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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

705 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 705
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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Photo of Chaney
Chaney

District of Columbia

3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 21:52:37 | More by Chaney
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Overlord

California

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an amberish orange. Billowy white foam head.

Smells slightly of alcohol, mostly of caramel malt with some pine. Pretty standard DIPA-ish stuff, actually. Disappointed there isn't more citrus or floral notes to it.

Taste is primarily sweet caramel/sugary malt with some pine, a bit of grapefruit (not much here in the way of tropical or exotic fruit notes) ... kind of a sweet beer, actually.

Good mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2010 20:02:32 | More by Overlord
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-27-2014 11:03:48 | More by bigred89
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beerpadawan

California

3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Deep coppery and clear with decent off white head retention, fading to a ring with faint film.

Nose is an interplay of citric and piney hops with sweet caramel and malt. It carries the alcohol well. It is bitter and not packed with residual sugar--doesnt feel too thick or syrupy. Hops flavor is spicy and earthy, along with pine, but the balance is a little off. Some quaffs seem more like a hop-forward pale ale or restrained american ipa.

Enjoying it, though, and worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2012 23:51:20 | More by beerpadawan
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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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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

09-01-2013 06:10:13 | More by RedneckBeerz
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atsprings

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into a Hopus glass pours a crisp orange with a decent off white head that diminishes to a thin layer and leaves a few rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma is slight citrus hops and sweet malts. The taste is a decent amount of crisp earthy citrus hops with a nice amount of sweet malts backing them up leaving a sweet finish with a nice balance of bitter hops. The beer is on the heavy side of medium with a bit of alcohol presence, but nothing too overbearing. This is a decent West Coast Double IPA, but with so many better ones out there, I don't think I'll be picking this one up again.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2010 01:40:59 | More by atsprings
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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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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +22%

09-20-2012 22:28:47 | More by Molson2000
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Todd

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-22-2014 21:30:55 | More by Todd
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RonfromJersey

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Three fingers of big bubbly white head arise above a dull copper, slightly hazy, body. Very good dense lacing.

Assertive citrus aroma features plenty of orange, backed by pine.

Sweet beginning, sweeter than expected, and the sweetness lasts throughout. Hops rise and crest, and battle to take a fruity hold for awhile. Not for long though. No alcohol burn, but a definite sense that its there.

Thick, heavy almost syrupy mouthfeel.

Sweet and sluggish dampens drinkability.

Not really what I'm looking for in a IIPA, and a bit high at $8.35/bomber.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2010 23:50:06 | More by RonfromJersey
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Chugs13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-09-2012 02:04:56 | More by Chugs13
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ktrillionaire

Florida

3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to someone at Willard's for sharing this...

A - Gold, translucent, not so much head but good lace.

S - Real hoppy, but not terribly exciting. The aroma tends towards vegetal and herbal.

T - Hoppy in the forefront, with some vegetal notes that threaten to cross into onion and cabbage territory, but then don't.

M - (D)IPA. Pretty good. Could use more zip.

D - This beer is ok. That's about all. Perhaps it isn't terribly fresh.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2010 16:14:22 | More by ktrillionaire
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-22-2012 06:35:51 | More by DonFrap
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nrbw23

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-12-2013 17:20:01 | More by nrbw23
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

2.48/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a Chimay goblet

A- pours dark orange with a one finger slightly offwhite head. Head doesn't stick around for too long, but laces pretty nicely

S- strong citrus aroma. Smells damn lovely, and is pretty pungent...not really searching around for the scent in this one

T- and unfortunately, this is where the goodness of the beer ends. I am tasting next to no hops at all. Just pure nothingness. Wait, there's a very slight bitter finish. That's it. Tastes like water

M- it's THICK, which makes no sense given the lack of hoppiness to it. Thick water = very offputting

O- I thought this was going to be a star after the pour and first whiff of it. Then it really hit the fan. No dating on the bottle, so I have no idea how old this is. A shame, really

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2011 20:01:14 | More by bigfnjoe
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-16-2012 23:08:34 | More by 2dogbrew
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Beaver13

Colorado

1.88/5  rDev -49.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 1.5

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy copper orange with a medium creamy off-white head that goes to a thin film and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is subdued - some resiny hops and alcohol.

The flavor is a little sweet malt with a ton of sharp bitter alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, I remember this being much better on tap. All I get is bland bitter alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 03:34:10 | More by Beaver13
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: golden orange, trace white head, few patches in glass

S: pine, light citrus, chalk/floral

T: orange marmalade/peel, chalk, mild bitter/bit boozy oily finish

M: med body, oily/mild sticky mouth

O: Interesting, love trying new breweries.
This is good place to start for Double IPA newbie.

GOOD; NOT MUST BUY!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 18:08:04 | More by BeerLover99
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at the Praying Monk in Scottsdale Arizona. Fresh and hoppy. Pineapple and candy on the nose. Nice head with decent retention. Lots of lacing and sticky mess in the glass. Well balanced for such high alcohol. Enjoyed and would come back to this.

Serving type: on-tap

04-12-2013 20:41:35 | More by DaPan
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arizcards

Arizona

3.54/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a single at Total WIne at the end of March for $2.99.

Beer poured a murky orange with not much head.

Nose is muted hops.

Taste is not bad but a bit uneven. Sweet malts and pine and citrus hops are present but without much continuity. Alcohol is warming in the finish with each sip. Suspect i have an old bottle but no way to tell without a freshness date.

Mouthfeel is full, smooth, and satisfying.

Overall a decent beer but in a style with many outstanding beers i am not sure i will buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 00:50:10 | More by arizcards
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Zbeetleman

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-09-2013 03:50:37 | More by Zbeetleman
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the hulmeville in.

A- comes to me with a good finger or off white head the settles slowly leaving a nice spray of lace all over the glass. Burnt orange in color with a touch of haze.

S- fruity and sweet like a cream sickle. Oranges and sweet slightly roasty malts.

T- malty sweet and boldly hopped. Cloyingly sweet. Oranges and a hint of grapefruit. Loads of caramel malts. Hint of herbal earthiness.

M- well above medium in body and a mid level carb.

D- its a east coast ipa from the west coast crazy stuff. Solid but a bit sweet for my tastes.

Serving type: on-tap

09-21-2010 02:33:44 | More by oglmcdgl
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-05-2012 03:43:11 | More by lupercmda
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-02-2013 00:04:31 | More by whatname
Shipwrecked Double IPA from Mission Brewery
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