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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

2,034 Ratings
THE BROS
41
awful

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Ratings: 2,034
Reviews: 789
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 27.8%
Wants: 21
Gots: 173 | 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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3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

krampert11, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +18.6%

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

Zetcha7x, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

mrob22278, Sep 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

HamdenHector, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +35.6%

RSNeely89, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +35.6%

RathanakBun, Sep 08, 2014
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2.7/5  rDev -8.5%

mthomp081, Sep 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Alright, this beer has the appearance of cider. Mouthfeel is O.K. But it has a horrible, horrible, metallic taste. Even worse is the smell. Spices-can't even taste them. Nah, not worth my time, and only my second drain pour.

orcrist_cleaver, Sep 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

adaifotis, Sep 07, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +15.3%

Don't understand the hate. This is an atypical beer, very light in color with a light malt bill. This is is a dry very pale ale, with no roasted or caramel malts. But it has cinnamon in spades. If someone set out to make a cinnamon nutmeg beer, this would be it. I found myself enjoying it more than expected. It is what it is.

HuskyHawk, Sep 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +69.5%

hath, Sep 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32.2%

tjcamm, Sep 07, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev +8.5%

smurphy493, Sep 07, 2014
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1/5  rDev -66.1%

Horrible. Marketed in a section of different Oktoberfest beers, but this is far from anything on the shelf. At first it's bad cider taste and then you're stuck with that strange awful aftertaste. I've managed to muscle through some pretty bad beers (cough*Alaskan Amber*cough), but this is truly terrible beer. Bad enough that after tasting one the remaining 5 were discarded. To finish, selling this at the price point of great brands like Founders, are you serious Shipyard?!?

Jbasstic, Sep 07, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -40.7%

kerry4porters, Sep 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -32.2%

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3/5  rDev +1.7%

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2.88/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.24/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +27.1%

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4.28/5  rDev +45.1%

Maurer23j, Sep 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

blckfng25, Sep 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev +1.7%

middkid45, Sep 05, 2014
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
69 out of 100 based on 2,034 ratings.