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Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale - Foothills Brewing Company

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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.48%
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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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

stinkydaddy, Oct 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

jrfehon33, Oct 01, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev +9%

Haven't had this pumpkin ale yet ever still never even seen a Foothills beer so this is kind of exciting.
A - Bright clear orange brown tint beer with just a 1/4 inch of head that settles to a mild lace ring
S - Strong nutmeg and cinnamon with a mild vegital tone and some brown sugar. Hope it taste balanced.
T - Kind of oak flavors off the bat then strong spicing of cinnamon and nutmeg with no noticeable hops just some vegital green followed by some brown sugar sweetness.
M - Drinks well mostly medium bodied and slick. Very good.

Overall first beer by this company and they got there own interpretation of the style down pretty well. Tasty stuff.

DrDemento456, Sep 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

sendbeer, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

RyanMcAndrew, Sep 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

BeerZack, Sep 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

buckyp, Sep 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

inspektor, Sep 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Mattyb79, Sep 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

bcoutu, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of Amedlin18
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Amedlin18, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%

A- pours clear and amber with a nice off-white foamy/creamy head that retains long after the pour, leaving some short lasting lace behind

S- nice bouquet of typical pumpkin spice aroma of nutmeg and clove with more of an emphasis on the cinnamon. There's also a nice earthy/woodsy aroma, overall more aromatic than most pumpkin ales

T- the cinnamon emphasis follows in the flavor as well, as it is immediately noticed with some baked cinnamon apple flavor. Clove and pumpkin spice comes through mid-palate wi a nice malty finish

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a slightly slick mouthfeel with just a bit of foam on the finish

O- this is a solid pumpkin ale, it definitely emphasizes the pumpkin spices more than pumpkin itself, which some may not like. But overall worth a try.

Treyliff, Sep 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

carterbt, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

FilumDee, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

marley2112, Sep 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

ygtbsm94, Sep 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

dankjohn, Sep 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Radiosox, Sep 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Cynic-ale, Sep 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

CottomanEmpire, Sep 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

KevinGordon, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of JayQue
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%

A fairly typical pumpkin ale. Christmas/potpourrie spicing in a malty beer.

Nice deep amber color, clear. Head is minimal with a bit of lacing.

Aroma is the Christmas thing, cinnamon and nutmeg and pumpkin spices, not overdone but not my thing either.

Flavor is fairly mild, a slightly sweet, malty beer with the Christmas spices.

Mouthfeel is crisp and rich enough for the style. A lot of Pumpkin Ales are watery.

Not bad if you are into this sort of beer.

JayQue, Sep 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Zraly, Aug 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

ZAN, Aug 30, 2013
Cottonwood Pumpkin Spiced Ale from Foothills Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.