Shipwreck IPA | Lighthouse Brewing Company

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Shipwreck IPAShipwreck IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lighthouse Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada
lighthousebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Switchback IPA

Added by Siriusfisherman on 03-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
122
Reviews:
33
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
8.21%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
29
For Trade:
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Ratings: 122 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of fthegiants
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkermitj
3.89/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SmithyAlan
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Seangrdn
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MaltyPythonsHopCircus
3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tropical fruit aromas from the NZ hops. Great nose, lovely pour but lacks some complexity. Could use a bit more of a malty backbone to support the hop profile. Relatively easy drinker

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Photo of Tiernan
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Corson
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beer-fan-1
4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tivlavrie
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Leif_Eriksson
4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iamstevetay
3.59/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NGBeerGuy
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xtonytx
3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mlkluther
3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Drknight
3.63/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JeffBlue
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(draft, The Local, Victoria B.C. 7/8/15) golden, approachable and refreshing for the style, a gateway IPA of sorts. Paired up nicely with this mac n cheese with chorizo meatballs in red sauce.

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Photo of S_Dal
4.74/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hotmailmsn
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

6.5% ABV, 65 ibu, 355ml bottle.
A - golden clear with half finger head.
S - grapefruit, tangerine, lychee, melon, peach sweetness. interestingly somehow there's a intense syrupy aroma as it gets warmer, good thing. smell like bubble gum. floral, bready.
T - light body with reasonable hop. not as happy as 65ibu suggested, really good malt backbone. lychee malt syrup. dry, little malty lasting. bitterness is mild, and at the very back.
O - very refreshing IPA, that is acceptable for any whom is not a hophead, gotta make some effort to discover the bitterness. actually it's more complex when it warms up a bit, malty dominates hop. peach, mango & malt juice.

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Photo of Sathanas
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of N_E_Beer
3.59/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Geez I dunno if it's outstanding, but at this price point I'd heartily recommend it. Piney pine is pine.

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Photo of Mack
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Erik-P
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of houseofstone
4.53/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic beer. Great, not too overpowering hops, with a touch of that golden ale sweetness - one of my all time favourites.

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Photo of souvenirs
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I like the new name and label.

A: Colour of honey, visible carbonation, a finger of head, lots of sticky-looking lacing.
S: Floral, citrus.
T: Floral, citrus, pine.

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Photo of bisonfort
3.42/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Shipwreck IPA from Lighthouse Brewing Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 122 ratings.
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