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Shipyard Longfellow Winter Ale | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Longfellow Winter AleShipyard Longfellow Winter Ale
BA SCORE
3.84/5
Very Good
195 Ratings
Shipyard Longfellow Winter AleShipyard Longfellow Winter Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,690
Reviews:
96
Ratings:
195
pDev:
12.24%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle with an expiration date of June 2014. Sampled on December 7, 2013.

It is mainly brown in color with a modest off-white head that lingers briefly. Moderate lacing.

The aroma is Shipyard's Ringwood yeasts and then everything else. The everything else includes dark caramel malts but little to no hop or spice note (for a Winter).

The body is light to medium but overall very smooth.

The taste has a mild sweetness at first followed by a low bitterness. This does not have the coffee esters one comes to expect from today's Porter's but I bet this is the way the English brewed it way back when.

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Shipyard Longfellow Winter Ale from Shipyard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 195 ratings
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