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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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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bomber into a snifter.

The beer's appearance is really something special. It has a copper color, huge three finger head that look chewy and an abundant lace. On looks alone, this beer is a major winner.

The smell is surprisingly mild considering how big this beer is. The pumpkin notes come through, as does some sweetness from the malts. There is a hint of bubblegum as well. Interestingly, the taste expands on the aromas and offers much more. A true pumpkin pie taste emerges along with strong allspice flavors. The finish is dominated by hop bitterness, something I hadn't found in other pumpkin beers.

As for the mouthfeel, the beer offers medium carbonation, the dry, bitter finish from the hops, and some heat from the alcohol.

Overall, the beer offers good complexity to allow the drinker something to ponder over and enjoy. It shows great potential. I think in the future, I would cellar this veer for a good while to allow some of the alcohol presence to settle. Still, a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2013 01:55:31 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,050 ratings.