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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
98
world-class

7,280 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,280
Reviews: 1,019
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 394
Gots: 888 | 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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Photo of Simont
3.81/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle poured into a tumbler pint.

Appearance: Slight haze, golden color, moderate off white head, head fades slightly but does not disappear into infection/sour/ dirty glass land

Smell: spicy, dank & slightly floral, low grassiness. Med grainy malt sweetness in background - but not a crystal sweetness.

Taste: Hop vino, primarily spicy/ herbal with a little tropical/ citrus, and a background note of that weird but lovely gooseberry licorice thing from NS. Fantastic hop profile, interesting, clean, and for the most part spicy and dank. Malt character is perfect for this style, light grainy malt w low to no caramel or excessive complexity. Slightly sweet but probably down to 1.012 ~14. Possibly some wheat or touch of oats in here, I get a flavor associated with low-adjunct beers like Lag SUCKS. Very nice.

Mouthfeel: medium, full but fairly clean on finish. alcohol noticeable but not in the way.

Overall: A nice full bodied hop encounter with the humulous lupous characters I like. Spicy, dank. That's right I used dank as a descriptor 3x here! I love the spicy hops with a touch of citrus/ tropical hop funk. Also love that Stone printed the bottled on date clearly on this bottle (5/25/14). Who knows that these bottles will taste like in a month or more - the Enjoy By 4/20/14 we got here in NYC was not so good - hops had faded and beer came across as astringent, sharply pine with other odd flavors. I was ready to write off the Stone Enjoy By initiative until I tried this new edition. It's awesome. Just really wish I hadn't bought a case of the 4/20, ugh.

ST

Simont, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

Joe_Grizzly, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

JakeSparrow, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Nich7601, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Frank_TX, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.7%

mta11c, Jun 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

batt6343, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a light golden brown with a 1.5 inch head.

Smell...SUPRISE!! fresh grapefruit and slight hints of alcohol.

After a couple mouthfuls I was left with an average amount of lacing.

Smooth Hoppy front that lasts a bit longer with hoppy back end.

Finish is malty and clean

ClimbingHi777, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

djjolt, Jun 27, 2014
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 7,280 ratings.