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Shipwrecked Double IPA - Mission Brewery

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Shipwrecked Double IPAShipwrecked Double IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

808 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 808
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 17
Gots: 80 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Mission Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.25% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 02-17-2010)
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

rwilde, Sep 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On at Mad Mex during happy hora, so it didn't kill my pocket book. Drinks nice, just super malty for a DIPA. Definitely not your typical West Coast DIPA. Which actually worked for this beer, usually I like the West Coast DIPA to take the enamel off of my teeth with hops but in this case. I'm alright with a deep orange russet body pouring with a thick beige head, fine even layer lacing. Nose is full of citrus/floral notes very nice expressive finishing hops here. Starts out agressive with citrus/floral notes but as the malts surround the hops the flavor fades into a well balanced high alcohol IPA. Drank pretty effortlessly, was I expecting more hop bitterness and flavor of course, but I wasn't disappointed by it. Mouthfeel is full to medium bodied with a nice flowing carbonation going strong. Overall experience less hops than expected from a West Coast DIPA but it didn't harm the overall enjoyment level this beer had to offer.

WVbeergeek, Apr 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

richkrull, May 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

dblipajunkie, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Shawner, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle into a 12 oz. Samuel Smith nonic.

Appearance: A red-hued lighter peach color with some copper involved, and a nice frothy fairly bright white head that steadies itself fast to the top of the glass at about 1/4" for the duration.

Smell: A bright, bright aroma of hops and fruit: peaches, strawberry, tangerine, marmalade and jam. Tons of fruit all over the place, as the hops and malt seem to be making a beautiful collision here. A lot to take in, especially as it continues to warm.

Taste: Initially and powerfully sweet, but that dissipates into some nice tropical fruit flavors along with some bright citrus hops via grapefruit and lemon, and it lingers with some wet-hop type of interesting leafy funkiness. It may be too sweet for some, but I'd rather have it this way than an insanely imbalanced assault of hops to cover up the sweetness from the high ABV. Plus the flavors linger for a decent amount of time: a good sign of a strong sipper.

Mouthfeel: This is a fairly thick beer, one would think, but somehow it's not too cloying in the end, and though the initial carbonation level seems like it may make this a little syrupy, there's a nice bunch to the back-end that saves it from being that way.

Drinkability: I can dig this. Again, the sweetness may get some folks, but it's a good sipper over at least an hour in my opinion. Doesn't seem like it's as high ABV as it is to me, but then again, now that I'm done with the bottle, maybe I was wrong. Looking forward to checking out more from Mission, as I was definitely pleased with this.

asabreed, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

sonofliberty2, Oct 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

mike_dawson, Oct 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Kunstman, Oct 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Snellgg5, Feb 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

theminutemen, Sep 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Chilly_E, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

VeganUndead, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Sanchezrox23, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

leprakhan, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

GrantBrennan, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

dav2080, Feb 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

CEDAMA, Feb 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Spaz7, Jun 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Chugs13, Jul 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Mikel772, Aug 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

dbert21, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

JWing, Jan 21, 2013
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.