Fuggles IPA
Shipyard Brewing Company

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Shipyard Brewing Company
Maine, United States
English IPA
3.24 | pDev: 16.36%
Jul 19, 2020
Jul 01, 2001
Fuggles IPAFuggles IPA
Notes: Fuggles is a single-hopped, dry, crisp ale that is wonderfully balanced and deceptively smooth.
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Rated: 3.26 by Jeez from Massachusetts

Jul 19, 2020
Rated: 3.29 by GregSemenza from Connecticut

May 08, 2018
Rated: 2.99 by TheCrowsEye from California

Dec 18, 2017
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Reviewed by Greywulfken from New York

3.08/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
On tap at The Good Life in Massapequa... Medium gold color with a finger of ivory foam... Remarkably unremarkable beer - had some grain and fruit impressions, maybe muted citrus among them, and a little bit of earthy pine... Medium body felt a bit tacky and sluggish? I'm a finisher, but I left half of this in the glass.
Sep 22, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by luvbier from Vermont

Aug 21, 2017
Rated: 3 by ScottP from New Hampshire

Jul 29, 2017
Rated: 3.29 by Prost76 from New Hampshire

Jul 14, 2017
Rated: 3.62 by Giangio from Italy

Feb 24, 2017
Rated: 3.48 by mmorris15 from Maine

Dec 20, 2016
Rated: 3.32 by williahd from Maine

Oct 08, 2016
Rated: 3.44 by Epicfail97081 from Oregon

Aug 20, 2016
Rated: 3.69 by stevem1206 from Massachusetts

Aug 13, 2016
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Reviewed by chuckpalka from Illinois

2.89/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
On a bit of an IPA ride lately I brought this home as part of a pick six and was eager to give this one a try. Poured a medium/dark opaque orange with a nice white head but the head didn't last. Had a nice smell but not the hoppy smell that most IPA's have. Just a average earthy smell could not pick up any citrus at all. Taste was nothing special. Slight bitterness with a dry almost metallic finish. Feel was not unpleasant but far from what I was hoping for. The fuggle hop certainly is not what Im used to in an IPA . Overall I was not real impressed but again it was not what I have been used to in an IPA.I haven't tried a lot of English IPA's so maybe my rating is a little harsh. Not bad but not my favorite.
Jul 12, 2016
Rated: 3.39 by GaPeach from Pennsylvania

Jul 01, 2016
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Reviewed by Kinger22 from Virginia

3.05/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
A very, very average IPA. It pours a hazy copper with a slim head. The scent is subtle hints of earth. The taste is lacking in hop presence a little for an IPA. Overall it's an average beer - nothing too fancy.
Jun 09, 2016
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Rated by Beginner2 from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Listed on the "1001", Fuggles IPA and reviewed in Roger Protz' CAMRA classic "300 Beers To Try Before You Die!"
My review comes with my next tasting
Apr 27, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

2.69/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
Darker yellow, 1/3" white head. Gotta love freshness dates. Aroma was whoof, dog shit and butter diaectyl like notes, even if not huge.

Taste was mild in every regard, hops, malt, d infection, earthiness. Not impressed.
Apr 02, 2016
Rated: 3.99 by Walleybeer from New Jersey

Mar 19, 2016
Rated: 3.46 by FedJack from New York

Mar 16, 2016
Rated: 3 by Pandaman67 from New Jersey

Mar 12, 2016
Rated: 2.89 by mpmcguire11 from Rhode Island

Mar 03, 2016
Rated: 3.2 by OKCNittany from Oklahoma

Jan 27, 2016
Rated: 3.38 by REEK from Massachusetts

Jan 23, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by Hearneator from Delaware

Dec 26, 2015
Rated: 3.38 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Dec 25, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by Exeggutor from New Hampshire

Dec 15, 2015
Rated: 2.81 by Seejae from Ohio

Dec 13, 2015
Rated: 3.34 by Shanty76 from Georgia

Dec 10, 2015
Rated: 3.49 by TTripp725 from Pennsylvania

Nov 30, 2015
Rated: 3.6 by theDuck from Canada (QC)

Nov 25, 2015
Rated: 3.36 by LloydDobler from Indiana

Nov 14, 2015
Rated: 3.6 by StrangerTides from New York

Nov 14, 2015
Rated: 3.43 by Barleycorn from Pennsylvania

Nov 08, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by hozersr from Pennsylvania

Nov 05, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

Oct 31, 2015
Rated: 3.13 by IPAchris from Pennsylvania

Oct 20, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Oct 03, 2015
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 1/2/2016. Pours slightly hazy orange/amber color with a 2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon zest, orange peel, wood, plum, pear, apple, light pepper, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of earthy hops, fruity yeast, and bready malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon zest, orange peel, wood, plum, pear, apple, light pepper, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of piney/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon/orange peel, wood, pepper, pine, plum, pear, apple, honey, toasted bread, and herbal/grassy hop earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of earthy hops, fruity yeast, and bready malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness after the finish from bitterness. Some mild but acceptable levels of diacetyl present in the aromas and flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately sticky, and lightly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice English IPA style. All around good robustness, complexity, and balance of earthy hops, fruity yeast, and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. This was a bit fruitier than I’d prefer, but was not horribly off balance either. A nicely enjoyable offering.
Sep 26, 2015
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Reviewed by Tilly from Kentucky

3.53/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
P: Clear golden amber pour with a frothy light head dissipates quickly leaving a good bit of lacing on the top.
A: Earthy, malty, subtel hops and caramel.
T: Earthy, mild citrus- lemon. Some hops and malt
M: Dry, acrid, very little bitterness.
O: Old school IPA. The fuggles lend a different twist to today's IPA.
Sep 17, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by redsoxjim from Massachusetts

Sep 03, 2015
Fuggles IPA from Shipyard Brewing Company
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