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Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale - Foothills Brewing Company

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Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced AleCottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale

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83
good

125 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 01-24-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

01-31-2014 05:13:22 | More by ShepardCommander
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-29-2013 00:25:44 | More by BillRoth
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Chandler_R

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-27-2013 07:22:40 | More by Chandler_R
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Clear gold half a finger of white fizzy head, no lacing.
S - Cinnamon sugar, apple juice, pumpkin puree.
T - There's actually a ton of bitter apple flavor in this, very off for this style, some pumpkin, a lot of cinnamon.
M - Thin, very metallic, and watery.
O - Terrible example of the style, while I thought the apple at the aroma would be good, it reflects bad in the taste.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2013 04:53:12 | More by Omnium
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Nicole_deB

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-22-2013 02:12:20 | More by Nicole_deB
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wildcatboy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-10-2013 18:47:29 | More by wildcatboy
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jsprain1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-19-2013 04:26:38 | More by jsprain1
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Canti4341

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-17-2013 00:35:31 | More by Canti4341
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Bernoulli

South Carolina

4.11/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear orangish red. Modest head.

Subdued but pleasant odor

Definite pumpkin taste - in the ballpark with the Lakefront pumpkin-wise. Unlike the Lakefront (granted that was a lager) this definitely has a solid and appropriate beer taste as well.

A solid fall beer that we'd order again.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2013 23:00:06 | More by Bernoulli
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

11-06-2013 02:37:14 | More by jrohrbacher
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-04-2013 22:16:11 | More by tommyguz
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.6%

10-29-2013 15:31:38 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-28-2013 00:42:27 | More by spence524
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-26-2013 15:43:33 | More by Falcone
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mattkoon

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

this is a good pumpkin beer. is a clean brownish amber. the smell is filled with spices- cinnamon and nutmeg, also there are hints of vanilla. there taste starts off spicy but quickly fades to a watery finish. over all this cottonwood pumpkin is drinkable, I have had a few weak pumpkin beers this year. this one definitely brings it up front, but it falls short on the back end. not too shabby.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 11:50:13 | More by mattkoon
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irish01980

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11%

10-22-2013 21:44:25 | More by irish01980
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rw1992

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-20-2013 19:19:27 | More by rw1992
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OldSmaug

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11%

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jbfarris

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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jburlew

Pennsylvania

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n2185

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

10-16-2013 21:55:05 | More by n2185
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majinsnake

West Virginia

3.61/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The bottle I got looks completely different than what is listed in the picture on this page.

Anyway, the one I bought was good and worth trying. It's that first sip that caught my attention.

The other bottles I bought were not all that (I got it in a 6-pck case), but this first bottle I drank hit the spot.

I could smell the pumpkin scent and it smelled fine.

It may not be the greatest pumpkin ale that I have had, but certainly worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2013 06:39:43 | More by majinsnake
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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South Carolina

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California

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10-12-2013 22:51:09 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale from Foothills Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.