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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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Mr-Cyphyr

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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow - a must for all strong IPA or strong American ale lovers. This rocked. Poured into my wide mouth, pint beer glass. Nice golden color ... 1st sip and let the flavors hit my mouth and waited on the finish. Hit is a great word, the hoppiness was there and hit a homer! And it just hung in there, well past the sip. This should be used as the definition of a strong IPA and the four X's is right on. As it warmed in the glass, the flavors staid well blended, with nothing tweeking my tongue, other than massive hops.

Most certainly a must for hop lovers, and not for the Miller or Bud crowd. This has flavor, bite, and a finish that is not forgotten.

Serving type: bottle

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-26-2014 10:55:06 | More by ThunderingBrews
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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11%

02-15-2014 05:14:27 | More by jw1978
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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11%

02-15-2014 05:13:22 | More by jayhunter357
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California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-28-2014 02:14:31 | More by JerseyHopHead
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Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-28-2014 01:51:55 | More by ThreeFishes
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New York

3/5  rDev -17.8%

01-26-2014 15:32:30 | More by T-34-85
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-25-2014 15:10:03 | More by Dizzy242
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ale207

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-22-2014 20:32:05 | More by ale207
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y2jrock60

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy orange with a thin head that leaves no lacing.

S- Sweet malt, caramel, pine, and noble hop spicy aromas.

T- Sweet upfront followed by a spicy/piney biterness. It finishes a little dry.

M- Medium-thick bodied with low carbonation. Very sweet upfront but finishes dry.

O- A sweet malt forward IIPA, nothing outstanding, but not bad.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 01:09:12 | More by y2jrock60
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California

4.34/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Translucent amber color with a slight red tint, and a light brown head.

S: Citrus, red apples, grapes, plums and cherries in the nose.

T: Flavor is bitter, but not too bitter, some apple, lemon, a slight hint of alcohol, but more than forgivable at 9.25 abv.

M: Full bodied, typical IPA carbonation, perhaps a bit smoother.

O: A great IPA, don't let it's rating fool you.

Serving type: on-tap

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New Jersey

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Massachusetts

3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy amber orange color with a finger of yellow stained foam for a head. Fair amount of lacing on the glass. Nose is a very sweet smelling candy/fruity mixture of hops and malt. The malt aroma comes across as being caramel and something very similar to cotton candy. Hop aroma is hidden behind the malt but it comes through minorly as cascade's identifiable grapefruit scent.

Taste is malty sweet up front and slightly caramel-like with a nice lingering bitterness from the hops. The alcohol pokes through into the finish of the flavor as well, it is slightly astringent. Medium feel and low carb. Overall it's not bad, ABV saves it for me.

Serving type: bottle

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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ColterKoch22

New York

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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California

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-12-2013 09:23:17 | More by humulusphile
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Maine

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Aaron_Ramson

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3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sweet fruit punch in the nose; pineapples and grapes with boozy wine scent, endin g with a little hop dankness. Taste is cheap sugar booziness and tons of bittering hops, probably in an effort to mask the foul adjunct taste. Oily mouthfeel and heavy carbonation. A disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 21:36:26 | More by Aaron_Ramson
Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 545 ratings.