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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

540 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 540
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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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

07-08-2014 18:25:31 | More by TTripp725
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-06-2014 00:57:40 | More by NightINgale
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 04:41:10 | More by tbarnett80
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SKYY

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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Rob23

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

06-27-2014 01:58:59 | More by dpgoblejr
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Motleydrunk56

California

2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

06-26-2014 01:05:40 | More by Motleydrunk56
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Brutus627

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-24-2014 14:00:27 | More by Brutus627
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utfiero

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

06-23-2014 21:48:10 | More by utfiero
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Gerardes

New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

06-21-2014 23:24:50 | More by Gerardes
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JJChrist

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-21-2014 21:47:09 | More by JJChrist
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HamdenHector

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;

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 04:38:44 | More by HamdenHector
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GmAn613


3/5  rDev -17.8%

06-18-2014 22:09:47 | More by GmAn613
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jtransel

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-08-2014 05:18:01 | More by jtransel
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-23-2014 21:31:32 | More by Latarnik
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powdersoldier

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

05-22-2014 15:00:39 | More by powdersoldier
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-18-2014 20:49:19 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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Domvan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-17-2014 00:39:19 | More by Domvan
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-16-2014 22:04:19 | More by Mikus
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Dudon

Maine

3/5  rDev -17.8%

05-13-2014 14:03:04 | More by Dudon
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Fatehunter

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

05-11-2014 23:55:29 | More by Fatehunter
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PROEDGEBIKER

Florida

2.05/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

As a fan of IPA beers I like tasting all kinds of different ones, this one wasent bad going down but then came the nastyness... The after taste is like cough medicine, it's the type of beer that you have to drink holding your breath and chugging it in order to be able to keep it down. If you're a fan of this beer then good for you, all I'm saying is that I was not a fan and will never buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 18:21:08 | More by PROEDGEBIKER
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Mattsk1

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-07-2014 20:35:12 | More by Mattsk1
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TheMaineBeerGuy

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-05-2014 23:09:05 | More by TheMaineBeerGuy
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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 540 ratings.