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Stone Enjoy By IPA | Stone Brewing

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4.42/5
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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:
1,512
Ratings:
10,836
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
832
Gots:
3,162
Trade:
21
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 10,836 |  Reviews: 1,512
Photo of Reggie1014
4.54/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phurley2
4.15/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paullmcm25
4.69/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

'Enjoy by 4/20/2016' sampled on 4/5/2016, poured from a bomber into a tulip.

L: Pours a clear medium golden color. Thick creamy off-white head that falls quickly. Great sticky lacing.

S: Dank tropical fruits and hibiscus... mango and citrus.

T/F: Rich malt backbone giving way to an awesome hop profile... citrus and tropical fruit notes dominate... grapefruit and lemongrass... warming with the high ABV. Medium body.... clean finish.

O: Another (after many other) amazing IPA's from Stone. Love the concept and how they put their money where there mouth is in regards to freshness. A great beer and one I'll have again (hopefully many many times).

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Photo of Best_Enjoyed_In_Texas
4.33/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

bottled 3/15/2016

kind of surprised by this one, given the ratings. its got a great bitterness on the finish, and a nice amount of carbonation to accentuate the piney character. in terms of a great fresh ipa .... ive had ipas that tasted a lot fresher. as far as a super dank ipa, ive had much much danker hahah. this beer actually left something to be desired in terms of the flavor profile. still, pretty good ... enjoy!

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

Photo of kristinc
4.05/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ColoradoPhil
4.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigdog3838
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ctnyc12
4.68/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gwald70
4.12/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ShawnoftheD3ad
4.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ductape28
3.94/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Avatar113
4.53/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rms3434
3.67/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

This had a surprisingly light body, which is really not what I wanted or expected from this. This was the first enjoy by that I have ever had, and maybe it's due to high expectations, but this beer fell short for me. Honestly I had this with another beer because I was like "Really? This is it?" and wanted to compare to something I've had multiple times before. After thinking about it though, I realized I just didn't like this much. It looks great, and smells even better, but the taste and mouthfeel were really lacking for me. I ended up pouring out probably 4-6 ounces of it.

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Photo of mwilbur
3.88/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Enjoy by 4.20.16. Poured on-tap at the Escondido brewery into tulip.
A: Pours a clear golden yellow with 1/4 inch white head with good retention and nice thick lacing.
S: Pine resin and soft citrus. Funky hay/barnyard.
T: Pine resin and funky hay. White pepper and soft grapefruit.
M: Light-medium body. Drinks lighter than ABV would suggest. Soft bitterness and subtle citrus sweetness. Mildly dry throughout.
D: Nice complexity and good drinkability. Not quite up to the high ratings, but I also imagine the recipe may change depending upon the date.

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Photo of Lonborgski
4.17/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Enjoy by 04.20.16
From 12oz bottle.
Clear deep gold color. Head fades with moderate lacing.
Moderate bitter smell. Pine. Less fruity than a New England double IPA
Taste is clean, well balanced, not bitter, but not fruity. Stretching it, a sense of a good Scotch and water with some effervescence.
Nice, but not notable feel.
Overall, very good double IPA. Very drinkable.

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Photo of MIbeer27
4.49/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PatrickG
4.06/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TwoHeartedAlex
4.49/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

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

Golden pour with excellent clarity. A white viscous foam that leaves great lacing. The aroma is big. Dank, resinous, tropical fruit, pine, citrus. The taste follows exactly, with the tropical fruits really coming to the fore. The body is full with a moderate-high carbonation. A dry, boozy, bitter finish. Really fantastic.

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Stone Enjoy By IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 10,836 ratings
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