Shipyard Brewers Choice Special Ale Royal IPA (2008)

 
overall
57
27
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
No commercial description

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


Fritz123's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2011
As a somewhat mainstream craft beer Shipyard IPA is OK. The pour creates a small white head. The appearance is lighter in nature than many IPAs. It also has a light haze to it. The aroma has hints of citrus. The taste is an immedaite hop sensation that quickly dissapates. The actual flavor is lacking and I really didnt detect much of any unique flavor. The aftertaste is a little bitter that subsides after 10 - 15 seconds. I buy an occasional 6 pack when Im somewhere I cannot get a better IPA.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VincentDamon (492) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2013
Cette blonde lgrement ambre nous donne une belle mousse blanche qui nest pas phmre. Au bouquet, le houblon prdomine. Cette bire du Maine assez forte (5.8%) que javais gote dans cet tat est maintenant disponible la SAQ, au Qubec. En bouche, lamertume puissante se prsente dabord, puis la finale est sche et amre ; il faut indniablement aimer le style. Tentez une petite gorge et laissez-la se ventiler sur votre langue : cela veille les notes de fruits et du houblon. Trs intressant. Pour tout dire, cette bire na rien dexceptionnel, mais elle vaut lessai et elle nest pas banale. Cheers!

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle from Daniel.
Pours an average amber with an isopryl alcohol and light whiskey nose. Flavor is malty grapefruit and board. Average mouthfeel. Sink it.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bleeng (1669) - Seattle still not near Beersel., Washington, USA - AUG 26, 2011
12 oz bottle shared by djd at the August 2011 tasting. Dark gold and hazy. Nose is musty, older hops. Taste is very bitter, with a mild hop presence. Body is thin. Alcohol burns on the way down. OK but not memorable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2011
Fruity slightly sweet caramel malt aroma. Slightly sweet taste of malt and hops. OK but nothing special!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (8623) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2010
Copper-like color with a medium white head. Fruity, hoppy aroma with some toffee. Taste of citrus, fruits, toffee, bread. Not spectacular but quite ok.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (25183) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with some hints of caramel. Sweetish malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of pineaple. Has a dry malty hoppy bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3582) - Winter Springs, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2009
Pours light amber color with huge white head. Light fruity hop aroma. Subtle hop bitterness and biscuit malt flavors. Light to medium body with lots of carbonation. More of an English style IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerona97 (2398) - Washington, USA - SEP 1, 2009
Hazy orange pour with a frothy beige head. Aroma is orange, grapefruit, lemon, and toffee. Taste is a good balance of toffee, citrus sweet and bitter hop but lacks thick malt presence. Also could use more of a hop presence on the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Butters (4051) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2009
Bottle split with curly and scottyp. Pours a hazy orange with light tan ring of head. Floral hops, apple fruitiness, caramel, toast, and a hint of oranges. Pretty much like every english IPA Ive ever had. Semi lingering bitter noble hop finish. Nothing special here.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5