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RATINGS: 1140   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   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


RogertheKid's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RogertheKid (90) - Quebec, - SEP 28, 2013
Very basic pumpkin ale, hint of pumpkin and watered down spices. Very average beer, not what Iím looking for in this type of beer.


3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ozzy70 (174) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 28, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours clear/amber with large foamy white head. Aroma of pumpkin and nutmeg. Taste is nutmeg and spices, but lacking pumpkin flavors, sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zoucrew102 (904) - - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Strong spicy aroma with the pumpkin pie spices of nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon as well as a bit of pumpkin. Pours orangish-golden colored with a thin white head with poor retention and lacing. Starts with mild pumpkin flavor with a thin body. Finishes smooth with the aforementioned spices asserting control, especially the cinnamon. Decent, but not a lot of pumpkin flavor mostly the spice.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
airrick2003 (698) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Appearance: pours with a small beige head that dissipates quickly, the beer is a very clear golden color with the slightest bit of amber hues to it Aroma: pumpkin, sweet spice, ginger Taste: sweet, pumpkin, no bitterness, gingerbread Palate: light mouthfeel, lively carbonation, minimal aftertaste Overall: for such a light beer it's sweeter than expected, it's not so sweet that it's not sessionable though, not a bad beer for a warm October day ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1225) - - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light amber color. Aroma and taste are pumpkin sweetness and some spices. Light and drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfontana (184) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is moderately strong pumpkin pie--nutmeg, allspice. Appearance is light brown with minimal head. Taste is measured pumpkin--identifiable as such but not over the top or overly sweet. Palate is medium bodied with average carbonation. Overall, if you are looking for a pumpkin ale experience, then this would be a flavorful choice that doesnít beat you over the head.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (303) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 11/2/14. Pours a clear golden body with medium carbonation and minimal head or lace. Aroma of allspice, it seems much more ícrispí than other beers. Flavor has the same spice to it and lots of honey with very little pumpkin. Rather unusual for a pumpkin beer, kinda like a pumpkin soda, but its not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanhunter_4 (114) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
12 oz bottle poured at my brothers place in Methuen, MA. Pours a clear golden with no head. Smell is not good. I think itís supposed to be pumpkin but it smells off. Taste is about the same. Iíll drink it but I donít love it. Barely drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ACHops (977) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 23, 2015
12 oz bottle served in a pint glass. Pours pale golden with thin white head. Aroma is thin, sweet, and fruity. Taste is very pale malt, thin, with slight sweetness that lingers, light spice, faint pumpkin spice note that lingers in the background.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (695) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a great pumpkin aroma. Appearance- Pours a golden amber with an off-white head. Taste- I love the pumpkin flavor of this brew. I noticed many donít care for it. I donít understand. Palate- A light to medium bodied brew with moderate carbonation. Overall- One of my favorite pumpkin beers

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Trappist (286) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 17, 2015
I could only get this in the canned variety. And I love almost most things pumpkin! Not sure if the bottle version is better but this was a major let down, very frothy, a lot of spice notes but a horrible artificial follow through... the end.


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