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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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83
good

1,490 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,490
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 61
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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Thads324

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep orange color with sticky tight off white head. Lots of spidery lacing. Aromas are subtle. A freshly sliced pumpkin scent with a bit of honey. A musty hop on the back side. First sip yields a malty bread flavor. The pumpkin is easy going with mild allspice and a bit of cinnamon. The hop is at the tail end with a good clean bitterness to cut the sweet and pumpkin flavors. Mouthfeel is good. Not heavy but not light, medium with an above average effervescent feel.
A good pumpkin beer that I can drink more than 1 of. I like that it is more pumpkin and less spice.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2011 00:01:22 | More by Thads324
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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 1,490 ratings.