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Shipwrecked Double IPA - Mission Brewery

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808 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 808
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 17
Gots: 79 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

gleemonger, Apr 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

nukem5, Apr 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

2beerdogs, Apr 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Swervine44, Apr 18, 2012
Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap 4/11/2012 at Track 84, in Warwick, RI served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a bright golden brown color, with a short dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains fruity citrus, caramelized malts and floral hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of citrus and caramel followed by a strong hops bitterness. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly hoppy.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, strong kick, good representation of style, this is a solid 2IPA to drink for a while.

TheManiacalOne, Apr 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

DrFunkenstein, Apr 15, 2012
Photo of Durge
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is clear bright copper with a sizeable cream colored head and excellent lacing. The aroma brings sweet maple pine, almost evergreen with a nutty grain backbone. The flavor offers a fairly intense brandy-malt with nice herbal-pine hops and Baby Ruth nuttiness. This has a kind of medicinal, root beer quality. This is barley-wine territory. Slightly cloying with a medium-heavy body that presents an oily, somewhat resinous yet frisky feel. This is a quality hop brew and easily recommended!

Durge, Apr 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

lccrunchy, Apr 12, 2012
Photo of Chaney
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a CCB snifter.

A: The beer poured a fairly clear amber color, with about a 1/2 finger or so solid white head that retained itself pretty well.

S: Smelled like a fruity, citrusy, cotton candy, without much maltiness at all.

T: This was more on the fruity side than the citrus one, but I did manage to get a tinge of grapefruit, lemongrass, and sugary Jolly Rancher.

M: This was kinda sugary, but I personally didn't find it too offensive. The lacing on the glass was pretty splotchy.

O: This was good, but I expected more from a San Diego brewery.

Chaney, Apr 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

biercycle, Apr 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

bluesplit63, Apr 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

edglodek, Apr 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

KevdoggNasty, Apr 01, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into an Allagash cervoise glass.

A: Two fingers of tight head. The colour is a brilliant ruddy amber, clear with some bubbles. Very pretty.

S: Fruity hops. Pine resin. Straightforward, but powerful.

T: Not bad! Somewhat of a hop bomb -- very bitter (75 IBU) and initially astringent. However, there is nice balance provided by the malt base and the heavily fruity topnotes. The maintaste is long and full, with an enduring, grapefruity aftertaste.

M: Substantial. A bit of chewy malt. Not as much carbonation as you'd think.

O: I like DIPAs quite a bit, and this is no exception. Very nice beer. Recommended to hop lovers. At times, noticeably strong. Don't let it warm up.

AgentMunky, Mar 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

tbeq00, Mar 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

JohnK17, Mar 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

SocalKicks, Mar 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Kornoms, Mar 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

kevgod, Mar 23, 2012
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3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a draft into a pint glass at San Diego Brewing Company on March 16, 2012. Color was hazy caramel. About one finger of head. Light film on lacing on the top. Even amount of cobweb film on the sides.

Got a deep whiff of citrus hops, probably lemon. Fairly balanced but nothing too special overall.

Not too much citrus in the taste, but very bitter. Can really taste the alcohol. Kind of smooth. Lots of different things going on in the taste.

Medium body. Slight texture. Average carbonation,. Bitter, but smooth finish.

Just an OK double IPA. It had its moments but I wouldn’t go out of my way to have another one.

BucannonXC5, Mar 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

bluetrevian, Mar 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

AWS2111, Mar 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

vr6corrado, Mar 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

baybassboy, Mar 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

redfox405, Mar 17, 2012
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 808 ratings.