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RATINGS: 1266   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07   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 09-13-13
                                Enjoy By 10-25-13
                                Enjoy By 11-12-13
                                Enjoy By 12-13-13


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (10583) - Beder, Aarhus, - MAY 18, 2013
Bottle courtesy of ken1. 05.17.13 version. Clear dark golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and rather hoppy - grapefruit and peach. Flavor is quite sweet and very bitter. Dry and very bitter finish. 180513


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JonMoore (1846) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle 08-16-14, Brewdog, Glasgow. Excellent aroma of pine, citrus, tropical fruit. Superbly well balanced, hoppy, pine, grapefruit, with nice malt backbone. Some warming from the alcohol, but very easy to drink. Basically an excellent California IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenH (2168) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Served very warm thanks to the good people at Brewdog bar. Massive hop aroma, very piney and resinous, also notes I’d associate more with NZ hops, guava, melon, very little citrus. Taste is a bit more straight forward, mostly pine, resinous with a little grapefruit and poorly masked alcohol. Medium to light bodied with a bitter finish. I’d have preferred it to be chilled, even slightly, the beer was very warm. They could have taken some of the turds out the fridge to make room for all the Enjoy By

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (2475) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle at Brewdog Birmingham; 08-16-14 version clear light copper pour with a creamy white head, big pine aroma, taste has fresh pine, citrus, nettles, some grapefruit quite sticky, pale malts on the money bitterness, easy drinking crisp well balanced DIPA.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CamdenD (1070) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 23, 2014
Yes, this is good. 8.16.14 edition. Full hop aroma with pine and citrus notes. Excellent not much more to say.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Infiniteipa (30) - - JUL 23, 2014
Enjoy by 16.08.2014, drank 23.07.2014. Clear bright light orange with a thin white head. Aroma is thick, heavy, wet, juicy hops, fantastic. The initial taste was less intense than expected, but the mid and end palate hits with thick sticky wet hops, oily finish, not too bitter, big big flavour, very fresh, very happy! Amazing beer, say what you want about Brewdog, but getting this to Leeds in such a short time and into my hands is amazing.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
GlasgowTAD (19) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Light bronze in the glass with a 2 finger head that disappears quickly. Aroma of pine, citrus and tropical fruits. Taste like a creamy peach desert in your mouth! Then the bitterness comes in and appeases the hop head inside!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cafgen (122) - California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Light orange color with a two finger head. Aroma is pineapple, mango, peach, citrus and pine. Taste is sweet in the front with a nice balanced bitterness. A must have IPA because it is fantastic! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (1644) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 19, 2014
At a tasting, thanks Levi, smallish head, just a little hazy lightish orange with yellow hues, aroma of pine and grapefruit, malty biscuity flavour with strong herbal grapefruit bitterness. Straight forward and quite enjoyable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (1878) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
Pours light cloudy orange amber with medium tall white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, peach, mango, very fruity. Taste is an excellent balance between bitter and sweet, starting off slightly sweet before a big bitter kick, then the two balance out before a long resinous finish. Body is light to medium, very smooth with soft carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
b3playr (1) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 16, 2014 does not count
At home from a 22-oz. bottle, 07.04.14 edition (bottled on 05/28/14). Arrowine - the fantastic wine/beer/cheese shop in Arlington, VA - had this beer reduced from $8.99 to $6.99 due to it being past expiration. However, it’s still really tasty, as to be expected. I’ve had this on draft in its youth, and am well aware it hasn’t really aged all that much. In fact, I’m loving it more now than ever. Consider it context influencing my rating... Aroma: fresh grapefruit, juicy overripe pineapple, almost the sweet notes of durian (in a good way) - this is a classic California IPA! Hoppy and boozy, there’s no mistaking what style this is. Appearance: mellow gold, clear with gentle bubbles that keep things lively, fine white head. Taste: well-balanced with the hops and sweetness to keep you going back for more, though may be missing a bit of the bite from it pushing a couple months in the bottle. Still, surprisingly easy to drink at 9.4% ABV. Palate: full body, a bit oily in texture (no doubt thanks to the fresh hops), an average carbonation to keep things fresh, and a nice long finish that’s quite satisfying. Overall: this is a great beer, particularly yummy with the rotisserie chicken from neighboring Crisp & Juicy. I’m awfully glad I bought two!


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