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RATINGS: 1676   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 Enjoy By 07-04-16


4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2013
On tap at the abbey. Pours light amber with a nice frothy head. Aroma is deep and complex, grass, oranges, pineapple, grapefruit, yum. Flavor is very sweet and grassy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle at Bruce’s, London - thanks to Bruce. Pours perfectly clear with a modest, white foam head. Lovely dank hop aroma, some juicy citrus, pine. Medium sweet flavor, medium sweetness, lots of sticky pine, orange, some grass. Full bodied with fine to average carbonation. Dank and resinous to finish, juicy pine, grapefruit, sticky grass. Quite fresh, juicy. Drinks so, so well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (2210) - - MAR 12, 2013
Uploading old ratings that were missing comments. Devastatingly fresh is accurate. Very dank and citrusy. Crisp palate. Really hoping one of the newer iterations makes its way out here again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
48FanInCali (848) - California, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bomber. Tasty treat. Nice golden pour with thick head. Gorgeous looking beer. Strong nose of citrus and hops along with a taste. Not as sweet as I was hopping for but still an awesome IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (3084) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a snifter. Pours clear light amber with small white head which dissapates quickly. A little lacing, medium body, low carbonation, and grapefruit/pine aroma. Taste is big grapefruit, some pine, and bitter hop finish. Second to dreadnaught for me.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
freedivesurfer (13) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2013
04.01.13 release. On tap at Mellow Mushroom Wrightsville Beach. Pours a golden color with minimal head. Nose is tropical fruits, floral, maybe mango. Taste is incredibly balanced for a 9% IPA. The freshness is evident. Nice hop characteristic. Piney notes. Very smooth drinking. Hop flavor sticks around for awhile, which I like. I have had 1 out of a bottle and 2 on tap. I have enjoyed the ones on draft much more than in the bottle. Excellent beer! Drink this while its around!!!!! -- via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kennydiaz (355) - Manahawkin, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2013
It pours a nice golden color with mild head. It has a crisp hop taste with a strong citrus ,pineapple and floral taste.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1680) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2013
(04-01-13) Starts off with a big over the top tropical fruit hop aroma. Pours a clear light amber, with a quickly fading white head. This is a hop bomb, and that doesn’t even begin to describe it. This is a punch in the face with hops, with a long lingering bitter finish. If you can get your hands on this, I would do so, and try it quickly.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joes (92) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2013
Sample @ Braukunst Live 2013, poured by Greg Forest Gump himself :-) Dark gold, a bit hazy, small white head. A very fruity, well rounded aroma with mostly citrus/grapefruit and just a hint of pineapple. Fresh hoppy, fruity taste, with orange and grapefruit/lemon in the front. Good carbonation and alcohol very dangerously hidden. A very good IPA indeed.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (1323) - - MAR 11, 2013
Gold pour into a goblet. Floral fruity hop aroma, mango, grapefruit. Very bitter. Grapefruit, citrus peels. Medium body. On tap at pizza plant.


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