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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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83
good

1,487 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,487
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 60
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.84% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale is our homage to the craft and heritage of America’s brewers. Recipes calling for the use of pumpkins in beer date back to early colonial times, when brewers sought to extend their supply of costly imported malt with locally grown ingredients, such as squash and “pompions.”

In that spirit, we brew our ale with the addition of pumpkin to the mash, along with traditional spices to create a delicious American original.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: purplehops on 08-28-2003)
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Jimmys

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4.23/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle. best before 1/25/13.

A: slightly hazed rich autumn orange color. off white head is bubble and dense. thick lacing left behind. very pretty pumpkin brew.

S: nutmeg and cinnamon jump out on the nose initially. lots of cinnamon. this is one spicy nose.

T: a meaty pumpkin flavor is backed by sweet caramel malt notes and plenty of fall spices. the spices sensed in the nose, cinnamon and nutmeg in particular, linger long into the finish.

M: moderate amount of carbonation on a medium body. standard.

D: the epitome of fall beer to me. great pumpkin ale with enough spice and pumpkin presence to remain balanced and drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2012 00:16:51 | More by Jimmys
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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,487 ratings.