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The classic English style of Chamberlain Pale Ale is enhanced by its golden copper hue and creamy white head. It is dry and crisp with an aromatic hoppy finish. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain: Civil war hero. Medal of honor winner. Maine governor. President of Bowdoin College. The Chamberlain Pale Ale was created by the Shipyard Brewing Company to commemorate the extraodinary life of "the man from Maine."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jndubbs (120) - Austin, Iowa, USA - APR 11, 2012
Smoother than expected. Not too hoppy. Lighter amber color. As far as Pale Ale’s go, given my inclination towards them, decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 6, 2012
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of biscuit, grass, toffee, orange, and herbs. Flavor of herbs, citrus, and biscuit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Errl (1694) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle shared at RBWG) Nose is bready, with hops, yeast, grain, Floral hints..Taste is Honey, sweet bread, Light malts, sweet hops..Palate is dry and bready with honey..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3820) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear copper with small off white head. The aroma is floral hop and yeast. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet honey and crisp finish. A decent English pale ale from Shipyard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scottw86 (1119) - Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Poured a pretty yellow color with some copper. Small white head. Aroma has some butter, cheese, and some cheese. Taste has lots of bread with some cereals. Some earthy flavors in the finish with some bitterness. Some grassy hops with more bread flavors. Overall it’s ok, very British tasting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
magicalpoet (24) - Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Bottle courtesy of The Finn. Pours nice and golden with a nice amber hue. Taste is great malts and biscuit balancing nicely with crisp hops. Aroma and finish leave something to be desired, but quite solid. Wish I were in Gettysburg! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thegreenrooster (3269) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Pour is a copper with a large white head. Aroma is some sweet caramel malt and not much of a hop. Flavor is the same. Malts are a bit more earthy with a slight hop. Drinkable but not great and tons of carbonation. The large head never goes away.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8779) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. That’s Virginia, where someone located in the Capitol of the Confederacy gave label approval to a label featuring a Union general. It seems reconciliation truly is complete. Pours a clear copper color with a large frothy offwhite head that quickly dissipates leaving a few specks of lacing. Aroma of big caramel and butterscotch notes and floral hops. The taste is floral hops, caramel, some toastiness and a bitter finish. Medium bodied. Pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2011
12 ounce bottle. A butter bomb English style pale ale. Not very refreshing but drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1318) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2011
The aroma is bready ringwood, right off the bat. Bitter English hops. Touch of yeasty butterscotch. Very English: great. The appearance is clear golden yellow-orange. Good carbonation. Finger of white head. Bubbly but clear. The flavor is apple skins with a touch of cider. Yeast-laden malts. Pale, dry malts. A good example of an English-style bitter ale. The palate is dry and bready. Almost powdery. Fizzy too. Overall, the ringwood is just a little too strong in this one. Apples and butterscotch. I liked it very much.

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