Stone Enjoy By 2/15/13 - San Diego

Discussion in 'Pacific' started by besaunders, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. besaunders

    besaunders Nov 8, 2007 California

    So, do any of the San Diego Stone stores (South Park, Oceanside) still have the Enjoy By in stock, or did it fly off the shelves within minutes?
     
  2. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    All the company store sites will have a 2 bottle/1 growler limit on it starting tomorrow. 1/16.

    So show up then as it'll be in limited supply.
     
  3. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Feb 25, 2008 California

    They get it tomorrow. I grabbed some last week in Escondido mid afternoon. There was plenty.
     
  4. besaunders

    besaunders Nov 8, 2007 California

    Odd - I thought it was today. I also notice that they open at 4:00 today and tomorrow.

    Double never mind!
     
  5. pinkgrenade

    pinkgrenade Aug 19, 2011 California
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    if you pick it up in south park say hi to me! ill be working with redthetrucker
     
  6. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    Pasadena location checking in - they had 90 cases. That's 30 more than last batch. And with a limit going from 6 to 2, I expect it to last the rest of the day easily.
     
  7. dcgunman

    dcgunman Jul 1, 2009 California
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    To bad it's 2 bottle limit. But thats okay. More will (should) be able to enjoy this one. Does anybody have price details? $ per bottle and growler fill?
     
  8. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    $7 per bottle, $13.76 per 2-lite fill
     
  9. aztec87

    aztec87 Aug 30, 2012 California

    what about the liter growler size?
     
  10. mrkrispy

    mrkrispy Apr 5, 2006 California

    Oh man, I hope this lasts until I get there to buy some, my growler is thirsty.
     
  11. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Dec 10, 2011 California

    My growler is thrist for Societe O'Briens IPA.
     
  12. mrkrispy

    mrkrispy Apr 5, 2006 California

    I have room for both
     
  13. tyrsis

    tyrsis Mar 13, 2009 California
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    this beer is good as fuck, btw
    drank two last night
     
  14. hiimrichie

    hiimrichie Jul 11, 2012 California
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    I'm headed there before the Aztecs game, hope the South Park location will still have some!
     
  15. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Feb 25, 2008 California

    Oceanside got 30 cases. They opened at 2:00 and are down to 5 cases as of 3:30
     
  16. dcgunman

    dcgunman Jul 1, 2009 California
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    Last years best new ipa. . . .dipa. It was delicious. Wish I could of stayed for one more. Only if they had a separate line just for glass refills. But got two bottles and growler to enjoy by. . . . .soon. :)

    . . . . .hows the weather in kernville?
     
  17. peteinSD

    peteinSD Apr 25, 2010 California

    for those that want bottles and strike out maybe try bevmo o'side later this week.
     
  18. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Feb 25, 2008 California

    Not likely. No one was getting this except the Stone stores.
     
  19. peteinSD

    peteinSD Apr 25, 2010 California

    i really don't know. just trying to be helpful. i know that last go 'round the stone o'side store sold out very quickly and i nabbed a few bottles at bevmo o'side later that week.
     
  20. Earlycsquid

    Earlycsquid Jan 7, 2013 California
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    this batch is NorCal and out of state bound. Only SoCal spots getting it are the company stores.
     
  21. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Dec 10, 2011 California

    I'm sure Stone will milk this one for a decade before putting out another great beer. And flood the market with crappy Anni's and Collabs or "Belgo"s in the meantime.
     
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  22. tyrsis

    tyrsis Mar 13, 2009 California
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    I think you'll be surprised at what the IRS variant is this year...
     
  23. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Dec 10, 2011 California

    I'll file that somewhere between "Does not care" & "Couldn't give a shit"

    Unless it's a Rebel Yell barrel aged version. Right out of the plastic bottle.
     
  24. tyrsis

    tyrsis Mar 13, 2009 California
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    Not an IRS fan? I think it might be their best beer.
     
  25. ImJ2x

    ImJ2x Jan 3, 2012 California

    Uhhh, I don't wanna look like a nut-hugger, but I gotta defend Stone here, buddy. This beer is DELICIOUS. I'm not sure why that irritates you. And it IS megafresh. For an IPA whore like myself, that's soooooo important. I applaud Stone for emphasizing this to the industry. (How many good brewers STILL don't bottle date? Too many.)
    And I wanna make another point- I'm so tired of buying growlers from awesome (and not-so-awesome) brewers, only to be disappointed by the $20+ cost of a refill. (Isn't the whole idea of buying a growler supposed to be that it will save you money in the long run?) I filled my 66oz growler (2 more ozs than anyone else) for $13.89. With a world-class, SUPERfresh, mega-delish DOUBLE IPA. Thank you, Stone.
     
