Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series)

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.25%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Todd on 03-20-2009

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3.41/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy orange with a thin head that leaves no lacing.

S- Sweet malt, caramel, pine, and noble hop spicy aromas.

T- Sweet upfront followed by a spicy/piney biterness. It finishes a little dry.

M- Medium-thick bodied with low carbonation. Very sweet upfront but finishes dry.

O- A sweet malt forward IIPA, nothing outstanding, but not bad.

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4.32/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Translucent amber color with a slight red tint, and a light brown head.

S: Citrus, red apples, grapes, plums and cherries in the nose.

T: Flavor is bitter, but not too bitter, some apple, lemon, a slight hint of alcohol, but more than forgivable at 9.25 abv.

M: Full bodied, typical IPA carbonation, perhaps a bit smoother.

O: A great IPA, don't let it's rating fool you.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy amber orange color with a finger of yellow stained foam for a head. Fair amount of lacing on the glass. Nose is a very sweet smelling candy/fruity mixture of hops and malt. The malt aroma comes across as being caramel and something very similar to cotton candy. Hop aroma is hidden behind the malt but it comes through minorly as cascade's identifiable grapefruit scent.

Taste is malty sweet up front and slightly caramel-like with a nice lingering bitterness from the hops. The alcohol pokes through into the finish of the flavor as well, it is slightly astringent. Medium feel and low carb. Overall it's not bad, ABV saves it for me.

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3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sweet fruit punch in the nose; pineapples and grapes with boozy wine scent, endin g with a little hop dankness. Taste is cheap sugar booziness and tons of bittering hops, probably in an effort to mask the foul adjunct taste. Oily mouthfeel and heavy carbonation. A disappointment.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bomber > Pint Glass

A - Amber color with a finger of fizzy off white head, no lacing.
S - Unpleasant aroma, lots of toffee, biscuit and slightly burnt caramel malt, some candied orange, slight pine, and alcohol.
T - Extremely sweet, wayyy too much malt, thats all you really get in here, some grapefruit and sweet orange, and there's a lot of booziness to it. Even a tad soapy.
M - Somewhat smooth, but definitely some alcohol burn.
O - Not good, too much malt sweetness and not enough bitterness.

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Shipyard XXXX IPA (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
3.69 out of 5 based on 718 ratings.
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