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RATINGS: 1601   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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 bottle, to be overlooked by all but the most attentive of retailers and beer fans. 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.

Batch List:
Enjoy By 09-21-12   Enjoy By 02-15-13   Enjoy By 02-14-14 Enjoy By 02-14-15
Enjoy By 11-09-12   Enjoy By 04-01-13   Enjoy By 04-20-14 Enjoy By 04-20-15
Enjoy By 12-21-12   Enjoy By 04-20-13   Enjoy By 05-16-14 Enjoy By 05-17-13
  Enjoy By 07-04-14 Enjoy By 07-04-13   Enjoy By 08-16-14 Enjoy By 08-02-13
Enjoy By 09-20-14 Enjoy By 09-13-13   Enjoy By 10-31-14 Enjoy By 10-25-13
Enjoy By 12-05-14 Enjoy By 11-12-13   Enjoy By 12-26-14 Enjoy By 12-13-13
Enjoy By 10-31-15

AWISLguy's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AWISLguy (1971) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2012 Re-rate the 12/21 batch in a bomber from Antioch Fine Wine brought by and shared with ck1 - thanks bro! This is really, really good!! Original rating (the 9/21 batch): On tap at Duke’s in Crystal Lake with ck1. Pours orangey with an off-white head. Nice lacing. Aroma has a terrific hoppy/grassy smell with pine and sweet fruit. Very hop forward and luscious. Taste is of bitter citrus, sweet fruit, some pine and subtly that burnt bacon flavor. Very fresh and smooth. Tremendously balanced, and seeming to be from hops alone. Finishes nicely bitter, not as over the top as Ruination 10th, with some sweetness. This is the beer that 7 years ago I said was the best I’ve ever had ... or a version of it. Maybe not really THE best, but lovely. ck1 says 16/17. More brews should push the freshness as it is a huge bonus! (10-4-9-5-17)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jared_Clifton (86) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Great hop flavor, not insanely intense but definitely there. Sweet citrus flavors. One of my top double ipas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tysongillmore (355) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Citrusy but not too bitter. Somewhat typical IPA. ---Rated via BeerBuddy for iPhone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hoprider (236) - DENMARK - NOV 15, 2015
10.31.15 - drunk in mid October. Pours clear golden with a white fluffy head. Rich aroma of candy hops...? Some sweet spice. Interesting nose but really nice. Taste is moderately sweet with a full mouthfeel. Big malt body but solid hop amount to be balanced. Finishes semi bitter and very mouthcoting. Liked it lots.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
florio2 (5) - - NOV 9, 2015 does not count
This was unexpected. Pours a clear gold fragrant brew with a creamy minimal head. Hints of citrus and a clear finish on the back of the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sigmund (5987) - Tau, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2015
Stone Enjoy By 10-31-15, on tap in Ernie´s Tin Bar, Petaluma, in October. An excellent double IPA, brimming with luscious and fresh hop aromas and flavours, intense but not too extreme.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Matipa74 (19) - SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2015
650ml. 10.31.15............ ...............................................

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6825) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 3, 2015
Where and how: tasting b. 650 ml
Aroma pleasant approach with soft hoppy aromatic character. Malty behind, perhaps tad too sweet.
Appearance :
Top: large cap with visible lace on glass
Base: hazy, amber gold.<br Palate : medium-full bodied. Milder carbonation. Mid longer finish.
Taste: as in aroma, nice solid dose of easy going hops blended with sweet malty base. Alcohol present but not vulgar.
other notes created to be nice easy going fresh Imperial IPA… It was that

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
varanid99 (760) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2015
31-10-15 Edition. Deep gold pour with a thick white head. Smells ridiculous - huge, resinous, mango, pine, citrus aroma with a bit of malt under it. Slightly sweet, big tropical fruit, malty, a slight bit of booziness, great bitterness of the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
earmando (1) - - OCT 30, 2015 does not count
Fresh i just can believ this place have it, very well stocked place schmitzservices.com

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4346) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 30, 2015
Medium amber golden color.some mangoes and stone fruit in the nose. Not too sweet. Very carbonated. Well made, but actually I don’t like the hops and fruits.

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