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RATINGS: 492   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
"Pugsley’s Signature Series is named after Shipyard Brewing Company’s master brewer, Alan Pugsley.”

XXXX IPA is a non-traditional American IPA with a brilliant copper color and the classic citrus nose of Cascade Hops. This beer demonstrates a unique balance between malt-inspired, delicate, red grapefruit sweetness and lingering hop dryness. To fully experience all the flavors, this beer is best enjoyed at 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

First Brewed: May 2011
Available: Year-round
Malt Style: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Malted Wheat, Crystal, Caramalt
Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
Hops: Cascade, Chinook, Glacier
Color: Copper
IBUs: 72
OG: 1.092

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
VGdogy (20) - Velika Gorica, CROATIA - JUN 27, 2015
Dark orange to copper colour, medium carbonation, thin head which gone in 10-15 sec. Aroma of nothing specific, presence of alcohol tough and unpleasent. Flavor for an DIPA is very bad. Alcohol, alcohol an nothing else. Afteertaste is bitter but harsh bitter. Not a good stuff I’m afraid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml at O’hara, Zagreb. shared with JFK10000. Pours dark orange, off white head. Hoppy aroma and flavor. Caramel, spicy note, fruity. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11172) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Keg at Spacebar, 4/6/15. Clear golden, thin fizzy off-white head, poor retention. Aroma of floral and mild piney hops. The taste is resin, melon hops, pale malt. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HammerTroll (949) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 12, 2015
Hazy to cloudy brown color, small white head which disappeared quickly. Biscuity aroma, a bit boozy. Taste is pleasantly hoppy, medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Boozy yet refreshing.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tekstr1der (225) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Surprised by the "low" ratings on this one. Glad I finally tried it. Pour is clear, golden-amber with thin, clingy top. Aroma is other-worldly, one of the most fantastic smells I’ve encountered - bready malt with wild berry and citrus. I spent most of my time with this thing with my nose in the glass! Flavor has malty start, a nice bitter bite in the middle, finishing pretty clean with a nice semi-sweet linger. Good stuff, this!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 29, 2015
12 oz bottle. Tasted on 4/29/15. Bottle from The Cellar Norman, OK. A pretty decent double IPA. Nice bitterness to it with some e grapefruit & slight darkness. Not too bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slipstream (2281) - USA - APR 19, 2015
Draft at the Green Growler. Average looking pour. The rich, sweet aroma is the star of this show. Unfortunately the flavor lags behind - dry with dashes of grapefruit, pine, & yeast. A solid brew but not a first rate imperial.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paolo71 (113) - Alviano, ITALY - MAR 15, 2015
Beige, frothy head, not very persistent. Amber, fairly cloudy. Fairly intense and persistent at nose. Honey, caramel , raisin, resinous, citrus, a hint of chocolate, Average carbonation. Taste of roasted malt, chocolate. Warming sensation but not heavy sensation of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewGoblin (597) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - FEB 12, 2015
One glance at the bottle and....I am not sure really, it looks classy and greasy all at the same time. What lurks inside is a fantastic brewski, why it isn’t rated higher for style I am not sure? Is the SRM off? Is it too sweet? Whatever, style bitchiness aside this is a pretty fuckin’ tight ale. Barreling off of a dark copper body come audacious aromas of peach, tangerine, sweet grapefruit, pineapple, honey and some wee vinous hints. T’is a big, bold fruity IPA , headed up by off-white foam. It is pretty much on the sweet side but enough grapefruit zing saunters in late, managing to hold this tropical train on it’s tracks. With a full mouthfeel and a fine lingering lusciousness consisting of sweet and citrus fruit, this booze-hiding big’gun is very much a tasty pour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (6659) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 29, 2015
Bottled 355ml. -at O’Hara Zagreb. Clear amber coloured, small off-white head, caramel and alcohol in the nose. Moderate sweet malty, caramel, dried fruits, hops and alcohol with pretty short and weak finish for nearly 10%ABV.

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