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Stone Enjoy By IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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98
world-class

6,959 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,959
Reviews: 992
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.03%
Wants: 367
Gots: 824 | 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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ChrisMon02

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-05-2013 22:40:58 | More by ChrisMon02
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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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cosmonick

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

06-05-2013 02:23:50 | More by cosmonick
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

02-11-2013 04:58:53 | More by vrbulldog22
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

12-02-2012 02:41:14 | More by HumanParaquat
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JVan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

05-13-2013 13:58:25 | More by JVan
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abex44

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-02-2013 04:44:49 | More by abex44
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danwho

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

07-15-2014 21:40:34 | More by danwho
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thereal_adam

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

01-21-2014 02:36:52 | More by thereal_adam
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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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steve8robin

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -8.6%

Got this one at a local beer store. Interesting concept so I'm glad to get the chance to try it. Enjoy by 12/21/12...

A: Wow! Holy base malt! This one is super light. Sort of the color of a blonde ale of another light brew. This has a super thick 2+ inch white head that fades slowly. This beer is beyond filtered. This beer is perfectly clear like the waters of Bora Bora! Good.

S: Smells of fresh sweet grapefruit with some blended iced tea notes with a floral backbone. This is definitely an IPA. Good.

T: Starts off with a dry watery malt which ramps up to overcome your tongue with a citrus floral hop bite that lingers and slowly fades on the back into a dry watery light malt. Good.

M: Medium-light body with a carbonation mouthful. A dry bitter finish. Very good.

O: All in all, this is a good beer, but I have had plenty better DIPA's. Definitely try if you like Stone and find the concept interesting, but I find I will not be looking to hunt this one down again anytime soon.

11-22-2012 02:54:40 | More by steve8robin
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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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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

04-01-2014 03:45:50 | More by Erik-P
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dbossman

Nebraska

4.2/5  rDev -5.2%

This review came from notes (3rd batch):

A: Amberish/golden hue with a stead head and good lacing

S: Grapefruit, weed, pineapple--so fresh with somewhat of a bready backbone; but mostly lots of hop resin aromas dominating

T: So bitter and resiny: oily, piney, dank, grapefruity--it is so bitter and I wish there was a little more sweetness underneath

F: So sticky and oily and awesome

O: This is a bitter, in your face beer--I like it--but I wish it had a bit more of a malty sweetness underneath; but like I said, it is still a darn good beer

06-11-2013 20:42:19 | More by dbossman
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gueuzegossage

California

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-24-2013 00:17:26 | More by gueuzegossage
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dasenebler

Maine

3.9/5  rDev -12%

11.12.13
Stone Enjoy by 11.12.13
22oz

Pours a clear, light amber. Tight white head retains nicely. Average retention. (3.5)

Aroma is floral-hoppy, slight ester. Pear, fresh-cut grass, tropical fruit, orange. Pretty nice, though not quite as bright as I expected. Slightest bit of paper (oxidation). (3.5)

Flavor is not terribly bitter up front, but the bitterness does linger on the palate. Clean, no autolyzed yeast flavor. Sweet malt and light caramel. Heavy/dank hop flavors come through more in the flavor, as does the citrus. Simcoe funk and Amarillo grapefruit. Alcohol is apparent, but not boozy. Very drinkable for a DIPA, and quite warming. (4)

I waited until the last day this beer was "fresh" and it still tastes great, though I'm sure it would have been even better two weeks ago. I'd absolutely love it if it were a tad less sweet on the front and had more of a biscuit-not-caramel malt character. (4)

11-13-2013 01:11:36 | More by dasenebler
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

10-16-2013 13:32:35 | More by Archemedies
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rudabegga9

Georgia

5/5  rDev +12.9%

01-27-2014 02:08:32 | More by rudabegga9
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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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aquazr1

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

A - Poured a clear golden amber with a white frothy head that sticks around the entire time. A gorgeous looking beer.

S - Citrus hits you right away, a nice fresh hop aroma.

T - A touch of bitterness, I get some pine from the hops here.

M - A medium bodied beer with lots if carbonation.

O - An excellent DIPA, I can't believe I've waited this long to have one. It is well balanced, you have no idea it is 9+ abv.

11-23-2013 22:17:26 | More by aquazr1
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Nunya

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-07-2013 23:40:32 | More by Nunya
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DanGeo

Michigan

4/5  rDev -9.7%

07-23-2014 12:27:21 | More by DanGeo
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.7%

03-28-2014 23:08:11 | More by Karibourgeois
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ChugginOil

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

01-19-2013 08:53:48 | More by ChugginOil
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dkw0063

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

12-01-2012 15:26:07 | More by dkw0063
Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 6,959 ratings.