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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) - Shipyard Brewing Co.

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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)

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1,199 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,199
Reviews: 414
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 69
Gots: 147 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Casey10 on 08-31-2009)
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4.36/5  rDev +16.6%

dagubna, Yesterday at 09:22 AM
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4.1/5  rDev +9.6%

Poured from a 12 oz glass into a pint glass. Thanks Mike for leaving this at my house, thus it becoming my property to consume ;)

Pours a clear golden amber body with a small white head that reduces quickly to leave no lacing or retention.
Aromas of spices including cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, pumpkin and caramel. Taste is cinnamon-forward with pumpkin, light malt and caramel on the finish. Not too heavy, easily drinkable, medium-high carbonation.

I actually really enjoyed this beer. Nothing over the top as far as flavor, but if you like a nice cinnamon bomb this beer is for you. Easy drinker with a high, undetectable ABV.

gcamparone, Yesterday at 01:30 AM
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3.48/5  rDev -7%

Willsner, Yesterday at 11:02 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

kmos27, Tuesday at 02:07 AM
Photo of twiggamortis420
4.05/5  rDev +8.3%

22 oz bomber pours a clear copper color with an ample cap of off-white head. Pretty good retention and lace, Im surprised at the light color and clarity of the beer.

Nose is apple fruitiness and some cinnamon and nutmeg spices. The beer is not as sweet-smelling as I thought it would be, nor as spice-laden. A good balance of apple pie and sugar cookie. It reminds me of a mix between Horseheads Pumpkin and New Glarus Apple Ale.

Taste is quite good, the apple theme continues onto the flavor and is very apple pie-esque. The ABV is very well integrated and the spices are plentiful, but dont seem overbearing. Maybe a restrained use of nutmeg? Cinnamon is certainly there and a stack of apple slices with cinnamon and honey on top of some graham crackers wouldnt taste a whole lot different than this. Very good beer, I am impressed. It manages to differentiate itself from the gaggle of pumpkin beers without being too extreme...if that makes any sense!

twiggamortis420, Tuesday at 01:39 AM
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3/5  rDev -19.8%

DuffDaddy, Monday at 08:40 PM
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5/5  rDev +33.7%

Shapantleg, Monday at 06:51 PM
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4/5  rDev +7%

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Fargrow, Monday at 12:53 PM
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2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

Burt, Monday at 08:40 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

chadski, Monday at 03:48 AM
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3.84/5  rDev +2.7%

Maverick93, Sunday at 11:04 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

HighonHops42, Sunday at 08:51 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Flying Dog goblet

A: Burnished copper with a tinge of amber. No head, or lacing; just a collar.
S: Sweet malts, with this light oak/bourbon smell (definitely a spirit). Almost no spices.
T: Lots of pumpkin with just a bit of spice.
M: Light level of carbonation with just a quick breeze of bubbles.
O: Glad that this is in 4-packs, because I find it hard to go in on a pumpkin bomber (too much variability).

gillagorilla, Sunday at 12:02 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Oops, Saturday at 07:56 PM
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3.66/5  rDev -2.1%

Popping the top this brew smells of cinnamon and spice and everything nice. Pours to a deep bronze with a foamy off white head. On the taste this is as close to liquid apple pie as you can get. Nice spices up front with a sweet pumpkin middle with a slightly bitter fade into the aftertaste. The 9% ABV is barely noticeable except for the mouthfeel that is thick like syrup. This is a great fall warmer upper.

mooseisloose, Saturday at 05:41 PM
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4/5  rDev +7%

MPFV, Saturday at 06:51 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

craft4mike, Saturday at 02:01 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

JayKay412, Saturday at 12:15 AM
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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,199 ratings.