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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

2,071 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 2,071
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 27.8%
Wants: 22
Gots: 183 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer has been missing from Texas shelves for about a decade, predating me joining BA apparently. Surprised by the low ratings, as I always liked it. Let's see how it does today:

A: 3.5 - Clear golden-amber color. Pours with an initial large head that fades very quickly to little more than a dusty layer of white on top.
S: 3.75 - Sharp cinnamon scent, with a touch of malt.
T: 3.5 - Lots of cinnamon in the flavor, to the exclusion of everything else. It's virtually a cinnamon beer! There's a little bit of malty sweetness.
M: 3.5 - A tad watery.
O: 3.5 - Well, if you like cinnamon, this has it in spades. (I do, but not to this degree)

Well, disappointing. I remembered this as a pumpkin beer where the spices were strong and not subtle. That's true of the cinnamon. But I prefer a PA with more complexity. Has it changed, or have my tastes? No idea. Not going to be buying it again though.

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My favorite beer I've ever tried. I absolutely love and cherish every sip!

Golden light color. You can taste the cinnamon and pumpkin in every sip, truly an amazing beer!

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Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 2,071 ratings.