Shipyard Summer Ale | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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72
okay
592 Ratings
THE BROS
64
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Shipyard Summer AleShipyard Summer Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-31-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
592
Reviews:
212
Avg:
3.07
pDev:
16.94%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
116
For Trade:
1
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.12/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.37/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.82/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.12/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This pale wheat ale pours a light yellow, slightly opaque color with a thin white head and a fairly high amount of carbonation. The smell is quite mild with some grain and caramel malt tones. The flavor is also pretty mild with flavors of cereals, sweet caramel, and some mild herbal notes. The body is light and the finish is semi-dry. Pretty uninteresting beer overall. It’s not bad to drink, but it’s not particularly refreshing or summery without any notes of citrus or strong herbal character.

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3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A big fan of their Fall beer, I expected this to be a little lighter and refreshing for summer beer.

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3.48/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep golden amber with plenty of white foamy head but only moderate lacing. Taste was mainly malts with a very slight hop bitterness. Very similar to an American blonde ale with a little more flavor. A very light and refreshing summer ale for a hot day.

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

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3.27/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A; crystal clear; medium gold in color; 2 finger ivory head that receded to a thin cap; OK lacing;

S: pilsner malt, wheat, grass, and a hint of spice;

T: a little sweet up front; kind of a wheaty metallic flavor; light, metallic bitterness on the finish - not especially enjoyable;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: not terrible, but also not something I would seek out again;

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3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.23/5  rDev +5.2%
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Shipyard Summer Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
3.07 out of 5 based on 592 ratings.
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