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RATINGS: 1295   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 09-20-14
                                Enjoy By 09-13-13   Enjoy By 10-31-14
                                Enjoy By 10-25-13
                                Enjoy By 11-12-13
                                Enjoy By 12-13-13


bvc's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bvc (1159) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle, enjoy by 2/15/13. Forgot about this one in the back of the fridge, so just cracking it tonight. Clear bright slight orange tint golden with 1 finger head on pour that falls rather quick to a ring and flabby bubbles. Papaya, tropical/fruit punch hops, piney, as it warms, more garlic and green onion start to come out. Crackery pale malt in there too, but this is a massive oily in your face hop nose. The hop flavor is a bit more balanced/cohesive on the palate, but doesn’t really fit what I like in a hop profile. Sweet, bit astringently rough, garlic and onion flavors come in late, but thankfully fade to just more of a sweet bitter piney finish.


4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TraderCoop (5) - - OCT 2, 2014 does not count
I was in love with this Stone 10/31/14 at first sip. Perfect DIPA for my palate. Super fresh hops burst into your mouth with a fresh citrus, Sits great on your palate as you crave another sip. Much better than the 9/20/14 offering. One of my favorite Ipa of the year.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Odeed (1779) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 30, 2014
10-31-14 batch. This is pretty much everything I want in a double ipa. Has a nice citrus burst with a danky resign type finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
decaturstevo (5094) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Gold pour with creamy white head. Bready malt with a resiny hop kicker. Medium malt with a nice floral/resiny bitter finish. Nice body form a solid beer

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 25, 2014
Everything perfect here, hence the 5 rating...you just gotta have this hops are perfect and the cereal malts balance perfectly even though this is a hop dominated brew.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"A GREAT super fresh, super tasty IIPA that blew the very good Stone 16th AV ale right outta the water. Dank, bright, complex hop profile with enough malt to balance but in no way interfere with the hops, which are showcased superbly here! Wonderful beer. Upon repeat visits, gott bump it to the upper stratosphere of 4.7.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mr_Hops (98) - Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2014
09-20-14. Pours golden with a creamy white head. Aromas are loads of fresh floral hops, pine, citrus. Flavors are bursting with crisp hops, sweet grapefruit, pine needles, hay and biscuit. Finishes with bitter citrus and sharp hop bite. Medium mouthfeel; slightly syrupy. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rayOfBeer (671) - El Cerrito, California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle: enjoy by 7-4-14 almost 60 days past best by date, pour is hazy golden orange with large white head. Aroma is hoppy, faded somewhat I think but still big with citrus and a touch of tropical fruit. Flavor is stone fruit, tangerine, a bit of mango and light caramel. A good beer even past it’s prime, missing the bigger Aroma and flavor pop that a fresh one has. I will have to try a fresh batch for comparison.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shot (150) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2014
09-20-14. Pours golden with a creamy white head. Aromas are loads of fresh floral hops, pine, citrus. Flavors are bursting with crisp hops, sweet grapefruit, pine needles, hay and biscuit. Finishes with bitter citrus and sharp hop bite. Medium mouthfeel; slightly syrupy. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
firemarshal (160) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Enjoy by 09.20.14. Pours crystal clear amber. Very little head and carbonation. Aroma is all the goodness you would expect from a proper American DIPA. Mango, melon, pine, light crisp malt. The flavor is very good, but young. I guess that’s the idea. Resinous, salty, tropical fruit, and a bitter, slightly alcoholic finish. A damn fine brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (720) - Collinsville, USA - AUG 27, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours orangish with a white head. Taste citrus, pine, bitter. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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