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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.”


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (629) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAY 28, 2013
smells of cinnamon...tastes medium of it too with a hint of apples as well....too watery though... definitely a unique beer....

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Appearance: Pours orange with a very slight haze. Head is an off-white pithy head which fades into a thin layer. Swirls with no lace.
Nose: Apple cider and apple pie. Cinnamon sticks and allspice. Thick and spicy and cloying.
Palate: Apple pie and apple cinnamon crisps and apple pie. Flesh in the middle, skins along the edges. Medium-light weight. Dry and a bit weak after each swallow – definitely doesn’t leave a lasting impression. Strongest up front. Borderline cloying.
Final Thoughts: Definitely not that great. I finished my glass but just barely. Shipyard has always been hit or miss with me and their Applehead is definitely a miss. Meh.
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1.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
BoostIPA (1181) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Pours a clear gold with no head. Strong apple aromas, not much else. First sip is whoa nelly! Spices! Like nutmeg and all those holiday garbage spices. Pure apple pie taste. Garbage.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigtourist (33) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Clear golden pour with pleasant apple smell, light flavor, very drinkable. Went great with apple maple sausage

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EtTuCthulhu (991) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 29, 2013
The aroma is very pleasant with a fusion of the sour yeast, apple crispness, cinnamon spice, and nutmeg body, which almost smells like a cider, and the appearance combines a hazy orangeish golden color with a large yet fleeting white head. The taste is quite sweet, slightly sour, and a touch umami, which is a very surprising and enjoyable mixture; furthermore, the palate accentuates the taste with its medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a long yet slightly sour finish, resulting in a hearty and sweet yet light beer.

2.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Giancarleaux (3) - Miami Springs, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2013 does not count
Taste more like cinnamon than apple. Smells good, but doesn’t look appealing. It looks like piss to me.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeistAlmighty (1109) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 12, 2013
355ml bottle. Not much to look at, deep yellow, clear, no head. Fairly neutral aroma, little spice and apple. Taste is actually pretty good. The apple is natural tasting, not too sweet or sour, and the cinnamon is not overpowering. Crisp, refreshing body. Overall, better than expected. Couldn't drink many in one sitting, but it went nice with pork chops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2013
I feared an apple-flavored malt beverage, but I was surprised at how much I liked this beer. Light body but not watery. Apple flavor was, appropriately, predominant, with a baked-red delicious apple character that was complimented by light brown sugar and cinnamon notes. Some faint malt notes toward the end state a claim that the beverage is a beer. Interesting, but the sort of beer that you are happy to split and then move on to something else. I like this as an alternative to the pumpkin beers as a fall seasonal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stangger (583) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2013
Surprisingly disappointing, but I should know better by now. Malty, wheat, mild apple-spice, cinnamon. But it’s mostly corn-flavored, light malt, watery and lacking in flavor. Shipyard wins again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (2497) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2013
Bottle from Fresh Market. Yellow pour with a thin white ring ans spotty stick. Aroma is pumpkin spic. Tastes are nice cinnamon spice. Even cola texture. Not horrific.


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