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Similar DIPAS to Enjoy By?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by yoitsarch, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. yoitsarch

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    For those of you that had the Stone Enjoy By, what other DIPA are there that have that strong wet grass aroma/taste?
     
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    Not a DIPA but enjoy by reminded me a little bit of Elevated Ipa from la cumbre. Both amazing beers.
     
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    Really? It's been a while since i've had a Double Jack so i can't remember.

    I'm gonna get crucified for this but i thought it was similar to Pliny.
     
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    As soon as I smelled it and tasted it I though Alpine.
     
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    Burley Oak Bulletproof Tiger
     
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    I can definitely agree with you there man, also reminded me a lot of the New Belgium/Alpine Super IPA. I thought it was super clean and crisp like those beers are......but I don't think it tastes anything like Double Jack. Double Jack is easily my least favorite FW beer, I struggle to get through even 12 ounces of that beer........Now I might get crucified for saying that.
     
  8. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Lol possibly.

    I don't think enjoy by was anything like double jack either, but like i said it's been a while.
     
  9. grandmeaulnes

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    It's pretty unique. Alpine IPAs were, in my opinion, a quite obvious inspiration for the hop bill of this beer - Nelson and Bad Boy in particular. However, whereas Alpine's beers finish sort of sweet and nectar-like, Enjoy By has the trademark Stone bitterness.

    So yeah, I'd recommend checking out Alpine beers if you can.
     
  10. CA_Infidel2o9

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    Anyone else get a kinda lingering burning at the back of the throat w/ Enjoy by?
     
  11. j47paco

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    I agree with this 100%
     
  12. Wolfhead

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    Had three snifters from a tap a few nights ago.
    When I smelled it I thought, $150 a quarter :D
    That beer is unbelieveable on tap
     
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    Thanks alot. Im going to do some searching, anybody know of a spot in LA that carries Alpine?
     
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    I had Hop Venom recently and it tasted somewhat similar.
     
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    https://alpinebeerco.wordpress.com/where-to-buy/

    You can find which stores carry their stuff on there, but good luck finding any of their hoppy beers. Those are basically brewery only beers at this point.
     
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    Double Jack isn't in the same league. Category of great DIPAs? yes, but the taste is completely different IMO.
     
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    This totally depends on which batch you got a hold of.

    9.21 - was amazing
    11.09 - was good.
    12.21 - was meh. blah.
     
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    ^^"Hey bring that plank over here. Now nail them here where they come together...";)
     
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    I've said it before. Tastes most like Schlafly TIPA. Galaxy hops. Very Australian.
     
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    KRBC Citra DIPA
     
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    I would say Nelson, Pupil from Societe and sadly now Sculpin. Don't like any of them.
     
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    In my review of it, I compared it to Sucks
     
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    Really? I haven't found Sucks in Ohio yet, but I'll be sure to check it out if that is true.
     
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    Does anyone know where to find Kern River online?
     
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    Didn't have the others but agree with the 12.21 assessment.
     
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    I found it very similar to the Alpine/New Belgium Super India Pale Ale. They both share that very ripe tropical fruitiness to them. So I have to agree with the Alpine references above.
     
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    Enjoy by is a great beer...fresh. Note: It is no longer fresh on the "enjoy by" date. It is easily a month past prime on that date.

    SN Hoptimum
    Moylans Hopsickle

    Avery Maharaja (Hoppier, Willowy)
    FFF Dreadnaught (More complexity)
    Bells Hopslam (More pinapply hops character, lighter mouthfeel)

    Age profoundly affects the character of these IIPAs. None of them will taste similar side-by-side if the ages are different. Nor will two of the same label with different brew dates. I'm sure you know this, but it's always worth mentioning.
     
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    Unless you can find a shop close to Kern or where Stone distributes it, good luck. Even when they do distribute outside of Kern County area, its a case of JO here and there. If you want something like Dirty Hippie you will def have to drive there or one of the stores in the county.
     
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