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:
10,771
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: 10,771 |  Reviews: 1,499
Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
4.34/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LJTate
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drone
4.15/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoy By 4.20.15 - This thing smells as close to perfection as I'm allowed to believe is possible.

Enjoy By 7.4.15 - Not quite as good as 4.20.15, heavier piney hops, but still great nose on it.

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Photo of NizzleEGizzle
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of boogerisu
3.73/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

4-20-15
Super dank on the nose. Bitter on the back. Overall great for hop heads.

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Photo of JakeMucha13
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sam-VW
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a nice translucent Orange with a Medium white head. The retention on this one is great, especially for a 9.4% brew. When it starts to dissipate, it leaves rings around the glass as you drink down. On the nose, wow, you can really tell there’s a lot of hops in this one. Mango, Pineapple, Orange and Tropical Fruits hit first, with a touch of Pine and Sweetness from the Malt on the finish. Whilst drinking this beer, the first thing you’ll notice is the bitterness from the word go. On the Palate lots of Pine, Citrus Peel and Tropical Fruit. This is definitely an IPA for warm weather, although it could also work in the colder months as that Alcohol is detectable but not overwhelming. On the finish there’s a few Grapefruit notes and a touch of sweetness from the Malt. The beer is surprisingly smooth, and although starts bitter and dry, finishes sweet with good carbonation.

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Photo of gavjamhawk
4.23/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NinaElizabeth
4.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

4.20.15
haven't rated any of the previous ones, but I love this beer every time. mmmm.

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Photo of dj14365
4.92/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

4:20:15 bomber into pint glass.

Yum I don't know what else to say.
Real bitter, dank and great, if you enjoy big in your face IPA's you will probably love it. Arguably the best beer I've ever had.

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Photo of jbru1971
4.41/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

4.125/5. Really torn between the obvious dankness and the obvious skunkiness of 4-20. There is just enough "Heineken green bottle" going on to keep this out of the upper echelon. Great gobs of bitter and onion on nose but some sulfuric fartage on the end, which IMHO they did on purpose...but I digress...
There is great hop bombadiering on the taste. By far , flavor is the best characteristics of this beer. A lot of pellety flavor though. My take is enjoy by 420 would have been even better fresh. ENJOY since sister beer would be what I'd want to try.

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Photo of MLDucky
3.26/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

4:20 version. I can tolerate the dank, onion, garlic, sweaty feet aroma. I just felt it was overly bitter and the hop profile was unable to effectively balance this monster imho.

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Photo of wilmerkatie
3.14/5  rDev -28.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not worth all the hype

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Photo of Tkost99
4.91/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Moonshae_D
4.91/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of schinebd
4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoshHellcat
4.21/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of troutmask96
4.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
4.42/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is an exceptional beer. When it comes to Stone's best, this is on par with Ruination, perhaps better. Without going too in-depth, I love the mix of tropical fruits and oniony, peppery, spicy characteristics. It did wonders to the palate, and it had me hoping for a limited edition bottle that includes a tongue scraper. Dank, delectable, and overall delicious. Like Daniel LaRusso and Ally with an "I", Stone and hops are a winning combination. Enjoy.

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Photo of NJM
3.98/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of dmc42190
4.71/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kerosene13
4.88/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pnelting
4.58/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy by 4.20.15 in 12oz. bottles. Delicious!

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Photo of MammothTarantula
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
4.39 out of 5 based on 10,771 ratings.
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