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RATINGS: 683   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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The Shipyard Brewing Company's flagship beer, is a full bodied ale, with a hint of sweetness up front, a subtle and distinctive hope taste, and a very clean and traditional finish.


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2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidemaster (257) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Not much of an Aroma. Golden color. Starts of a little sweet. Then gives you a bit of malt, and a clean finish. Not bad but just needs more flavor!


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MustangMarkF (213) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2014
330ml Bottle. It pours a thin white head over a golden body. Its aroma is faint but there is some malt and some caramel amongst floral notes. Its taste was surprising deep for a yankee beer. There was caramel and malts again but with quite a strong hint of honey and there was a definite earthiness to it too. Shame about the small bottle but a very good effort. Quite enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (184) - Iowa, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle. Clear golden color. Somewhat Apple cider taste. Some sweetness. Little or no head.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dj (469) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle, 330ml. A light copper colour with a small head. A slightly malty, grassy aroma with dark fruit notes. Flavour is malty with a little caramel and citrus, a somewhat watery finish. Moderate carbonation. Not bad but nothing special either.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vaiz (3148) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear golden pour. Aroma of grainy malts, some soapy apples and a bit metallic. Flavor is grainy, sweet, a hint of creamy malts and quite boring.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1746) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour with a thin white head, fruity aroma, taste sweet and a dry finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
EyeAmBaldman (124) - Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Pours a dark straw color with a thin white head. Smells like a corn cob or the inside of a grain bin. Taste is grainy as well and of corn mash. Kind of tastes like Coors Light on steroids. Blah.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MalcolmTucker (673) - SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Sweet vegetal flavour, hops smothered caramel malt. Not good, not good at all.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (3464) - GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
(bottle) pours a slightly hazy deep golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of heavy butter, some pale malts, raisins and a light hint of herbal hops. flavour is more butter and some husky pale malts, with a hint of yeast and cardboard. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (2004) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at home from Tesco. Clear golden / light copper colour with a lasting greyish white head. Aroma is earthy, light pine, grassy, mineral and light stale malt. Fllavour is honey malt, light staling, and veg grassy hop. Palte is dusty carbonic acid and harsh tickling carbonation. Fairly dull

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5549) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2014
Orangegelbes Bier mit mittelmäßiger Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, würzig, leicht fruchtig. Geschmack süßmalzig, getreidig, leicht trocken fruchtig.


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