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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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670 Ratings
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Ratings: 670
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 15.52%
Wants: 8
Gots: 54 | 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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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +41.8%

05-27-2012 14:54:38 | More by tfsimpkins
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4.75/5  rDev +41.8%

01-04-2013 05:07:45 | More by cloudydoug
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +41.8%

01-19-2014 16:50:51 | More by mfl620ks
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Glopez

California

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

09-01-2012 02:41:28 | More by Glopez
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4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

08-09-2014 04:39:55 | More by Zachboler
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Apollo98

New York

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

08-02-2014 13:33:53 | More by Apollo98
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Soumya

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

08-26-2013 03:15:32 | More by Soumya
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.49/5  rDev +34%

Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA has a thick, creamy, off-white head, lots of thick lacing left on the glass, and a hazy, orange-yellow-gold appearance, with bubble streams and a descending cloud after one swishes the bottom contents of the bottle. Some tiny brown specs are seen floating about. The aroma is of a full, piney, bready hop oil, and the flavor is of pine, hop oil, sugar, bread, bread crust, light brown sugar, toffee, grapefruit, and light caramel. Mouthfeel is medium, soft, and slick, and Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA finishes dry, bitter, and fairly drinkable. Overall, this is an outstanding beer! Get some soon!

RJT

01-20-2013 15:19:40 | More by RonaldTheriot
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plaid75

New York

4.35/5  rDev +29.9%

Poured a medium copper hue with a one finger frothy white head. There was very good retention and lacing.

The smell was dominated by a sharp peppery hop.

The taste was likewise hop driven with forceful peppery and balmy piney hops. Soft buttery malts detected as well Thankfully the house yeast did not dominate here.

The mouthfeel typical of the style.

Overall an excellent clean IPA. Substantial in body and flavor. Likely Shipyard's greatest beer to date. The name is a bit juvenile however.

05-25-2012 01:31:41 | More by plaid75
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BrianCuoz

New York

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

05-28-2014 18:44:38 | More by BrianCuoz
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bconsidine

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

08-06-2012 12:07:43 | More by bconsidine
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

01-19-2013 03:19:35 | More by Dwtucker90
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

09-28-2013 01:31:34 | More by rmjacobson
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5yabbdoo

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

07-19-2014 16:32:56 | More by 5yabbdoo
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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Heff19

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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dsshuck

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

01-26-2013 21:58:37 | More by dsshuck
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California

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

07-26-2012 05:32:04 | More by BarHop510
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Fernans

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

I like this. I really, really liked this. A sessionable, real, IPA. Aroma of hops, cut flowers. Color of copper and unfiltered hazy. Taste rises to the occasion. A malty start, with the bitters follow up. Does everything simply right. Good work.

06-26-2014 02:16:53 | More by Fernans
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

06-13-2012 00:23:23 | More by Lovely85
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4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

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mpedara429

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +26.3%

A: Clear and copper in color. Two fingers of off white head with spotty lacing.

S: Pretty big smell of caramel malt, buttery biscuit, and pine. A hint of booze in the smell.

T: Very similar to the nose. Some hints of floral and earthy notes as it warms. Good hop bitterness that is balanced out by the malt.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation. A little bit oily. Hoppy bitterness sticks in the mouth after it goes down.

O: Lots of times, beer can be about the price point. I would love to drink $3 dollar 12 oz.'ers all the time, but sometimes a $1 dollar beer can be enjoyable. For the approximate $1 price point this is a great beer and beats most of the competition.

11-19-2012 23:35:05 | More by mpedara429
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Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA from Shipyard Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 670 ratings.