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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

2,419 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 2,419
Reviews: 843
rAvg: 2.98
pDev: 27.52%
Wants: 32
Gots: 348 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-04-2001

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Ratings: 2,419 | Reviews: 843
Photo of PorterPro125
3.32/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Serving Type: 12 oz. Can

A- Pours a Clear Golden liquid that lacks a proper head. The appearance of this beer is quite lacklustre and lacks anything that could impress.

S- If you enjoy Pumpkin Pie, this beer may excite you to high levels... damn this beer smells amazing. Although it doesn't exactly smell like "pumpkins", this beer smells uncannily like Pumpkin Pie.

T- Much like the aroma, the taste is full of Pumpkin Pie. Surprisingly, this flavour doesn't really come off as too sweet and is quite nice. Once again, this beer does NOT taste like Pumpkins but it does taste an awful lot like Pumpkin Pie and that is a treat I happen to enjoy greatly!

M- Unfortunately, the great aromas and flavours are presented by mouthfeel/body that reminds me of a budget beer (think Busch, Keystone, etc.) or any other cheap Lager. The body is extremely weak and the carbonation reminds me of a soft drink. Extremely disappointing for a beer with such a great aroma and taste.

O- While this Pumpkin Ale tastes quite great (although not pumpkin tasting at all), the appearance and mouthfeel ultimately prevent it from being a solid brew. Sure, if you can get past the look and body and focus on taste and aroma only, this is a pretty decent beer. Due to the fact that I think this beer tastes damn good, I don't mind suffering through a (excuse my language) shit appearance and body. While I wouldn't recommend this beer because of its qualities as a whole, I do recommend it for its aroma and taste.

Photo of One1Asterisk
3.52/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pope66682
3.45/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AlaskaAg
2.21/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Cinnamon flavor is too overpowering.

Photo of BeccaH
3.29/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 120minuteman
2.56/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

This beer did not settle well with me. It had too much spice to it, and the choice of spice did not taste very good (despite the pleasant odor).

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4.15/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Great pumpkin beer that you can have a few of and not have to much of a buzz

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3.4/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +34.2%

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1/5  rDev -66.4%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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3/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev +34.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4/5  rDev +34.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +9.1%

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2.76/5  rDev -7.4%

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Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 2,419 ratings.