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RATINGS: 1659   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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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


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (8606) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2015
Bouteille 66cl, de et partagée avec Tderoeck. BB 12/25/2015, bottled 11/20/2015. Fin orangé, col blanc crémeux. Arôme est enivrant , très agréable et chargé de houblons, note type C, sac frais houblonné, malté résiduel en rétro. Palais est houblonné très plaisant, agrumes avec un côté pamplemousse en prime, léger rétro de résineux , touche d’ananas avec un côté tropical qui ajoute au caractère. Base maltée reste solide sans pour cela nuire aux houblons et malgré ses quasi 10% en alcool.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heather_B (245) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Enjoy by 4.20.14 and had on 4.9.14. I liked this one so it’s a good one to rate - lots of citrus in the aroma. TONS of citrus and grapefruit in flavor. Pretty fresh overall. Some piny-ness. Golden pour with some white head. Solid offering.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepatrickman (530) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Smooth and well-made, especially considering how high the ABV is. Tons of hop flavor and aroma, all balanced into a big but not overpowering malt backbone,

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leaparsons (9492) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle, Brewdog Leicester. Golden with a white head. Sweet peachy base with mango and caramel. Floral pine with light skunkiness. Grapefruit with peppery alcohol. Very drinkable for its strength. Smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (2241) - Tuusula, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle. Enjoy By 12.25.15. Clear deep golden color, white head. Very fresh hoppy and sweet malty body, fruity and some leafs. Fresh taste, hoppy, malty notes, fruity and balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
batneil (574) - - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle of Enjoy By 12.25.15. Pours clear golden with frothy white head and visible bubbles. Grapefruit smell with a hint of pine. Crisp taste with minimal fizz. Zesty grapefruit without being to bitter and a nice level of hops. Good beer. (K)

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andrew196 (1277) - Katy, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Pours golden with a lasting white head. Beauty. Aroma is big time...tons of pine and tropical fruit, I even caught notes of banana. Juiced with hops on the tongue with sweet grapefruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (908) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Bold grapefruit and pine aroma. Solid clear golden body with a creamy one finger head. Has an initial bitter blast to get your attention. Further on i detect a sweet perhaps grapefruit sensation. Warms your palate going down. Bold yet friendly to the senses. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Turboninja (427) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle@home, from Constantino’s, Cleveland, USA. Medium fresh aroma with citrus and sweet fruits like mango. Golden color with small white head and clear liquid. Strong sturdy taste with slightly over aged still bit sweet mango. Huge amount of hops. Some malts can be detected. Medium balanced. Medium taste spectrum and long hoppy aftertaste with citrus. Medium/strong body with medium/light carbonation. Overall, slightly simple but the great thing is the transformation that changes the character every few days e.g. the body got much needed sturdiness on the last bottle.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drjoeng (619) - SINGAPORE - DEC 20, 2015
This was a "12-25-15" 9.4%ABV. Double IPA. Tapped out a rich cloudy light Amber. 9ºSRM. Nose is pineapple. This would be bright yellow fleshed, sweet pineapple from the Philippines or Sarawak. There are the more traditional deScriptors of pine and resin. The nose also has a rich sour funk in the base notes of the aroma that are remiscent of the funk you appreciate in a cane sugar processing plant, where the raw cane liquor is being boiled down. This funkiness that you usually associate with humidity and heat is likely a function of the rich yeasty aroma which you get strongest near the bottom of your first pint. The nose is fresh and rich at the same time. Mouthfeel is soapy and sudsy and rich. Carbonation is pronounced and just right for such a richly endowed brew. Beautiful roast malt sweetness starting with a robust carbohydrate palate of cracked barley loaves, rough country rye bread, graham cracker pie crust, Animal Crackers, and while we’re on crackers, you also get some nice ginger snaps with both richness and that cute spiciness. There are more obvious caramel, toffee and roasted chestnut flavors. You get some nice bread like flavors like those coming out of a freshly baked crunchy chewy baguette. Some nice raw dough freshness in the palate as well. Hop flavors are pine, resin, hyssop, collard greens, kale, Dandelion green and arrowroot richness. Finish is just herbaceous clean and with a hint of hyssop aggressiveness, but not outright aggression, more like knowing, nod of the head, raise of the eyebrow sort of passive aggression, my favorite kind!! Goes on Favorites List! Goes on All Time Favorites List! For now and until another more seductive brew brushes up against me, the very best double IPA that I have ever ever ever had.


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