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:
10,772
Reviews:
1,499
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
820
Gots:
3,138
For Trade:
21
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 10,772 |  Reviews: 1,499
Photo of TheRossness
3.05/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up the 07.04.16 version and just a day late in my enjoyment: Poured into small chalice, color is straw gold, clear, nice bright white head with mainly fine bubbles, light flecky spots on the glass sides.

Smell is big citrus/grapefruit rind and pine/resin blend, light earthiness, very heavy on the pine late in the aroma with subtle maltiness.

Taste is similar to the aroma with dominant citrus/grapefruit flavors first then resin/pine/earthy notes late with subtle sweetness form the malt, light booze/ester and herbal note as well. I started my ratings at the 4 range then increased as the beer warmed and i kept pouring more from the bomber. Great aroma and taste.

Mouthfeel is definitely bitter and fresh at the same time, hop/bitterness level shocks the tongue but the countering sweetness balances nicely, great lingering presence and flavors.

Overall, a great idea and a great beer - beer freshness is a wonderful thing to promote and understand, with IPAs having a short shelf life for some of these fresh and floral flavors.

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Photo of KingSlayer
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MMOSNN
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of foundersasap
3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of majorbase2
4.48/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a opaque orange color with a large fluffy white head. Excellent retention and moderate lacing.

Aroma is a burst of citrus and pine, very nicely balanced.

Taste contains many traits of an excellent IPA, all contained in one beer! Pine, citrus and malt are present right off the bat. The citrus have a sweet, candied quality to them. Good amount of bitterness on the back end, with a dry finish. Definitely has a stronger malt presence than you'll typically see in IIPA's, but its a welcome addition.

Medium bodied and disturbingly drinkable for its ABV.

AFter hearing about this beer for a long whole and finally managing to get my hands on one, it definitely lived up to the hype.

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Photo of crispinol
4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EatSleepStats68
4.92/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of fitzy84
4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had the Enjoy by 7/4/16 at the Poynt restaurant in Newburyport. The beer had a bright, murky orange appearance with some lacing and a thin ring around the glass. Excellent aromas of pine and citrus that really linger in the nose. Taste follows the nose with a bittersweet, citrus beer with plenty of hop flavors. Medium body overall and well carbonated. Overall, really nice beer, especially with its aromas and taste.

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Photo of YoungKurtis
4.66/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJ64
4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Peepskp
4.47/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

7/4/16. Fantastic juicy, fruity, bready, well rounded IPA. The enjoy by series is truly a gem to find in my area. I would buy this again and again if I could.

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Photo of drunkenmess
3.77/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burgh1328
4.42/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edthehead
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SLewis
4.55/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CrimeDog
4.77/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Im going to keep my rating as is because that is for previous times....

Had 4/20/17 yesterday and was slightly let down - I had it on tap though, but now I'm hesitant to buy the bottles....

The tap version consumed yesterday had a very average IPA taste....

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Photo of Gajo74
4.66/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoying the Enjoy By 07/04/2016! Actually...enjoy sounds like an understatement. This IPA is fabulous!!
Pours a brilliant bronze and orange color. Nice thumbnail foam head. The lacing is ever present and semi sticky. An attractive drink for sure.
The aroma covers the spectrum of fruity flavors with a constant undertone of biscuity malt. Mangoe, pineapple and all sorts of tropical goodness hit the nose. Midway, the citrusy tones( I'm thinking grapefruit pith) provide some zest. The resiny hop oils add some pungency.
The tropical and citrusy fruit are most noticeable the first half of the drink. Also, the caramel malt backbone is present. Although there is lots of sweetness, the prevalence of hops truly takes over halfway. Citrusy hops, sharp pine needles, resin, herbal aftertaste. Overall, this is a big juicy and hoppy IPA, however, there is some dryness that keeps you wanting more. The body is medium, smooth, the carbonation is soft. So drinkable it's scary! Truly delicious! One of the best! World class!

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Photo of cphughes
4.85/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrankK
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of moltonlava
4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of COR8RFAN
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of garyloveman
2.94/5  rDev -33%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Griphon
4.34/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
4.39 out of 5 based on 10,772 ratings.
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