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Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Pumpkinhead AleShipyard Pumpkinhead Ale

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BA SCORE
69
poor

2,262 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 2,262
Reviews: 817
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 27.52%
Wants: 28
Gots: 252 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-04-2001)
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Lionhawk, Aug 26, 2013
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richobrien, Jul 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

theecaleb, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of chefhatt
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this into a pint glass, it had a little white fizzy head that fizzled out quickly to nothing. The body is a pale yellow color, almost like apple juice with a lot of carbonation. I smell a strong aroma of nutmeg and cinnamon(nutmeg more dominant). The taste is just like pumpkin pie and not much else. This has a smooth mouth feel and is drinkable, i like it. My beer distributor guy said that this is one of the better pumpkin beers.

chefhatt, Nov 03, 2010
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

zestar, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of Lordsloth
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz. into pint glass.

Pours a clear copper color with a slight head which dissipated fairly quickly. Smells malty, with some pumpkin spices present. Taste was suprising- not much pumpkin flavor, a strong malty taste, with cinnamon and nutmeg. Mouthfeel was unbalanced, a bit too deep/malty for what I normally look for in a Pumpkin ale- more lager-y..? Drinkability was average. Everything was just average. Not the worst, but certainly not the best.

Lordsloth, Mar 17, 2008
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Vivs85, Dec 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Mflanaga, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of keanex
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into my pint glass.

A: Golden colored clear beer with a 1.5 finger head that quickly dissipates into a thin lacing.

S: Malty pumpkin with slight cinnamon. Nothing special, but not bad.

T: Pumpkin malt foretaste which fades fast into a very bland mid-taste, spice aftertaste.

M: Medium carbomation, medium body. Creamy finish.

O: I don't think this beer is as bad as the reviews make it seem. I picked it up as a single, and wouldn't buy more than 1, but it's not terrible. There's better beers to drink though. I wouldn't buy again, but I wouldn't be mad if someone offered one to me.

keanex, Sep 08, 2011
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PEIhop, Nov 20, 2011
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 2,262 ratings.