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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
85
very good

1,053 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,053
Reviews: 401
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 16.27%
Wants: 54
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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jtb0608

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

07-29-2012 00:17:37 | More by jtb0608
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

07-16-2012 16:54:44 | More by ChrisL24481
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-15-2012 15:26:03 | More by RMoeNay
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buzzvader


5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the best pumpkin ale I've tasted. Saranac was the best until I tasted this. Don't be so fussy. I like the higher alc content as it makes it taste better. If you enjoy it, just say so. Too many IPA'S and stouts are dominating categories. What's a good ale anymore? Molson Golden used to be an ale and now it's just a beer. Ballantine IPA from Cranston, Rhode Island used to be the best. Yes, Pliny the Elder is truly exceptional but the owners are people who will only allow Pliny the Younger to be West Coast.
They are nice people who responded to Questions but when you limit a brew to a specific area, no one can queston how good it is unless you go there. Beer is subjective. Guess what? Iron City Amber from Pittsburgh is pretty good!

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 00:04:25 | More by buzzvader
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Antonius08

Florida

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-09-2012 19:25:02 | More by Antonius08
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20%

07-09-2012 01:38:34 | More by milkbone_underwear
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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-08-2012 02:56:42 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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heganhound


4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-08-2012 01:32:03 | More by heganhound
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jda007

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

07-05-2012 16:16:06 | More by jda007
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jaymesbawned

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-27-2012 14:08:53 | More by jaymesbawned
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Focusf111

Vermont

2/5  rDev -46.7%

06-21-2012 17:18:34 | More by Focusf111
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FLBEERGUY25

Florida

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2012 05:11:36 | More by FLBEERGUY25
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lansdowne24

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-31-2012 01:49:54 | More by lansdowne24
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-31-2012 01:00:34 | More by Stockfan42
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MightiestBeard

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

05-29-2012 10:56:33 | More by MightiestBeard
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WynnO

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-25-2012 20:48:56 | More by WynnO
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mater

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-23-2012 10:48:46 | More by mater
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GrogEqualsCourage

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-18-2012 13:54:56 | More by GrogEqualsCourage
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avaldivia

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-18-2012 01:40:15 | More by avaldivia
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JustinQ

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-12-2012 03:15:27 | More by JustinQ
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bomber served in an oversized wineglass.

pours a nice clear copper/orange with about a finger of off-white colored head that lacks significant retention or lacing. nose is a modest, not quite eye-opening bouquet of pumpkin, nutmeg, and honey, maybe cinnamon. more of the same in the flavor; very tasty, actually. something cinnamon applesauce-y about it. has a dry, spicy finish... different from most pumpkin ales i've had in the past. as it warms the spices are more evident: the nutmeg, cinnamon, and maybe ginger. alcohol is present but fairly well-hidden. would be a perfect fit for thanksgiving dinner.

in the final analysis i can see where some would be turned off by this, and it tends not be shouted from the mountaintops by beer geeks, but it works for me. wouldn't have more than one or two at a sitting though. [edit: one or two glasses, not bombers :)] that said, nice take on the style.

original review on: 08-24-2010

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 15:42:23 | More by BostonHops
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

05-03-2012 22:49:02 | More by vonnegut21
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OldTime

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

04-30-2012 15:20:08 | More by OldTime
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jisak74


4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

04-27-2012 22:00:45 | More by jisak74
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abrodsky

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.7%

04-15-2012 21:56:55 | More by abrodsky
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,053 ratings.