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Shipyard Prelude Special Ale - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Prelude Special AleShipyard Prelude Special Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

467 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 467
Reviews: 278
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 8
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 02-27-2001)
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BrownNut

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3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark copper. Soapy-looking head that lingers. Loads of lingering lace.

S - Clean and malty

T - Somewhat boozy. Malty in a kind of watery way. A hint of bitterness, more like the char variety than the hop variety, which makes for some dryness on the exhale. That saves it from being really ordinary otherwise. Not really getting the winter warmer spices, though I wonder if drinking a winter warmer in April has anything to do with that.

M - A little soft and finishes a little dry.

O - There's a welcome thing or two that keep this from being totally bland, but there isn't enough of interest here for me to buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2012 23:12:16 | More by BrownNut
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Shipyard Prelude Special Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 467 ratings.