Stone Enjoy By IPA | Stone Brewing

Stone Enjoy By IPAStone Enjoy By IPA
BA SCORE
96.4%
Liked This Beer
4.42 w/ 10,780 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:
#202
Reviews:
1,501
Ratings:
10,780
Liked:
10,397
Avg:
4.42/5
pDev:
9.05%
Alströms:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
826
Gots:
3,137
Trade:
21
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 10,780 |  Reviews: 1,501
Photo of Zoomslowik
4.48/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoy by 4/20/16 (yes, I'm late. I had several before 4/20 and it was just as good).

L- Golden color, solid white head with a lot of lacing.

S- Piney, a little dank and fruity.

T- Great Balance of malt and bitterness. Slightly fruity (grapefruit and mango). Don't really notice the alcohol.

F- Medium body, dry finish.

O- I try to grab a sixer of this whenever it's available. Admittedly I've enjoyed (pun intended) some of these more than others, but it's still among the best I've had.

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Photo of allistermcg
4.77/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NatoMasochism
4.9/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Chadbo
4.92/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Ashleypietrobon
5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hudson2508
4.01/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brian44556
4.53/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip. Enjoy by 4.20.2016 vintage.

Pours a deep honey, with a 1/2 inch head. Head is bright white, has great retention, and leaves thick lines of lace spread out around the insides of the glass. Very dank, resin smell. Lots of fresh tropical fruit, mango, pineapple, and grapefruit. Taste and smell go hand in hand. A lot of juicy tropical fruits. This one is an easy drinker, crisp, and refreshing. Amazing offering by Stone, decent price and readily available, this is world class.

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Photo of Caseyk1088
4.74/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Clydesdale
4.7/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mac31
4.68/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

4.20.16 had on 4.20.16 bottled on 3.14.16.

Wow, what a beer! I have not had the Enjoy by 4.20. It sells out fast around here. Now I can see why. The hops are perfectly displayed-pineapple, mango, orange, tangerine, grapefruit. I thought the pine and dank were in line with the rest of the hop's flavor components. The grapefruit and subtle resin kick up in the finish, lingering just a bit. The overall bitterness is moderate at best. It starts low and slow, peaking in the finish. But even the finishing bitterness is mellow enough that you don't think twice about going in for another sip. The hoppy bitterness is softened by pleasantly sweet, and light bready malts. There is some caramel in the malt as well. The malt is always present providing the perfect balance needed for a world class beer, which this beer is. I really enjoy the body of this brew too, smooth and slightly coating/creamy. Alcohol is well covered, which makes this a dangerous beer. All of this contributes to a well balanced, harmonious, super drinkable brew. If you have the opportunity, don't pass on it. This is truly a must have if you are an IPA fan.

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Photo of DADDY5000
4.73/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of wanderingpints
4.83/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lfrancisco
4.37/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of branddetroit
4.4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chrinst
4.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Angerhaus
4.74/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of drinkin-beeers
4.07/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of EMH73
4.27/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

4/20/16 version. Pours a golden color with an orange hue, clear with a half inch white head that leaves nice lacing. Smell is floral, pine and citrus. Taste is dominated by grapefruit, a slight sweetness, balanced by a hint of pepper, and then a bitter pine finish. Very dry mouthfeel, well carbonated. A very good beer.

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Photo of Danmullens1
4.41/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seantelecine
4.33/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

05.04.16
stone is the bomb
pours dark blk , lacing is sick
smell is truly amazing,probably one of my favorites to date
taste great, slightly too bitter on after after taste.
but it is dark so maybe thats the deal..

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Photo of Mikecd234
4.43/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WickedBeer
4.21/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lemke412
3.64/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle. Byrne Dairy. 4:20 date
9%+!

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Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 96.4% out of 100 with 10,780 ratings
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