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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4781) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2012
Sweet, pickled peaches aroma - spice and a little vinegar. Clear, orange beer with a thin head. Bad label. Tangy, not bitter, lightly sweet Apple Jacks cereal flavor. The main flaw was a very watery body. A little effervescence and bitterness in the finish. Any time your director of Sales and Marketing is making craft decisions, the outcome is likely to be sub par. Market Square Liquors, Timberlane.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5901) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2012
Saled at an esbls tasting. The nose here is apples and cinnamon. That is the flavor, too. Add some wheat. Not complex but nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HighlanderOne (1107) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Poured from bottle. Apple and cinnamon aroma. Light amber color. Same in the flavor, as well as malt. Has a sparkling cider feel. Refreshing and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2989) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Aroma is overspiced apple pie and seltzer? Taste is watery spiced apple pie. Its actually kind of tasty but nothing great. Very thin and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - FEB 5, 2012
same spice profile as pumpkinhead. A light blanket of apple flavor in the background with pretty much no base beer in there at all. It’s slam able.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber with a medium off-white head. Sweet aroma with cinnamon and a hint of apple. Flavor of light malts, lots of cinnamon and some other spices. Only a hint of apple flavor, mostly in the finish. Too much spice in this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (7111) - Georgia, USA - FEB 4, 2012
2/4/12. On tap. Clearish golden pour with a small off-white head. Mild apple smell with tons of spice - dominating like potpourri. Sweet apple flavor that is again spice dominated, heavy on the cinnamon. Dry and almost burning cinnamon... huge meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (767) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Apple and cinnamon aroma right off the bat. Clear solid amber color with a one finger head than goes down fast. The apple and cinnamon are not surprisingly in the flavor too though not overwhelmingly. Faint sourness in the middle which then trails off to a clean finish. High carbonation gives it a refreshing mouth feel. Worth a try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boliv (1150) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Bottle, best by June 2012. Pours effervescent, light orange, with a small lively off-white head. Aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar, buttered crust, and apple pie/peach cobbler. The flavor is sweet apple and tart fruit, sugar, and buttery dough and spices. Alright. [963]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Draft... Clear golden ale with a mid-sized, fluffy, white head. Smells like a melange of apple, cinnamon and vanilla. Light-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. The flavor is completely nondeScript with the exception of a touch of cinnamon. It’s technically flawless, though. Finishes crisp and clean. It’s refreshing in a seltzer water kind of way, so I can’t blast it. Not bad, really, just boring.

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