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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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BA SCORE
84
good

1,050 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,050
Reviews: 401
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 16.31%
Wants: 55
Gots: 82 | FT: 1
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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AleEvangelist

California

3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

With the stellar beer that Smashed Blueberry turned out to be, I really wanted to like this beer more than I did. It's not a bad pumpkin, but I've really had some good ones, and it's spoiled me.

Appearance: A nice, light-looking beer. Straw-y, and colored well reminding me of harvest time where I live.

Smell: Here, we get the most pumpkin we get in the entire experience. Spice notes, warm pumpkin notes. I would have liked to have enjoyed more pumpkin in the nose, though. Still, considering what is in the flavor, this is one of the more pleasant aspects of this beer.

Taste: Here, I was slightly disappointed. I wanted more rich pumpkin flavor. Malt is slight...pumpkin is more of an overtone in this beer. Still, it's a good pumpkin flavor...I just wanted more.

Mouthfeel: A lighter style, this beer could have used more malt to make it a little heavier. Might have accentuated the sweetness of the pumpkin.

Overall: One of the better pumpkin styles I could find at the store, it wasn't what I was looking for. I would like a more dessert beer, but you can't fault this beer for something that it doesn't try to succeed at. My failed expectations aside, it's more than a session, beer, but would go well with light dishes. It's one of the better pumpkin beers out there, IMO.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 03:32:44 | More by AleEvangelist
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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,050 ratings.