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RATINGS: 1088   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


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thinker (62) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Golden coot with a white head that doesn't last long. Has a storm cinnamon flavor and aroma. Thinker


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1186) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Clear, light gold pour with a thin, white head. It has a pleasant pumpkin spice aroma that doesn’t overdo it. The light body is crisp and refreshing with a mildly sweet taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
odinstyr (561) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Pours a clear gold amber with a minimal white head. Smells of pumpkin, nutmeg, wheat bread. Taste is sweet and spiced, mildly bitter. Real Pumpkin with nutmeg cinnamon pie spices. A little bit clingy aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCoff4025 (21) - Iowa, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Poured from bottle into a pint glass. Pale yellow color with very little head. The beer has a lot of flavor to it: mostly cinnamon and vanilla tones. Unfortunately, very little if any pumpkin taste to this one. Not a lot of body to this beer, overall I was pretty disappointed as I was looking for a good pumpkin beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
degbert (1121) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear, deep gold with a high, fine-grained, off-white, lacy head. Nose is yeast, cinnamon, nutmeg, and some adjunct and creamed corn. More cinnamon on the nose -- really overwhelming, almost into cinnamon-toast land. There is some pumpkin flavor there as well. Finish is long and a little fake-cinnamon-candy. It’s all right, but the fauxnamon really overshadows anything else. I think that someone needs to look up the word ’subtle’ in the dictionary again.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1219) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Very nice. For 2014, the ABV is 4.5%. The flavor suggests otherwise. Beautiful nutmeg and pumpkin-oriented notes. A great session pumpkin ale.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TXBadger (1393) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours a lighter amber color with off-white head. Some pumpkin pie spice on the nose with a weird note I can’t place; same for the palate. Not very well done IMHO.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerathon (1171) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2014
"Subtle spiced flavor" my ass. Big cinnamon and vanilla notes. Nothing really pumpkin about it, other than I suppose it reminds me slightly of pumpkin pie. Largely meh.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
JoelAK (1) - - SEP 17, 2014 does not count
Served on draft at Buffalo Brew Pub (Buffalo NY). Light appearance with thin, quickly dissipating head. All spice on the nose; very little pumpkin aroma. Tastes like a pumpkin pie candle smells - not natural at all. Extremely thin body, crackly carbonation. This is not a good example of a pumpkin ale, and I do not recommend it.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
firstsip (438) - Michigan, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Tap... with cinnamon rim (don’t judge me). Needs it to be honest. Nice darkish orange-amber, nice head... but almost thin body with supremely mild taste.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AKORN (141) - Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Golden and clear appearance white a small white head. Malty, doughy, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg aroma. Carbonation and citrus that fades quick are my first taste. Strong cinnamon, spices, dough, with some pumpkin with an unusual after taste, no bad though. Light and crisp. Good beer


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