Shipyard Melonhead | Shipyard Brewing Co.

Shipyard MelonheadShipyard Melonhead
BA SCORE
14.6%
Liked This Beer
3.15 w/ 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:
#42,872
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
233
Liked:
34
Avg:
3.15/5
pDev:
21.27%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
81
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 233 |  Reviews: 40
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 OhmZoned
3.1/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not too much watermelon. A bit thin in the mouth but good for the beach.

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Photo of TangoJuliet
2.99/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of vfgccp
1.83/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of VeganUndead
3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of Eric1Mess
2.45/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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 Seanecy
3.45/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LisaInFL
3.05/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of basaywhat
2.14/5  rDev -32.1%
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 MKal
3.22/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Uzarnayme
2.32/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SStein
2.64/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of elamb106
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HardyA
3.61/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
2.58/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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 tdm168
3.29/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PJCarnell
2.57/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of superspak
3.46/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 2/12/2016. Pours slightly hazy deep golden yellow color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that linger. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big watermelon, strawberry, wheat, cracker, light honey, and light herbal hops. Okay aromas with big watermelon and light malt/hop notes; with decent strength. Taste of watermelon, strawberry, wheat, cracker, light honey, herbal, grass, and light pepper. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of watermelon, strawberry, wheat, cracker, light honey, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Good balance and solid robustness of watermelon, pale malt, and light earthy hop flavors; with good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and light bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and clean finish that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.4%. Overall this was a very solid fruit beer. All around good balance and solid robustness of watermelon, pale malt, and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.

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Photo of j0hnc2468
3.73/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kerrie
2.83/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DinoBlueShoes
2.53/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Shipyard Melonhead from Shipyard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 14.6% out of 100 with 233 ratings
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