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RATINGS: 499   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Clear amber golden with an off-white head. Perfumy hop aroma. Medium body, caramel and fruit with perfumy hops, discreetly peachy. Massive bitterness - a little rough, but not too bad. 130909

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 12, 2009
On tap at PP C’Bad. Pours deep amber with a thin offwhite head and good lace. Smells very sweet and caramelly malty, slight cereal, not much hops. Tastes malty and sweet up front, very sweet. Hops build after the sip and mimic an alcohol burn in the throat. Medium/full body, good carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2009
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, clear golden color with no foam, aroma of citrus fruit, flavors are sweet honey, hoppy citrus with a bitter finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - SEP 12, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2011 Boy! You really really need to let this beer warm up to get it’s full explosion of flavor. If you do that, wow! Really fabulous flavorful double. Heavy duty and has that English Thumper personality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2009
( 22oz bottle ) Pours a lightly hazy amber body with a small white head. Aroma of orange, resin, caramel, and biscuit. Flavor of caramel malt and hops (grass, citrus) with a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13600) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Bottle from Keg Liquor. Poured a clear copper color with a average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour citrus and malt aroma. Medium body with a slick dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a very drinkable beer and my expectations where met.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kalli (502) - Falun, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2009
Dark amber with a rocky light tan head. Citrusy aroma but also some sweet caramel malt. The bitterness on the flavour remind me, at first, of extra strength cough lozenges. Not in a bad way, mind. I swear there are medicinal flavours skulking about that remind me of Fernet Branca. Thick, caramel malts kick it off with a tinge of sweetness and then the bitterness and all sorts of stuff rolls in. Well, this one won’t be accused of not having body to carry the bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2009 Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours a clear amber with a fizzy off-white head. Aroma of pine, malt, and fruit. Flavor is malty, pine, citrus, faint sweetness. Mouth feel is medium-heavy body with high carbonation. Overall, not bad at all!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hapjydeuce (999) - Carlsbad, California, USA - SEP 7, 2009
22oz bomber. Pours a clear copper color that produces a brilliant white head and a load of lacing that coats the glass throughout drinking. Aroma is quite sweet, with lots of candy butterscotch and ripe grapefruit and medium strength hops. Flavor follows suit with a solid malt profile, a touch of apricot and more grapefruit. Finish is dry with medium bitterness. Hops are a bit lacking throughout, and a touch unbalanced. Pretty tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivnizub (10179) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle (LCRBM 09): Clear, amber coloured, full hoppy nose combined with a distinctive malty background; solid bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied; lingering balanced hoppy-malty finish. Well rounded, fine IPA.......

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