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RATINGS: 1688   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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4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lupulucid (189) - - OCT 1, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2013 Enjoy by 10-25-13: This is not a delicate, refined or particularly academic DIPA. It is a raucous romp into hop domination. There is a nice base of malt but the hops are not restrained or balanced by this aspect. The hops are complex but the most interesting component is the dank of muscadine. In wine this flavor is called foxy and is not so highly esteemed. It is more appealing in beer, almost as much as in muscadine jelly. Ive had previous batches of this series, but this is the best yet. Enjoy By 12-13-13 This just keeps getting better. Malt is still very strong but hops get the edge. The balance between hop flavors and malt sweetness is deeper and more complex as hops seem a touch more expressive in this iteration. I have been interested, now Im hooked.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
chuckstout (331) - Washington, USA - SEP 29, 2013
10-25-13-Dank, citrus, floral, resin aromas. Pours a brilliantly clear golden color with a nice white head. Tropical, citrus, dank, resin, floral, bitter fruit, bitter wow this is awesome and present, but well hidden @9.5

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcclainc50 (217) - New York, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Pours a nice golden color with a medium head that leaves a little lacing. Aromas of citrus, grapefruit and the bitterness of the hops. Strong hoppy notes at the beginning, middle and end, with a touch of citrus, and a little malt to balance the immense hoppiness.worth seeking out.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - SEP 26, 2013
(bottle - 22 oz - 9/13/13) Clear amber pour with a thick white head. Big aroma and pine resin nose overtop my favorite citrus hints for a DIPA. You know theres a lot of hops coming your way. Peppery hops and big citrus at the front of the aroma with a big pine middle and a heavy hop and floral finish. Sweet and bitter finish. Really nicely put together.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2653) - California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Great concept for a double IPA. Clear amber color, moderate to large head, good lace/retention. Aroma is strong resin with notes of grapefruit, pine, citrus, caramel. Pretty straightforward, dont expect anything new here. Regardless, whats here is good. Medium to full body, high bitterness, quite drinkable, strong resin flavor dominates.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle of Enjoy By 9/13/13 shared on 9/7/13 during the Foothills BA Sexual Chocolate release. Big citrus taste with a styrofoam and pine finish. Fairly good but not particularly memorable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
suprchunk (2985) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Clear golden colored pour. Small white head that quickly disappears. Little bit of splotchy lacing. Huge hop aroma. Little pine, and a lot of citrus. Very hoppy up front. Some malt follows and a bit of a peppery spicy note. Pretty dang good. I will enjoy this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4652) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Very clean and sharp golden yellow with one finger of white head. Very fresh pour, as expected. Lots of fresh fruit and resin with citrus rind and oily hop notes. Very leafy and nuanced aroma. Very resinous and oily hop notes in the flavor, green and citrusy. Medium full body.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gorditoabd (636) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
10-25-13. Bomber from BevMo Santee. Pours a luscious dark amber. Plenty of fluffy white foam from an aggressive pour. Nose is an explosion of passion and citrus fruits with just hints of floral and pine qualities. Taste is all the nose suggested and more. Exquisite of sweet, fruity flavors, clean malt body, excellent bittering pine notes, and a lovely finish that caps off a palate that hides the ABV so, so well. Mouthfeel is just the right combo of creamy and oily and smooth. Amazing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (7196) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2013
Verre de dgustation, provenant dun ft, au Vermont Brewers Festival 2013 (Burlington, VT). Batch 08-02-2013. Arme: Odeur dagrume avec une pointe de fruits tropicaux. Apparence: La couleur est blonde. Prsence dun mince col mousseux et dune fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Got dagrume avec une pointe dananas et de mangue. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsende dalcool en arrire got. (Rating #5104)


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