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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

457 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 457
Reviews: 237
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 12
Gots: 15 | 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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Rhody1

Rhode Island

2.75/5  rDev -23%

02-15-2014 19:53:58 | More by Rhody1
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9%

02-15-2014 06:26:39 | More by DrunkinYogi
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csmalley

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-15-2014 04:02:28 | More by csmalley
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Yeroc

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-13-2014 18:25:51 | More by Yeroc
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AMCPhD

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-11-2014 23:47:39 | More by AMCPhD
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ThreeFishes

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-28-2014 01:54:31 | More by ThreeFishes
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LoudRed

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-26-2014 01:05:02 | More by LoudRed
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RevCraig

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

01-25-2014 20:40:23 | More by RevCraig
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mdagnew

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-25-2014 14:45:05 | More by mdagnew
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Denzo

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-24-2014 20:17:44 | More by Denzo
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Luro1111

New York

4.25/5  rDev +19%

01-22-2014 23:29:49 | More by Luro1111
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ptarmigan98

Manitoba (Canada)

1.25/5  rDev -65%

Got two bottles via beer of the month club but both were a bust. Inside of the cap had a sticky gunk. Both bottles totally foamed out as they were poured. Came back after the foam settled and tried tasting them. Never had an opportunity to truly evaluate them and felt like I wasted money.

01-18-2014 02:44:08 | More by ptarmigan98
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12%

01-14-2014 03:06:02 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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Catlin

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-12-2014 14:18:18 | More by Catlin
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scotorum

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev +6.2%

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams nonick

a: Dense black. Huge tan head receded to heavy even surface foam and a little fading lacing.

s: Dark chocolate.

t: Dark smoky malt with chocolate and some hop balance. A little bitterness and smoke lingers but mostly a dry finish.

m: Medium, maybe a bit light for a stout but close.

o: A good fairly solid stout. If you buy or order this wanting a dry stout you will be pretty well satisfied.

12-31-2013 23:59:23 | More by scotorum
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -16%

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

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9%

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

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

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

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

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

United Kingdom (England)

3.14/5  rDev -12%

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.

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

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9%

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

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +7.6%

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.

11-09-2013 22:43:21 | More by Omnium
Shipyard Blue Fin Stout from Shipyard Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 457 ratings.