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Shipyard Blue Fin Stout - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Blue Fin StoutShipyard Blue Fin Stout

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BA SCORE
81
good

442 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 235
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 15.17%
Wants: 12
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-23-2001)
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-23-2013 13:58:07 | More by FrankShirley
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Kthomz34

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-12-2013 17:12:26 | More by Kthomz34
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Lebzilla

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

12-09-2013 16:33:53 | More by Lebzilla
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-06-2013 13:57:21 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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spicyvelveetas

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-03-2013 16:00:47 | More by spicyvelveetas
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PalatePilot

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-02-2013 06:22:44 | More by PalatePilot
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jonathaniler

Florida

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-01-2013 02:29:59 | More by jonathaniler
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.14/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

355ml Bottle: poured into a Gordon's thistle shaped glass at home on 26th Nov 13. An American brewed Stout bought in rural Shropshire from a national supermarket, something that would have been unheard of only two years ago.

The glass suited the beer: the black body and tanned head looked majestic, sadly the head faded very quickly into a thin wisp and collar, what a pity.

Burnt dark chocolate notes hit my nose, closely followed by black coffee pot boiling on an open wood fire.

The taste followed the aroma nicely: slightly smoked coffee and dark chocolate flavours with a dry mildly bitter finish.

Thought the body a bit thin for a Dry Stout but otherwise not bad at all.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 16:41:38 | More by BlackHaddock
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Mersh

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-13-2013 01:34:28 | More by Mersh
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a rich black color, one finger of tan head, no lacing.
S - Big full roasty malt some chocolates, a little nutty quality.
T - Nice roasted malt flavor, some smoked traits too, nutty, and light chocolate.
M - Creamy and smooth.
O - Excellent sessionable stout, lots of flavor, not big on alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 22:43:21 | More by Omnium
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Noelito76

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-09-2013 12:25:50 | More by Noelito76
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MPSTARR

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

11-04-2013 22:26:44 | More by MPSTARR
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jp312

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-02-2013 14:22:24 | More by jp312
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -15.7%

10-26-2013 17:01:00 | More by windypete
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GFD400

New York

4/5  rDev +12.4%

10-22-2013 23:49:23 | More by GFD400
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kdivers

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-20-2013 22:51:56 | More by kdivers
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

10-17-2013 18:17:09 | More by Kmlund
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.23/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

355ml bottle from Morrison's Supermarket (£1.50):
Black with a thick looking, quite creamy head that is a dark shade of tan brown in colour and holds well at about a centimetre tall.

Dark roasted malts & some chocolate upfront with some sweet notes that follow this. There is some milky chocolate and a dark fruit smell that is pretty standard for the style before finishing with some earthy tones.

Earthy & roasted malts kick things off with a sweetness that is coupled with some dried fruit and darker flavours such as dates and prunes. There is a bitter chocolate taste that follows this with some roasted barley and a little coffee too.

Light medium body and seemed more watery than I had expected. There was definitely evidence of stronger than average carbonation but this died down some as the beer settled.

A disappointment as far as I'm concerned, a beer that was a little thin and definitely lacked in both flavour and smell. A run-of-the-mill stout which is a shame because I was looking forward to this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 13:28:35 | More by flyingpig
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Beermaine

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-03-2013 00:16:11 | More by Beermaine
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Phramboise

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-25-2013 02:50:01 | More by Phramboise
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

09-23-2013 17:26:17 | More by GraduatedCashew
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.7%

09-14-2013 01:26:11 | More by ejimhof
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anon

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-13-2013 22:13:29 | More by anon
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mscottjohnston

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-12-2013 21:35:13 | More by mscottjohnston
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Patches826

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

09-08-2013 17:48:06 | More by Patches826
Shipyard Blue Fin Stout from Shipyard Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.