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RATINGS: 1670   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


Odysseyalien's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Odysseyalien (71) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2014 Edit 12-3-2014 for the Enjoy by 12-26-2014 release. This one was the most flavorful of all and this was my 4th or 5th. The taste was like sipping on the juice of an exotic melon laced with bubbly alcohol. Really a special beer, even for this series. Big bravo to Stone for this one! ### This was tasty and enjoyable. A quality brew from Stone. Nothing too different from their current IPA offerings though. Probably one of the freshest tasting beers from a bottle. Seems more of a marketing endeavor. Very good beer but nothing I’d write home about. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blahbobbyblah (53) - Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2016
A taster at Taps and Caps on a very hot day. Left work early and do not have the kids so all is good. An excellent IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phranq (37) - - JUN 22, 2016
Orabge opaque pour. Boozy malty aroma. Bready malty flafor. Bitter finish. Very nice taste, but not as palatable as i like. 9.2% enjoy by 420.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1525) - Nevada, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Clear golden with a lasting foam. Citrus hop aroma that has become standard for West Coast IPA. Mild malt sweetness with big hop flavor without being overly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (546) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 20, 2016
Pours clear gold with a finger of off-white head. Aroma is light and citrusy with a muscadine feel. Flavor is bitter and effervescent with a lingering stickiness. Thick muscadine flavor lingers on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TEJA (2121) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle shared by Karl Meyer thanks Big and grassy hop aroma. Fresh and balanced hopped to give a very drinkable beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
chadski (47) - California, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Really enjoy when this one arrives back on the shelf. Full bodied but also with a clean crispness. Somewhat of a lackluster pour, but no biggie. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski (2168) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Amber orange. Nose isn’t as pungent as expected. Citrus, grapefruit, some malt. Flavor is bold. After the initial toasted malt and carbonation, there is a wave of citrus, grapefruit and orange hop oil that washes over. Lingering malt and bitter grapefruit.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tommynh (97) - - JUN 9, 2016
Very nice IPA, nice initial scent with a good taste and a pleasant aftertaste. Rich golden color with minimal head ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
robfohl1 (2) - San Jose, California, USA - JUN 5, 2016 does not count
Picked up at Bevmo San Jose 6/4/16...enjoy by 7/4/16...True to form, this batch is exceptional. Oniony, garlicy, pine , smooth , an outstanding rendition.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (24577) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2016
Bottled. Hazy orangeish golden colour with a mediumsized foamy head. Aroma is citrus, spruce, some pine and mild spiciness with a good maltiness to it. Flavour is sweet malts, some fruity, floral, grassy and mild tasted notes. Refreshing and hides the alcohol nicely.


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