Stone Enjoy After 12.24.16 Brett IPA
What you hold in your hands is an experiment turned, in our minds, completely right. This IPA is spiked with Brettanomyces, a special yeast that, over time, brings about charmingly unpredictable complexities of spice, funk, acidity and more. The operative words in our beer-cellaring thesis is “over time,” which we realize runs counter to our “enjoy now” philosophy of drinking devastatingly fresh IPAs. We start the counterintuitive part for you by aging the beer — first in tanks, then in bottles — for a total of four months, which is plenty to get the funky part(y) started. If you have some additional patience, cellar it up to (or beyond) the Enjoy After date to help the beer reach its full evolutionary potential. Individual results will vary... and that’s both the beauty and the intent behind this beer.