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Shipyard Export Ale - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Export AleShipyard Export Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

769 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 769
Reviews: 398
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 4
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-30-2001)
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Rpreskenis

Mississippi

5/5  rDev +51.5%

03-18-2014 23:57:06 | More by Rpreskenis
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coopdog1000

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-18-2014 22:50:56 | More by coopdog1000
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-18-2014 01:07:51 | More by SD-Alefan
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

03-17-2014 00:55:51 | More by scottbrew4u
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

03-16-2014 13:59:48 | More by Fettpopps
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Valentno7

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-14-2014 02:35:07 | More by Valentno7
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-08-2014 02:03:57 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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TheMaineBeerGuy

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-04-2014 14:27:39 | More by TheMaineBeerGuy
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ryand14

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.1%

03-02-2014 12:34:25 | More by ryand14
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -9.1%

02-28-2014 03:00:57 | More by ColForbinBC
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

02-26-2014 00:28:50 | More by buzzy
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AMCPhD

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

02-11-2014 23:50:08 | More by AMCPhD
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

02-10-2014 21:06:49 | More by jayhunter357
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illpass78

Maine

3.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: I love the look of this - it looks like liquid gold. It's a clear gold, but a very deep and hazy gold. It has a very short white head that dissipates quickly. Lacing is less than moderate.

Aroma: Smells of biscuit, malt and bitter fruits. Minimal hops in the nose.

Taste: More bitter than I was expecting. The hop presence is much more noticeable on the palate than the nose. Otherwise, taste follows the nose - grapefruit, maltiness, biscuit. Tastes like what it is - a no-nonsense session ale.

Mouthfeel: The bitterness isn't a negative factor here; finishes nicely and is easy on the palate.

Overall: Solid session beer. Easy and approachable but with enough flavor complexity that it isn't immediately forgettable. It doesn't really stand out as something I need a cooler full of, but I'd certainly have it again. Strikes me as a good beer for a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 03:22:20 | More by illpass78
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ThreeFishes

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-28-2014 01:51:35 | More by ThreeFishes
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LoudRed

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

01-26-2014 01:04:47 | More by LoudRed
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jmsedgwick

Mississippi

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

01-24-2014 11:06:44 | More by jmsedgwick
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Morakaton

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

01-18-2014 19:19:00 | More by Morakaton
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Mikel772

Florida

3/5  rDev -9.1%

01-16-2014 05:47:33 | More by Mikel772
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jferrara35

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +21.2%

01-13-2014 17:23:31 | More by jferrara35
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williahd

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

01-06-2014 11:27:33 | More by williahd
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Proving once more that it pays to advertise, my local friend, jchlan109, made a trip to Maine and returned with this in furtherance of The CANQuest (TM). Many thanks!

From the CAN: "Excellence In Brewing"; "Award-winning Shipyard Export Ale is a full-bodied beer with a hint of sweetness up front, a subtle yet distinctive hop taste, and a very clean finish. Shipyard beers are all about drinkability, [CAN]sistency and balance and every batch is brewed by hand using only the finest ingredients. Ask for Shipyard Export Ale and the full line of Shipyard brews at your favorite port of call."

The Crack! was nice and loud, the CAN brimful, and the Glug inverted. I have gotten quite practiced at doing this and I CAN intuit when to back off of the pour so as to avoid overflow. The resulting two fingers of dense, tawny head evinced good retention and produced some nice lacing as it fell. Color was a deep, golden-yellow (SRM = > 7, < 9) with just the slightest hint of a haze. My old friends, Croesus, Mammon and Midas came by for a taste but as usual, they proved incapable of sharing, so I went ahead with my business. Nose had a clover honey-like sweetness and when I closed my eyes, I swore that I was smelling lager! Mouthfeel was kind of full, thick and viscous and while the taste was very much like honey, it was cloyingly sweet. Ugh! I am not a big fan of sweet, especially in beer, hence my being a self-avowed hophead. The finish remained ungodly sweet and I was not enamored of it. There was nothing intrinsically wrong with this beer and it was stylistically correct, but it just was not my cuppa tea. YMMV.

Serving type: can

01-05-2014 18:24:00 | More by woodychandler
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-05-2014 17:32:41 | More by jaydoc
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

01-03-2014 16:37:03 | More by drbenderdo
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lzepplin01

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-02-2014 02:05:33 | More by lzepplin01
Shipyard Export Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
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