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RATINGS: 1126   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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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chickenflea (347) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2010
As with most pumpkin beers, this smells just great - cinnamon, nutmeg, spices. Iím not a huge fan of pumpkin pie, but the flavors in this one donít overwhelm - I think that was helped by the thinner, very carbonated body - it seemed to usher the pumpkin flavor out quickly. Beer seemed more like a fruit beer with a pumpkin aroma. It was not unpleasant, just unexpected. A refreshing finish.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bennetporter (51) - 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 (740) - 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 (2328) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shapiro85 (16) - New York, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Pours a golden color. Aroma is of pumpkin and spice. Very light and crisp tasting. Can taste the pumpkin but I wouldn't say it's over powering. It's a light beer that drinks easily. Overall I would say it's boring.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewGoblin (463) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
Pumpkin beers.....probably the biggest roll oí the dice for North American styles. These dice rolled fairly low. Minimal traces of pumpkin on both taste and smell make for a disappointing pumpkin beer. Also, clear golden beers with foamy white heads donít look very Autumnal. There is however, a decent spicy taste of your usual pumpkin-spice suspects. Not a bad taste, just not a very pumpkinny taste.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joejames (179) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours light amber, quick one finger head, no lacing. Aroma of spiced apple cider. Tastes like pumpkin pie with light cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger notes. Light bodied, highly carbonated, thin mouth feel. Finishes fairly flat and dry. Blah!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5070) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle from radimd, many thanks. Clear golden color with small white head. Lively carbonation. Pumpkin, wheat, honey, in aroma. Pumpkin pie in taste with pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, nutmeg. Spicy finish.


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