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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

545 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 545
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.89%
Wants: 12
Gots: 27 | 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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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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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-05-2014 02:49:39 | More by crowsnest
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-03-2014 16:18:14 | More by bacher468
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dwtyler

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-02-2014 02:49:23 | More by dwtyler
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Kyote0402

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-02-2014 01:51:11 | More by Kyote0402
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KRG

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-25-2014 22:21:06 | More by KRG
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Ernest78

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -17.8%

04-19-2014 21:57:01 | More by Ernest78
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ambruns1979

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-19-2014 09:40:56 | More by ambruns1979
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wolf_switzer

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

04-17-2014 06:42:23 | More by wolf_switzer
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Modernrickk

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-13-2014 18:33:29 | More by Modernrickk
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Duffman79

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-13-2014 09:55:37 | More by Duffman79
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SocalKicks

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

04-06-2014 17:42:04 | More by SocalKicks
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socon67

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-05-2014 22:32:10 | More by socon67
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argock

Virginia

3.31/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a pinot noir wine glass. Best by Nov 14 notched on side of label and 3284 on bottle neck. Single purchased at Total Wine (Norwalk, CT).

A: Ruby-amber and clear with 1-finger of oatmeal-colored head with good retention and a widespread smattering of lacing.

S: Aroma is lacking with not much aroma -- mostly a bit of dark crystal malts and herbal, earthy, lightly floral hops. A light buttery note from the yeast.

T: Flavor is pleasant but uninteresting with some dark crystal malt sweetness and roastiness coupled with benign floral and herbal hopping. Yeast again brings some butteriness, and alcohol is light to well-hidden. Bitterness is light-moderate.

M: Smooth but lightly tacky and with medium-full body and relatively low carbonation.

O: A benign but boring beer with good ABV kick but not much else to say. Flavor fits the balanced DIPA style, but the hops are too subdued and crystal maltiness is too much or the style.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 03:28:41 | More by argock
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Fejj

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

03-22-2014 01:05:47 | More by Fejj
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-17-2014 00:45:31 | More by Beerbuddy21
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-15-2014 03:33:23 | More by jsnoek
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drpimento

Wisconsin

2.66/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

To me this is the perfect example of a beer that demonstrate the mechanics of craftsmanship, but missing the boat (subjectively) in aesthetics The beer has a fantastic foamy, frothy, thick, long lasting head and lots of lace. A nice clear deep amber color. The aroma starts to suffer from Cascade and flavor picks up on that and pushes it over the edge, giving it almost some putrid qualities. I'm no longer a fan of Cascade hops. Body reflects both aspects of this kind of beer in that in some ways is seems good, yet has characteristics of the Cascade hop. The final word is that overall, this is not a beer for me. I've tried to be objective in my score, but I'd never buy or sip this again.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 09:05:48 | More by drpimento
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11%

03-10-2014 21:34:41 | More by coopdog1000
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David_Oulashian

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

03-07-2014 23:16:09 | More by David_Oulashian
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.2%

03-02-2014 03:29:38 | More by IPAchris
Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 545 ratings.