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RATINGS: 1253   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 11-09-12   Enjoy By 04-01-13   Enjoy By 04-20-14
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 08-02-13
                                Enjoy By 09-13-13
                                Enjoy By 10-25-13
                                Enjoy By 11-12-13
                                Enjoy By 12-13-13


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Enjoy By 02-14-14. On tap. Medium amber hue with decent white head. Aroma has huge notes of citrus, pine, catnip and caramel. Full bodied and oily with soft carbonation. Heavy bitterness on the finish. Overall a lovely skunky kindbud IIPA. Loved it.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bigrond (1459) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2014
HAd the 2-14-14. Hands down the best IPA I’ve ever had. Strong hop aroma, out of this world flavor. With a 9.5 alc%...it’s the beer that just keeps giving. Lovedit, can’t wait for the next batch

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silphium (3160) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Draft (2.14.14) at Taps 25, Lansing. Hazy medium orange body with a medium dense off-white head. Spicy, musky nose, catty with skunky cannabis or wild sweet cicely. Super-catty, medicinal, spicy, leafy body with anise/licorice and orange peel. Weird and potent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
juiceisloose (1055) - Windermere, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2014
22 oz bottle. Enjoy by 02.14.14. This one poured a glowing golden color and crowned by a small head of frothy foam that quickly washes away to streaks of lace. The aroma is very typical west coast IPA with notes of tropical fruits, mango, grapefruit, and orange to go with some pine resin. The hops are balanced by nicely by a toasted caramel malt base. The flavor follows suit with tropical fruits, grapefruit, and orange hops dominating, but balanced nicely by the biscuit and toasted caramel malts. The hops are still the star though. Medium bodied and incredibly smooth and easy to drink with just the right amount of carbonation and without the heavy feeling a double IPA can bring. The finish is nice and dry with a lingering hop bitterness that just begs another sip. This is just very light and easy to drink for the high abv which is dangerous for sure. Another winner for Stone and a stellar west coast style IPA to boot.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (5945) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
[Bottle (660ml)] Pours a slightly hazy copper-gold with an average size lasting frothy off-white head. Lovely hoppy aroma, fruity, citrusy, piney, a bit hempy and resiny -- a bit sweet as well. Flavour of those same aforementioned hop notes, also a bit sweet and alcohol is pretty well hidden. Moderate to big bitter finish. So easy to drink for such a high abv. Medium bodied. A great DIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
miura1966 (10) - Temecula, California, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Very good brew tingling mouth feel loads of bubbles that brings out aroma of pepper and citrus. very crisp clean and clear. Drink it up.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Corrinado711 (78) - - FEB 18, 2014
2-14-14, draft. Pours clear amber with thin, fine head. Aroma of pine, flower, hops. Taste is citrus and pine with a flowery and hoppy finish. Little bit of an alcohol finish. Nice balance. Liight to medium mouthfeel,awesome aIPA

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gooball201 (38) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2014
2.14.14. Piney and yet another solid Stone offering. always worth chasing. Well worth any barter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EcnarM (64) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Everything a double IPA should be and all of it done well. From the pour through the finish it rates high across the board. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerZombies1 (29) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 15, 2014
American double / Imperial IPA 9.4% ABV APPEARANCE: Poured a brilliant warm honey color, with a pillowy off white head. Head dissipated fairly quickly leaving nice lacing patterns. AROMA: If a grapefruit and a pine tree had a baby it's skin would smell like this! Lots of tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, guava. Sweet malts and a bit of herbal slices come through. TASTE: followed the nose incredibly well. Fruit comes out very nicely followed with sweet maltiness and then the hops hit you. They hit hard and in your face. Bitterness is very present but begins to mellow in a great biscuity flavor on the backend. MOUTHFEEL: medium plus on the carbonation, prickly and tingly in the tongue. Slightly oily with a medium body. This is almost to easy to drink. OVERALL: I myself am a big fan of Stone, this IPA gave me everything I look for in a solid west coast outing. Delicious grapefruit & pine bomb with high ABV and high IBU that is easy drinking. RATING: 4.5/5 Zombie Heads! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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