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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,704 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,704
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 353
Gots: 730 | FT: 10
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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WoodBrew

Illinois

4.73/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow....this is a great beer....9+%....WHAT!!! Hard to tell with such great flavor. The beer poured a hazy cream orange with thick foamy head that has settled into about a finger width thick. The lace is nice an sticky! The smell is fresh pine and subtle citrus hop. Some coriander but mostly pine and citrus. The taste has a very nice balance of bitterness and hops along with a touch of sweet malt. The mouthfeel is full body with smooth carbonation. Overall this a a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 00:57:19 | More by WoodBrew
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.7/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On-tap 8/23/2012 at Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ, served in a goblet glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a short dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is a very nice blend of fruity citrus, piney hops and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts with a burst of fruity citrus and caramel sweetness that is quickly followed by a strong floral hops bitterness. The malt character is hearty and brings a very good balance. The after-taste is hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down dangerously easy, not too filling, strong kick, very good representation of style, this is an excellent hop bomb to drink for a long time.

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2012 23:39:09 | More by TheManiacalOne
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-15-2012 21:24:19 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +12.9%

09-15-2012 19:02:42 | More by AntLeatherface
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Listers

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-15-2012 07:10:17 | More by Listers
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jrnyc

New York

4.91/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Thanks to Heavytaste for sending me two of these, an awesome Beer Advocate and great trading partner.

I really looked forward to getting this one. Smell was amazing , is this really a Stone beer? If I didn't know better I would have thought I was drinking an Alpine.

Tasted very good, very Alpine like.

Hats off to Stone for a great beer and also for fighting the fight of freshness. Awesome marketing campaign. Other brewers , take note, your beer may be equal to or better than Stone, but I will reach for Stone every time because of the enjoy by date and the commitment for IPA lovers to get fresh beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 00:48:56 | More by jrnyc
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JigsawRecords

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-12-2012 05:57:30 | More by JigsawRecords
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.73/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

clean golden yellow pour with 2 fingers of head (great retention).
smells of fresh grassy/floral hops, pine, grapefruit, honey.
very sweet taste up front with a spicy hop character, honey like sweetness as a backdrop with a grapefruit citrus taste. earth notes of pine and i honestly am getting a sweet honey overload on this beer - it's delicious.
medium body, nicely carbonated - creamy on the lips, alcohol warmth with a spicy bite.

this is a fantastic ipa by stone. this, along with ruination 10 are their 2 top ipa's in my opinion. fascinating that they werre released pretty much back to back... puts the 16th ipa to shame.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 23:13:32 | More by facundoCNB
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Chicagoboozehound

Illinois

1/5  rDev -77.4%

09-11-2012 20:23:52 | More by Chicagoboozehound
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getinked

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-10-2012 22:22:28 | More by getinked
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thedoubler55

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A very nice golden orange, with a two finger off white head that stays for a bit, a nice lacing around the glass as you sip this one.

S : A great nose on this brew, lots of citrus and pineapple, and breadyness as well, very tropical smell, and slight hints of alcohol as well.

T: This one was bitter for me, but tasted just like the nose, the hops are so fresh on this one, any IPA drinker will definitely enjoy this brew. Great floral notes and slight hints of alcohol.

M : Medium bodied and perfect amount of carbonation for an IPA.

O: this was a great IPA, Stone is amazing, thank you for another great beer!

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2012 21:43:05 | More by thedoubler55
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DSlim71

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-10-2012 19:04:18 | More by DSlim71
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brn9000

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.9%

09-10-2012 16:17:31 | More by brn9000
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-10-2012 10:58:02 | More by IPAFrankieH
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

09-10-2012 01:59:35 | More by MarkyMOD
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jrpapajcik

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.7%

09-10-2012 01:23:33 | More by jrpapajcik
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rumorsofsurf

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-09-2012 23:07:19 | More by rumorsofsurf
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-09-2012 03:47:17 | More by Crimsontider22
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.38/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, soft orange color, with a 2 finger of white head. Left lots of lace.

The aroma is Floral and fruity, citrus and tropical fruits. Some mango and pineapple. Not much in the way of malts, but that's probably intentional.

Lots of tropical fruits, pineapple, orange, lemon zest, slight bready malts, touches of pine too.

The feel is upper medium, slightly crisp with a good, not-overbearing feel to it.

I'd say this is a super successful IPA. I love the premise and assurance that you will be getting awesomeness. Bravo

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 03:01:29 | More by EgadBananas
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.93/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle, thanks Richard.

Pours a light, clear golden amber with a finger of white head that fades to a thin collar and dots of lace. Aroma smells like Stone beer with Nelson and floral hops, citrus and earthy bitterness, lingering herbal notes. Flavor is more bitter than expected, strong malty body, sugar and chewy with resiny citrus bitterness in the finish. Medium thick and chewy, well carbonated. A solid Stone IPA, so...

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 20:42:36 | More by yourefragile
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BobCobb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

09-08-2012 04:03:46 | More by BobCobb
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rmaste6282

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

09-08-2012 03:51:06 | More by rmaste6282
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Rado

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

09-08-2012 03:32:39 | More by Rado
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle to Bruery tulip.

A - Slightly hazy medium yellow. One finger of bright white head that reduced to a thin layer.

S - Huge pine aroma up front with some grapefruit, peach and spice aroma present as well.

T - Big bitterness up front. Grapefruit, pine, lemon, orange zest and a touch of pineapple. The malt bill is barely present.

M - Light to medium body. full of sticky hop oils. Light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 01:07:42 | More by TheSevenDuffs
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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