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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

1,413 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 1,413
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 81
Gots: 218 | 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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4/5  rDev +7.2%

sneaks2210, Nov 17, 2012
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2.9/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours an orange/copper color with an inch thick head that dissipates instantly. Leaves a thin, spotty lacing.

Smell - Lots of spices. Nutmeg seems to be the most powerful, followed by pumpkin, then cinnamon. Other spices are present as well.

Taste - Wow.. very spicy. Pumpkin spice, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, clove, and allspice. It's VERY sweet and has an alcohol bite in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light-medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall - This would be pretty good if the strong alcohol taste didn't gross me out.

jsisko01, Nov 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +34%

CEDAMA, Nov 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Graviz, Nov 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

OneTrickPony, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of sweemzander
2.5/5  rDev -33%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

22oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

(A)- Pours a lightly hazed orange color. Some white froth and lacing.

(S)- A light; almost airy caramel in front of a really subdued pumpkin spice. Almost has a cornmeal thing to it too.

(T)- A bit high in the hop department; a sharp citrus twang up front that kinda gets the pumpkin and spice lost.

(M)- A good carbonation level. An ok balance, but just way too much hops in the way of what probably would have been nice pumpkin and spice notes.

(O)- A decent beer for the style, but it gets lost with the high (way too high) hop addition.

sweemzander, Nov 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +34%

bgfresh, Nov 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

AndrewDeci, Nov 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Rave, Nov 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

BeerBaron238, Nov 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

dorkinajeep, Nov 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

KrisDLSmith, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of macrosmatic
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Peg's snifter glass.

A: A glowing, hazy, orange-yellow pour. One-finger white head and a moderate amount of visible carbonation.

S: Pumpkin fruity, some citrus fruit, along with some spice (nutmeg).

T: Pumpkin pie flavors with some citrus flavors in the background. Sweeter than expected.

M: Lighter body, a sweet-tart mouthfeel. Lower amount of carbonation sensation but enough.

O: Pretty good. Pumpkin beers are not generally my favorite, but this one is acceptable. Wouldn't seek out another.

macrosmatic, Nov 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

ZPB, Nov 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

kjkinsey, Nov 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Nage37, Nov 02, 2012
Photo of Cavanaghty
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy copper color with a thin off white head. No lacing.

Smell: Faint spices and pumpkin, not easily detectable by my nose.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Medium bodied smooth and thick. Taste of Pumpkin, light spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. Great well balanced flavor.

Overall: Great pumpkin ale, very well crafted. I will buy this one again for sure.

Cavanaghty, Nov 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

neckbracesub, Oct 31, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Drk93TT, Oct 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

poiuytr, Oct 30, 2012
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5/5  rDev +34%

jkeymaginnis, Oct 30, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Gatordaddy, Oct 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Screper, Oct 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Deep orange, translucent ale with towering head. Excellent retention with smooth, creamy lacing.

Sweet cane sugar aroma with pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Ultra-sweet sugary flavor with a hint of bready malt. Plenty of pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spicy, pine-like hop character attempts to balance the sweetness but fails. Not terrible just too sweet for my taste.

Thick feel, syrupy, dry in the finish, sticky, lowish carbonation.

Slightly above average for pumpkin beer but nothing to write home about.

bnes09, Oct 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

jeffthepony, Oct 27, 2012
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,413 ratings.