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Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Monkey Fist IPAShipyard Monkey Fist IPA

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BA SCORE
76
okay

746 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.87%
Wants: 9
Gots: 87 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: puboflyons on 04-25-2012)
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4.23/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this one at the LCBO this past summer.

From a 16oz can into a snifter

APPERANCE: Pours a two finger, medium looking, creamy white head with very good retention. Clear burnt orange with lower levels of carbonation evident. Head slowly fades to a creamy foam cap and clings to the sides of the glass. A splotchy wisp and ring remain leaving dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Pale malts, caramel, lots of grapefruit, honeydew melon and pineapple on the nose. Lots of fruity notes for sure. Could be a touch bolder, but this is really hoppy and fruity. Nice stuff.

TASTE: Pale malts, caramel and some honey sweetness up front, then some bitter hops and grapefruit at the swallow. Bold and lingering finish of lemon and grapefruit bitterness, honeydew melon, pineapple and piney bitterness as well. Very flavorful and bitter-sweet, with plenty of hop character all over the place. Great stuff.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Creamy smooth on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes slightly dry. Good feel as well.

OVERALL: Either this batch turned out like a gem or they've overhauled the recipe, because this is far, far better than the scores here would suggest. Or maybe canning really does make that big of a difference. Either way, I’m surprised it only scores a 3.34 here. Very good stuff. Solid malt backbone with lots of flavor and hop character here. A nice, creamy and smooth feel to support it all as well. A quality IPA that I would gladly drink again.

Jeffo, Oct 16, 2014
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Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA from Shipyard Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.