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RATINGS: 1132   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


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1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
itrosky (6) - fort lauderdale, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2013
If you looking for a pumpkin flavored beer not the best choice. This ale is not pumpkin spicy as supposed to be. Smells like cooked wheat. Good ale but not my favorite. Very diluted only 4.5 % alcohol.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (414) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5373) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden amber, nose is pumpkin, spiced, vanilla, toffee, taste is similar, fruity.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iznogud (1207) - CROATIA - FEB 10, 2015
On tap at Tavern in the Square, Boston. Pours orange with off-white head. Malty, caramel, cinnamon, spices, pumpkin. Watery.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Renntag (6) - - FEB 4, 2015 does not count
bread, bubblegum, butterscotch, vanilla, clove, golden, clear, minimal head. Sweet and spice. Not terrible, but not one of my favourites.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
woodychevy (562) - - JAN 31, 2015
Easily worst beer of Maine trip. Didnít even finish bottle at home. Pours light, wimpy orange- slightly hazy. No lasting head or lacing. Pumpkin pie faux spices dominate- nutmeg, cinnamon, clove. Minimal pumpkin. Bit metallic. Super light mouthfeel. Not much going for it. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bennetporter (185) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Cinnamon anyone? Balance isnít whatís necessarily expected sometimes with a pumpkin ale, and this one follows suit. Sweet and spicy smelling, light amber color with a nice off-white head with medium bubbles. I was not kidding about the cinnamon: thereís a lot. So if you like cinnamon and pumpkin flavor, thisíll be your bag. If not, not. I liked it just fine.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (799) - California, USA - NOV 25, 2014
This light gold beer has a mild cinnamon spice aroma. It is mildly spicy while retaining many characteristics of your typical wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hidden_Pooch (410) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a bubbly straw with a white head. Aroma is of spice, light pumpkin, and corn. Tastes of light pumpkin, pumpkin pie spices, and straw. A bit lager like. Has a light body with high carbonation and smooth spice aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Corn4034 (1) - Auburn, New York, USA - NOV 18, 2014 does not count
A bit watery but it makes up for it with a nice spicy flavor. More of a summery beer than fall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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