Shipyard’s Applehead Wins Award at West Coast Brew Fest

Shipyard AppleheadPORTLAND, MAINE – Shipyard Brewing Company’s new seasonal beer, Shipyard Applehead, received an award at the prestigious 13th annual West Coast Brew Fest’s Commercial Craft Competition in Sacramento, California.

Shipyard Applehead was voted 2nd place in the Fruit and Vegetable Beer Category. View the full list of award-winners at this link:

In this sanctioned Commercial Craft Competition, certified beer judges conducted a double-blind tasting in 16 different categories to determine their favorites among the 140 beers entered in the competition.

More about the beer: Shipyard Applehead is a crisp, refreshing wheat ale with a delightful apple aroma and subtle cinnamon flavor. This beer is available in 6-packs, 12-packs and on draft.

Retail price is: 6-packs – $10 | 12-packs – $17 | 22oz. bottles – $4.50

Malt: 2-Row British Pale Ale, Light Munich, Malted Wheat
Hops: Willamette, Hallertau
Yeast: Top-Fermenting English
Color: Golder
OG: 1.048
ABV: 4.5%
Food Pairings: Pork Chops, Sausage, Squash and Apple Pie
First Brewed: November 2011
Availability: December – March
Available: 12oz Bottles, Keg

More about Shipyard:

Shipyard Brewing Company is located on the historic waterfront in Portland, Maine and produces 17 varieties of award-winning English style and seasonal beers. Its products are distributed in over 35 states. A full list of Shipyard Brewing Company’s distributors can be found at this link: