Pumpkinhead (Shipyard Brewing Company)

Posted on December 31, 2012 by


Beer in my Belly

Style: Pumpkin Ale

4.5% ABV

OG: 1048

Hops: Hallertau, Willamette

Malts: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Malted Wheat, Light Munich

Yeast: Top-Fermenting English

Brewer’s Note: “Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale is crisp and refreshing wheat ale with delightful aromatics and subtle spiced flavor.”

Pumpkinhead 1(Note: This bottle may be old. It was in a fridge, now it is in my stomach.  Take the review as you like)

The beers label is very iconic around the fall.  The statue with a head replaced by a jack o’lantern is a nice touch, though it crosses between what appears to be a photograph and drawing of the pumpkin, which is a little weird.  The fonts are a little dull, and the confusing text is a little too large on the sides of bottle, but overall the bottle’s label isn’t horrible. It’s not a keeper, but it’s not horrible.

Pumpkinhead 2

The beer pours a golden orange with a big…

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