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Shipyard Summer Ale - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
71
okay

442 Ratings
THE BROS
64
poor

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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 3.08
pDev: 17.86%
Wants: 4
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-31-2001)
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dali27

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from 12. oz bottle into pint glass.

A: Clear yellow-gold in color. Thin white head. Has the look of a pilsner.

S: Bread and butter. Diacetyl is clearly evident in aroma.

T: Combination of malts and hops, leaning heavily towards the malts. Rough edge of slight alcohol taste makes this not that appealing to me.
Tasted good out of the bottle on hot summer night. In a glass on a slightly cooler night, not so much.

M: Thin, water-like. Active carbonation.

O: Overall, I'm not sure exactly what this beer is. Off the shelf and out of the bottle, I thought a summer wheat beer. From the pour, and in taste, I thought a pilsner. From the description here, I find out it's an APA.

My opinion, it's a beer that's been placed in bottle with a kitschy label that represents everything that Maine is to a tourist. Lobster, ships, ocean, nautical flags, etc... So, I think it's a beer to be enjoyed from the bottle while on vacation in Maine and not much else.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2011 00:28:42 | More by dali27
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Shipyard Summer Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
71 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.