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RATINGS: 1329   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


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Daytonbeer (654) - Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2013 Pours dark gold with white head and some lacing. Aroma of citrus and floral hops mixed with sweet alcohol and light fruit. Taste is hoppy and nicely balanced with a malty backbone and cough syrup finish. Great double IPA. 12.13.13 is even better.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RamyG4 (320) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2013
5.17.13, bottle, 11 days old. Clear amber with a big off-white head. Aroma is citrusy and piny hops with a good biscuit/cracker malt background. Taste is super hoppy, medium sweet and malty, leading to a bitter, alcoholic finish. Very full bodied, syrupy/creamy, moderate carbonation. Big but balanced DIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JStax (3166) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2013
4/20/13 bottle thanks to RobertDale side by side with a 5/17/13 bottle on 4/20/13. Pours a pale copper with a white head of foam. Dank and sweet hop profile. Sweet and bitter earthy notes in the taste. Its probably on purpose, but the 4/20/13 definitely tasted more like weed than the 5/17/13. Very good beer, both of them.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jmorris45 (13) - - APR 23, 2013
On draught at Redlight Redlight. This beer has a nice amber hue with a white head. Lots of pine and some citrus on the nose. This beer is replete with pine and citrus flavors. Nice bitter finish that fades to candied orange and pine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MaBeer1972 (1361) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 23, 2013
05-17-13 batch. Bottle from Julios. Pours out a crystal clear medium golden color with a frothy lacey white head. Powerful citrus-pine aromas. Flavor of citrus and pine with lingering burnt rubber. Just enough bitterness to keep it from being too sweet, but not too sticky. A very solid brew. Smooth and Powerful!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMUcrew7 (576) - Mason, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2013
Enjoy By 05.17.13 - Golden pour with a white head that leaves behind a nice lacing. Amazing aroma, big time citrus and floral earthy hops. The flavor is equally bold, very bitter citrus hops, a malty backbone but the alcohol is quite noticeable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oneeighthcuban (106) - - APR 22, 2013
Has the smell of citrusy/fruity hops. Maybe a peach like flavor as well? Would be interesting to drink this beer while eating a peach. Taste is malt sweetness up front, although obviously a lot of hop bitterness. Very thick, slight hint of alcohol. Really good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2456) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2013
Finally got my hands on one of these. Pours copper clear with a small withe dusting. Aroma is tropical hop with citrus. Taste is dry floral and citrus hop bitterness anf dryness. Well balanced with sweet caramel malts. Just a real easy drinking beer. Awesome.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DeliveryDriver (170) - Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2013
Pours clear and golden with 1 finger of white head that does not dissipate and leaves great lacing. Had piney and citrus aromas. Was slightly bitter with not a lot of malt backbone. Slight spice and lemon aftertaste. Medium bodied and easy to drink. I don’t know why people go nuts when this beer comes out when Ruination is available year round (and much better).

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikesaum (596) - Newark, Ohio, USA - APR 22, 2013
Batch 5/17/13 pours golden orange with good one finger white head, bits of lacing. Aroma is a combo of so many hop notes, but citrus zest and pine are dominant, but there are resiny and floral notes as well, a malt backbone that helps and doesn’t overpower the star in this beer. Taste is awesome , big blows of juicy tropical flavor mainly mango, hints of pineapple, grapefruit bitterness, a small moment of sweet caramel before a bitter resiny pine finish that lingers forever. Great DIPA, but i still am in love with the ruination 10th anniversary brew, wish they’d bring it back for another round.


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