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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series)

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BA SCORE
83
good

542 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 542
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.89%
Wants: 12
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-20-2009)
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Reviews by BlurryVisi0n:
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.03/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter glass.

Appearance: Hazy amber, Head is about 1/2" off the first pour that is h a slightly off-white.

Smell: Light yeast which is weird for most IPAs. Malty scent which I do find very appealing.

Taste: Very good, it is complex with being malty bitter, not too quite on the floral side but seriously addicting. It is a little bit of everything,..marzen-like, bark type of feel that makes you undeniably happy.

Mouth: Very smooth, normally I like the fight with some IPAs but this is a little different.

Overall: I gambled and won on this brew, malty and creamy with lots to brag about. It isn't one of my favorite Imperial IPA but is more than enough to satisfy the palates. Salud!

Serving type: on-tap

09-07-2012 03:38:02 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Texas

3.3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Deep amber color, translucent, not completely filtered. Easily pours a 1" head in a tulip glass. Head laces glass for the duration of the drink.

S: Booze. Smells just like an Olde English 800. There are aroma hops, but just not a lot of them, and they're overwhelmed by the "cheap malt liquor" smell.

T: If Olde English made an IPML, this is what I think it would taste like. Overwhelming malt flavor, underwhelming hop profile. Alcohol is too prevalent--it should be masked, or at least matched, by an ample amount of hops and better malts.

M: Good carbonation. Flavors linger for a long time. The cheap maltiness goes away soon, and the bitterness sticks around for a long time.

O: It's just too similar to a cheap malt liquor for me to drink this one again. I don't know what malts were used in the making of this beer, but they need to use your standard crystal varieties, and not whatever is in this thing.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 00:44:56 | More by SKYY
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psdriscoll

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-01-2014 00:09:13 | More by psdriscoll
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California

3.48/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tastes better than it smells for sure.Slightly bitter at the end and also a bit too sweet to follow.All in all not bad.I enjoy the darker colored IPAs.Lacing is a bit weak also.Taste is good though to be paired with some fish tacos.3.5 out of 5 stars in my opinion.Nothing fancy but not terrible.I think the rating should be higher than 83.Possible 88-89 score.

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06-28-2014 23:57:02 | More by Rob23
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New Hampshire

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Maine

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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Color- color cloudy peachy. Medium head.

Aroma- candied tangerine.

Taste- Starts like a barley wine, very sweet and strong, then finishes with an intense tangerine peel tartness. I'm not a fan of this one.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted 12/31/12.

Serving type: bottle

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Connecticut

3.3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: somewhat hazy; bronze colored; less than 1 finger of off-white head that was gone in 2 minutes; minimal lacing;

S: caramel malt forward; alcohol; pineapple in the background;

T: sweet caramel malt all the way through; boozy; minimal bitterness;

M: medium to heavy bodied; light to medium carbonation;

O: too much malt flavor and sweetness for my taste;

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Oregon

3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a finger of head on a clear dark straw colored body.
The aroma is floral, barnyardish and ripe grapefruit and apricot.
The taste heavy on the malt but the sweetness is contained by the lemon and pine bitterness. Good balance.
The texture is thick with moderate carbonation.
It's a big malty IPA.

Serving type: bottle

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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 542 ratings.