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Shipyard IPA - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard IPAShipyard IPA

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BA SCORE
75
okay

829 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 829
Reviews: 502
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 4
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 07-01-2001)
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Todd

Colorado

2.6/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Presentation: 12oz brown bottle. Freshness date on the side of the label. Not diggin' the new "IPA" shouting label ...

Appearance: Deep golden beer, touch of haze (goes away as the beer warms), crowned with a quickly settling, tight, creamy white lace with tentacles that cling to the glass.

Smell: Floral, perfume/estery, dry Bazooka bubble-gum. Mild, real mild, diacetyl in the background.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Smooth and creamy, light-bodied. Big grain tannin character that lends a cracked grain, earth, dry, husky flavour and feel on the palate. This is a very dry beer. A bit "dirty" in character.

Malt sweetness is quite low, although a bready pale malt flavour and malt body shows through as the beer warms up, along with a dab of buttery diacetyl. Hop flavour has hints of citric rind, salt and a mineral edge as it snaps at the palate. Bitter overall. Fruity esters and more soft bubble-gum-like flavours. Odd "eggy" sulfur flavour and "cheesey" hop flavour thrown in the middle. Dry grain tannins in the finish with a leafy hop note and touch of hop oil on the tongue -- finish is very unpleasant, seems like it'll never go way.

Notes & Drinkability: This is a tannin ridden beer, unbalanced, astringent, hard to swallow more than one and needs some cleaning up in my opinion. It's a dirty beer. On the right highway for the style, but took the wrong exit.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2002 21:25:06 | More by Todd
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Redbones BBQ

Creamy looking white lace and perfect clarity. Clean and crisp palate, nice uniform maltiness. Hops are clean and sharp with a woody earthy bite. Touch of buttery diacetyl towards the end which finishes mostly dry. Went very well with the catfish fingers.

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2002 03:12:59 | More by Jason
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Shipyard IPA from Shipyard Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 829 ratings.