Bourbon Barrel Aged Monkey Fist - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Legend_of_Troybrau on 10-16-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of puboflyons
4.02/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From the corked, caged 650 ml. bottle. 2013 batch no. 03145. Sampled on October 25, 2013.

The pour is a hazy medium brown with reddish notes and a big beige silky head that settles back slowly.

The aroma abounds with bourbon and liqueur along with roasted caramel and some pear. For an IPA, the hops are subtle and muted.

The body is bold.

Like the aroma the bourbon leads the pack when it comes to the flavor but the earthy hops are a bit more forward in the taste. The certainly linger longer at the end. Not boozy but it does feel north of 7.6% ABV.

Photo of y2jrock60
4/5  rDev +8.4%

A- Hazy yellow orange with a white head that laces nicely.

S- Woody and ma l t tones up front followed by citrus and pine on the back end.

T- When the beer is cold yuengling get a blast of whiskey and oak up front followed by your traditional IPA flavors i rd of pine and a lot of citrus. When the beer warms up the two components blend together nicely.

M- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O- Really enjoyable. This is the only Bourbon Barrel aged IPA I've had. I would definitely try another.

Photo of Legend_of_Troybrau
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Cloudy, garnet, orangey body with 1 cm luminescent off-white froth. Large carbonation apparent in head, with strong retention.

Smell: Well rounded, sweet, hoppy nose. Smells of earthy pine. Big nose Beer.

Taste: Sweet, sticky, piny finish. Bourbon flavors are minimal, though blend with bittering hops to produce a long resinous aftertaste. The beer strikes me as an English IPA, without any citrusy or floral quality.

Mouthfeel: Carbonation is a bit prickly. The bitterness lingers, following a dry finish.

Belch Quality: Big, spicy belching to follow, reactivating hops.

Bourbon Barrel Aged Monkey Fist from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.