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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


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14773) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Bottle 12-21-12 courtesy of Greg at Churchkey, thank you sir! Clear bright golden color, white head. Aroma of fresh grass and scallions. Taste is light and airy dry grass. Amazingly light considering the alcohol content.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (1028) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Pours golden in color with a white lacing. Dank hop notes with floral and grass. Somewhat one dimensional, but delicious.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
STRYKER662 (6) - California, USA - DEC 11, 2012 does not count
Love this beer from the initial smell of opening bottle or on draft. tastes just like smell, hoppy, grapefruit, resinous, smooth, dry, delicious, potent

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msante79 (2212) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2012
Bomber I picked up while in NY. Pours clear golden with white head. Aromas of pine, tropical fruit, resinous hops, and some sweet malts. Flavors of resinous hops, pine, loads of tropical fruit, sweet malt, bitter hops, and some booze. Hop profile is rather strong on this one. Nice job by Stone.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (7470) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 10, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2014 Tap at Haymarket in Chicago. No joke - this is world class. Clear golden pour with a spotty white head. Huge juicy citrus and floral hop - total west coast monster. Excellent. Update - 4.20.2014 version - yes. Dank. Beautiful. Awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gdrydenc (8) - Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2012 does not count
Remarkably clear beer with a fantastic hop kick and a very delicious aroma. Consumed fresh (as required) and not sorry about it! Awesome beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Crystal clear with a golden color. Gumball and candy smell. Theres a little malt too. Full flavored and bodied. Very well roinded flavors ranging from sweet to bitter with a long finish. Quite delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (2728) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Stone crushed it with this beer. Maybe they should date all their bottles so obviously because this one is great. Huge dank citrus flavors with medium sweetness.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Draught. Simply put, this is the best hop aroma I?ve ever experienced. The depth and brightness are unbelievable. I?ve experienced fresh hops on the vine, and I?ve gone through countless pounds of dried hops and pellets. Never have I experienced something like this. Bright, clear orange with a thin white head. Flavor is almost as impressive as the aroma. Big juicy citrus with subtle pine notes. Subdued bitterness, just enough to remind me who makes it. Mouthfeel is smooth, full but silky. Not a hint of the abv. Finish is long on both dry bitterness and fresh citrus.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Pours pale golden with a slight orange hue. Head is small white lace. Nose is intense citrus, pines, resin, oranges, all the lovely intense tropical fruit and citrus bliss that you could want along with some sweet sticky malt aroma. Flavor is resinous, sticky, citrusy, intense tropical fruits, grassy, sticky malt sweetness, highly bitter and some evident alcohol notes. What a badass IIPA.


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