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Waterfront Brewing Co. India Pale Ale - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Waterfront Brewing Co. India Pale AleWaterfront Brewing Co. India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
74
okay

42 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 17.1%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KajII on 10-01-2013)
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Reviews by JAFoley:
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2.83/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

First off, twist-top? Are you for real? Bad sign out of the gate...

A - Hazy amber body with thin white head. Not a lot of retention but some lacing.

S - Floral and pine hop notes and deep sugar malts.

T - Like the smell, floral and pine hops upfront. Malts are not as strong, but earthy and smokey.

M - Medium/light body with moderate carbonation. Very slick and somewhat thin.

O - I'm glad Beeradvocate shed some light on this beer. I was about to accuse it of having the same off-taste I'm used to when drinking Shipyard beer, only to realize it's made by Shipyard. This beer features the same English hop flavor profile that I greatly dislike from all Shipyard brews. This is a personal opinion but one that I've heard from many friends. I just can't drink anything made by Shipyard. I always want to support local breweries and as long as there are others who enjoy their brews, great. But this, like all of their beer (especially Export!), is just not for me.

JAFoley, Jun 24, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of TTripp725
3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

TTripp725, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of Cavanaghty
3.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Darker amber with a thin off white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Mild smell of pine and hops. Faint citrus.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and pine.

Overall: This is an ok IPA. Just saw in the local market and decided to try it.

Cavanaghty, Nov 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

ChadA83, Jan 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +21%

twizzard, Jan 06, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

crwrunner, Jun 29, 2014
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2/5  rDev -35.5%

tdm168, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of puboflyons
3.3/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on October 18, 2013.

The color of the pour is handsome with its medium amber-mahogany color. The head lasts a minute than dissolves.

The aroma has a good dose of earthy hops and sweet malts. It almost reminds more of a brown on the nose but the taste throws that gut reaction out.

The body is light to medium with a decent enough creamy quality.

The taste begins with a vibrant blast of caramel malts but is quickly intercepted by the earthy hop quality. The finish is more sweet than sharp and not terribly long. Waterfront beers are brewed exclusively for grocery stores like the Hannaford chain of Northern New England. It does what it has to to fit into the style but little else. Still, drinkable.

puboflyons, Oct 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

RabbiX, Jun 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

buzzy, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of ScaryEd
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

ScaryEd, Nov 30, 2013
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3.52/5  rDev +13.5%

Zacemy, Aug 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

crowsnest, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Sebas
2.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Sebas, May 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

jimpyle48, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of ale207
3/5  rDev -3.2%

ale207, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of coz
3.75/5  rDev +21%

coz, Aug 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

MisledTitan, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of DoreenAndDave
2.43/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Beer is a clear golden amber with a light head. Aroma is off somehow. The aroma is a mix of orange and hand lotion. I'm not sure how else to describe it. Taste is ok. Malty up front with a slightly astringtent citrus finish. Overall it's mediocre at best. Shipyard is hurting its brand with such a mediore product.

DoreenAndDave, Nov 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Carpentiere, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of mudman1
2.81/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pretty disappointed with this IPA. The other Shipyard IPA's are much better. Has an astringent, soda water taste. Not terrible, but not good. Found it at the local grocery store and decided to give it a try, running low on my best brew. This will not be on my "buy list".

mudman1, May 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

buckyp, Aug 23, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +34.2%

insidioussioux, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +21%

ONEBEERGIRL, Jul 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -3.2%

Rarrar, Jul 05, 2014
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Waterfront Brewing Co. India Pale Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
74 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.