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RATINGS: 1504   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   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


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCaptMatey (179) - Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pi Day 2015 enjoy by. Poured a clear gold/amber colour with a fluffy white head that left beautiful lacing. Aroma of citrus, pine, and bready malts. Flavor is sweet grapefruit and caramel malts. Medium bodied, chewy mouthfeel with moderate carbonation and a moderate to assertive bitterness on the finish. 3rd from this series for me, 2nd best.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1277) - Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Hoppy. Kinda sweet. Pretty average ipa. Tasted at Tim’s bottle share. Thanks bill.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1387) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2015
So I fear that the version I had (which happened to be two days before its drink-by date) wasn’t as aromatic as it may have been when it was brewed. It was big, and overtly Stone (plenty of Cascade), but nothing that indicated/hinted that I was benefiting by drinking it when I did.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SteveOrz85 (67) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2015
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Taste date 3/12/15 almost a month past Enjoy By date..... Poured from 22 oz bottle into tulip. Hazy golden color. One and a half finger white head. Aroma is full of hopes, floral, grass and primarily citrus. Taste is lightly sweet and medium bitter. Light body, thin texture, average carbonation. Somewhat long, lightly bitter finish. Yet crisp. Overall great beer. One of the better IPAs I have had, but IPAs are not my specialty. Tasted again. 4.20.15 Batch, Tasted on 4/11/15. Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Golden yellow. Lively one inch head. Hoppy notes immediately when poured. Primarily citrus. Taste is lightly sweet, medium bitter. Light bodied. Thin texture. Average carbonation. One of the smoothest, most crisp IPAs I have had.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1188) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 7, 2015
On tap at Blue Monk in Buffalo, NY. 3/14/15 version. This is a big boy, very heavy, very boozy. Definitely feels like a double....a lot "bigger" than I expected. Definitely had the hops and maybe a little bit of honey.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2466) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
650ml bottle from El Cerrito Market & Liquor in Corona, California. Enjoy by 3.14.15. Clear golden orange in colour with a thin white head, light lacing. The aroma has lots of cirtus, pine, caramel, tropical fruits. Flavour is highly bitter, lot of oranges, grapefruit, chewy, pine. Finishes very long, hoppy, very bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3234) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
Sample, draught, 10.31.14 vintage, during the Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savoured on October 3 2014; eye: golden, clear, no effervescence, tiny ring of off-white head, no lacing; nose: hops, orange, pine, light grapefruit, light tropical fruits; mouth: hops, orange, pine, light grapefruit, light tropical fruits, light astringency, dryness, dry finale in hops, full body, good carbonation, mildly bitter, slightly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, en fût, millésime 10.31.14, lors du Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savourée le 3 octobre 2014; œil : dorée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, petit anneau de mousse blanc cassé, pas de dentelle; nez : houblon, orange, pin, léger pamplemousse, léger fruits tropicaux; bouche : houblon, orange, pin, léger pamplemousse, léger fruits tropicaux, légère astringence, sécheresse, finale sèche en houblon, corsée, bonne carbonatation, moyennement amère, très légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : bien

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
connor0415 (47) - - MAR 5, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with an eggshell head that quickly disipates. Smells of floral hops, pine and a bit of citrus. The taste is mostly piney with some floral and citrus notes, bitter but not unbearably so, goes down smooth with a dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (947) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2015
Enjoy by 03-14-15. Couleur dorée avec un col blanc resistant. Aromes de résines, agrumes, alcool, céréales. L’alcool est mal caché... Pourtant je l’es bu avant la date d’expiration... Je n’est pas beaucoup aimé. Ce n’est pas pour moi...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (2689) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAR 2, 2015
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear medium amber color, bubbly white head cover, mottled curtain of lace. Aroma of hops. Taste is sweet malt that surrenders to solid, but not overwhelming, pine hops on the swallow, hops and some malt moving together to a long, satisfying finish. An exceptional brew.


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