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Shipyard Brewer's Brown: Now available year round

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Shipyard Brewing Company’s Brewer’s Brown Ale is now available in stores and on draft. This beer was released last year as a spring seasonal and, due to popular demand, Brewer’s Brown will now be available year-round in 6-packs, 12-packs and on draft.

Shipyard Brewer’s Brown is a full-bodied dark brown ale made with 5 different malts and 3 varieties of hops. This beer has a nice, smoky taste up front and a smooth, full body finishing with a crisp hop bite at the back.

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There's a new beast in town: Shipyard Brewing Company Releases Double Old Thumper

Monday, January 10, 2011

Shipyard Brewing Company announces the release of Double Old Thumper. This new beer is available year-round in 22 oz. bottles and on draft.

Double Old Thumper is the big brother of the British Grand Champion beer Old Thumper Extra Special Ale, which was created in 1979 by veteran British brewer, Peter Austin, founder of the Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire, England, and brewed in the United States solely by Shipyard. Shipyard¹s Master Brewer Alan Pugsley trained at the Ringwood Brewery before moving to the United States 25 years ago. Double Old Thumper was created by Pugsley and has 11.2% alcohol by volume. "Despite its strength, this beer is a great example of balance between malt and hops lending to a surprising drinkability," noted Pugsley. 

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Shipyard Brewing Company Releases Double Old Thumper

Sunday, January 9, 2011

The first batch of Double Old Thumper was bottled today and can be purchased at the Shipyard Gift Shop, 86 Newbury St. in Portland, Maine. Not in Maine? Don't despair! This beer is shipping out this week to a store near you.

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Shipyard Prelude Special Ale: The Boston Globe's 12 Beers of Christmas

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Steve Greenlee helps us navigate the liquor store this Christmas and draws out Shipyard Prelude as one to check out in his 99 Bottles piece, 12 beers of Christmas.

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Lewiston Sun Journal: Maine's craft beer industry

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Wondering what's new with the Maine craft beer industry? Check out these two articles by Tony Reaves in today's Lewiston Sun Journal HERE and HERE.

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Alan Pugsley featured on WCSH6 "207"

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Follow this link to watch Kathleen Shannon's interview with Shipyard Brewing Company's master brewer Alan Pugsley on WCSH6 TV's magazine show, 207.

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Shipyard Brewing's Prelude Special Ale is back for the season

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Shipyard Brewing Company's Prelude Special Ale is a rich, nutty full bodied English Ale with an inviting amber hue and hoppy finish. Prelude has 6.7% alcohol by volume, making this seasonal specialty the perfect winter warmer.

Read more about all our beers at this link.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Well known blogger Tom Bedell has a running post titled, "Tap Beer Of The Week".

Week 42 is dedicated to Smashed Pumpkin Ale. As many reviewers have done in the past, Blodell compares and contrasts "The Smashed", to the brewery's better known Pumpkinhead Ale. Eventually though he correctly points out that "Smashed" can, and does stand on its own merits.

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Denver Post: Drink Up: Smashed Pumpkin Ale

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Drink Up: Smashed Pumpkin Ale by Shipyard Brewing Co. - The Denver Post

Purists might want to skip this one, but pumpkin ales and lagers are becoming a fall staple, and the "other" Portland's Shipyard has a winner with its Smashed Pumpkin, from the brewer's Pugsley's Signature Series. It's a clear copper pour with a frothy light-tan head and a nose that's malty and not quite as spicy as some other pumpkin brews. Nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon are light but noticeable.

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Pumpkinhead Festival Weekend in Eliot October 29-30 Fundraiser for the Maine Cancer Foundation

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Pumpkinhead Festival Weekend October 29-30, held at the Regatta Banquet & Conference Center in Eliot, features two days of Halloween and pumpkin filled fun.

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