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RATINGS: 1500   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


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adamhorror (84) - USA - MAY 9, 2013
5.17.13 drank on 5.9.13. Pours a copper orange with a small head. Aroma is extremely crisp and floral. The pine scent is abundant as is the grassy notes. Grapefruit is the dominate scent. Picking up slight lemon lime. Taste is grapefruit and pine very a very sharp and crisp bite. Palate is bittersweet and grassy with grapefruit and pine flavors dominating the tongue. Mouthfeel is medium body, very tingly. The glass retains a large amount of lace. Other than Adirondack Brewery IPA, this is the freshest I've tasted. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Enjoy By 05-17-13
Tasted on 5/8/13 from a capped 650mL bomber bottle purchased at Sun Devil. Pours clear bright orange with an average off-white head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is awesome, with tons of floral and citrus hops, along with a nice dank hops note and just enough caramel malt to back everything up. The flavor is the same with the dank flavor in the hops showing strongest with the floral and citrus hops second and third, respectively. There is also a nice backbone of caramel malt nicely balancing everything out. The body is full with a sticky texture, average carbonation, and a long, very floral, dank, and nicely bitter finish. This is a top class IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1605) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Pour is clear golden orange with a fairly tight white head. Nose is hop forward with a light grain malt balance. Herbal and citrus hops with a touch of sticky resin behind. Taste is a huge hop punch and quite syrupy and resinous. Sticky feel, assertive carbonation balances, tons of citrus and grapefruit. Some bitterness in the finish that lingers a bit. Overall not bad, very syrupy and hop forward.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimmytalent (84) - New York, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Enjoy... Enough said. Pours translucent amber with a small tight white head. Floral and citrus scent. Flavor of citrus and hops. Refreshing and crisp. Excellent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (787) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Deuce bottle from Binnys Beverage Depot, Schaumburg, IL. 5.17.13. Deep coppery yellow with a half inch or so if white somewhat thin suds on top. Pretty translucent, visible carbonation bubbling from glass bottom. Amazing smell on this one. Delicious ruby red grapefruit aroma, spring garden floral variety as well, lavender and the like. Mouthfeel is chalky and then has a bitter, dry and surprisingly clean finish. Leaves the tongue slightly numb. Taste is bitter and not at all as juicy as the nose. Very bitter citrus, nearly astringent from the pale malt bill perhaps. Seems salty. Probably signs of the ABV. Update-became VERY well blended as it warmed. Finish is still surprisingly clean, maybe a bit more bitter. Since I prefer a sweeter, juicier, hop-forward IPA this wasn’t my favorite. Very good well blended double IPA though once warmed

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
greghornsby (5) - Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2013 does not count
Open the bottle with an immediate blast of resiny, floral hoppiness. Citrus notes at first with a slightly bitter finish. Earthy nose as it warms. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Phatdog1 (179) - Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 5, 2013
05 17 13 on tap at Front Row Pizza. Super fresh bouquet of floral hops. Amazing flavor of resiny hops without being too overpowering. Very clean tasting. Light to medium body. This 12 oz glass will be emptied quickly! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1274) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle at Edgar’s house. 5-17-13 batch. Pours hazy gold with medium white head. Aroma of serious pine, floral notes, citrus and fresh cut grass. Taste was mostly resin, pine, citrus and heavy malts. Mouth was smooth with intense bitter finish. Very well balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Goodgrief (1839) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Yum. Pour was a beautiful yellow/golden color with nice fluffy head. Huge nose of citrus. Taste was uber hoppy (two weeks out from "Enjoy By" date) with lots of funky citrus and earthy hops. Oily mouthfeel and slightly sticky (in a good way). Got a tad sweet as it warmed, but overall, this was quite tasty and well worth seeking out. Would drink another in a heartbeat.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
asedzie (656) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle. Big tropical fruit nose, passionfruit dominates. Flavor is also dominate by passionfruit like tropical fruit notes. Great bitter kick near the end at the back of the mouth, very slight alcohol astringency. Hop bitterness and oils linger in the mouth for several minutes after each sip. Very good dipa - I would rank it up there near a beer like pliny, but strong alcohol notes detract just a little from overall perfection.


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