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Stone Enjoy By Unfiltered IPA | Stone Brewing

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Stone Enjoy By Unfiltered IPAStone Enjoy By Unfiltered IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
In most cases skipping a step is a bad thing. Not this time. This version of Stone Enjoy By IPA omits the part where we filter out the extra yeast, hop sediment, and proteins that build up in beer as a natural result of the brewing process. Though it may sound it, this missed step was no misstep. By letting this IPA go unfiltered, its peach and tropical fruit hop flavors are amplified while its golden-hued color takes on a hazy appearance. Like its filtered counterpart, this IPA is brewed specifically NOT to last, and is shipped immediately to ensure hopheads get their hands on it as soon as possible.

Added by StoneBrewingCo on 12-01-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#407
Reviews:
291
Ratings:
1,468
pDev:
7.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
322
Trade:
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4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenBayBA
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of macrosmatic
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into an Upland Brewing pint glass.

A: Very hazy gold with an average level of visible carbonation. Forms a one-finger off-white head that fades quickly.

S: Dank, melon, and tropical fruit hops. Then a citrus punch in the face. Biscuit malts, and I want to say some wheat in there but I suspect that may be only the power of suggestion from its appearance.

T: Big dank and bigger melon hops. A touch of yeastiness over the biscuit malts. The bitterest of grapefruit rind, and some spicy and/or oniony hops. Modestly bitter in the hang – more melon and dank here again.

M: Average body, good carbonation sensation. Alcohol presence is well-hidden.

O: It's good...quite good even...but not as good as the base beer. Honestly, I'm disappointed with both the Unfiltered and Black variants. Neither have been better than the base Enjoy By. But since that is a fairly high standard to live up to - this is still pretty good.

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Photo of bluehende
3.81/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mltobin
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atomicnemesis
4.13/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fern22
4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbell23
4.44/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nwhittin
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of csmrx7
4.13/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of erickc
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.12/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JzBeerlover913
4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Amazingly smooth for a 9% ABV ipa. Pours a dark golden amberish color. Foamy head did not last long. Citrusy with a hint of pine and grapefruit notes. Extremely smooth with the right touch of bitterness and hop flavor.

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Photo of Amb3do
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nrod
4.14/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Greasy
4.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lic217
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bolio
4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ICTguy21
4.65/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

9/4/17
Complex, smooth, fruity, very very good IPA.

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Photo of puboflyons
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the "Enjoy By 09.04.17" 12 fl. oz. batch. Sampled on August 14, 2017 so it is about three weeks old.

It pours orange-amber with a modest white foamy head.

Big boisterous aroma of tropical, dank, and juice characteristics with a muted pale malt breadiness below that.

Medium body.

The taste has the same juicy, dank, tropical fruitiness but there is an explosive bitter bite lingering on the finish. It really feels hopped up not that its predecessors did not feel hopped up.

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Photo of Riff
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

9/04/017 version. Pours a crystal clear, golden color with a thick, white head about two fingers. Smell is strong, first of pine, then tropical fruits. Taste is a light malt flavor throughout, pineapple, peach, a little mango, and pine coming in at the end. Bitter throughout. A little boozy feel to it. It's good, not sure if it's worth the $16/6pack I see it for sale at.

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Photo of Urs
4.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of elNopalero
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This review is for the 12.25.16 Enjoy By.

Expecting this to pour hazy like NE style, but that's only because I've been spoiled lately. It is hazy, only slightly so. Great aroma, at least initially, with lots of citrus and pineapple. There's a underlying dank note to this, with a drying bitterness. Mixed bag, as I had expected to have my mind blown, enjoying style.

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Photo of Blackop555
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours hazy gold with particles. Thick, medium, white head lasts a while with good lace.

Smells citrus, grapefruit, pine, tropical. Very dank.

Tastes pineapple, mango, grapefruit, citrus peel, pine and light bready malt. Finish is dry with a piney linger. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

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Photo of pkalix
3.85/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Stone Enjoy By Unfiltered IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 1,468 ratings
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