on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Share this beer with friends!
Shipyard Applehead is a crisp, refreshing wheat ale with a delightful apple aroma and subtle cinnamon flavor. This beer is available in 6-packs, 12-packs and on draft. “We asked Pumpkinhead fans what other flavors would they like to see and their answer was apple,” said director of sales and marketing, Bruce Forsley. “We listened to what our fans asked for and created Shipyard Applehead. Master brewer Alan Pugsley has combined the subtle sweetness of cinnamon and apple with a clean, refreshing wheat ale to create a whole new beer experience.”

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
AirForceHops (3174) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 9, 2012
What a complete joke from Shipyard. If you had a blind taste test with this brew and Pumpkinhead, you really couldn’t tell the difference. The cinnamon and nutmeg overpower any other aspect of this brew. It’s not really anything i would drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arayaga2 (1783) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Sparkling cider appearance, light gold with thin white head. Arom is like applejacks cereal with apple, cinnamon and malt. Taste is the same but lighter, like a watered down cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
subs (14) - - MAR 8, 2012
This is a great beer. Shipyard has always made quality beers and I look forward to Shipyards pumpkin head every fall. It was a great surprise when I saw this on the shelfs at my local store. Great refreshing beer with a crisp apple taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nearbeer (3722) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2012 12 oz. Delicious nose of spicy apple pie: cinnamon, apple, nutmeg, brown sugar and pie crust. Taste is similar but way too much "red-hots" cinnamon and sweet apple from the get-go. Light medium body is lightly carbonated and way too sweet.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ddibella84 (32) - Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2012
pours medium gold with white head. apple, cinnamon, citrus aroma. cinnamon and apple taste with notes of citrus. didnt like it

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2012
A nice and refreshing fruit beer. Aroma was a little weak. Cinnamon and hints of apple, but they were very distant. Pour was a nice bubbly light gold with a thin white film for a head. Taste was crisp and delicious. Sweet malt start off before the heavy apple and cinnamon take over. Tastes like an apple pie. The nice carbonation brings out the sweetness in the aftertaste. It never gets too sweet or too fruity. It stays just right. Would love this in the summer! Too bad the aroma wasn’t bigger or this would be closer to 4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - FEB 27, 2012
sample bottle 2/27/12 clear fuji apple juice color with a short lived white head. smells and tastes like a dusty michael’s hobby store or a cheap cinnamon apple candle... christ, it is even waxy feeling...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (11066) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Bottle from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours light amber. Slight whitish head. Cinnamon is the primary aroma - but the effect is something like a cold baked apple. Med minus body. Flavor is cinnamon/sweet with some apple skin, and there is a bit of skin astringency. Calling it cinnamon beer would be more on point.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheJestersBeer (2060) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2012
355ml bottle. Medium gold, white head. Fruity aroma, lots of ripe apples and cinnamon, wheat, citrus. Off-dry, light bodied, low bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, spicy taste, apples, cinnamon citrus, wheat. Refreshing. (2012-02-26)

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (3833) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Wonderful apple, honey, and cinnamon aroma, even a little bready. Clear amber, thin head. Drier and breadier flavor. Apple and nutmeg flavor, quite artificial. A kiss of blueberry in the finish. I rather enjoyed the pumpkin beers but there is something not quite right in this beer and I call shenanigans. I do hope that artificial flavorings were not employed here.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 12 13 14  15  16 17 18 » 21

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50