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Shipwrecked Double IPA - Mission Brewery

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Shipwrecked Double IPAShipwrecked Double IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

707 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 11
Gots: 48 | FT: 2
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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Halcyondays

California

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ,

A: Pours a nice amber with a firm white head, nice full lace as to be expected with a DIPA.

S: Great tropical fruit nose, pineapple and mango perhaps there's Simcoe in there methinks.

T: Sweet bready malt off the bat, much more malt than I would have expected out of San Diego. Good hop flavour of grapefruit and pineapple, if a little earthy on the back end which was not to my liking.

M: Smooth and creamy. Soft carbonation makes for an easy drinker.

D: This is an OK DIPA, nothing special. Servicable, but not something I'll go back to.

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2010 00:34:29 | More by Halcyondays
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Orange with significant radiance this brew had a proud thick head. The collaring was thick and creamy and congealed.

The aroma has alot of malt with some relative sweetness. I find hints of so many odd things such as pecan, lemongrass, honey, roasted cracker and iced tea.

I had some high expectations but seem to get a lot of alcohol. It overpowers the fundamental elements of the style and ends quite metallic. I let it air out and begin to get the malt and grain but still find little hop character. This beer is pretty fresh so I'm not concerned with that point it just comes across so brash. The feel is not nearly as harsh with a little alcohol warmth but it's smooth enough.

Paid $5 for a 12 oz bottle and got a nice buzz from the 9percent ABV but it sure doesn't hide it.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 21:12:15 | More by KYGunner
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Deuane

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A-Deep garnet with golden highlights. A thick off-white head slowly reduced to a thin cap and left copious swaths of lace.

S-Deeply rich but muted malt sweetness with some telltale American grown C type hops poking through the malt layer. Touch of alcohol burn finishes this one off.

T-A big and burly malt bruiser with spicy citrus hop notes struggling to make themselves known. Not what I typically look for in a DIPA. Good, yes. Great, no. Warming alcohol makes an appearance in the finish.

M-Medium-heavy body, this one is a quite the heavyweight of DIPA's without being overly sweet or sticky. I like the feel as it makes you feel like you are drinking a beer with pendulous BALLS!

D-I liked it to an extent but the more I drank the more weary I became with it. A decent beer for sure but it simply brings too much for me to enjoy in a DIPA. If this were a RIS I might think differently but it's not so....

Serving type: on-tap

11-14-2010 13:15:15 | More by Deuane
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eric5bellies

Australia

3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank from my Duvel tulip

A - Poursa a slightly hazy copper colour with a white one fingered head that reduces quickly

S - Plenty of grapefruit and a little malt.

T - Plenty of hop and a little bready malt, the booze is not well hidden.

M - Medium to full mouthfeel and carbonation

O - A solid DIPA without being fantastic

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 08:05:33 | More by eric5bellies
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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-05-2013 03:39:27 | More by aquazr1
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-10-2013 00:27:33 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-08-2013 04:51:12 | More by Curloftheburl
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DanE

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-26-2012 22:32:15 | More by DanE
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DesertRunnerIPA

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-13-2014 23:32:30 | More by DesertRunnerIPA
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Christensen-g


3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-29-2014 01:26:47 | More by Christensen-g
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mobrockman

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-12-2014 23:41:54 | More by mobrockman
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-11-2013 23:58:48 | More by buzzy
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Homebrew42

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-18-2011 05:38:30 | More by Homebrew42
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Greywulfken

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: measured my pour into a tulip as I had decided not to include the yeast and sediment from the bottom. Got a slightly hazy pale amber body with a minimal head, off-white in shade.

S: not much of note here, some sweet pale malt smells and hoppy floral notes

T: alcohol overpowered other flavors for me on the first few sips - perhaps I drank it too soon out of the fridge - needed to warm for expected butterscotchy malt flavors and, in this case, sharp pine and subtle resin flavors from the hops

M: astringent on the first few sips, never developed much feel - there was always a slight astringence to offset any smooth coating - even once the beer had warmed - perhaps the damage was done at that point.

O: my most bland scores to-date (300+ reviews as of this entry). For me, not a return-to beer simply because there are so many DIPAs out there that I enjoy that aren't expensive or hard to find. That said, if you're a fan of DIPAs, I'd still say try it anyway. Right?

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2013 17:18:27 | More by Greywulfken
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Sergeh

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-20-2013 22:22:00 | More by Sergeh
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OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-16-2014 18:02:44 | More by OnryAndMean
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keenanite21

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

10-04-2013 23:00:21 | More by keenanite21
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-28-2014 03:42:33 | More by DrBier
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metter98

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is relatively clear copper in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high beige head that died down, leaving lacing covering the surface and a thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: The nose has aromas of grapefruit hops along with notes of pine resin hops.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has a moderate amount of bitterness and notes of alcohol in the flavor.
M: It feels medium-bodied, somewhat crisp and slightly sticky on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is warming from the alcohol and the finish has a bit of dryness.
O: The high alcohol content and noticeable presence of alcohol in the taste reduces the drinkability of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2011 20:52:37 | More by metter98
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-06-2013 02:59:44 | More by kylemckinnis
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tsulli

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-14-2014 23:16:33 | More by tsulli
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-07-2014 21:06:51 | More by tjsmith910
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-17-2013 02:13:43 | More by Tyrawlings
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fmccormi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Straight pour from 22oz pry-off bottle to a tall, straight-mouthed Ommegang flute. No freshness or bottle dating evident, but this was purchase about four weeks ago at a Whole Foods in the Durham, NC area; I’m assuming it’s relatively fresh, but it’s hard to say.

Appearance (4.5): Pours a good three fingers of custard-colored head at first, kind of crackling to a rocky cap that takes its sweet time dying down, leaving some good lacing all around the glass. The body is a moderately hazy, reddish gold color and very pretty. This is a damn good-looking beer, really.

Smell (3.0): There are some nice hops here, kind of a bright citrus of the fruity pineapple-mango variety (rather than crisp, snappy grapefruit and lemon) that’s kind of buried underneath a hefty dose of sweet, slightly oxidized caramel. Gingerbread, brown sugar, apple cake, cider. Not quite enough hops, malt comes on pretty thick but it’s not unpleasant.

Taste (3.5): Good dose of kind of pithy, citric bitterness gives way to that same kind of rich, sweet (but not really cloying) malt character, that’s again mostly caramel but with some drier, less sweet but still rich character of baked goods filling it out. The hops close out on the finish, with a decent earthy hop flavor and grassy-pithy bitterness. No alcohol to speak of on the palate, which is surprising.

Mouthfeel (4.0): Subdued carbonation, slightly tingly and foams modestly on the way down; the body is relatively slick and moderately chewy, definitely on the full side of medium. Not the driest finish, but there’s enough bitterness and levity to invite another sip.

Overall (3.5): This is a decent DIPA. It’s definitely not perfect, but nothing about it is unpleasant. It does, more or less, what a DIPA does, but nothing exceptionally (with the exception of the appearance). Happy to have tried it, but I most likely won’t seek it out in the future.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2012 01:57:22 | More by fmccormi
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Bluescooter

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-26-2013 22:58:45 | More by Bluescooter
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.