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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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2beerdogs

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-19-2012 04:21:43 | More by 2beerdogs
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle.

Pours darkish copper with a chill haze and a two inch head of off-white. Plenty of sheeted lacing with a solid foam cap for the duration of the glass.

Aromatics lead off with a combo of bready malts and pine resin. Biscuit ends with citrus fruit follow through. Hopping is subdued for the style.

Medium bodied with a slightly chewy, tacky mouthfeel. A bit grippy.

Sweet malt with pine-rubbed grapefruit start the palate. Hints of brown sugar, spruce bark, and candied orange pith follow through.
Bitterness attempts to balance but the sweet malt wins out.

Finishes with lingering pine dew, sugar-dusted malt, and a hint of warmth.

Tasty enough, but lacking in flavoring and aroma hops for a SD IIPA. The beer could be dried up a bit also.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2010 00:56:40 | More by brewandbbq
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fredmugs

Indiana

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-06-2014 22:21:00 | More by fredmugs
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.05/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Pours a clear deep color, marginal carbonation, small white foam headwith very large bubbles, and sticks to the sides of the glass.

S - A little bit of roasted caramel/toffee and some alcohol. The malts smell somewhat German. Is that it??? Really?

T - Yep, the same as the nose - toffee and booze. Something tells me this beer is probably past its prime. There's some very mild grapefruit, orange, and lemon citrus...just barely. If this were fresh, I'm sure the citric content would be much stronger and vibrant. The hops are coming through like a dim light bulb toasted malt taking the forefront and finishes with some lemon that intensifies a little more after the sip. The malt is a little buttery. This beer is on the sweet side rather than the hoppy side. I can deal with the sweetness part, it's a nice toasted character but it really needs some boost in the bitter department to keep those malts in check. I can see where the flavor of this would be much better if both malts and bitterness were intensified...it's so %$#@ mellow that it's pretty boring for a D-IPA - intensity, man - more cowbell!!. (I really hate to say that too.) As I work through the bottle, it gets a little better, but not much.

M - Medium bodied, nice and smooth on the tongue.

D - Average, depending on what you're looking for. It's almost balanced with the nod leaning towards the malt.

I'm keeping this review open until I can locate an ULTRA FRESH one to make sure I give it a fare shake. D-IPA's are my absolute favorite and it kills me to rate one lower than I normally would. In its present state, I think this would be a GREAT step in the big beer direction for those who may not be so familiar with D-IPA's. Shipwrecked, let's meet again and give it another go with a different bottle, all is not lost.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2010 00:39:26 | More by jzeilinger
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-09-2013 02:41:34 | More by RoryOMoore
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HalfFull

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a globe glass, pouring a light amber with half an inch of slightly off white foam. Bright golden in the light just a hint of haze.

Pleasant hop aroma of muddled grapefruit, pine and some peppery spice. Bit of caramel malt in the background and a touch of alcohol is notable on a deep inhale. Hop spice expands with warming to better cloak said alcohol however. And while never grabbing you by the throat with an onslaught of hops, it does entice throughout.

Flavor is moderately sweet with a touch of caramel and a citric flavor leaning more towards orange and tangerine than the nose suggests. Carbonation is medium allowing for a full and creamy feel that still isn't too sweet. Bitterness is a bit subdued however as the malt profile masks the ABV better on the taste than the smell.

Overall a good IPA to have with a meal and with a good lingering finish.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2012 06:38:18 | More by HalfFull
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-20-2013 00:35:33 | More by AndrewMichael
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Lukass

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

04-04-2013 01:43:36 | More by Lukass
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GilGarp

Colorado

3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Seved cold into an imperial pint glass.

Mission's Shipwrecked is a amber orange color with thick white head and nice sticky lacing.

Aroma is hoppy but not overly citrusy or fresh smelling. It's still pleasant but not especially dry-hopped.

Flavor is nice and bitter with good hop taste. Very strong but not totally out of balance.

Medium bodied and well carbonated.

Overall a solid DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 02:18:27 | More by GilGarp
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

from notes taken on a hazy trip to Phoenix in October
A - significantly hazy brown-0range, solid head with decent retention and random lacing
S - herbal and pine resin aroms up front with some caramel and orange peel background
T - pineapple and orange zest with equally strong pine resin hops, significant caramel malt backbone, light boozy sweetness
M - medium body with light carbonation, sticky throught he middle with ABV heat creeping up on the finish along with significant bitterness
O - a soid DIPA with in your face hoppiness, a little spicy on the alcohol but to be expected at over 9%

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 22:21:35 | More by joemcgrath27
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a beautiful amber color with a small head that dissipates quickly. Moderately heavy carbonation.

N: Toffee, pine, citrus and rye.

T: Pine and toffee upfront followed by candy sugar, orange citrus and pine. Leaves a rye tasting linger.

M: Fulll bodied, somewhat sticky and dry.

O: Alcohol is well hidden. Nicely balanced with a slight bitter bite. A nice DIPA but maybe a little too heavy on the toffee flavors; leads to some strange medicinal flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 02:12:23 | More by justintcoons
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-14-2012 20:48:05 | More by richkrull
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CoolEthan

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-04-2013 19:54:48 | More by CoolEthan
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-28-2013 16:09:54 | More by schnarr84
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-22-2012 22:41:00 | More by djaeon
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-10-2013 20:08:20 | More by ajzy
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-20-2011 19:28:47 | More by DoctorB2B
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yemenmocha

Arizona

3.23/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours amber with slight haze, and quickly dissipating tan head. Nose is surprisingly light for a double india pale ale, with overripe fruit and discarded citrus rinds, and then some pine. Dark fruits on the palate, fairly decent malt influence, and then a big does of alcohol heat onto the finish. Aftertaste is long with more overripe fruit and alcohol heat.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 02:12:25 | More by yemenmocha
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.16/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy copper color. It requires a very aggressive pour just to yield one finger of white-colored head, and even then, it doesn't have good retention. A little bit of lacing is left behind, though.

S: Very citrusy...but also very sweet. The hops bring some nice grapefruit notes and even a few tropical fruit hints. On the other hand, it's smothered by all that sweet caramel and toffee coming from the malt backbone.

T: Two words: toffee bomb. It has a citrusy start, before the huge maltiness takes over. Maybe there's some mint in the finish. Did I mention its a toffee bomb? Because sweet zombie Jesus, this is ridiculously sugary for an IPA. It's also kind of boozy.

M: It's crisper on the back end than I would have guessed. This bite helps give it a touch more drinkability than I expected - which means it's pretty good for such a thick, sugary, syrupy DIPA. Decent carbonation also helps, too.

O: I'm not a fan of this big, boozy, sugary sweet DIPA, but this isn't horrible. It also doesn't do much to make it more desirable to someone averse to this kind of beer. It's decent enough, all things considering.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 21:30:59 | More by ThisWangsChung
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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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tbeq00

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-30-2012 02:46:52 | More by tbeq00
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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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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-02-2013 00:42:16 | More by UltimateLivewire
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sneaks2210

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-17-2012 16:42:56 | More by sneaks2210
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

10-19-2012 06:25:41 | More by CaptDavyJones
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.