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RATINGS: 498   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
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"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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mitchgt (65) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Bottle @ Family Dog. Pretty copper pour. Clear. Lemony nose. First sip put me off a bit. Very alcoholic. Bit too sweet on the aftertaste. Definitely a sipper. Thn head, little lacing. Grapefruit bourbon as she warms. Ok.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HoppyScallywag (286) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Malty aroma but not nearly as malty as I anticipated on first taste. The malt is mellowed by a very slight citrus and the alcohol warm. A little heavier, but not out of the question in the summer, if in the mood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
N3lson1 (930) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Drank from a pint glass poured from a twelve ounce bottle from a twelve pack sampler. Very hop forward with the Chinook hops, aroma isn’t overly hoppy, but the bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Pours a deep dark orangish amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some bready malty tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste. This is one huge bitter hoppy bastard.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (1248) - CROATIA - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle; pours clear copper with a beige head; aroma of citrus, caramel, and a hint of pine; taste is caramel, citrus, and a touch of pine; finish is bitter with some hop notes and a hint of booze; alcohol is subtle

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (309) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2016
Bottle into IPA glass. Pours a clear copper colour with off white head. Aroma is grapefruit. Taste is citrusy with a bready malt character.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mvp (227) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Good aroma but not too strong. Don’t care for the color. A little too dark for an IPA. Taste is balanced and a little bit better than average but has a dry aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hrabren (772) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 3, 2015
0.33 l bottle from Pivoteka Zagreb. Pours hazy amber with a small frothy off white head. Syrup and malts aroma, along with fruity hops, dried fruits. More like a Belgian ale :) Light bitter start, medium body, drinkable. Suddenly, earthy hoppy aroma. Some licorice or candy, maybe even bubblegum. Warm sweet hoppy finish, light lingering bitterness. Very interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1686) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 1, 2015
Rating #1255 - Bottle from Shipyard IPA mixer. 25.09.2014 Pours a hazy copper with a fairly frothy head. sticky lacing. Aroma is mild orange, lemon, grapefruit, mild floral aroma.Taste is mild sweetness (citrusy, piney, floral) and a lingering bitterness - cookie dough, caramel malt character really brought out. Super dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (406) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 17, 2015
22 bomber to tulip. Pours dark amber red, beige foamy head. Aroma of raisin, brown sugar, dark fruits, and deep malt blend. Taste of same. Good malt backbone. Hop character is fruity, juicy with a little spice. Very complex beverage. Finish is with slight boozy heat, but lighter than 9.2 abv would suggest. I get spoiled with WC IPAs. This English style is more like an imperial red to me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
625ml bottle from the LCBO in Toronto, Ontario. Hazy amber in colour with a long lasting small tan coloured head, good lacing. The aroma is of fruity hops, some light pine, light alcohol, caramel malts. The flavour is sweet, good citrus hop bite, soapy, caramel malt. Warming hoppy mouthfeel, medium body, moderate carbonation. Finishes long, with alcohol and some spice. Pretty good, not like other DIPA’s I’ve had. Fairly tame in that sense.


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