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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

1,456 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,456
Reviews: 448
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 80
Gots: 237 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Casey10 on 08-31-2009

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Photo of cfreeman03
4.4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This is definitely one of the better pumpkin beers out there. The nose was pleasant and sweet, hinting of pumpkin and caramel. The taste itself is of bold pumpkin, caramels, and some underlying spices, and I almost got a hint of walnut at the end. It is also very smooth for a 9.0% beer, which can be dangerous if you drink too many.

My only complaint is that the carbonation is fairly low. The head disappeared almost immediately, and, despite the copious amounts of bubbles coming up through this dark amber beer, you can't really feel any carbonation on the tongue as it passes over.

Other than that, a fantastic brew.

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3.67/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Slightly hazy amber with big dissipating head

S- Spicy, pumpkin, malts

T- Clove/spice, pumpkin, malt, alcohol, hops, malts again

M- Quick, bubbly, medium body

O- A complex seasonal/specialty beer that not for everyday drinking. Well made. Essentially Pumpkin pie booze.

Might Drink
Might Buy
Wouldn't Make

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3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass. A very clear amber/orange color with a thick off-white head that laces the glass. A nice toasted malt and pumpkin aroma. There is a little bit of nutmeg, but mostly a pumpkin scent.

The spices appear more in the flavor. The pumpkin flavor hits right up front with the nutmeg and allspice flavors. The beer is sweet and has a touch of alcohol flavor. The feel is medium-heavy and a bit syrupy. There are nice flavors, but the finish might be a touch too sweet for my tastes. I would like it more if it were a bit drier. That being said, this is one of the better pumpkin ales out there.

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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,456 ratings.