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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.”


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1208) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Bottle: $1.75 from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours golden amber with a small white head. Smells of apple, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Tastes of apples and spices - lingering peppery finish. Tasty - not something I’d drink all the time. Tastes to me exactly like apple spice herbal tea.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RONCOD (216) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (2742) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
N3lson1 (135) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2422) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (10411) - 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 (2574) - 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 (498) - 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
hockeybeerguy (1504) - 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 (4381) - 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.


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