Shipyard Export Ale | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Export AleShipyard Export Ale

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 07-30-2001

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look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Undated bottle purchased as part of a mixed pack at Happy Harry's, Grand Forks, South. Poured into a Perfect Pint at ~5C.

A: Clear, straw golden body with a never-disappearing white head head that laces the whole way.
S: Buttery, a hint of apple juice. Some earthy hop that is pungent in a not-so-good sort of way.
T: A bit better. Hints of the apple juice with, at times, a decent malt backbone. Malt sweetness and a but of bitterness from the hops.
M: Strongly carbonated, perhaps overly so with a sticky metallic bitterness that is not good.
O: The best of a bad lot from this mixed 6 pack. Shipyard should ensure less stock put out there, as this likely was an old 12 (it included the summer ale) and they had a bunch of them stacked in the main section where it was room temperature for a long while... This is the type of "craft" beer that people would buy and not like due to age.

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Pour: Pours copper color with a nice beige colored head
Smell: Not very strong with a faint sweet nutty, malty smell
Taste: Smooth and malty. Not much hops. Sweet malty flavor with a hint of caramel.
Overall a prety good beer. Would recommend. Nice malt flavor

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The pour is a golden color with some nice white lacing down the glass and a decent head, although a bit soapy. Scents are a bit off, may have been the date of the beer. Not quite sure what an "American blonde ale is"...but to me, this is a cross between some type of a pilsner and possibly an APA. It is quite easy to drink, fairly smooth except a bit "tingly" on the back end and quite a bit yeasty. A decent beer for sure, just not a top grade micro-brewed beer but good in it's own right.

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Shipyard Export Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
3.33 out of 5 based on 944 ratings.
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