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RATINGS: 1534   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 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


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
UXO (760) - CANADA - JUN 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2015 Pours clear pale gold with two fingers of white head diminishing gradually to a thin skim and spotty lacing. (4/5) Nose is mango, pine resin, grapefruit, pale and caramel malt. (5/5) Taste is moderate sweet and moderate to strong bitter. (5/5) Medium body and decent sustained carbonation, with an off-dry building bitter finish and a gentle warming. (5/5) Don’t tell me how to live my life, bottle! Even though this is ten days past the best by date, this is probably the the best Enjoy By I’ve tried so far. This is pretty much the perfect DIPA - the flavours are a wonderfully balanced combination of all the best hop characteristics, with just enough sweetness to balance out the huge bitterness that comes out on the finish. And like prior vintages, the high ABV is hidden to a truly impressive degree. Literally the only thing in this brew that could be improved is the head retention and lacing, which is a pretty minor aesthetic consideration. (19/20)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (1000) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - JUN 19, 2014
7-04-2014 batch. Consumed 6-18-14. Light-gold with a few mm of white head. Aroma/flavor light pine after fresh rain with lemon rind. Some grainy notes. Medium-light body with moderate-coarse carbonation. A pretty good IPA but not nearly worth the hype. Maybe I need it fresher still. I will try to get more detailed notes up soon as this is admittedly relying a bit too much on memory.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (801) - - JUN 18, 2014
07-04-14: nice, citrusy hop aroma; great, citrusy hop flavor; fairly light malt base

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (537) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Poured from bomber brought over by bro in law....thanks man u always find the good stone brews... Nose is pine and citrus....mouth is citrus hops and pine....really dry finish....quite good.....this one was enjoy by 07/04/14...

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloshgator (544) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Stone Enjoy By IPA (7/4/14) is a very good DIPA, but not the best I’ve had in this category. Moderate but nice floral aroma rising from a bright amber translucent pour with a quarter inch head that retains nicely. Taste has is citrus, pine and bubblegum notes with a healthy alcohol warmth with just enough bitterness so that the flavors aren’t knocked out. Enjoy By is fresh and definitely has hop character you will expect.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerO_Clock (11) - - JUN 18, 2014
I'm enjoying the "07.04.14" Plenty of hops -both on the nose and the palate. Plenty of booziness too, at 9.4% �� ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - JUN 17, 2014
Look: pours a golden color. Thick bright white head fading fast. Thick lacing on the side of the glass. Smell: extreme dank from over a foot away. Citrus fruits, bitter smell. Orange, lemons, pine. Flowers and juicy fruit bubblegum as it warms up. Very sweet smelling, bitterness has gone away. Taste: not as bitter as the smell leads one to believe. Citrus fruits, lemons and oranges. Slight pepper. Pine on the back end. Definite dank cat pee flavor. Feel: very light and crisp. Good carbonation. Leaves a thin film on your mouth. Overall: not as extreme as I would think for such a strong beer. Very good beer, would definitely try again. First drank: home 6/16/14

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rmanzardo (4) - - JUN 16, 2014 does not count
07-04-14 Batch. Great nose and very nice palate and finish. Reminds me a lot of Zombie Dust. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrSquash (53) - Florida, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Rich copper color. Medium low head retention. Grapefruit taste shows strong up front. Piney. Bitterness dissipates wiggly. Enjoy by 7.4.14

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ph03nix42 (20) - MCKINNEY, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Grapefruit, Resin, Citrus Pretty good batch of the enjoy by series, much prefer the 4.20.14 batch as it was more unique in flavor and taste. Still very drinkable and fantastic.


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