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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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621 Ratings
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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.62%
Wants: 12
Gots: 43 | 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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1.26/5  rDev -65.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Had this on tap at a well respected craft beer establishement. Without a doubt, the worst DIPA I've ever had. A horrible sour taste. It tasted so horrible I couldn't muster more than two sips. All I could get from it was sour and malt with zero hop presence. An embarrasment of a beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours almost rust in color with bout a half inch off white head, with medium retention and leaving no lacing behind

some floral, mild notes of hops, some dark fruit malts, but all kinda of weak for an IPA

bitter up front, leads into fairly nice hop, dark fruit balance.

high carbonation medium bodied leaves with an alcohol type feel.

overall it was a nice IPA worth the price, but i would choose other IPA's to enjoy

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Amber, like maple syrup and not the maple syrup from IHOP, but real maple syrup. Produces a good active head. Leaves a little lacing and film on the glass. Not really enough to mark a pull, but enough to add decor.

S: Has a wet hop scent to it.

T: Bitter, hoppy with a aftertaste that makes it work. Something about an imperial IPA that makes it taste really good. Really it's just a strong IPA though. Maybe it's the added alcohol flavor.

M: The body is medium/full without a lot of carbonation to tantalize the taste buds. Leaves a nice flavorful oil trail.

D: It's a full flavor beer that would really prevent me from having more than one bottle, but that one goes down fast.

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3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- dark amber/brown. The head is a rich dark tan.

S- Big aromas of caramel candies, apricots, pina-colada, and honey rise from the glass.

T- Big, sweet, rich caramel malt. Bright oily citric hops. The malt flavor is nice, full, big, and sweet - and it is well balanced by the right amout of hop bitterness.

M, D- Viscous and full bodied, the drinkability is moderated accordingly.

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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.

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3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
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Bottle poured into a tulip glass

Pours a dark orangish amber color with an off white head.

Arouma is sweet with the presence of piney hops in the background.

Taste is a bit bitter with more sweetness than I would like. Slight alcohol presence.

First Shipyard brew and I wasn't that impressed. As a bomber this was almost a $10 beer and it just doesn't measure up to other DIPA's in this price range.

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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 621 ratings.