Shipyard Melonhead | Shipyard Brewing Co.

Shipyard MelonheadShipyard Melonhead
BA SCORE
3.15/5
233 Ratings
Shipyard MelonheadShipyard Melonhead
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Brad007 on 05-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,253
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
233
pDev:
21.27%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
81
Trade:
0
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Photo of Mopey82
5/5  rDev +58.7%

Photo of jonathaniler
5/5  rDev +58.7%

Photo of DR7Sauder
5/5  rDev +58.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very light melon flavor. Very smooth.

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Photo of BuckeyeBeer08
5/5  rDev +58.7%

Photo of Moses1618
5/5  rDev +58.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Aquilling4788
5/5  rDev +58.7%

Photo of Liberskull
5/5  rDev +58.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious, goes down easy favorite seasonal ale.

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Photo of thgallagher1980
4.87/5  rDev +54.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of foghornleghorn22
4.85/5  rDev +54%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Albertdidz
4.67/5  rDev +48.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Drewtechie24
4.62/5  rDev +46.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Good Summer Brew. Light and Refreshing.

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Photo of Jou
4.35/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Draesith
4.25/5  rDev +34.9%

Photo of PeterDumas
4.25/5  rDev +34.9%

Photo of TheHopsman
4.09/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OReilly31474
4/5  rDev +27%

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4/5  rDev +27%

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4/5  rDev +27%

Photo of kyle7996
3.94/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Niche beer. On the fruity side bordering on beer tasting vs cooler. Has some essences of beer but the melon stands out strongly. Has a Shotgun Betty after taste. Almost a baseball card gum note that lingers. Different for sure if you like fruit beer you will enjoy at least one round. If you like more of a hops taste with essence of fruit maybe to sweet for you.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.88/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Shipyard Brewing Co. "Melonhead"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, "B.O.02.26.2016" on 05.01.2016

Appearance: Clear deep gold. Full pillowy white head. Average retention/limited lacing.
Aroma: A slice of watermelon with the rind.
Flavor: Mainly watermelon, but with some other melons as well, and some golden malt. There's a note of sweetness, but it's not sweet. A firm bitterness comes through. Very much the same from start to finish, just diminishing.
Mouthfeel: Medium in body. Median, slightly lower than standard carbonation level.
Overall: Clean, pleasant, and refreshing. Sweetish but not over-done with about as authentic of a watermelon flavor as you can get - I've actually had a beer that was made with hundreds of pounds of crushed watermelon juices and it was no more authentic than this. It's not complex, but neither is it intended to be. No, this one-trick-pony does only one trick, but it does it well!

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Photo of Jcorn
3.86/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thanides
3.79/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good summer beer. Strong watermelon taste.

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Photo of lisahope27
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Jsmick
3.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of JohnK17
3.75/5  rDev +19%

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Shipyard Melonhead from Shipyard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.15 out of 5 with 233 ratings
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