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RATINGS: 1290   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 08-16-14
                                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 11-12-13
                                Enjoy By 12-13-13


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadIndian (2385) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. Very nice orange, grapefruit and pine aromas and flavors. Notes of caramel malt and a citrus pop.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alpha10 (334) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
2014/02/02 - Batch 02.14.14. Pours a clear copper colour with a three finger, foamy, off-white head that lingers and leaves modest lacing. Aroma is pine and floral hops, citrus and tropical fruits. Taste is grapefruit, orange rind, mango, pine and mildly sweet malts. Aftertaste is pine and mildly sweet malts. Mouthfeel is somewhat oily with lively carbonation and a sharp, bitter and drying finish. Awesome DIPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (914) - Vermont, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Batch Number: 2/14/14. $8.50 for the full pint purchased at the Grog last Friday evening. Pours an effervescent gold with which fashioned a nonexistent, whitish ringed head looming atop. Smells and tastes of cotton, edamame, American hops, clementine peel, and sea salt. Bitey finish, which had also managed to explore plastic, buckwheat, and California yeast. Respectably potable and bone-dry. This is indeed a good DIPA, and and an even better representation of the style, but I feel like I’ve had this kind of DIPA before. Nothing outrageously unique, but it’s solid and wonderfully crafted, and to some people that’s all that matters.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdobbs (381) - New Brunswick, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
bottle. 2-14-14. Clear orange pour with a finger of white head. Citrus, pine, almond, spice. String carbonation. Medium body and creamy and slightly bitter and citrus finish. Hides the alcohol. Awesome

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
gerbs001 (2) - olathe, Kansas, USA - FEB 1, 2014 does not count
First sniffing this beer you will smell the wonderful hops that IPA drinkers can appreciate. The taste of this beer is delicious hops. Not overpowering hops but just pure deliciousness.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mstrcrwly (280) - New York, USA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2014 Had it for 3rd time, this time on tap and it’s gotten better every time..2-14-14...Really nice gold/orange color..incredible aroma of tropical & citrus..tastes like it smells and lingers on palate well..great DIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lefossoyeur (453) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 25, 2014 Batch 02-14-14. Clear golden with almost no head, just a very thin veil. Aroms is mostly grape, soapy with a touch herbal. Medium body, low carbonation, big Nelson sauvignon signature with lots of grape, grassiness and finishes on this grapy note. Not their best in this series of Enjoy By... 7-3-7-3-13 Had to re-reate this with the fantastic batch 4-20-14 Super nice berry/tropical fruit profile. Passion fruit all the way. Absolutely awsome 2IPA in this version. 9-4-9-3-17

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (598) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2014
Enjoy by 04.14.14. Extra aqcuired in a trade. Shared 22 oz bomber. Pours clear light bronze with a medium head. Nose is full of tropical fruits, peaches, pineapple and grapefruit. Taste is hoppy/fruity upfront, again grapefruit and some passionfruits as well. After the refreshing start the bitterness really kicks in, like a punch in the face. Finishes really bitter with some sweet notes. Enjoyed it but a bit to bitter and unbalanced to rate it higher.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
radio_nowhere (824) - Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Enjoy By 02-14-14 bomber into snifter glass, amber’ish golden color with off-white head. Aroma of strong dank citrus (grapefruit, lemon, orange) and piney hops with slight malt sweetness. Taste is certainly a hop bitter hit, adding some earthiness to citrus/pine (resin) notes, some spiciness, slight nuttiness and light caramel malt sweetness. Medium body, low carbonation, dry, crisp, slightly oily with bitter hop finish. This lives up to the hype, great fresh hoppy DIPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maxbier (263) - Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2014 2.14.14 straw yellow color white head. Amazing floral piney aroma, great aroma with at least twice the intensity of your average IPA. malty sweetness balanced perfectly by Stones signature pine hop punch. The first sip out of the glass is great and with each sip it gets better and better. I like to pair beer with food, and I am sure this beer would pair nicely, but it would be unfair to your taste buds to focus on anything other than this IPA. Cleanse your palate pour and enjoy. they should call this one Ruination because it has ruined me for most other IPAs


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