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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 10-25-13
                                Enjoy By 11-12-13
                                Enjoy By 12-13-13


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gamin (100) - - JAN 23, 2014
A wonderful hop bomb! I greatly appreciate the blatant naming convention. Too many breweries abstract any sort of bottling date away from you yet Stone wears it on its sleeve. Aroma is straight hops, tipping more toward spice than grapefruit. Unbelievably clear in appearance which completely outclasses other beers in this category. Flavor follows the aroma closely. While using the word "balanced" with this beer feels a bit funny, it is actually more balanced than the other hop bombs out there like Heady Topper. I dig it.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
malkyore (177) - - JAN 22, 2014
If you’ve ever chewed on a whole cone hop, then you may have a good idea about what this beer is like. It’s sweet and hoppy beyond anything I’ve ever had, and just before this I had lagunitas sucks, which up until that point was the happiest beer I’ve ever had... Truly a great great beer, something that has definitely redefined what a double ipa should be for me.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Krej (91) - USA - JAN 22, 2014
I got a bomber of Enjoy By 2.14.14. This is a delicious beer and probably one of my favorite double IPAs. It is extremely hoppy, probably one of the hoppiest beers I’ve tasted. You can’t taste the almost 10% alcohol at all and it goes down extremely smoothly. I think I might go back and buy another bottle or two of this. I love it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Onebigtymer11 (59) - Vermont, USA - JAN 22, 2014
A: clear golden color, white head S: passion fruit, pineapples, citrus T: pine, grapefruit, citrus M: thin, fizzy O: top 5 favorite ipa all time. So dank and delicious

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Beautiful clear amber pour with a 1 inch thick head. Nice lacing! Smells of hop dankness! Perfect carbonation and medium DIPA mouthfeel. Tastes onion strong with the alcohol hidden very well. Drink by 02.14.14. Happy Valentines Day!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
David_Wilcox (1) - Mill Creek, Washington, USA - JAN 21, 2014 does not count
This stuff is amazing! I feel younger, I can now dance like a star where before I couldn’t even stand up. My hair is growing back. My muscles are... oh never mind. Just discovered this beer tonight at Central Market and now that it’s gone I want to drive all the way back and pick up a few more before someone else discovers it and buys them all. Love it! Not too sweet, just the right amount of hops, good bite, great flavour, did I mention I love it?

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thewade (318) - USA - JAN 21, 2014
Enjoy by 02.14.14. Superb IPA. Aroma is pine/spruce. Extremely hoppy (bitter after taste). That’s a good thing! 9.4% hidden well.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
VRH (44) - Georgia, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Remarkably crisp, fresh, & flavourful! Pours up a light transparent golden copper with a nice frothy white head. The aroma is citrus and lemon with hoppy oniony, garlicky, herbal complexity. The flavours are very fresh with lots of lemon grass, cilantro, & hints of mint. The subtle malt richness smooths the brilliant high notes. Medium bodied on the palate, this is a thoroughly enjoyable DIPA. Outstanding!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alliance100 (667) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2014
22oz bottle - 2.14.14 - pours a transparent copper . Huge resinous grapefruit and pine aromas . Bitterness covers the tongue . Skunky weed up front , juicy grapefruit on the back . Very very good . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerfest5 (1147) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 21, 2014
Absolutely delicious. I’m not sure if DIPA’s can get better than this. Massive white head that does not dissipate at all, and leaves amazing lacing on the glass. Aroma of pine, citrus, and grapefruit, without exaggeration, my mouth is watering at the site of it. Blood orange and hazy through the glass. Taste is hoptastic and wonderful, just perfect.


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