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Shipyard Brewing Applehead

Top 10 Spring Beers

Shipyard Brewing Applehead is infused with apple juice

Shipyard Brewing Applehead
Shipyard Brewing Company - Portland, Maine

Fans of Shipyard Brewing's popular Pumpkinhead will want to meet its sibling, Applehead, which is the same base beer, but infused with apple juice instead of pumpkin. Not to be confused with a cider (fruit has been a seasoning for beer far longer than hops has), this wheat ale is made with real beer ingredients — 2-row British Pale Ale Malt, Light Munich Malt and Malted Wheat, and hopped with Willamette and Hallertau. Its aroma recalls apple pie, joined by nutmeg and cinnamon. It pours an orange amber color with a frothy white head that dissipates quickly. A zesty carbonation remains to enliven your taste buds with a crisp finish and dominant apple that is more tart than sweet, with cinnamon in the background. As the days warm with springtime temps, this wheat ale will refresh while delivering ample flavor.

Note: Shipyard Brewing was established in 1994 and has grown to become the 19th largest craft brewery and 28th largest brewery in the U.S.

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer
4.5 percent
$8.99 for 6-pack of 12 oz

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