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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

7,528 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,528
Reviews: 1,038
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 417
Gots: 991 | 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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4.56/5  rDev +2.9%

Johntomk, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Cheshire_Crew_Al
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

This beer is outstanding.

This was Enjoy By 10/31/14, drank on 10/13/14. It was a beautiful blend of citrusy hops balanced perfectly with just a touch of malt, but not too much so that the beauty and taste of the hops is perfectly represented in all phases of taste - initial and on the finish.

It is all at once so incredibly hoppy yet ridiculously drinkable, don't know how they do it. Thanks Stone.

Cheshire_Crew_Al, Oct 14, 2014
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4.79/5  rDev +8.1%

JF1917, Oct 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

KAP72, Oct 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Hopzilla_MN, Oct 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

Hirshi, Oct 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

beardown2489, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

One1Asterisk, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Dalaaa
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Smoothest double IPA

Dalaaa, Oct 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Trubde, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of dparker1000
5/5  rDev +12.9%

dparker1000, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of christianmoore
4/5  rDev -9.7%

christianmoore, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of TCJ0100
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Enjoy By 10.31.14 Poured into a cognac snifter. It pours a rich darker orange color that is fairly clear. There is very little head on an agressive pour and it dissipated by the time I got my computer booted.

Immediately there is a large amount of grapefruit on the nose. A great deal of ascerbic/citrusy scent comes up after that. I only can tell the faintest amount of alcohol which is quite impressive with a 9.4%. I would describe the smell as delicate compared to other DIPAs I have had.

The taste is just wonderful. It is supremely balanced and very easy drinking despite its high ABV and what I would imagine is a high IBU count. It's like drinking sweetened grapefruit juice with almost no sense of the alcohol. As it warms up it only gets better, and its one of the few DIPAs I have had that taste great both warm and fresh out of the refrigerator.

The mouthfeel is a prolonged sense of grapefruit on the back of the mouth. It is very pleasent. Usually my issue with DIPAs is that they can be very bitter on the way out, but this mouthfeel is like after drinking orange Gatorade: smooth and completely pleasurable.

This is ranks up with the best DIPA's I have ever had. This is my second bottle, and I plan to get another couple if I can find them in the next week. The price is also quite reasonable, and for an ale that I would probably take over Permanent Funeral. It is well worth the price. This beer could not be made any better.

TCJ0100, Oct 13, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -0.7%

DerekDudley, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

Kevinpitts, Oct 13, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +5.6%

Craftnscotch, Oct 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

cathomae, Oct 12, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -0.7%

psherbe, Oct 12, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +3.8%

geofftrojans, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

jwillbowen, Oct 12, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +2%

therealsikes, Oct 12, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +7.4%

OCSA_1978, Oct 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Chris7979, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

lawbreaker, Oct 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

CatapultDowntown, Oct 11, 2014
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 7,528 ratings.