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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.”

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (6937) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 29, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with a medium white head. A light spicy apple nose. The flavor is apples, big cinnamon, odd earthiness. Ok. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
closey22 (1112) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Hazy gold amber with barely any head; aroma is very tart cinnamony; Flava is cinnamon cidery; feels flat medium to light; finishes mild and crisp a and dry

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RONCOD (223) - Uledi, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pours a light yellow with a thin white head. Smelled like Apple cider. The taste was a light apple flavor with some cinnamon in the background. Overall it wasn’t too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (2998) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Apples. That’s it. That’s the rating. Apples. Tastes like apples. Smells like apples. Golden color, thin, disappearing white head. Medium in body. Good, if you like apples. Very sweet. Couldn’t really discern the cereal grains underneath. Just apples.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
N3lson1 (405) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Drank from bottle. A light but medium bodied beer. Strong apple flavor and aroma. Not the best but enjoyable, makes a better late summer, early fall beer. Right before pumpkin beer season.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
[Bottle] Deep golden color with a fizzy and quickly receding head. Nose is of apple juice, cinnamon and thin wheat malts. Crisp mulled spices mix with a thin apple and malt backbone. Flavors trail off to a nondescript sweet finish. Light in body. Higher than expected carbonation levels. Tasting notes from 2/2012.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (11683) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (3734) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
jflopsu (765) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bulk_Carrier (2575) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, 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.

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