Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: English India Pale Ale (IPA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by puboflyons on 04-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,046
Reviews:
152
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
15.07%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
293
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1
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Ratings: 1,046 |  Reviews: 152
Photo of mfigueroa713
3.6/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dankenava31
3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Whitesheep
4.44/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

From a 6 pack picked up at a Circle K in Bedford NH. Decent price of $8.99. Didn't poor in a glass so no call on the look as I drank it from the bottle. Mine had a B.O. of 10.11.2016, which is "bottled on" not "bummer over" date, but why not just drink it as soon as you can anyway?

My kind of IPA. More like the West Coast style such as Stone and Lagunitas, but made in ME. Good bitter finish, nice citrus hints, good feel leaving you wanting more. I am sure I this will dehydrate me like Stone does, which is good for my BP and another good reason to open one more....

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Photo of Orny18
3.04/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of AD17
3.49/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jjmj51
3.87/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Steelocation
4.14/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I bought a 12 pack of this in 12oz bottles. I poured it into a pint shaped glass. The bottle read B.O.07.06.2016. If you look at the date, I'm reviewing this beer past the expiration.

Appearance: amber colored and lively. The beer was cloudy and had a brown tint.

Smell: sweet, herbal like smell. Very per-fumy and you can tell right away when you pour it into the glass.

Taste: well balanced but a strong IPA aftertaste.

Mouth-feel: well carbonated and crisp

Overall: I enjoyed the beer but would not drink this regularly. It was too fruity for me in terms of an IPA. Still, worth trying and buying every now and then.

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Photo of tuowl74a
4.16/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yoda22
3.59/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crewfan1952
3.32/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Barton
3.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redsoxjim
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Epicfail97081
3.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevem1206
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Barleycorn
3.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jimpyle48
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from bottle

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Photo of Jkelly315
3.76/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lost_sailor
3.78/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of billbeers
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kinger22
3.89/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours an amber color with a strong, bitter smell and a quickly dissipating head. The taste is very earthy and bitter, with some hints of pine. It's a low-carbonated beer.

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Photo of NotoriousBAC
3.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bdiiorio
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shipyard Monkey Fist IPA from Shipyard Brewing Co.
3.45 out of 5 based on 1,046 ratings.
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