April Dirty Thirty Day 10 – Shipyard Brewing Export Ale

Today’s April Dirty Thirty craft beer review is on…

Shipyard Brewing Export Ale

Shipyard Brewing Export Ale, and yes that’s my 6-foot Nationals Stadium Fathead

Shipyard Brewing Export Ale

Critical Information:

  • 5.1% ABV
  • American Blonde Ale
  • Available Year Round

My Experience:


Poured from bottle into tall pilsner-type glass. It has a golden-straw color. Almost completely see-through. The tall glass makes watching the bubbles rise entertaining.


Malt, grains and a biscuit scent come through the most.


I get mostly toasted malt with some fruitiness. There is also some unexpected bitterness, a little too much for me, which appears at the end. The carbonation makes it feel “fuller” while you drink it — it’s like I try to take a gulp but it’s only a sip.


I would say something from my favorite food group — sandwiches. Some sort of grilled chicken with bacon and swiss panini? Anything from Spicy Pickle would be great. I just wish there still was one around here… Continue reading

April Dirty Thirty Schedule 4/8 – 4/13

Here is what’s on tap this week for the April Dirty Thirty project:

Monday 4/8 – Laughing Dog Brewing IPA

Tuesday 4/9 Long Trail Pollenator

Wednesday 4/10 – Shipyard Export

Thursday 4/11 – 21st Amendment Sneak Attack

Friday 4/12 – DuClaw Euforia

Saturday 4/13 – Bell’s Oberon

One new beer a night. Review it. Share it. All April long. Grow your beer knowledge!