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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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1,463 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,463
Reviews: 450
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 81
Gots: 241 | 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 Ozzylizard
2.81/5  rDev -24.7%

Bomber at 40 degrees into snifter; allowed to warm up to around 50 degrees
Aroma of nutmeg
Head average (2.5 cm), off white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 3 mm broken layer
Lacing poor – few very small islands of tiny bubbles
Body light orange, chill haze which dissipates as the brew warms
Flavor is initially of nutmeg which fades to a sour vegetable earthy funk; no hops, no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, slightly oily, lively carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 2.75, Flavor 2.75, Palate 3, Overall 2.875. Final weighted score: 2.8125
Pretty much a one-trick pony – smells and tastes like nutmeg. The vegetableness (actually a fruit) of the pumpkin hides behind the spice. The 9% ABV is well hidden, the appearance is unremarkable. Some will rave, but this is just not an outstanding pumpkin ale.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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4.21/5  rDev +12.9%

One of my favorite pumpkins. Always drink at room temperature. The appearance is a dark orange with an off white head that laces the glass. The smell is full of pumpkin but also some spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg. The taste was great with sweet flavors in the beginning such as the pumpkin and nutmeg, going into heavy cream notes and then finishing with a clean bite. Little boozy but very satisfying.

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4.4/5  rDev +18%

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4.2/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +34%

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4.04/5  rDev +8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

The Willamette hops bring out the spice quality in this pumpkin ale. This is a nice big pumpkin ale. Full of alcohol, and flavor. You can get a few different layers of flavor coming in. As the beer comes in and on the back of the tongue. For me it was like eating a pumpkin loaf of some kind.

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4.24/5  rDev +13.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.64/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.76/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.04/5  rDev +8.3%

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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 1,463 ratings.