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RATINGS: 1501   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Macegan75 (739) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Draft at Capone’s. Pours golden honey with some nice head. Nose is pine and lime rind. First sip is citrus, beautiful sweet malt, juicy fruits and stone fruits. finish is slight lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5509) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2013
[Whole Foods Plymouth Meeting] Amber color with a medium sized, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, pine, grapefruit, grass, and lots of citrus fruits. Taste of citrus, pine, grapefruit, light sweetness, and bitter hop finish. Bittering seemed a bit too high, just like a really fresh Ruination.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
whicheck (81) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
The sweetness on the aroma blends with the hops. Taste very hopy but with a twist.. literally a twist from mouth full to swallow. Very good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oRos (1298) - sacramento, California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle from bevmo. Color is yellow almost copper. Light white head. Aroma is cat piss. Taste bitter and tangy. Has a pungent pine with some citrus. Great balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bomber from Beer Run. Enjoy by 02.15.13. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized frothy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of fresh resin, pine, citrus hops and faint caramel malts. The taste is citrus, resin, candied citrus, pine hops, some tropical notes, faint caramel malts, a touch of banana and green banana. Very aggressive assault on the tongue, which is exactly what I was hoping for. Medium bodied, and shockingly, persistent lingering bitterness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cmonster (997) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle. 02.15.13. Enjoyed on 01.17.13. Clear copper pour with a short off-white head. Beautiful nose of ultra fresh prickly pine, lemony citrus and a clean malt backdrop. Very bitter, medium sweet flavor. Also very nice. This beer doesnt seem like its near 9.4 abv. Medium body, creamy texture, and a long, long bitter finish. Off the charts. I need to cellar a few of these...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
GandGKevin (932) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottled 1-11-13 enjoy by 2-15-13. Orange peel and tangerine aromas. Piney nectarine and orange flavors. Overall a superb IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
scooter520 (185) - - JAN 17, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2013 Bottle enjoy by 2-15-13. Appearance: crystal clear golden pour with quickly dissipating foamy white head. Aroma: beautiful big floral and citrus, grapefruit, and some sweet malt and pine resin. Taste: floral hops up front, juicy grapefruit, tangerine and sweet caramel sugar malt in the middle, ending with grapefruit pith and piney dry bitter finish. Mouthfeel: thin slick body with medium carbonation. Overall: AMAZING! One of the (if not the) best DIPAs I’ve had. West coast style. Beautifully balanced malt backbone and multilevel hop profile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1503) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2013
(Obviously) very fresh IPA. Pours with low carbonation, and has a nice orange-tinged translucent appearance. Taste-wise, three things stand out: freshness in hops; citrus taste; and well balanced bitterness -- not crazy bitter. Among the three "fresh" IPAs I've had, I slot this below fresh Pliny the Elder and above fresh Rogue GYO wet-growth (in the green bottle). Recommended, and good stuff! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2013
On draught at Papago. Pours clear copper with an eggshell head. Aroma is massive citrus, unripe mango and tropical fruit. Taste is sweet with some bitterness. Medium bodied and somewhat slick. Bitterness and alcohol give a little bite in the finish. Very good beer.

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