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RATINGS: 1678   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   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
Enjoy By 10-31-15 Enjoy By 07-04-16


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2014
(4.20.14) Pours dark golden, slight cloudy with white head. Fresh hops, and fruity aroma, citrus. Clean and dry hop finish. Some fruit sweetness. Smooth and satisfying.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 15, 2014
Bottle at home, shared with Mathieu87. Enjoy By 04.20.14 APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: fruity, citrus, hoppy. TASTE: fruity, citra, fresh.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hammy78 (961) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2014
04/20/2014 bottle, that’s right 420 bitches. Pours a clear amber, massive fluffy white head that dies down to about half a finger and leaves tons of lace. Nose is beautifully hopped, and some sweet caramel. Tastes perfectly balanced bitterness.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jmbumb (8) - san jose, California, USA - APR 14, 2014 does not count
I can’t seem to get enough! Beautifully aromatic. It’s bold and sensationally hoppy. I can’t wait for stone’s next run.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mfp13jr (152) - Glenville, New York, USA - APR 13, 2014
Excellent brew. Pours a golden clear body with a nice head. Nice and easy on the palate with tons of hop kick. Aroma fills your nose with citrusy pine.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rlgk (18220) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
Draught at Stone World Bistro Liberty Station, San Diego. Totally fresh keg. Clear golden/copper color with a nice lasting offwhite head. Lovely fresh hop aroma, grapes, citrus, watermelon, pine apples, peach, pine, passion fruit. Hoppy fruity flavor, grassy, pine apples, oranges, floral, mango, passion fruit, peach, woody notes, slightly herbal. Dangerously drinkable with alcohol well hidden. Lovely fruity hop finish with grapes, pine apples, grass and passion fruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (634) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 12, 2014
Enjoy By 4.20.14. Bright orange body. Thick white fluffy head. Earthy hop aroma. Very bitter grapefruit taste. Actually a little sweet. This beer does have a good amount of malt taste. Very delicious. I’d totally buy it again if I’m in Chicago. Can’t get Stone in Madison.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidobutai (629) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Nice head and color, very clear dark yellow. Never smelled a stronger odor of grapefruit juice... even actual grapefruit juice. But the taste isn’t bad, very tart, somewhat filmy on the tongue.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (1624) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Citrus and floral hops aroma. Sweet pine and citrus hops flavor with a oily finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luvystypotables (1652) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2014
Aroma of citrus and dried fruit, with floral undertones. Caramel colour with a nice short lasting head. A smooth fresh taste of dried fruit, citrus and a slightly bitter palate.


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