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RATINGS: 1130   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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - OCT 17, 2012
I had this in a 12oz bottle. It was a golden pour with an aroma of pumpkin pie spices. It was slightly sweet; a good thirst quencher.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (4842) - 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 (530) - - 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 (149) - 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 (793) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Dark yellow/clear pour. Small white diminishing head. Little lacing. Very sweet. Spice and white sugar aroma. Pumpin, cinnamon, nutmeg, grain, and fresh dough. Not a bad pumpkin beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stevoj (2490) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Nothing special or out of the ordinary, another pumpkin pie spice beer, lots of cinnamon and nutmeg. Light bodied, overly sweet aroma, flat metallic taste.


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