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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
70
okay

2,365 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 2,365
Reviews: 827
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 27.52%
Wants: 31
Gots: 294 | 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%

jfstilling, Nov 29, 2011
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1/5  rDev -66.4%

Zeke14, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%

zachturner39, Nov 27, 2011
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1.63/5  rDev -45.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

First had: on tap at Pinocchio's, Media, PA

Poured a clear golden-orange, with a thin white head; no retention or lacing to speak of. Smell of cardboard and vague pumpkin juice. Taste was kind of sickeningly sweet right up front with an artificial, plastic-y pumpkin flavor, light spices and some hints of butterscotch. Not very good at all. Very light mouthfeel, almost felt like a Corona. Just way too sweet and artificial tasting, without the body and flavor it takes to make a good beer. Kind of the "beer juice" feeling you get from a typical adjunct beer.

Rifugium, Nov 25, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

mdillon86, Nov 25, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32.9%

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2/5  rDev -32.9%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has a clear golden straw color. Pumpkin and pumpkin spice aromas abound: cinnamon, freshly grated cloves, nutmeg. It’s tasty, sweet, light, and effervescent with a nice finish. The pumpkin spices and the flavor of actual pumpkin come through on the lasting finish. I'm one of the few who really enjoyed this one, more so than its big brother.

elNopalero, Nov 23, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32.9%

jonetone, Nov 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

AJD1201, Nov 22, 2011
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2/5  rDev -32.9%

Burt, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%

RoryOMoore, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%

jski, Nov 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

boxofrane, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%

SkipperDan, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%

Rempo, Nov 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

soriondee, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +34.2%

joefigg, Nov 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

imperialking, Nov 18, 2011
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
70 out of 100 based on 2,365 ratings.