Stone Enjoy By IPA | Stone Brewing

Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Enjoy By IPA
BA SCORE
4.42/5
10,806 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#203
Reviews:
1,508
Ratings:
10,806
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
826
Gots:
3,147
Trade:
21
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 10,806 |  Reviews: 1,508
Photo of Tigerbrau
4.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HypemanActual
4.84/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

-golden and clear with creamy white head.
-strong hoppiness, with slight flavoring of peaches and tropical fruit.
-gentle malt in advance, then it builds quickly to a surge of hops. danky af.
-polished with bitterness and dryness as it wraps it up.

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Photo of hophead7117
4.27/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Njcampbell62
4.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

L: This beer looks like what a double IPA should look like. Great carbonation, Half a finger of fluffy head that leaves perfect lacing as you drink it down.
S: Grapefruit, grapefruit pith, malt sweetness, dank earthy pine, pineapple.
T: Powerful bitterness fades quickly to citrus, pineapple, then fades to another earthy dank sweetness. Grapefruit, Bitter citrus flavors linger as a lemony tartness tickles the tongue for just a few seconds.
O: I wish I could buy this all the time. Stone is amazing and will always be ahead of the craft beer game. This IIPA is outstanding. BRAVO!

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Photo of SamuelMiller
3.71/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Crackerdevil
4.54/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kbrady10
4.68/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JustinAbs
4.84/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of andrewh995
4.44/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Re review: 10.31.17

My first review of this beer was when I first started drinking craft beers, so I thought I'd re review it for the new release.

Pours a slightly hazy honey gold with a white head. Smells of sweet citrus, hops, malt, some fruits, and herbs. Tastes of fresh hops, malt, grapefruit and orange zest, pine, and some other fruits. Medium resinous body with medium carbonation. Overall, wow, this beer is really incredible. Much better than the first time I tried it, probably because I can appreciate the subtleties more.

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Photo of Phineasco
4.54/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Copper, clear, and well carbonated with a healthy head that sticks around.
Smell: Not a big aroma. Dank, earthy, and pine.
Taste: Dank, bitter, and bleeds hops.
Mouthfeel: Complex and a little boozy.
Overall: A great big west coast IPA for hop lovers.

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Photo of mamaraza
4.82/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cgwami
4/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DreDay
4.54/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gruves33
4.14/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Riff
4.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear, orange color with a little over a finger of white head. The smell is fantastically strong from the moment the bottle is opened. Strong smells of tropical fruits, especially citrus like tangerines and oranges, some smell of peaches. Dank. Smells delicious. Taste is solid, hoppy bitterness from the start, not overpowering but it's there. Sweet and citrus, some pine notes, alternates a lot with the malts. Nice, medium body beer. Has a lingering bitterness to it. Overall its solid and nice, glad I grabbed a six pack, might get another one.

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Photo of Nicholas-Drinks
3.95/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of orphan
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Enjoy by 04.20.17 This is one great DIPA.

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Photo of kkarimi
4.45/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hendryxdp
4.76/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Top 5 IPA of all time. Perfectly brewed. Reminds me of the Northeast IPA's that get all the accolades even though most of the country can't taste them.

Thank you Stone for bringing us this gift of awesomeness!

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Photo of akopczyk
4.9/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Eric_T_07
4.12/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of matcris
4.39/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A clear amber orange with loads of carb rising, and a finger of white foamy head that sticks. In the aroma, I get lots of citrus (grapefruit, orange, lemon), a decent amount of the dank, but, not quite oniony vibe, and a nice touch of caramel malt. In the flavor, nice waves of hops and malts that alternate back and forth from sweet to bitter, ending with a pleasant bitter note. Dank is mostly what I'm picking up in the flavor, which is great, but, I think the nose gives off a little more in the way of the citrus. Still, a very tasty brew. The feel is, above average carbonation, full feel, a little oily up front, and, quite dry on the finish. I can see why it's in demand. Nice stuff.

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Photo of Holderness
4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed the 4.20.17 release of this. Lots of tangerine, clementine, and other lower-citrus citrus. Smooth, juicy, almost sweet mouthfeel with little lingering aftertaste or bitterness. Remarkably light feeling for over 9% ABV. Absolutely the best offering I've had from Stone.

90/100

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Photo of Mattwanek
4.35/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: hazy golden orange with lots of hoppy carbonated bubbles, misty white lacing that stains glass, looks delicious.

A: piney, hoppy, peaches, and other tropical fruit

F: slightly dank but bitter and tongue numbing as expected

T: piney, resin, hop oil, melon, grass, hints of peach but not strong enough, bitter

O: It was delicious and smooth but I was hoping for a more tongue numbing bitterness hop mash which I feel I get more hop mash from Ruin.

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Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 10,806 ratings
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