Pumpkinhead, a Pumpkin Ale by Shipyard Brewing Co.

Pumpkinhead is a Pumpkin Ale brewed by Shipyard Brewing Co., and for the purposes of this craft beer review, the ale was served in a tulip pint glass from a bottle.

Appearance

The ale pours a crystal-clear copper and is topped by an inch-thick cap of dense white foam that shows modest retention. The reduction doesn’t leave behind any lace or residue. A thin collar of bubbles rounds the glass.

Aroma

The aroma strongly wafts pumpkin and nutmeg.

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Flavor

The palate blends pumpkin with bready malt. Floral hops punch the finish with a lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel

Its feel is relatively smooth with a body just under medium and moderate carbonation.

Overall

The presentation for the Pumpkinhead is satisfactory. Aroma is pleasant. Nice pumpkin flavor but the feel seems a bit thin for the palate.

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