Shipyard Smashed Blueberry (Pugsley's Signature Series) | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Smashed Blueberry (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Smashed Blueberry (Pugsley's Signature Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
shipyard.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 05-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
598
Reviews:
182
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
14.8%
 
 
Wants:
79
Gots:
113
For Trade:
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1/5  rDev -74.5%

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1/5  rDev -74.5%

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1/5  rDev -74.5%

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1.36/5  rDev -65.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of Dirtydee5
1.4/5  rDev -64.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

This to me was awful, I'm not too big into fruity beers it literally tastes like black licorice which everyone knows is disgusting.

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1.75/5  rDev -55.4%

Photo of LazyBoy23
1.98/5  rDev -49.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Not a big fan. Smelled good but tasted bad. Very strong and tastes a lot with blueberries. It does not go down smooth, but it definitely hits you. It's high in alcohol content, so s beer you'll just have once.

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2/5  rDev -49%

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2/5  rDev -49%

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2/5  rDev -49%

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2.13/5  rDev -45.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Purchased a 625 ml bottle at the local liquor store

Upon opening this beer, i got a huge whiff of blueberry in my face, which made me really happy. It smelled fantastic, like real blueberries. It poured wonderfully, with 1.5 fingers of off white creamy head that dissipated pretty quickly.

Sadly, for me, that is where the goodness ended. This beer had very little of that delicious blueberry smell, and was just not my cup of tea. I thought it was terribly balanced, and really fought to finish the bottle.

Glad i picked it up to try, but i will be avoiding this one from now on.

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2.25/5  rDev -42.6%

Photo of Phyl21ca
2.48/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bottle: Poured a dark brown and blue color ale with a medium size foamy head with average retention and some light lacing. Aroma of blueberry with light coughs medicine syrup and gross stale sugary notes. Taste is not the best of match between some chocolate and deep sweet caramel notes and blueberry with some stale fruit notes and gross sweet notes of residual sugars. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Weird mix that really didn’t work out for me and I ended up drain-poured most of this bottle.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours a nice dark color with a tan head... Head goes away pretty quickly and does not lace the glass. Smell is semi-sweet very much of artificial blueberry not very inviting... The dark part of the beer tastes ok but the blueberry flavor isn't that great and damn is this beer hot the alcohol lets you know its there without fail. Not a big fan of this at all next beer please.

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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2.56/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

22oz. bottle poured into a tumbler glass.

A- a very dark brown, little light gets through, with a nice dense tan head. Head does dissipate fairly quickly.

S- some cocoa, blueberry, and candy sugar. Boozy, and overly sweet.

T- a big boozy mess. You would think that chocolate and blueberry would work, but it just doesn't. Overly sweet, with an aggressive bitterness on the back end to try and tame it. Nothing melds together, and nothing works about this beer.

M- Fairly thin for as dark as it is, a bit dry and almost metallic on the back.

O- Had high hopes for this, which were quickly crushed.

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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

I'm not a good reviewer. In fact I probably suck and should be banned from voicing my opinion. Free speech prevents such action...

This beer reminds me very little of Blueberry anything. I love Wild Blue... The sweet Blueberries are delicious! I've been hoping to find something to top it. This ain't it.

It's good, don't get me wrong... But very few Blueberries were harmed in creating this stuff. Had it been called 'Chocolate covered Blueberries with coffee and porter/stout" at least I'd have known what to expect. I like it, for a pint. After that... I'd ask for a seltzer to cut the heavy flavors left in my mouth. Call it something other than "smashed Blueberry" (unless you were smashed when you named it). Sorry, this is a total fail for a Blueberry concoction.

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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.92 out of 5 based on 598 ratings.
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