Stone Enjoy By IPA | Stone Brewing

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Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Enjoy By 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:
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.

Added by nrs207 on 08-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,705
Reviews:
1,486
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Wants:
814
Gots:
3,096
For Trade:
21
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Ratings: 10,705 |  Reviews: 1,486
Photo of durwood64
2.95/5  rDev -33%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OldTownBeerGeek
4.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of White_Whiskey
4.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheOakKing
4.37/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fantific
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.52/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

P- Poured from a 12 oz bottle,into a large Funky Buddha snifter.Enjoy By 04.20.17.

L- Thick soapy slightly off white colored head that stands one finger tall,with good retention and sticky lacing.Hazy amber colored body with a gold hue,low clarity,and distorted light showing through the glass.Low amount of carbonation,light amount of sediment.

S- On the nose I get citrus hops consisting of mango and peach,with some pine and floral hops as well.There is also a nice dank aroma to this IPA.

T- The palate follows the nose with citrus hops up front ( mango and peach), floral and spicy hops in the middle,and a bitter pine hop punch on the back end.Dank after taste to it as well.

F- The mouth feel is medium with a sticky texture.Medium amount of oxidation on the tongue.Slightly dry yet smooth finish,with a somewhat chalky texture after the sip.

O- This is a very good IPA,I wish I had picked it up at an earlier date,it probably would have been even better.Can't wait for the next version to come out.Highly recommended to IPA lovers,and hop heads.

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Photo of lr300
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grizzarky
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SgtAmerica
4.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of craigbelly
4.57/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big, juicy, & citrusy hop bomb with a malt center and a piney finish. Very dank flavors that attack your tongue. The taste perfectly mimics the nose. Lots of fruit, but perfect proportion to the hop presence.

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Photo of haines710
4.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

4/20/2017 version on tap at the Winking Lizard in Columbus Ohio. Served in a tulip glass. Brilliant Amber color and wonderful smell. Taste is like a strong IPA that just keeps going. It is strong fruity and hoppy and the after taste is the same. Strong and smooth. Beautiful. A must for IPA lovers.

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Photo of cvandette
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Corrado42
4.53/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of petrusek23
4.14/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fscottkey
4.32/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: [4.25] The bottle lists the ABV (9.4%) and there is a best by date 4/20 - duh. The beer is a cloudy amber color with 1 finger of white head.

S: [4.00] Big pineapple and dank notes. Peach and mango.

T: [4.50] Spot on. Mango, pne, dank resin, pineapple, orange rind, sweet malts.

M: [4.50] Thick and coating. Nice carbonation level. The bitterness is just right. It is there and lingers but is not overwhelming or distracting.

O: [4.25] I like the concept of making the name of the beer the drink by date. But it is not just a gimmick - this is a great beer. Tons of fruit flavor and aroma wrapped with dank notes. The body is nice and there is NO hint of 9.4% alcohol. Overall this is a fantastic IPA.

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Photo of DesertFox24
4.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpinSamzo
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nasharm
4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best beers I have had. Tastes better than all other IPAs.

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Photo of stephens101
4.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pellucid, reddish orange with an off-white froth. Wait, you mean it's not hazy!

Redolent with orange, citrus and pine.

Heavy on the hops up front of course, but plenty of fruit juice, caramel and spice to balance. And if that weren't enough, there's an encore wave of honey-like bitterness to finish.

Goes down medium and smooth, but you will not forget it's weight.

A complex and timeless DIPA for old school hop heads.

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Photo of varian7
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wuthrichj15
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kontraband
3.85/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bullyy56
4.8/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

After having this beer on tap (today!), I believe this is easily the best IPA I've had so far.
It looks awesome in the glass, with a nice, dark golden orange color and a creamy head.
The smell is very tropical with citrus and pineapple right off the bat; the most wonderful hop aroma I've smelled so far.
The taste is exactly what you get in the nose, and the hop bitterness hits you in the front of the tongue but doesnt follow through to the back(which is nice), and the flavors invite you to sip some more (which I did!)
The feel is very smooth, not really heavy but not too light at the same time, very easy drinking for the 9.4%, which I couldn't even tell was there.
Overall, I'm glad that this was the first Stone beer I've tried, because we do indeed have Stone beers in Texas stores, yet I was afraid to try them. This is what a go-to double IPA should strive to be like. I'll definitely drink this again!

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Photo of Marklaker
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akolb
4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clear amber with head that dies down. YUUUUGE aroma. Pine, grapefruit, sweet mango and peach in the aroma. I don't know what dank is in a beer, but the taste has powerful resiny spiciness, booze on the finish, assertive bitterness, and subdued bready malts. Incredibly intense and unique taste. A great DIPA. Heads and shoulders above Enjoy by Unfiltered.

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Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
4.4 out of 5 based on 10,705 ratings.
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