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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

726 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 726
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 11
Gots: 57 | 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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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.44/5  rDev -6.8%

650ml bottle poured into tulip 1/10/1

A copper body with some suspended particles being moved around by a healthy amount of tiny bubbles that feed a well sustained two finger tan foam that leaves 6 distinct pencil thin rings followed by thick patches, looks great

S malty for the style, loads of toffee, caramels and brown sugar, hops are there no doubt about it with citrus and honey with a faint floral aspect and some booze

T more pine and booze then the nose, some orange creamsicle and lemon rind, again there's loads of burnt sugars and tastes old but I don't think it is, the booze could be hidden a little better too

M thick, syrupy and boozy, almost creamy from the bubbles and not bad in this department but more heat then I'd expect

O decent but nothing great, a little malt forward and the booze pops up more then it should

this is a one and done for me, 11$ a bomber and I could buy much more of a much better beer for the same price.

10-02-2013 02:13:25 | More by wordemupg
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Dull golden body that's pretty clear. A little bit of a head and a little bit of lacing. The color of it is kinda dreary.

Smell - Not very aromatic. I had a sniff of a Pliny before sniffing this, though, so that might explain why it smelled like almost nothing. What I did get was some pine hops and a bit of sweetness.

Taste - Dominated by hops. Not very citrusy. Earthy and pine hops with a bit of sweetness from the malt. After that it's all bitterness. Very bitter finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation and a hefty body. The finish kills it. It's so bitter.

Overall - Hoppy, but in the wrong end to be a good DIPA. No problem drinking it, but it wasn't memorable.

07-28-2011 02:53:07 | More by Alieniloquium
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%

Pours quite dark, almost mahogoney in color, with a decent head and some lacing as well. Smells fruity with citrus and slightly spicy. Somewhat simple, but pleasant enough. The taste is a bit strange- slightly smokey, quite malty, and with earthy hops. Doesn't really come together here. A bit grainy in the mouthfeel, and quite spicy and earthy from the hops. Doesn't really strike me as a double IPA, and I wouldn't say this is a beer I'd get again, but it's different.

06-12-2011 02:32:02 | More by Georgiabeer
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ADZA

Australia

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%

Pours a golden hazed amber hue with a creamy dimple laden two finger ever present head and some bubbly clingy lacing,on pouring the bottle I immediately am assaulted by the resinous pine,gooseberries and toffeeish malts,the mouthfeel is full bodied with moderate carbonation and the taste definitely packs a punch of stringent bitter piney resinous hops,some herbal harshness,a sweet cameo of toffeeish malts and finished with a berry bittersweetness and overall it's average nothing over the top and better ones out there cheers.

09-23-2013 08:50:58 | More by ADZA
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Halcyondays

California

3.45/5  rDev -6.5%

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.

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

Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev -5.7%

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.

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

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -5.7%

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....

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

Australia

3.49/5  rDev -5.4%

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

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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DenverBigRed

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-18-2014 23:54:40 | More by DenverBigRed
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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%

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?

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

New York

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%

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.

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
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
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