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Shipyard Black IPA - Shipyard Brewing Co.

Shipyard Black IPAShipyard Black IPA

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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 10.73%


Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 12-01-2013)
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Reviews by Kendo:
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Kendo

New York

3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured from the bottle into a Harpoon pint glass. Body is black, with a half-finger foamy, tannish head on top. Leaves a good amount of lace.

S: Modest roast and modest piney, earthy hops with a touch of citrus. Though it's not a terribly strong nose, it hits the right notes for a Black IPA, boding well.

T: First impression is the roast and general bitterness; second impression is the thin feel. There's a foundation of roasted malt, charcoal and ash. Piney and earthy hops finish it, along with a slight presentation of metallic bitterness. Wee bit of chocolate malt on the finish. Lingering aftertaste is bitter, however - a blend of metallic, piney and roasty.

M: A little too thin - gives a slightly watery impression, which detracts from the overall presentation. Carbonation is modest and the feel is pretty smooth.

O: Shipyard beers haven't really impressed me, so my expectations were low, but other than the thin mouthfeel and metallic sense, this one is pretty solid and hits all the right notes for a Black IPA. Personally I like a little more chocolate malt and more citrusy hops, but the overall effort here is satisfying. I'm surprised to be enjoying this as much as I am.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 21:35:23 | More by Kendo
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

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12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger mocha head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no visibility. Spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Smokey, roasted, chocolate, earthy notes, and some citrusy hops.

Taste: Smells better than it tastes. The smoke is overbearing over the roasted, chocolate, earthy, and citrus hops. Lingering bitterness in the rear too.

Mouthfeel: Smokey, lingering bitterness, light bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Pretty average black ale. I feel the smoke could be tsmed down a bit in exchange for more pine or citrusy hops I find in other black ales.

Serving type: bottle

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Shipyard Black IPA from Shipyard Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.