Shipyard Export Ale | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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77
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944 Ratings
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Shipyard Export AleShipyard Export Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
shipyard.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 07-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
944
Reviews:
423
Avg:
3.33
pDev:
15.62%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
108
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 944 |  Reviews: 423
Photo of Abe_Froman
3.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SweetChicken
3.05/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jkrich
3.62/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. freshness stamped bottle: bright and clear, deep golden to orange with a very thin, quickly dissipating head.

Surprisingly fresh hop aroma upon opening the bottle.

Very tangy flavors with more than a hint of butterscotch - the English yeast perhaps? There are some nice fruity flavors, and the ale remains crisp sip after sip.

Rather thin bodied with a clean, refreshing mouthfeel.

I tried this ale back in the mid '90s when I first starting drinking more craft beer. I don't recall it leaving an impression on me as I never sought it out again; but I think it is better than just "okay".

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Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.48/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This American blonde ale pours a copper color with a thin white foamy head. The smell is very mild, but there are faint scents of grains and yeast. The taste is very mild as well. There are some initial slightly roasted grain flavors with a little hoppy bite in the finish. The body is on the low end of medium. I don’t really know what to say about this one. It’s a nice drinkable beer, but it’s pretty one note, really not exciting in any way.

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Photo of KeyWestGator
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Blonde ale is blonde in color. Brings down a full inch of white head that doesn't translate to lace on the glass. Aroma was like, not there.

Taste, light floral hops, super light body. You know the story, super cracker like malt body, a little bit of bitterness, easy to drink. Middle of the road stuff.

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Photo of Squire123
3.18/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The_Lynd_Bandit
4.76/5  rDev +42.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So good. So creamy, you could pour it on your cereal. Luke Tippins would disagree but you can never have too much of a good thing. Best served at The Lynd Cross

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Photo of Try-em-all
3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Somewhat smooth taste, not as appealing as thought, not very good

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Photo of Midwestbrew18
3.15/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.52/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jsh420
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Brian_L-2056
4.07/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful orangish-gold color into a typical pint glass with plenty of light cream color head. Light carbonation and plenty of lacing. The smell has light hints caramel and citrus. The initial taste is quite pleasant with light citrus, more caramel flavor and lightly roasted malt, crisp flavor. The aftertaste is nill. Overall, I could see myself enjoying several of these during the summer months. Would definitely buy more.

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Photo of OKCNittany
3.35/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.73/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zylod
3.52/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.46/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of weldchecker
3.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LloydDobler
2.94/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MainelyBeerDrinker
2.98/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of PhillyNole
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrStiffington
3.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StoutElk_92
3.67/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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