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RATINGS: 1541   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (2277) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle at Wien tasting 02/2015. Shared by Sebilinz, thanks. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is floral hoppy, malty, grapefruit. Taste is bitter, medium sweet, floral hops, grapefruit, orange peel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cuso (5880) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 14, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2015 Bottle kindly shared by Sebilinz, many thanks. Golden color with medium white head. Nice citrus hoppy aroma with sweet malt. Strong hoppy bitter taste with solid malty backbone. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oldschool_Mike (175) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2015 02/14/15. On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours a hazy light amber with a thin white cap. Aroma is a ton of fruit and a little dankness. Taste is dank hops with almost no alcohol. This beer could get dangerous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pcshotsauce33 (61) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Enjoy by 2/14/15...damn this really is packed with hops and a very tasty finish. Floral, pine, and citrusy galore. I sat on this bottle for a week and wish it was the first I had actually cracked open before some others. Excellent job on this batch grab it while you can.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
X (95) - California, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Big, beer, big head, big flavor, big hoppy presence, big bad Mojo, And a bit extreme. I can’t help but wonder if ten years from now Stone will still be making new batches of this and what my reaction will be. Will I still think that its big and over the top? Time will tell.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fin (8268) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
In bottle courtesy of Ang’, shared with Loz, Ang’ and Julio’ at Moncada brewery, Friday 6th February 2015 Thanks Ang’! Pours gold the clarity is very good. I get pineapple cubes on the nose and in mouth along with some piney resin. Wow this is just amazing, fresh, tropical fruits jockey for attention in the mouth, the hops are incredible, I love the ’in yer face’ BBE idea, this is just so fresh, a real kaleidoscope of tropical flavours bursting out across your tastebuds. Wow a brilliant beer, thanks so much Ang’! A8 A5 T10 P4 Ov18 4.5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdbr78 (4) - Riverton, Kansas, USA - FEB 11, 2015 does not count
2-14-15 release. As compared to the last releases going back to 7-04-14 and even 3-17-14 this is not as bright and crisp. Its hoppy, but it doesn’t pop. Dull is a word. Was hoping for more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RCx240 (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 10, 2015
Pours transparent but slightly hazy golden orange. Foamy off white head, leaves behind some spotty lacing. Aroma is powerful citrus and resin. Tastes of citrus. Finishes soft, quickly with a faint bitterness. Light body, soft carbonation, slight stickyness. Very light and sessionable considering its 9.4% abv.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3251) - Montana, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Bomber pours a golden brew with a white top. Nose is peaches, Caramel and citrus. Taste is caramel, citrus and resin.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pacv27 (53) - - FEB 9, 2015
Translucent and very light orange in color with lots of bubbles. There is a foamy off white head that is 3 1/2 fingers in depth. The aroma is very floral with tons of grapefruit and others like pineapple, apricot and maybe even nectarines. Moderate mouthfeel but very smooth and highly drinkable for a 9.4% abv. The taste is a blend of the same tropical fruits in the aroma along with a sweet caramel malt base. Not nearly as hoppy as I was expecting it to be. The bitterness encountered at the end is reminiscient of tart fruit skins.

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