Slightly bitter aroma, with faint citrus aroma.

T: Nice and bitter bite right away. Nice tropical flavors to counteract the bitterness. Mango and orange sweetness. Definitely juicy.

M: Medium bodied. Creamy subtle carbonation. Alcohol is detectable, but not over powering. A little heavy.

O: A good but not great offering. Tasty, but just nothing special. 1 bottle is enough for me at that price

brydeen, May 14, 2013
Photo of Dhamma73
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Dhamma73, May 14, 2013
Photo of incapacitant
5/5  rDev +12.9%

incapacitant, May 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

hit728, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

henskejk, May 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Absolut, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

csfcmitchell, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

JVan, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

IPAFan521, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

itchytasty, May 13, 2013
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

HKUSPC40, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

wyckydsceptre, May 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

jwgkicks, May 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

madtowndmb1, May 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

jkroese, May 13, 2013
Photo of Zimm
4/5  rDev -9.7%

Zimm, May 13, 2013
Photo of tastymug
4.11/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear pale to medium amber with a nice, frothy head and nice retention. Lots of lacing around the glass as you drink.

Smell: Hops, hops and more hops! Definitely some notes of citrus and tropical fruits with perhaps a hint of floral. Very nicely aromatic.

Taste: Starts off very bready then rolls into the fruity sweetness. Finishes with a pleasant, hoppy bitterness that lingers on the palette.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied, creamy beer with nicely balanced carbonation and crispness.

Overall: This is a solid IPA from Stone. Comes off very fresh in flavor and is very enjoyable to drink. There’s virtually no hint of the amount of booze in this brew until you start to feel it from sipping your way through the beer. Stone is one of my favorite breweries and this beer doesn’t disappoint.

tastymug, May 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

WhitmansNiece, May 12, 2013
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 7,843 ratings.