Stone Enjoy By IPA | Stone Brewing

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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:
#201
Reviews:
1,517
Ratings:
10,860
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
833
Gots:
3,175
Trade:
21
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Ratings: 10,860 |  Reviews: 1,517
Photo of IPAExpert69
4.77/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Would rate thus a 4.69, because this beer is nearly perfect but has some very slight shortcomings

L: Just a beautiful pour, clear with very fine white head. Just a gorgeous beer.
S: Funky, and poignant. Basically a hop head's dream.
T: Bittery citrusy goodness, which in my opinion could be stronger but still hits home hard.
F: It's a Stone IPA at almost 10%, that basically in a nut shell should tell you the feel.
O: 4.69, great beer. Putting an expiration date on any beer makes me instantly buy it, and this is one of the best.

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Photo of Ckimb45
4/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of csmrx7
4.3/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Libeertarian
4.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From notes taken 04/19/17:

This is the Enjoy by 04.20.17 batch. Got to it in the nick of time!

Beautiful, clear bright orange, like a new penny. A steady stream of bubbles coming up from the bottom just add to the aesthetics. There’s a very fine and filmy off-white head, moderate retention, about what you’d expect for something this boozy and filtered and soft. Tangerine, mango, pineapple, cantaloupe, alcohol to smell. Yum, yum! Palate is very tropical as well but does a better job of blending all these distinct but similar elements together, and bringing the alcohol, some caramel, and more perfumy and rindy (grapefruit) hop qualities to the front. Excellent balance, far better than your average Imperial IPA, which I enjoy up to a point but always eventually have to start wincing at. Taste and feel both remind me somewhat of an American Wild Ale, there’s a rubbery quality to it right by the grapefruit rind, but this is nowhere near as sour. Extremely peppery retro-olfaction. Thanks for that, ethanol and hops, both! Deceptively light-bodied, and masking the heat further with abundant, tight, softer, but active carbonation. You eventually feel it all throughout your mouth and throat, though, it’s only a matter of time.

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Photo of Burgy
4.42/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FyreStorm
4.6/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of SourCherry1
5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look, Bomb!
Smell, OMG!
Taste, "Angels singing!"...
Feel, Ssssshhhhaaaaooooo! !!
Overall, The BEST West Coast IPA!

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Photo of mf86
4.06/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeoffAnton2637
4/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lewith
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a clear golden amber colored body with a one finger white foamy head that disappears at a moderate pace, speckled lacing clings a bit. The smell had a sweet yet bitter through pine, floral, hoppy, grapefruit tones. The taste had a bittersweet through previously mentioned flavors, grapefruit aftertaste, dry finish. On the palate, it sat at about a light to medium, semi-sessionable as the ABV seems to be well hidden, carbonated spot on. Overall, very nicely done IPA in a series that is always easy to come back to.

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Photo of Juggerr
3.98/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PDinunzi
4.4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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

We all know his beer.. dank, resin, pine etc... got it at Bevmo San Jose a week before holiday.. $18.99 6 pack cans.. variation between cans. Half were cloudy, others relatively clear..but all good.

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Photo of Redscot
4.22/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Mai11oux
4.74/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of agilleo32
4/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of concordhijinx
4.8/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I saw this on a menu yesterday in Birmingham while at work and immediately stopped by to try it for the first time on my way home. Served in a sniffer. Look is pale amber in color with about 3/4" of head. Pungent odor of hops and hops and hops with slight citrus quaffed around the hops. The imagery of hops soaked in a pool of zesty seltzer water came to mind. Taste seems to be a never ending profile of hops that flows in waves throughout. Complex indeed but so incredibly smooth and refreshing. Truthfully with the ABV and varieties used I anticipated it to be overbearing but in typical stone fashion, it was not. Incredibly smooth and balanced throughout and had a wonderful mouth feel that coated so well. I am extremely impressed by this IPA and encourage anyone to get one while its good.

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Photo of MatthewGrapeHead
3.5/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buzzkill8807
4.67/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of B2A
4.65/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stew5
4.84/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 10,860 ratings
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