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RATINGS: 1083   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5761) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2005
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée au Beverage Warehouse à Winooski, VT. Arôme: Odeur de muscade et de cannelle. Apparence: La couleur est blonde avec une forte densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût cannelle et de citrouille. La durée de l’arrière goût est moyenne. Palette: Le corps est mince avec une texture crémeuse. L’effervescence en bouche est moyenne. Présence d’épices en arrière goût. (Rating #337)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2005
Maine Brewers Festival 2005. Sampled as Kennebunkport Pumpkinhead. Yellow body with a tiny white head. Big spice aroma - nutmeg? Sweet spicey flavour is nice but not very well balanced. Average palate. Needs to bump up the malt and add more (some?) pumpkin. I enjoyed this though, probably more than my ratings reflect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2005
Bottle @ Oliver Twist, Stockholm
Aroma like cinamon buns and some other herbs. Nice malty taste with herbal influence. Interesting and moreish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1897) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 5, 2005
Color is a lot paler than I thought it would be. A light clear gold. The head is a simple white layer of film. The aroma is spicy, but a lot more pumpkiny than I expected. There is a good amount of pumpkin and spice, but not enough body, or depth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2005
Bottle. Straw body with a lasting one finger foamy head. Nose-smells like very fresh pumpkin pie-clove, cinamon, apple. Taste-clove, brown sugar, allspice, cinamon, spice, sharp palate. Tastes like a very light pumpkin pie with beer poured over it. Very nice. A very well done pumpkin beer. I like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 3, 2005
Golden color with a moderate dissipating off white head. Snickerdoodle cookie aromas hints of ginger also found in the background. Really nothing but spices adrift in the nose. Weak, thins and fizzy mouth-feel. Tastes have lot of similarities with a spiced cidre. No malt depth. A touch of malt can be detected in the finish, but that’s too late in my book.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fjgody (1) - Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2005 does not count
i was pleasantly suprised with the taste for this seasonal brew it had a great pumpkin spice flavor. the appearance was also suprising because it was yellow instead of a brownish orange. Overall a good seasonal brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jhliesen (735) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2005
Bottle-Surprising in it’s yellow color. Poured with a small head and lots of carbontation and only a little spice aroma. The taste was a real treat, you can actually taste pumpkin! Listed as an ale, but more like a lager, still a happy Halloween treat. Vics 6.99

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2005
I’m not a big fan of this style, but I have tried to rate it in that context. I expected an ornage colr, bu this was actually a rather brilliant yellow with a medium white head. the pumpkin and nutmeg aroma is quite evident. Rather light feeling, with a pronunced pumpkin flavor accompanied by the expected spice notes. Not actually sweet, and the finish is somehwat drier than I expected, although certainly not much hop character apparent. It’s just not my cup of tea, but I think probably pretty decent for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ron (2527) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2005
one bottle from BOTW. Light orange in color with a strong Nutmeg and cinnamon aroma. Flavor mostly of nutmeg and cinnamon with a faint amount of pumpkin coming thru as it warms. It was alright. I’ve got a few more pumpkin ales to test by the end of the month.

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