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RATINGS: 1556   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
asceticbrewer (69) - Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Enjoy by 4.20.15. 12oz into tulip. Pours a golden orange with a thick white head. Aroma is resinous, slightly herbal hop notes. Taste is crisp and bitter. Not as good as some of the other batches, but at the same time better than others.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (904) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Great IPA. Very fresh floral aroma and great balance with the combo of hops. This brew is clear and crisp for an IPA. Very, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nothingbutIPAs (36) - Hillsborough, USA - MAR 26, 2015
12oz bottle. 04/20/2015 date. this series is about as good as it gets. normally have had this on draft or in the 22oz bottles. outside of the yellowish appearance there is really no critique I can make of this. smell is not a strong hop smell which I prefer, but the taste is full of hops. definitely one of the top beers in the world IMO.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GrinchY2K (14) - Maryland, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.14.15 version. Superb. Nose is peaches, Caramel and citrus. Taste is caramel, citrus and resin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2429) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Enjoy by 2/14/15 bomber. Pours a deep clear gold with a medium sized off white head. Aroma of bitter hops, grapefruit and Juicy Fruit gum. Taste of grapefruit, bitter hops and perfume.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCaptMatey (188) - Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pi Day 2015 enjoy by. Poured a clear gold/amber colour with a fluffy white head that left beautiful lacing. Aroma of citrus, pine, and bready malts. Flavor is sweet grapefruit and caramel malts. Medium bodied, chewy mouthfeel with moderate carbonation and a moderate to assertive bitterness on the finish. 3rd from this series for me, 2nd best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1440) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Hoppy. Kinda sweet. Pretty average ipa. Tasted at Tim’s bottle share. Thanks bill.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1415) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2015
So I fear that the version I had (which happened to be two days before its drink-by date) wasn’t as aromatic as it may have been when it was brewed. It was big, and overtly Stone (plenty of Cascade), but nothing that indicated/hinted that I was benefiting by drinking it when I did.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SteveOrz85 (104) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2015
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Taste date 3/12/15 almost a month past Enjoy By date..... Poured from 22 oz bottle into tulip. Hazy golden color. One and a half finger white head. Aroma is full of hopes, floral, grass and primarily citrus. Taste is lightly sweet and medium bitter. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation. Somewhat long, lightly bitter finish. Yet crisp. Overall great beer. One of the better IPAs I have had, but IPAs are not my specialty. Tasted again. 4.20.15 Batch, Tasted on 4/11/15. Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Golden yellow. Lively one inch head. Hoppy notes immediately when poured. Primarily citrus. Taste is lightly sweet, medium bitter. Light bodied. Thin texture. Average carbonation. One of the smoothest, most crisp IPAs I have had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1265) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2015
On tap at Blue Monk in Buffalo, NY. 3/14/15 version. This is a big boy, very heavy, very boozy. Definitely feels like a double....a lot "bigger" than I expected. Definitely had the hops and maybe a little bit of honey.

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