Shipyard Melonhead | Shipyard Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Brad007 on 05-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
232
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
21.94%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
80
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0
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1/5  rDev -67.7%

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1.32/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -51.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

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1.75/5  rDev -43.5%

Photo of vfgccp
1.83/5  rDev -41%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of fudsquat
1.95/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Frankly, this beer was an impulse buy from the singles selection at my grocery store which I picked up to fill a six pack. Also frankly, I drank it out of the bottle so I have no idea of the color or appearance in the glass. The taste, however, I can vouch for, as well as the mouth feel. It is very well carbonated, with a nice fizzy zing, and that is the best thing about it. The artificial watermelon flavor was quite off putting, as was the sweetness. (Full disclosure: I have no sweet tooth at all.) The sweetness and artificial flavor are lingering in my mouth a half hour after drinking the beer.

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2/5  rDev -35.5%

Photo of basaywhat
2.14/5  rDev -31%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

12 oz bottle. Pours clear copper gold with a very thin head. Taste like a honeydew melon. Slightly malty. Light body and low carbonation. This is just not that good!

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Photo of Shaunbkgb
2.16/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Smells like one of those strawberry shortcake dolls my sister had in the 80s. The taste starts off with fake fruit that resembles red crushed up flintstone vitamins. The mid-palate is just weird. The finish does remind me that I'm drinking beer, but it seems like a miller lite or something. Not good.

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2.22/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Golden beer. A little orange-y in its hue. Dead-headed. Started out with an inch or two, then fizzled out to nothing.

Syrupy sweet artificial watermelon and apricot. Very sugary. Like a sour watermelon gummi candy. Hints of orange and artificial peach. Yikes.

Fake watermelon again. Bubblicious gum, melon ring, and sugary herb tea. Too sweet. Light and watery. Barely beer. Difficult to handle.

Carbonated just fine. Body is super thin. Drinks like a cider. Not for me.

Regrettable purchase. Will pawn off to anyone else. Avoid.

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Artificial watermelon "beer". It tastes like someone melted watermelon Jolly Ranchers in warm tap water, and then added MORE sugar into the mix on top of that. It's sickly sweet, at least for someone who doesn't possess much of a sweet tooth. You might as well not even be drinking beer, because this tastes nothing like one. I can see it being great for people who don't like beer, or who enjoy sweet ciders. Complete pass from me. I had to cut these with a lot of ice in order to get through the rest of the pack, because the flavor was too off putting for me.

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2.25/5  rDev -27.4%

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2.32/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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2.45/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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2.46/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

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2.49/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

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Shipyard Melonhead from Shipyard Brewing Co.
3.1 out of 5 based on 232 ratings.
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