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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.”


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (10958) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle. Poured clear orange copper with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sweet apple spice aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium smooth sweet spice flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (3035) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle 0.335l at Janoinen Lohi, Helsinki. Originally rated 22052012. Colour is cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, apples, apple pie, cinnamon and malts.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
jflopsu (602) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2014
A cider like light orange pour. Has an apple aroma. Taste is mostly apple, but has a nice cinnamon and oaky flavor that gives it some body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bulk_Carrier (2225) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a slight golden yellow colored body with a small white head that lasts barely three seconds. The smell had Granny Smith apples, cinnamon with a light wheat. The taste took the previously mentioned flavors combine with some malts to make a decent combination. On the palate, it sat about a light, sessionable, crisp, light harshness on the tongue, apple aftertaste and finish. Overall, this is the apple version of Shipyard’s "Pumpkinhead." Even though it is a bit like an "apple pie," it is easy to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4645) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
12oz bottle from Drum Hill Liquor, Chelmsford, MA. A cidery amber pour with a ring of white head; aroma of apple and cinnamon; the cinnamon dominates the taste - I’m not usually a big fan, but this kind of grew on me; the finish is dry and cidery with more cinnamon. I assume there is some wheat ale in there somewhere, but it’s not very apparent.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Parrothead (292) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2014
12oz bottle. It pours nice, looks nice, keeps a decent head........but I detected no apple on the nose and even less in the taste. There is a small bit of cinnamon though. Not a bad wheat beer, apple? Nah.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (5054) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Bottle, screw-top. Nose is wheaten with yuletide cinnamon/gingerbread and fruitcake spicing, apple. Pours clear golden with a soapy beige head. Ginger and cinnamon sprinkled onto applecake in the mouth, a nice touch of cider, crisp and dry with a medium-full body and a bit of a bready finish. This really is a holiday ale to me, very seasonal, harvest fading into winter, but I like the blend and there’s enough balance (in combination with cloy-aversion) to make me want to know back a few. Well done!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2089) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a lager looking deep cider color with a weird backbone and after taste that makes it more of a strange spiced beer then a fruit one/..interesting

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Terrible. Wheat, cinnamon, apple. Not what I am looking for when I want a beer. The cinnamon comes on strong at the end.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Berard (328) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Draft. Pours murky orange with thin white head that lingers. Medium carbonation over sweet wheat aroma. Sweet apple like flavor with wheat beer tones. I don't like wheat beer and this is no exception. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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