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

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

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States

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

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.7/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber from the Ottawa LCBO for 7$

Appearance - Dark brown colour with an average size fizzy beige head. I can't make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for 4-5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, blueberries

Taste & Mouth - There is a below amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and some roasted/toasted notes. There is also a bit of a coffee flavour and of course some blueberries. It ends with a chocolate malt aftertaste and some blueberry sweetness.

Overall - I'm not a huge fan of fruit beers, but this one is more like a porter with some blueberries mixed in.. so it isn't a pure fruit beer. It's well done for what it is. I won't rush out to buy more but I'm glad I gave it a try. Merry Xmas!

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4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 ounce bomber with foiled top into a perfect pint glass. Purchased over the summer, poured six months later.

Pours blueish dark with 1/4 inch fluffy foam. Blue/purpleish tan head. Boozy blueberry nose. Tartness. Taste is a gritty blueberry, with loads of alcohol. Gritty in a good way though. Grape skin taste. Quite hearty for a fruit forward beer. Some bite at the close. Very good, not your everyday blueberry offering.

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3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - extremely dark, off brown head at less than a quarter inch, some lacing present

S - I smell the blueberry right up front, but a deeper sniff yields cocoa, toffee, some dark chocolate too

T - cocoa, chocolate, malty, a bit of coffee, the perfect amount of blueberry flavor; Maple City Roasters makes a blueberry coffee and this is an exact match in beer form

M - it's really smooth considering the blueberry punch, but that typically tart mouthfeel quickly dissipates while the dark malt takes over

O - this is a really tasty version of a blueberry beer wo being cloyingly sweet or unbalanced from the fruit infusion; it's dark and tastes the sense that this is a legit stout first and foremost and a fruit beer second.

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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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a wellington glass.

Appearance: Superior dark brown but definitely not opaque. Tan head is minimal maybe 1/4" off the body.

Smell: Deep berry scent complimented with a bitter chocolate scent.

Taste: This beer has a complexity that tell s a story. It's bitter, but has a fruity sweet to it that you will absolutely love. Coffee bean notes pretty evident and blueberry tingling your palates.

Mouth: Medium carbonation and incredibly smooth. The bitterness makes you feel that this is an infused stout but then how it finishes makes you think it's really what it is.

Overall: Well made brew, one of the few Fruit beers I would recommend after a meal. Yes it will probably compliment a dessert pretty well but after a T-Bone this was the dessert. Salud!

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Shipyard Smashed Blueberry (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 72.4% out of 100 with 598 ratings
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