Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.
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4.2/5 rDev -5.2%
Bottle poured into a snifter glass.
A: It pours a golden orange, initially a two finger head that receded to a skim. Lots of lacing sticking to the glass and some alcohol legs.
S: Very dank, there's a lot of resinous pine hop aromas maybe some grapefruit. As it warms, the sweeter tropical hops come through, and I'm also getting some mild cat piss/garlic which sounds weird, but it blends nicely with the sweeter hops aroma. Not a lot of alcohol, maybe a light whiff.
T: Follows the nose almost exactly. Hops are earthy and very resinous with pine, grapefruit and more of that onion and garlic thing. There's also some tropical fruit hops flavors that blend with the resinous hops. The beer is pretty bitter and the flavor leaves a resinous lingering bitterness.
M: Medium, slighlty sticky feel especially as it warms up.
O: This one got much better as it warmed up and more flavors started to pull through. I was however slightly let down by this one especially with all the hype around it. I thought it was an excellent beer, but (and I hate to make comparisons) I prefer a DIPA like Sucks for the immense drinability and tropical flavors to the more resinous/dank that Enjoy By has. That being said, brilliant idea by Stone.
03-10-2013 06:00:52 | More by Dools9
4.46/5 rDev +0.7%
A: pretty standard, clear and crisp looking.
S: not sure what it is, but it seems to smell better with every drink...hoppy and fruity at the same time. This is how I want an IPA to smell.
T: just like the smell...hoppy hit with a nice fruitiness to it. The aftertaste stays with you for while...finishes strong. Sooo easy to drink.
M: smooth aind just the right amount of carbonation.
O: very nice IPA...I will enjoy by 4-1.13 as often as I can.
03-10-2013 03:03:27 | More by Mcgruff
4.25/5 rDev -4.1%
22 ounce bottle
Served in a tulip glass
A - This DIPA is on the lighter end of the color spectrum. It is a light amber that could pass for a golden color. It is topped off with an inch of off-white head.
S - There's a lot going on here. I get an initially smell of some skunk weed and metal. Then I get some citrus, and after that the tropical fruits come into play.
T - Pretty much everything that I described in the smell is going on in the taste; however, in a different order. It starts out with the citrus and tropical fruits. Then gives way to the skunk weed and iron taste on the finish.
M - It is really smooth with lower carbonation than expected.
O - I had this on tap and noticed a lot more grapefruit. The bottle seems to have more bitterness, especially on the finish. It has a lot of flavor and is good, but not necessarily my favorite of all time.
03-10-2013 02:37:22 | More by buschbeer
4.46/5 rDev +0.7%
04.01.13 batch on tap at Closed for Business poured into a pint glass at slightly warmer than fridge temperature.
L – Pale amber color with a 1-finger frothy, cream-colored head. Pretty good retention and some nice patchy lacing. Clear with a good amount of bubbles.
S – Tons of west coast hops with grapefruit, peach, mango, and pine notes. There may be a touch of bready and caramel malt, but the hops take front and center for sure.
T – Just like the nose suggests, this is a wonderfully hoppy beer. The taste starts off sweet for a split second with bready and caramel malt flavors before a sweeping wave of bitterness comes through. The hop profile includes grapefruit, orange, mango, and peach flavors at first, and a great resinous, piney taste appears at the very finish.
F – Medium-bodied with pretty good carbonation, a chewy and sticky mouthfeel, and a very bitter finish. Grapefruit and pine hop bitterness lingers wonderfully.
O – This is an awesome DIPA from Stone. It is not only delicious, but is also dangerously drinkable given the ABV. I’m so glad I finally got to try a beer from this series. It was worth the wait.
03-10-2013 01:30:35 | More by BlackBelt5112203
4.21/5 rDev -5%
On tap at 2 Bros in Salem Ct. Enjoy by 4-01-13. Pours a murky burnt orange color with a half inch of head. Tons of lacing. Aroma is hoppy with some sweet citrus and tropical fruits. The taste is more of the same sweet citrus and tropical fruits but some pine as well. Good amount of bitterness. Some malt flavor but this one if hop forward for sure. Creamy ,heavy mouthfeel. A bit reminiscent of Ruination. Overall, this is a damn fine Imperial with that typical Stone taste. Glad I got a chance to try it.
03-09-2013 22:05:52 | More by PicoPapa
4.75/5 rDev +7.2%
A: clear, perfectly golden beer with a few bubbles streaming from the bottom; fat, double-finger head of off-white ivory foam with good retention that leaves ample lacing down the glass
S: sweet pale malt aromas underscore a sea of hops - woodsy, bitter pine, and bright, zesty citrus being most prominent
T: crisp hops up front and throughout - orange and grapefruit pith and flesh; sharp pine - bitter and bold; balanced by juicy, succulent and hearty malts, bringing wet flavors touched by sweet, fresh caramel
M: medium-weight, bittering and crisp, smooth and slick, brisk carbonation, just a touch of stick on the resinous finish
O: Enjoy By is true reason to rejoice. So glad some of these find their way out to my area - a truly triumphant DIPA - a must-have for all craft beer lovers; I can't imagine anyone passing this up while its around. Great drinking.
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03-09-2013 22:01:40 | More by Greywulfken
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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