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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


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
haugeberg (71) - - SEP 11, 2012
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Flavor has a lot of pumpkin spice and a light malt and hop palate. Tastes almost like drinking pumpkin bread. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (1747) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 20, 2014
bottle into glass.. clear orange pour with small white head, aroma is pumpkin spice, taste is nice lean pumpkin pie, good shit for its style

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrWatkins (1) - - AUG 14, 2014 does not count
I see a lot of negative overall ratings for this beer but if you’re a fan of wheat beers and you love pumpkin pie, you will love this beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bubblehouse (358) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Not very good. Glad to mark one off the list but do yourself a favor a don’t buy this one again.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsnicholas (118) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle (12oz): amber color, small head. very strong pumpkin flavor. No bitterness. Vary average. Not nearly as good as DFH.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (362) - Louisiana, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Rated from notes taken 14 Sep 2011 -- Decent overall Pumpkin beer, I’ve had better, I’ve had worse.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
generallee08 (642) - New York, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Its body has a clear, golden amber color with a thin off white head. The body is full of visible carbonation and still the head quickly fizzles down to just a very thin wispy layer. Lacing is minimal and very slick. The aroma is very pleasing but light. There are notes of cinnamon toast, light grain and apple cinnamon cereal. Like the aroma the flavor is light bodied and a little thin. Also there is no real pumpkin flavor. It does have a nice apple cinnamon crumb cake/carrot cake like taste. The finish is quick and fairly clean with maybe just a little bit of sweet spice hanging on. It has lots of active carbonation and with its thin texture it makes for a fizzy feel on the tongue.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2014
A solid seasonal and one of my favorite pumpkin beers. There are so many pumpkin beers and it is nice to find one that stands out.

1.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
KombatAle (116) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
33cl bottle Amber copper, white head, no persistance. Nose is sweet malty and spicy with cinnamon. Body is light, watery palate, watery taste, just some sugary sweetness. Not so tasty.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Orange hue. Aroma of spiced pumpkin pie. Flavor follows suit… decent pumpkin flavor with nice notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, and coriander. Real lively carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hockeybeerguy (1953) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a very clear, golden-orange color with an inch and a half thick, fluffy white head. The smell had pumpkin, some cinnamon and nutmeg, some ginger. The taste took the previously mentioned flavors and added some coriander. The palate sat at about a medium and was slightly sessionable. Carbonation assaults the tongue and mouth more so than other "pumpkin ales" leaving a watery aftertaste and a dull finish. Overall, this is just an average pumpkin ale. It was much better combined as a Black & Tan with the Blue Fin Stout by Shipyard.


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