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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

1,043 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,043
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 16.58%
Wants: 53
Gots: 81 | 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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CoalPorter

North Carolina

2.7/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Harpoon tulip

A - very fine off white head generates lots of tight lacing and clings to the glass. Burns off slowly leaving a thin cap. Color is pumpkin orange with some chill haze. Little streams of active bubbles evident.

S - Pumpkin primarily, with lots of spices, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, allspice, and a distinct alcohol presence underneath. A slight cereal malt note makes its way in too.

T - Here is where it all fell apart. The first taste is sweet pumpkin pie but very quickly there's an overwhelming flavor of raw pumpkin rind. Vegetable, dirt, and rotten squash. After that finally dissipates you are left with a finish that is bitter and noticeably alcoholic.

M - quite nice actually, the tingly carbonation fights the sticky sweet mouthfeel

O - I really wanted to like this beer. The regular Shipyard pumpkin is one of my favorites of the style, but this disappointed. I tried sip after sip to see if it would grow on me or mellow out as it warmed, but I could not get over that vegetal, raw, rind flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2011 01:39:27 | More by CoalPorter
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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,043 ratings.