Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) - Shipyard Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Dlish:
3.7/5 rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
A- Pours Pumpkin color wasn't this suppose to be a brown ale. Looks like a solid golden color, little carbonation nice head not to heavy really just a finger our so.
S- Smells like Pumpkin pie, very sweet smell almost a creamy custard smell to it. I also get some allspice and cinnamon in the background, I'm going to let it warm up and see if it gets better. Its been a solid 20 minutes I don't smell to much of a difference dare I say its even going down. I really hoped it was going to really open up in smell.
M- I get really sweet melon taste, lots of a malt on the front I get some of the Herby cinnamon taste and allspice, not as much as that custard pumpkin taste as in the smell. I'm not sure I'm tasting the burn from the 9% alcohol or the burnt spice from the hops.
M- Really sticky, heavy from the malt, the carbonation is right where I want it to be. The alcohol is highly and how little of a burn there is I really enjoy that.
O- I'm so used to Pumpkin beers really just being all Allspice, mixed with heavy syrupy flavor. This really takes the other creamy side really focusing on the side of the pumpkin/melon taste. Overall not bad, I want more aroma but a good beer for a pumpkin beer and for the holidays.
Serving type: bottle
10-01-2011 01:50:50 | More by Dlish
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3.23/5 rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
The pour is a clear copper orange with a bubbly off white head. Nose is heavy spice, light pumpkin, fair bit stale grain. Taste has a very strong pumpkin spice, lighter grain than the nose and is also less stale. Soft carb, medium body and creamy palate.
Serving type: bottle
07-15-2014 14:33:39 | More by cpetrone84
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,053 ratings.