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RATINGS: 1708   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
You have in your hands a devastatingly fresh double IPA. While freshness is a key component of many beers- especially big, citrusy, floral IPAs- weve taken it further, a lot further, in this IPA. You see, we specifically brewed it NOT to last. Weve not only gone to extensive lengths to ensure that youre getting this beer in your hands within an extraordinarily short window, we made sure that the Enjoy By date isnt randomly etched in tiny text somewhere on the bottle, to be overlooked by all but the most attentive of retailers and beer fans. Instead, weve 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 09-21-12Enjoy By 02-15-13Enjoy By 02-14-14 Enjoy By 02-14-15
Enjoy By 11-09-12Enjoy By 04-01-13Enjoy By 04-20-14 Enjoy By 04-20-15
Enjoy By 12-21-12Enjoy By 04-20-13Enjoy 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

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
nolankowal (938) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Fairly fresh from tap, as fresh as Ohio gets at least. A fairly typical big west coast ipa. Spicy, grassy and piney with hints of tropical fruit. A good dose of bitterness and a balanced bitter sweetness throughout. Not bad stuff by any means but there a many greater ipas for a much lower price point(24/growler). Glad I got to sample some though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (3042) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Enjoy By 04-01-13, draft, part of March Madness outing. Pour was golden to slight straw orange hues, weak head and lacing. The aroma was grapefruits and pine, some faint tropical notes. The flavor was pine and citrus, not nearly as bitter and bright as I was expecting. Mouthfeel was moderate with perhaps light carbonation. Like Stone a lot. Liked this dIPA. But it wasnt top notch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (4373) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy copper color with a very slight white head. Nose is almost spicy with the intensity of the hops; floral and pine notes com through. Taste is much the same, with some nice bitterness in the flavor there. Good brew...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (25652) - Malm, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2013
Draft @ 13th Bistro Double IPA Festival, Hayward, CA. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a floral citrusy piney hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit hoppy piney citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeuroPliny (246) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 21, 2013
Pours golden yellow. Aromatic hops. Well balanced hops and citrus. Best enjoyed fresh!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
stumpyiliz (217) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Stone has been pushing bs beers on us for years. They have the same problem Oskar Blues does. They r theyre worst competitor. Hoppy hoppy hoppy. This is ok, not amazing,over the top or worth a tick. Bring back some fourpacks of the 10th anniversary or enjoy by with that recipe and now youre talking. Hoppy beer cos that go after hops big get boring.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (4259) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2013
Clear light yellow with lacing off white foam head. Aroma is quite bitter with some yellow. Fruit present. Taste is slightly bitter with sweet fruit tones. Short aftertaste. (Houston 201303)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Prufrockstar (2079) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Bottle, enjoyed well before the 2-15-13 Enjoy By date, but just finding notes now.
Aroma: Dank, citrus, pine, fresh. Feel like Im about to stick a plant in my mouth.
Appearance: Crystal clear, light amber/dark gold. Offwhite head, dissipates to wisps on the surface, leaving splotchy, irregular lacing.
Taste: Follows aroma, but nice sweet backbone. Long-lasting dank, weedy, bitter finish. Alcohol well-masked.
Palate: Medium body. Long finish.
Overall: I apparently need to place more value on IPA freshness -- this is really delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (8296) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2013
a very dank beer .. . deep tan .. mild head but amazing lacing .. . just tons of greenery in the mouth .. . just a fantastic beer! .. . and be careful if you ever get a sleeper hold. the next day your anus will really hurt.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DougHnut70 (72) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 19, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2014 Enjoy by 4-1-13 on tap @ First Street Alehouse (on 3-15) with a B.L.T.A. Clear, golden brew with a thin white head. Smelled like a very fresh DIPA, floral and fruity - great aroma. Typical DIPA tastes of citrus, grapefruit, then earthy, hoppy, with a slight bitter hop aftertaste - typical Stone brew. As it warmed it did get a slight malt backbone which balanced it nicely. Would have never guessed it was a 9.4%. Could have kept drinking these all afternoon... 9/2/13 - Changing my rating from a 4.1 to a 4.2 after drinking a bomber of Enjoy By 9.13.13. Oh my goodness I wish this was cheaper to buy. Loved it! On tap @ Tap25 9/4/13. The best of the all the tasters tonight! Im raising this brew to a 4.3 after having a fresh one on tap. Person sitting next to me said this is the best IIPA they have ever tried. Smells are incredible! Enjoy by 9.13.13 in a tulip from a bomber on 9/16 after winning the office football pool. Is this a the closest thing to Pliny the Elder? Just sayin... Raising my rating to a 4.4! Enjoy by 12.13.13 from Tap25. Now changing the rating to a 4.5! Put it up against other beers in a taste test and it is a winner! The smell of this beer is the best. Pliny the Younger? Just sayin... Enjoy by 4.20.13. 4.20??? Oh yeah. I love love love this beer. Costco had these bombers for $5.59. That is a GREAT deal. Comparisons to Pliny the Younger valid yo...


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