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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,709 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,709
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 352
Gots: 733 | 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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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

06-26-2013 17:30:43 | More by MNBeerGeek
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dalepryor

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +12.9%

12-07-2012 03:27:33 | More by dalepryor
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Anonymous1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -21%

06-01-2013 05:26:10 | More by Anonymous1
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nzerbe

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-08-2013 03:03:35 | More by nzerbe
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Zuidman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-10-2013 02:23:38 | More by Zuidman
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

01-28-2014 03:59:57 | More by brother_kenneth
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

02-19-2013 18:05:13 | More by BuckTuckian
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

4.4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Presentation: Enjoy by 5.17.2013 chilled and poured into a Hill Farmstead tulip.

Appearance: Medium yellow to light orange in color. Pours a light lacing that sticks well to the glass.

Aroma: Bitter grapefruit, orange zest and some pine tones.Plenty of bright hoppiness here. You can definitely pick up on the freshness.

Taste: Bright grapefruit, lots of citrus fruit, a touch of mango and some earthy, pine notes. Big dry and bitter finish. The sweetness from the malt and the ABV is really quite low.

Mouthfeel: Lighter than expected carbonation with a light to medium mouthfeel for the style. Really refreshing and easy to drink.

Overall, a really tasty imperial IPA with a big, bitter hop bite. I like how it maintains the drier character of a lower ABV beer. Tons of flavor, but the sweetness and complexity of the hops are a bit overwhelmed by bitterness. I really appreciate the idea behind this beer and the beer itself is also very good.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 01:01:39 | More by Gosox8787
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LakerLeith

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

06-17-2014 06:51:05 | More by LakerLeith
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Jordy777

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-14-2013 18:10:48 | More by Jordy777
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IpeeA

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

11-25-2012 23:11:26 | More by IpeeA
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy By 12.21.12, enjoyed on 12.14.12. 22oz bomber poured into a pint glass.

A: Clear gold. A quarter inch of head dissipates quickly but leaves a ring around the glass the entire time. The lacing left on the glass is stunning! It hangs down almost exactly like the legs in a great glass of wine.

S: HOPS! Plentiful hops, bountiful hops. The floral tones remind me of DFH 120 Minute. I know its only the psychological effect, but it smells fresh, yet still with an unbelievable blend of spicy and sweet. The piney hops overpower the nose but leave room for a trace or two of orange, but only just. Spectacular aroma!

T: When cold, the initial taste is hidden, only to explode into the same hop zest that dominates the smell. As its warms, the taste is simply awesome from the initial touch to the tongue to well after the last drop disappears. With the swallow, the orange sneaks in again but quickly is overpowered by the hops. The hoppy pine taste just clings to the tongue as if it wants you just as bad as you want that next sip. The alcohol is very well hidden.

M: I always find myself able to use just one word for each mouthfeel. Here it is "light." Don't get me wrong though, it is a weightless light, the kind that washes away the hops, only to leave an additional heap right where the last sip left. It builds on itself as it cycles through the washing. If you let it sit to confirm its lightness, the acidic hops dig into the tongue to remind you the best is yet to come.

O: I was blown away by this beer. Arrogant Bastard finished my conversion to craft beer, Ruination led me down the path to hophead-hood, 10 Anniversary Ruination showed to me a hidden paradise, which was Enjoy By. If you at all have to opportunity to try this beer, do not hesitate. My last sip was a good 15 minutes ago and I can still taste those hops. I can leave you only with one word: Enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 03:58:27 | More by kingmaker
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-14-2013 21:00:37 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

12-06-2012 01:45:42 | More by tdmccarthy
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

10-01-2013 17:54:06 | More by Yeti1979
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

01-26-2013 16:09:16 | More by cfinch2
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WesM63

Ohio

4.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle 11-09-12 into a tulip.

A: Pours a clear golden orange with a 1finger off white head. Minimal retention with fair amounts lacing.

S: Smells of huge amounts of earthy spicy resinous pine.

T: Close to the nose. Huge spicy, earthy, resinous pine up front. Evolves into sweet bubblegum and malt. Fair amounts of bitterness throughout.

M: Medium body and carbonation.

O: Overall this is an amazing DIPA. Threw me for a loop, at the smell I was expecting that spicy resin hop, mid taste it evolves into this amazing bubblegum sweetness. I applaud Stone for this delicious brew and idea on drinking super fresh beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2012 00:40:59 | More by WesM63
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Braz

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-27-2013 19:26:39 | More by Braz
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tronester

Oklahoma

4.09/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear golden orange with a medium off-white head. Aromas of grapefruit rind and vanilla. Taste begins with some massive apricot, followed by some candied dates, then some resinous, pine Forrest finish. Mouthfeel is super rich. Overall an excellent DIPA. The expiration date being clearly marked is a HUGE plus, I wish all hoppy beers were labeled this way.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2013 23:49:59 | More by tronester
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

08-22-2012 02:28:05 | More by Hessian257
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Kubrickx

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-12-2013 18:16:29 | More by Kubrickx
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

08-30-2013 01:25:28 | More by jtladner
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dcloeren

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-21-2013 20:51:05 | More by dcloeren
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POTABLE83

New York

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-30-2014 04:07:00 | More by POTABLE83
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wtkphoto

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

02-13-2013 17:28:57 | More by wtkphoto
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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