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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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83
good

1,491 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,491
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 62
Gots: 46 | 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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Ralphus

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4.22/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first Smuttynose beer and its a good one. I enjoy a nice pumpkin ale and this one delivers.

It looks good. A cloudy orange color with a creamy white head that leaves streaks of lacing down the glass. Unfortunately the remaining head is a bit thin.

The smell is simple but effective. Pumpkin & spice.

The taste is just how I like a pumpkin beer to be.. slightly sweet, full of pumpkin flavour and spice. There's a nice balancing bitterness throughout.

Mouthfeel is solid.. full and crisp due to light carbonation. Drinkability is good.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2010 22:57:50 | More by Ralphus
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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,491 ratings.