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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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Photo of rob111270
2/5  rDev -32.9%

TERRIBLE!!!! Enough Said!!!!

rob111270, Thursday at 08:25 PM
Photo of ferracal
3.76/5  rDev +26.2%

ferracal, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Eando35
3.75/5  rDev +25.8%

I had this for the first time Fall 2013 and wasn't a huge fan - it tasted a bit artificial and overly spiced compared to some of the other spiced pumpkin ales that I tried. However, I bought another 6 pack a few weeks ago (in spirit of the season) to find that it tasted much better. Not sure if they lowered the amount of spice or not but it came out nicely. Pours a golden color with a hazy colored head. Tastes of cinnamon and pumpkin with a splash of nutmeg. Combines really well with cider and other spiced liquors for when you're sitting around a fire!

Eando35, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of pwdiamond
4/5  rDev +34.2%

pwdiamond, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of BergBeer
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%

BergBeer, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of JohnFatAss
2.29/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

More of a pumpkin soda than a pumpkin beer.
It tastes like a cheap beer with artificial pumpkin pie spices added.
Light orange color, fizzy, watery mouthfeel.
It is drinkable, but not very enjoyable or satisfying.
Just about any other pumpkin ale would be a better choice.

JohnFatAss, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of charlesjwinkler
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

charlesjwinkler, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of KG710
3/5  rDev +0.7%

KG710, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of ACifra
2.6/5  rDev -12.8%

ACifra, Oct 15, 2014
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2.92/5  rDev -2%

BonesAttain, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of troncaptain
3/5  rDev +0.7%

troncaptain, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of nrm5060
2/5  rDev -32.9%

nrm5060, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Michaeldmanley
1/5  rDev -66.4%

Michaeldmanley, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Totalpackage411
4/5  rDev +34.2%

Totalpackage411, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of NicholasCompagnone
2.24/5  rDev -24.8%

NicholasCompagnone, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of BoilerUpNavy
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

BoilerUpNavy, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of CalebDouglas
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%

CalebDouglas, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Gaddabble
4.25/5  rDev +42.6%

Gaddabble, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of nealw09
2.75/5  rDev -7.7%

nealw09, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Robjm1987
3.29/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Beer is ok, not much pumpkin too much cinnamon. ABV is rather low
compared to others. Typical fall favorite,
but not mine. Aroma and look there, but not taste.

Robjm1987, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of bdelonj13
4/5  rDev +34.2%

bdelonj13, Oct 13, 2014
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2.56/5  rDev -14.1%

dabano, Oct 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev +0.7%

Mflanaga, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Lukebell15
3.52/5  rDev +18.1%

Lukebell15, Oct 12, 2014
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 2,262 ratings.