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Waterfront Brewing Co. India Pale Ale | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Waterfront Brewing Co. India Pale AleWaterfront Brewing Co. India Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by KajII on 10-01-2013

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2.83/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a cloudy reddish amber with an average (1-2 finger) off white frothy head that was mostly lasting and reduced slowly, down to a thin cap and medium collar with really good streaky lacing.

The aroma was of a mild grain malt, pine and citrus hops and a soapy yeast with a touch of caramel and citrus (grapefruit).

The taste was very lightly malty with a mild caramel sweetness in the beginning, and then became moderately hoppy with a decent citrus peel bitterness towards the end. The flavor lasted a bit longer than average following the swallow, with a light citrus peel bitterness lying on the taste buds only for a short time.

Mouthfeel was just beyond light in body and mildly dry in texture with a medium carbonation.

Overall this was an IPA that I found to be almost average in taste. Although it was mildly hoppy with a light sweetness and a decent balance, it still was not what I would call a very enticing brew...


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Photo of TTripp725
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.44/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Darker amber with a thin off white head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Mild smell of pine and hops. Faint citrus.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter hops and pine.

Overall: This is an ok IPA. Just saw in the local market and decided to try it.

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Photo of ChadA83
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of twizzard
3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of crwrunner
2.25/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of tdm168
2/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of Rpritham
3.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damian74
3.42/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.6/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a hop and earthy aroma with some citrus tossed in.
Appearance- A dark amber color with a small off-white head.
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Has a smooth texture to slightly oily feel, not bad.
Overall- This is an average IPA.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.31/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on October 18, 2013.

The color of the pour is handsome with its medium amber-mahogany color. The head lasts a minute than dissolves.

The aroma has a good dose of earthy hops and sweet malts. It almost reminds more of a brown on the nose but the taste throws that gut reaction out.

The body is light to medium with a decent enough creamy quality.

The taste begins with a vibrant blast of caramel malts but is quickly intercepted by the earthy hop quality. The finish is more sweet than sharp and not terribly long. Waterfront beers are brewed exclusively for grocery stores like the Hannaford chain of Northern New England. It does what it has to to fit into the style but little else. Still, drinkable.

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Photo of MikeDL
3.74/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RabbiX
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of buzzy
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of robebo44
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of ScaryEd
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Zacemy
3.52/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Bustersuess
3.24/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of MKrauss
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Sebas
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of Yoda22
3.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jimpyle48
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of morrowd3
3.52/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sachie23
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Not a very good beer

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Photo of founddrama
3.42/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A solid IPA. Fits the character, has the right hoppy profile. Fair. Serviceable.

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