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Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.62%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | 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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Ratings: 143 | Reviews: 28 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

EinFesteBurg, Mar 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

justcallmecapn, Feb 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

DWheeler379, Feb 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

ShepardCommander, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BillRoth, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of Chandler_R
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Chandler_R, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of Omnium
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.

Omnium, Dec 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Nicole_deB, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

wildcatboy, Dec 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

jsprain1, Nov 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Canti4341, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of Bernoulli
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.

Bernoulli, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

jrohrbacher, Nov 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

tommyguz, Nov 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Guitars_and_beer, Oct 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

spence524, Oct 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Falcone, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of mattkoon
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.

mattkoon, Oct 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

irish01980, Oct 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

rw1992, Oct 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

OldSmaug, Oct 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

jbfarris, Oct 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

jburlew, Oct 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

n2185, Oct 16, 2013
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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.

majinsnake, Oct 16, 2013
Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale from Foothills Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.