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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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (3954) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2013
10.25 Bottle. The look is super clear, good sized white head, and golden in color, and bright. The smell is big and fruity, stone fruits, florals, hops, grassy, and nice. The taste is crisp, hops, alcohol, fruits, floral, deep, and rich.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jdebonth (3) - BELGIUM - OCT 9, 2013 does not count
Enjoy by 11/12/13, purchased in Cincinatti, OH on first day of availability. Bottled 10/04/13 so 5 days ago. Nose on chilled freshly poured beer was pure dankness which I associate to simcoe based on some of my single hop simcoe homebrew experiments. As the beer warms the aroma’s explode open, I get orange peel, mango, grapefruit and pine resin, words cannot describe how amazing it smells. Taste is creamy, smooth, I get some slight alcohol on the finish but hidden very well for 9.4%. Beautiful light orange color. Light on IBU’s, was expecting something closer to ruination at 100+, this seems less. For me this beer is all about the nose at the bottom of the glass as it has warmed, absolutely divine. Excellent beer, very happy I was able to buy an entire case of it!

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerenberger (1442) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2013
10-25-13 - Pine, spruce, and resin combine with pineapple notes provide a robust hop aroma. An orangish-amber pour under a white ring with no lacing. As one would expect, the overall taste is bitter, but not over the top as the nose suggested. Pine, resin, and tropical fruit, are dominate thought out the taste experience, start to finish. There is also a welcomed malt presence. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, very refreshing and surprisingly drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chargerfanjess (124) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
10/25 enjoy by at Tap That in Oceanside. Usual fantastic nose by the cohorts at Stone. Glass clear. Pure white frothy head. Crisp bitter tast up front, piny resin on back end. Very enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (4334) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
Tap at Fresh Craft, Denver. Poured a crystal clear light amber with a thin white broken head. The aroma is big hop and some creamy butterscotch. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a rich malt hop liqourice palate. Now this is a real IPA!

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (5047) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
Draft at Fresh Craft, Denver. Pours clear orange with a small off white head. Aroma is amazing fruity, tangerine, grapefruit, citrus, pine, resin, orange peel. Flavour is light moderate sweet and heavy bitter, hop resin clinging onto your tongue and not letting go. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Nice brew!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Crash_the_dog (150) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - OCT 7, 2013
I've had four of these, most recently the 10/25/13, and they've all been dynamite. Ridiculous hops flavors, and then some more hops to balance things out. Really awesome beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AbbeyRoade (314) - Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Probably the best double IPA I’ve ever had....and I have had a lot of ’em. Extremely fresh, juicy, floral hop aroma. Taste is incredibly quenching, sticky, sweet, hoppy...no bitterness, not too much carb. This is truly a perfect brew. Nice golden color with white foamy head. Delectable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TxDrewski (8) - - OCT 5, 2013 does not count
Very nice, but a little sweet. Peach notes are pronounced. This is an excellent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4174) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2013
A ballsy play by stone. Great painted bomber. Clear, light orange beer, big fluffy head. Assertively hoppy aroma, on the edge of being chemical. Not my style, but technically very good. Edgy, fruity (kumquat, grapefruit, pineapple), a little soapy perhaps, mineral. Silky mouthfeel, citrus pith bitterness in the finish. Piney burping afterwards. Big beer, 10.25.13 batch on 10.4.13. New Leaf Market.


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