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RATINGS: 1688   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   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- 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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (3928) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2013
12/13/13, on tap at Lunar Brewing Co., and snifter served showing a very clear & sparkling, golden color, with a nice layer of fairly persistent, soft white & silky head foam, and ribbony cling to the lacing. The aroma was perfumy & expressive citrus as grapefruit, with a touch of sweetness, and smooth malt. A substantial, but non-abusive alcohol presence permeated both the nose & flavor. The taste also impressed with a strikingly deep hop bitterness that was citrus & rind, with a touch of resin, dryness, and most of all, a very lingering nature. Medium+ bodied, with a bit of a slick mouthfeel, and full flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TBone (16449) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Enjoy By 04-01-13. [email protected] NHum. Clear golden color, small white head. Pine-resiny, grapefruity aroma. Medium-bodied. Extremely fresh bitterness. Lots of pine needles and grapefruit. Some backing sweet malty-fruityness. Long lingering bitterness. One of the best IPAs Ive had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
b79turner (255) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 18, 2013
22oz bottle Enjoy By 12-12-13. Pours golden caramel color with a 1" white head. Nose is wonderful! Caramel malts, piney hops, great balance! Taste is soooo smooth, no alcohol burn. I can see why this is such a highly rated, highly sought after beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TChrome (1448) - Bedford, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Beer pours clear golden, honey color with a totally retained egg white head. Copious lacing is present. Aroma is really nice and multi-layered. Nice piney aroma, smell resinous. Also mango and juicy aroma. Cant wait for a sip. Taste is refreshingly bitter. The bitter taste is very juicy along the lines of fruit juice. This is really awesome IPA!!! Wished I had better access. Super yummy, IMO :)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brigadier (3605) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2013
22 ounce bottle
This might be one of the best Stone beers to date for one reason - you never have to wonder how old the bottle youve purchased is no matter which store it was purchased at. Couple that with world class contents and an affordable price point and you might just have one of the best IPAs commercially available through most of the United States.

Aroma / Appearance - A bronze base glows as it absorbs the crisp white head. Resin, spruce, and the nose of a typical Stone IPA brighten the air like the smell of polished hardwood floors left to dry overnight.

Flavor / Palate - Lemons, orange slices, and spruce tickle the tongue and back of the throat. It slowly warms the throat after a few sips until it finishes strong. This is not a superaggressive imperial IPA by extreme standards. That makes it all the more better - you wont feel burned out after a glass or two. Id recommend everyone try this once.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Enjoy by 04JUL13 Golden with a loose soapy white foam sheet. Smells nice: mango, pineapple, resin, biscuit, dextrose, bit of mint. Bitter, sweet, sugar sweetness, some onion, some body odor, some grapefruit. Medium bodied with moderately sharp carb and an off dry finish. This was better the first time I tried it, but I feel there are a couple characteristics here Im growing tired of: onion and body odor in the IPAs - seems to be a palate trend for me lately unfortunately.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - NOV 17, 2013
22 Oz Bomber. The beer pours to a medium golden color with a small white head. The aroma has a very floral, citrus, stone fruit scent to it. The taste has a light body with a well balanced malt / hop somewhat sweet upfront & a nice smooth finish.An excellent DIPA for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerFunGuy (875) - California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
This beer has so much hops it could win the slam dunk contest. Very appealing citrus aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jerm719 (179) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Weak head. Big citrus, mild grapefruit, perfect balance! Mild pine, very mild malt. Almost no alcohol presence. One of best IPAs i ever tried! Im very picky about IPAs ....

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MHOSKINS (83) - Cleveland, Tennessee, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Direct from the tap at Stone in Escondido CA! Wow! The perfect IPA. Fresh, aromatic, tasteful. Enjoy By is always a pleasure!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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