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RATINGS: 1069   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale is a crisp and refreshing wheat ale with delightful aromatics and subtle spiced flavor


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anthony850 (250) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Nice pumpkin taste with spices not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DMLINAZ (285) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 27, 2013
It’s Thanksgiving, so why not? I enjoyed this more this year than last. Nice pumpkin and yam aroma. Easy to drink. Decent pumpkin flavor; it seems natural, not artificial. Nice finish. Maybe some citrus in there. Not the best pumpkin ale I’ve had, but I wouldn’t turn one down this time of year.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle. Light amber body with a fizzy, off-white head. Light aroma of toasted grain with hint of cinnamon, all spice and clove. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. thin to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Light pumpkin and spice taste is preferable to heavily spiced pumpkin ales. Still, a little more taste would have helped this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zymurgeist2 (988) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Out of the bottle to a plastic judging cup. Pumpkin spice moderate with clove in nice support. Restrained wheat in the background. Clear deep-gold/harvest sun orange with a full white head that lingers throughout. Leaves s tight collar around the glass with wispy blanket across the top of small bubbles. Taste is overt pumpkin spice throughout the taste. Slight orange peel in the back half of the palate. Has a semi-dry finis, with a little lingering bitterness. Overall i am not a fan of pumpkin beers, but this one is rather nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ROBC3366 (615) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 21, 2013
12 oz bottle. Slight aroma of pumpkin and spice. It is very drinkable and goes down smoothly and than the pumpkin and spice flavor/taste really kicks i

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MikeJslc (741) - USA - NOV 4, 2013
Deep gold, clear, off-white head. Aroma of neutral malt, fruity notes, ginger and pumpkin spice. Flavor of grainy and fairly dry malt (the ginger-like spicy note may contribute to dry impression), fruity notes (pear), pumpkin spice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Claymeister (71) - USA - NOV 3, 2013
12 oz bottle. Slight aroma of pumpkin and spice. It is very drinkable and goes down smoothly and than the pumpkin and spice flavor/taste really kicks in. Not the best pumpkin beer I have had but very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrhopsbeertalk (128) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 2, 2013
This was served in a chilled glass rimmed with brown sugar. My second favorite pumpkin ale, I find it very drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jwitt8888 (9) - - OCT 31, 2013 does not count
The aroma was the best part. A little weak overall but not bad. There are definitely much better pumpkin beers.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2013
On sale at ABC a little while back - why the hell not? The aroma reminds me of carrot cake and nutmeg, which sounds nice but cardboard was evident too. It tasted spicy and semi-sweet with a raw pumpkin finish that was dry and again, light... watery almost. Typical pumpkin beer the way I see it.


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