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Shipyard IPA - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard IPAShipyard IPA

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BA SCORE
75
okay

896 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 896
Reviews: 507
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 5
Gots: 47 | 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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Photo of cbutova
3.58/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Second bottle of this from an IPA mix-pack by Shipyard recently purchased.

A- 12oz bottle pours to a goblet with a deep golden body that is mostly translucent. A thick, creamy white head forms up to one finger with pretty good retention. The head leaves a thick frothy ring and small islands. Lacing starts with big sheets and is followed by plentiful webs and drizzle.

S- Certainly displays English character with medium fruity esters exhibited by the yeast. Hops also follow the UK-style with an emphasis on earthy, grassy, fruity and floral tones. Hints at crystal malts.

T- For me the main players in the flavor are grassy hops, light fruits and medium caramelized grains. Other notes that come to mind are floral, earthy, herbal tea, fresh cracked UK base grains, apple, dried light fruits and citrus zest.

MF- Crisp light-medium body overall with a silky, creamy consistency. Carbonation is towards the high end but smoothed out by the texture on the palate. Finishes with an herbal bitterness.

For me, this is a better example of an English IPA than their Monkey Fist is of an American IPA. Herbal, grassy hops over a medium malt and fruity yeast base. It doesn't come together amazingly but nothing glaring is wrong here.

cbutova, Sep 24, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev +20.6%

Lowin, Sep 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

julielynndubee, Sep 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

SysopChris, Sep 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +46.2%

jaredtp, Sep 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

MJHolsey, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

larryrestuccia, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

RaphaelSC, Sep 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +46.2%

markallmon, Sep 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

tjcamm, Sep 07, 2014
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2.88/5  rDev -11.4%

Malone47, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

blatantlocalism, Sep 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

hoppecatania, Sep 04, 2014
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2.72/5  rDev -16.3%

CustardChucker, Sep 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

LutherBrau, Sep 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

diablo14, Sep 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

WesFoxlove, Sep 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Oidmoe, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of hophugger
3.25/5  rDev 0%

poured a nice dark tan color with a good head that lingered awhile. Aroma was light but did catch abit of malty hops smell. taste was good with malt up front and a decent hop finish. Wanted a little more from this beer, it was a little laid back !!. There was a little citrus that came through. Overall, excellent balance but not enough of the hops came through for me

hophugger, Aug 24, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

Mainelyhops, Aug 24, 2014
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1.76/5  rDev -45.8%

drinkfella, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Boone757, Aug 20, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -30.8%

harty83, Aug 18, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

patm185, Aug 18, 2014
Shipyard IPA from Shipyard Brewing Co.
75 out of 100 based on 896 ratings.