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RATINGS: 1678   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


Nephilium's rating

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1696) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2013
(04-01-13) Starts off with a big over the top tropical fruit hop aroma. Pours a clear light amber, with a quickly fading white head. This is a hop bomb, and that doesn’t even begin to describe it. This is a punch in the face with hops, with a long lingering bitter finish. If you can get your hands on this, I would do so, and try it quickly.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (4498) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2016
Stone Enjoy By 07-04-15.
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of hops, skunk, dank hops, citrus, malts and tropical fruits. Bitter flavour, hops, malts and pine. Finish bitter hops, pine, resin and tropical fruits.
(from 66cL bottle @ RBBSG IV, the Hot and Sweaty Edition, Gent 2015, which happened to be exactly on 4 July 2015. Thanks for sharing, 77ships!)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
justkoehn (110) - Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Little head with strong lacing. Orange straw like color. Floral hoppy aroma. Sits lightly on the tongue with a bitter after taste. Very good DIPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
akoeninger (675) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2016
On tap at Hopcat in Madison. Yellow ale citrusy, hoppy fresh clean ale. Super good

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PugUglyBrewer (148) - - AUG 18, 2016
When I finally got to pick up a bottle of this it was a momentous day. I kept my 4-20-16 bottle for a shelf ornament. Everything I could want in an IPA. Medium, clean crisp body. Orange hued golden body. Piggy white head. Pine and citrus hops that are Dank as dank can be. (Takes me back to a more experimental time)... Anyhow my favorite IPA release of all time.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (5995) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2016
Sample from a large bottle at Bishops Arms Örebro. This was 10-31-15. Hoppy smell with a malte base that made me think of sponge cake. Similar taste. Surprisingly hoppy. Very drinkable, even though the hops has faded some.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (2398) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2016
Golden with a white head - Good hop aroma with citrus - Good malt body to support a good hop profile that has citrus and bitterness - The hop and citrus goes into the finish - This was good

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7322) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle (07.04.16 version). Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium to dark yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain, caramel), moderately hoppy (grapefruit, grass, apricot, resin), with notes of alcohol, cotton candy, and plastic. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium to full body, velvety texture, lively carbonation, moderately to heavily alcoholic. A rather plastic and candyish nose brings down the hop allure (which are mostly attractive albeit fairly raw/green as well), and in the mouth it’s rather acidic and harsh. A relatively average, somewhat clunky DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
matty (359) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2016
22 oz. bottle. 07.04.16. Pours a clear dark gold color with a very brief white head. Aroma is citrus & stone fruit. Medium body, the taste is mostly citrus hops. Finish is a little dry. Great!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blahbobbyblah (83) - 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 (62) - - 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.


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