PORTLAND, Maine — Shipyard Brewing Company’s award-winning Pumpkinhead Ale has returned for the season with a new addition to the crop. For the first time, Pumpkinhead is available in cans. Pumpkinhead can 6-packs will hit the shelves in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont next week, with other select markets to follow.
Pumpkinhead Ale also is available nationwide in bottles and on draft. Consumers can check for availability on a state-by-state basis through Shipyard’s Beer Finder at shipyard.com/features/beerfinderindex.shtml.
Earlier this summer, Shipyard released its flagship Export Ale in cans. Both also will soon be available in can 12-packs.
In 2008, Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale took home a silver award at the European Beer Star competition in Nuremberg, Germany. In 2007, this beer took first place in the Specialty Beer category at the California Brewers Festival.
Founded in 1994, Shipyard Brewing Company is located in Portland, Maine, and produces 17 varieties of award-winning English style and seasonal beers. Its products are distributed in more than 35 states. For more information, visit shipyard.com.