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Shipyard Old Thumper - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

635 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 635
Reviews: 377
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 11
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 03-02-2001)
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A: dark copper in color; off white head that dissipated quickly; almost no lacing;

S: toasted malt and yeast;

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M: a little thin; prickly carbonation that flattens quickly when it hits your mouth;

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Shipyard Old Thumper from Shipyard Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 635 ratings.