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RATINGS: 1378   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 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 10-31-14
                                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


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
superspak (2840) - Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2013
1700th review! 22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 8/9/2013. Pours slightly hazy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of huge pineapple, mango, passion fruit, lemon zest, tangerine, orange rind, peach, floral, pine, light caramel, and floral earthiness. Incredible aromas with big complexity of tropical and citrus hops with a moderate malt balance; and great strength. Taste of big pineapple, peach, mango, lemon zest, tangerine, orange rind, passion fruit, pine, floral, light caramel, and floral earthiness. Fair amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pineapple, peach, mango, lemon zest, tangerine, orange rind, passion fruit, pine, floral, and light caramel on the finish for a good bit. Incredible complexity of big citrus/tropical hop flavors with surprisingly light pine presence; with a moderate malt balance and zero cloying bitterness on the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a lightly creamy and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an incredible DIPA as expected. All around awesome complexity of tropical/citrus hops; and dangerously smooth to sip on for the ABV. An extremely delicious offering.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dr_MedievAle (198) - Alabama, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Enjoy by 9.13.13 Aroma: orange juice, grassy hops. Appearance: slightly cloudy, golden orange. Excellent lacing and carb bubbles. Off-white and foamy head with decent to subpar retention. Taste: Orange, grapefruit, with peppery notes in the middle that fade into a light alcohol and bitter finishes that cleans up nicely, leaving little aftertaste. Palate: Soft, oily. Lively carb with a bitter but short-lived finish.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
GoForShlomo (46) - - SEP 7, 2013
9-13-13; light hoppy aroma; golden appearance with thin white head; big bitter hop taste; very fizzy on the palate with a bitter finish; overall a terrific double IPA that I would order any time I saw it available ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeremugohio (94) - springboro, Ohio, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Just delicious. The freshness is apparent in the aroma. Nice hop flavor and smooth finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
acasteel (26) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Heavy IPA with a balance of the malt and hop flavor. Great dry hop tending towards blue cheese and pine more than citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3481) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle enjoy by 09-13-13. Pours a dark hazy gold with moderate white head. Intense resinous aroma reminiscent of onions and pine along with some tropical fruits. Taste is bitter and resinous with a decent caramel malt backbone. Well made DIPA which could be more on the fruity side.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alphadelic (1769) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 5, 2013
9.13.13. Oh yeah. Stone are just great at this sort of stuff. Very tropical on the nose. In the mouth it is light and drinkable for its stature. A good, rolling bitterness that comes in waves without taking too much out on the palate. Very tasty even though I’m not in an IPA mood at this time.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EJ5632 (20) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2013
9.13.13. Pours golden with light head. Strong resiny aromas and flavor. On the sweet side with a fair bit of balance. A little on the sweet side, But very good overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ [ (Easter "Flags of many nations" Tasting) by Chriso - London ].

[ As Stone Enjoy By 04-01-13 IPA ].
Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, resin, hop oil, harsh. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, harsh, hoppy, hop oil, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130331]

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgermani (1000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 4, 2013
Enjoy By 08-02-13: Pours a clear, brilliant gold with a thing head and some lace. Sweet tropical fruit aroma with a light booziness, some pineapple & custard apple. Fantastic hop flavour - tropical fruits (pineapple) but balanced nonetheless. Crisp body with good carbonation. Really, really special.


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