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RATINGS: 1645   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.07/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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

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JeffFaust (10) - California, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Wonderful aroma of grapefruit and sativa. Appearance is amber and clear with a frothy white head. There’s no surprise that this is a heavily bitter beer, and tasting it brings out more aromas of lemon and oregano. It’s surprisingly creamy on the palate for a DIPA, average carbonation, and a long bitter finish.

TraderCoop (11) - - OCT 2, 2014
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.

Odeed (1806) - 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.

decaturstevo (6343) - 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

MRodgers1982 (111) - 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.

slowrunner77 (13206) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2017 "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. I’ve had these as good as 4.7 and as low as 3.8. Average these days seems to be in the 4+ range.

rayOfBeer (680) - 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.

Shot (573) - 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.

firemarshal (206) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 12, 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. Enjoy by 10.31.14. Same as above.

gschrade (1107) - Collinsville, Illinois, 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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