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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

699 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 699
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 11
Gots: 47 | 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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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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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
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dufficy0

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-19-2012 18:41:22 | More by dufficy0
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wolf_switzer

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-29-2013 14:37:33 | More by wolf_switzer
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Wmbolling

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-10-2012 03:23:58 | More by Wmbolling
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MrBillyMac

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-18-2012 02:00:49 | More by MrBillyMac
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-28-2012 16:22:27 | More by JohnK17
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-16-2013 01:57:38 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-06-2012 21:40:19 | More by IPAchris
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fisherbray

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-11-2013 01:03:45 | More by fisherbray
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bcuz7

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-19-2013 22:02:59 | More by bcuz7
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scotv

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

09-07-2013 01:01:28 | More by scotv
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JReites

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-13-2013 03:34:01 | More by JReites
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bluetrevian

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-21-2012 20:44:40 | More by bluetrevian
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-03-2012 07:47:33 | More by drewone
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 699 ratings.