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  26. ImJ2x

    ImJ2x Jan 3, 2012 California

    Oh yeah, and "crappy Anni's?" Ruination 10th "anni" is simply my fav beer ever.
     
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  27. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa May 19, 2011 California
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    Had a few "Drink Bys" in Pasadena yesterday and they were just as good as the previous release. IMO, there is no doubt that Stone is earning a place at the Big Boy Brewer's IPA table, matching up with beers like Zombie Dust, Citra, Heady and Nelson.
     
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  28. dcgunman

    dcgunman Jul 1, 2009 California
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    Enjoy By is by far the best "new" IPA/DIPA's from last year. The 8 oz pour at the comp store was super fresh. And for a growler fill for only around 14 is dirt cheap for a DIPA. Even if it's Stone. I think Stone, Alpine and a few others growler fill prices are decent. I can spend around $7-8 for gas round trip to Oceanside and buy 2 bottles and a growler fill (or more) it's worth it. But to run around OC from store to store looking to buy one bottle at a time and not really knowing how much your gonna pay for a bottle is insane to me. I used to run around looking for bottles here and there. Now I'll just drive to Alpine, Kern, etc to buy my beers in bulk and head back home and relax with a fridge of some awesome beers. You've got place like Port, the Bruery, Beachwood, etc. that will charge alot more for their growler fills. I'm not knocking them as they all have some awesome beers in their line-up. You pay $7 for a bomber of Enjoy By versus $14 for a growler fill of 64oz. That's like paying less than $5 for 22ozs. Deal. A great deal from Stone. IMO.
     
  29. dcgunman

    dcgunman Jul 1, 2009 California
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    This one (10th Anny Ruin) should be another one that Stone should make available a couple times a year. A big delicious beer. I did not care for their 16th Anny. But the tenth and enjoy by is spot on.
     
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  30. dcgunman

    dcgunman Jul 1, 2009 California
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    How was the turn out at the Pasadena store? There was about 35+ in line at opening at the Oceanside store.
     
  31. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa May 19, 2011 California
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    About 50. Line was down to a dozen by the time we left. Got there an hour early and there were about a half dozen of Pasadena's finest standing in the small plaza where Stone is located with a sniffy dog. They left without incident or explanation. I'm guessing it was all that extra Lupulin.
     
  32. ImJ2x

    ImJ2x Jan 3, 2012 California

    Give em 6 pints and a doggy bowl of Enjoyby, and I bet they'll stop "sniffin"...
     
  33. ImJ2x

    ImJ2x Jan 3, 2012 California

    Drinking my growler now, and VERY impressed. This is a wonderful, complex, strong, FRESH beer. And, at $13.89/66 oz growler, maybe the best value ever. I work damn hard for my money. So thank you, Stone.
     
  34. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Dec 10, 2011 California

    It's one of their better beers, it's also a Lee Chase creation which is tits. What's this year's variant? I don't support Stone much so it's not on my 'must buy' annually. I'd rather have a Speedway.
     
  35. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Dec 10, 2011 California

    I never said it was a bad beer. In fact it's the Best beer they've made in a very long time. Given their track record of winners to losers, it'll be another decade before they make something as equally awesome.
     
  36. stillmatic

    stillmatic Nov 5, 2012 California

    My experience at Stone Co. Store Pasadena: I called before we headed over to verify if they at least had bottles available. Arrived ~8:15PM and as we purchased our share of bombers, 8oz pours, and 2L growler fill, I was warned the keg is 1/5 full and the keg may be "kicked" during my fill. As we enjoyed our beer, the keg "kicked" at about 3/4ths of our growler fill and we had 2 options. Dump or keep the contents of the growler for free...They still had bottles left last night.
     
  37. PlinyTheYoungest

    PlinyTheYoungest Jun 30, 2009 California

    I think there was only one option all along, and I'm sure you chose wisely.
     
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  38. tyrsis

    tyrsis Mar 13, 2009 California
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    Funny that you should prefer Speedway. This years odd IRS will be similar.
     
  39. MacNCheese

    MacNCheese Dec 10, 2011 California

    Speedway is on the shelf here year-round. No special need to hunt it or whatever. I'm sure the comparisons will be had at some point.
     
  40. Xul

    Xul May 18, 2008 California

    You have me intrigued. Stone IRS has always been one of my go-to beers to stock up on, perhaps no longer a favorite, but at ~$6/bottle, nice to put a stash away in the cellar. The smoked Old Guardian sounds interesting and can't be any worse than the Belgo variant, so I'm cautiously optimistic about that as well.
     
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