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RATINGS: 1200   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale is a crisp and refreshing wheat ale with delightful aromatics and subtle spiced flavor.

First Brewed: 1996
First Bottled: 2002
Available: August - November
Malt Style: Pale Ale, Whole Wheat, Munich Light
Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
Hops: Willamette, Saphir
Color: Golden
OG: 1.048

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2.7
Steib (613) - Queen Creek, Arizona, USA - NOV 6, 2006
Light golden color with a diminishing head. Faint pumpkin aroma with some resemblance of spices. Smooth creamy mouthfeel, light pumpkin taste. Some spice notes with a well carbonated aftertaste. Wanted more flavor and body, expectations were a little high.

1.6
pilsnerrogge (2935) - Finspång, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2006
[Bottle 4.8 % ABV] Golden colour, weak head. Strange toothpaste and ginger bread aroma. Thin and fizzy. Sweet toothpaste and ginger bread flavour.

3.3
sunevdj (4084) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2006
Pours a clear golden with a dimminishing head. Smells of cinamon or Indian Chai. Very spicy. Light bodied. Mellow carbonation. Light cinamonny finish.

2
Moz (613) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2006
Bottle. Golden colour. Sweet malty aroma with some gingerbread. Sweet candylike flavour, slightly spicy. Thin mouthfeel.

3.2
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2006
Golden clear colour with a little head. Nice christmas aroma of cinnamon and orange peel lot of aroma. Not the same taste as the aroma, some flavour of malt, spices and with a little fine and tasty finish of pumpkins.

2.6
Svesse (8579) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 28, 2006
(Bottle) Pale amber/orange colour with frothy, quickly disappearing, white head. Malty and very spicy nose with ginger, cinamon, cardamom, clove and unripe banana. Hints of honey as well. Cinamon takes over after a while. Strange, spicy taste with cinamon, ginger, clove, notes of citrus and honey. Slightly thin with short finish (luckily), a bit artifical. Definitely interesting, but more strange than good. Is this what pumpkin tastes like? I’m not really impressed.

3.2
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2006
nice golden copper, very strong pumpkin flavor that overwelms the rest of the beer, some maltiness with strange mouthfeel and aftertaste

3.1
tomciccateri (1034) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - OCT 25, 2006
12-ounce brown bottle date notched five months out. It pours a bright dark gold with orange hues. Well carbonated but a slight head. Big cinamon aroma then a solid combo of light malt, caramel and moderate pumpkin spices - all within reason. Matched with a light-medium body and medium mouthfeel, it is overall very drinkable.

2.5
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2006
Golden, slightly orange with no head. Aroma is very vegetal, with standard pumpkin spice background. Flavor has a certain fruitiness going on, that I can’t pinpoint. almost Belgian like. Clove and allspice? in the finish. Very weak overall.

2.8
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2006
Clear golden colour with a small white head. Malty, spicy aroma with a light caramel sweetness. Cookie flavor witha light spicy note. Light dry, sweet and spicy finish.


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