overall
100
100
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1719   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- 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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4.7
User399132 (1) - - MAR 24, 2016 does not count
My first review... hop forward.... aroma. . Pine, dank, maybe a little cat spray...all the cliches, consistently delightful, sells out quickly in San Jose. This is the enjoy by 4/20/16...Never lets me down... can’t go wrong with this one..

4.8
BigBob63 (12) - - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle. Resin, citrus, and pine aroma. Bitter citrus and resin taste. Possibly not too fresh, but still good.

4.1
Guilow (8) - Alabama, USA - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
Absolute flavor BOMB. I’m not a believer in drinking "fresh" IPAs like this. Takes one of my favorites, Stone IPA, and simply intensifies everything. So good.

4.6
morri (277) - NORWAY - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle. Medium frothy off-white head. Hazy pale orange body. High carbonation. Aroma is fresh yeast. Grassy hoppiness. Citrus. Very well balanced on the tongue. Creamy feeling in the mouth.

4.6
Hop_Hedonist (598) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 26, 2016
Enjoy by 10-31-15 so I’m pretty late - really good DIPA - light malt body which suits me - squarely in the floral hops dominant taste spectrum - super easy to smash down - another winner from Stone.

4.4
BrewBrain (172) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Enjoy by 2-14-16. Light yellow golden mildly hazy. Small off white head, decent lacing. Massive floral fruity hop aroma. Chuggable sweetness with intense hops but not overwhelmingly bitter. Home run.

4.1
blueshockey24 (607) - Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle Enjoy By 2-14-16. Pours hazy golden. Aroma is piney dank spiciness. Taste is sweet, spicy and fruity with a alcohol warmth and piney grapefruit finish. Really good!

3.7
Cunningham (7978) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2016
Nice tasty evening sipper with a dangerously well hidden alcohol.
Clear deep golden color with a big frothy white head. Nice lacing. Looks good. Nice hoppy aroma with a fine intensity. Medium to full body and a fine smooth carbonation. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Citric hoppy, pine, toffee and a bit resinous flavor.
[Bottle (12.25.15) from a trade with RobertDale]

4
Banksiz (136) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 15, 2016
This is the 12.25.15, rated 1.15.16. Piney nose with some maltiness and tropical fruit. Pleasant bitter flavor with a backing of malty sweetness and a touch of honey. Medium creamy body with a long bitter finish. A superb double IPA.

5
davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 14, 2016
Tastes incredibly fresh. Aromas of peach, mango, grass. Bitter, but with great malt support. Excellent project.


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