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Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Saucony Creek Brewing Company

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Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin AleCaptain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin Ale

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87
very good

165 Ratings
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Ratings: 165
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 5
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saucony Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: IPAchris on 08-19-2013)
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

09-07-2013 14:23:39 | More by hoppymcgee
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gavjamhawk

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-06-2013 23:11:04 | More by gavjamhawk
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TrackcoachLVPA

Pennsylvania

4.86/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

After trying other beers Saucony Creek had out a few months ago, I saw their Maple Mistress in stores and was pleasantly surprised. It is definitely one of the best pumpkin ales I have ever tasted.
I highly recommend people trying the other beers this brewery has to offer.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 04:30:00 | More by TrackcoachLVPA
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-03-2013 18:26:05 | More by JeffTheJuice
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-01-2013 10:12:08 | More by JakeEsterly
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-31-2013 01:33:48 | More by jhlosito75
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Dannynoonan123

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-29-2013 00:43:05 | More by Dannynoonan123
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Mardrommar

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Stone pint glass.

Pours a clear orange-amber color and forms a 1/4 inch bright white head that dissipates quickly and leaves a thin ring along the edges of the glass. There is a spot of film in the center of the glass. In general, the head is completely gone by the first few minutes.

The aroma of the beer is sweet with pumpkin and maple syrup upfront. Hints of butternut squash, spices and cinnamon are also present. The nose is quite pleasant and has a thick scent similar to pastry.

Mouthfeel of the beer is medium with low-moderate carbonation. Has a sticky feel in the mouth.

The initial flavor is pumpkin that transitions into a maple syrup sweetness and has a brief bitterness that is paired to a set of spices in the aftertaste. Aftertaste is pumpkin and spice with a sharpness to the flavor profile.

This beer is sweet and might benefit from a food pairing to lessen this. Otherwise, it is extremely smooth and easy to drink. Quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 19:56:44 | More by Mardrommar
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appears a murky dark copper toned amber with a mild cap that quickly fades out into a gentle collar. Tiny speckles of lacing droop back down the glass.
Smell is of maple syrup, brown sugar, roasted squash, and cinnamon.
Taste is of the mentioned aromas with a sweet, spiced rum, and maple flavor.
Mouthfeel is medium full bodied, chewy, and darn sweet in the finish.
I'm at odds. I kind of like the blend and flavor but it finishes on the cloyingly sweet side with a syrupy smack that leaves you with a sugar high halfway through. I'd hate to say it but I'd like it a bit drier. A 12 ounce bottle is too much for one person to handle. Split it with a friend when it gets folder out in the Fall and maybe the warming sweetness will fair better.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 01:19:10 | More by weeare138
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.26/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Amber with 1 finger of head. Okay retention and clarity. Heavy carbonation.

Nose
Pie crust, maple syrup and apple cider.

Taste
Toasted pie crust, sweet maple syrup and molasses. Lighter notes of butternut squash, pumpkin meat, caramelized brown sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, drying and heavily carbonated.

Overall
Hides the alcohol well. It's okay.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2013 18:39:19 | More by justintcoons
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-24-2013 16:47:27 | More by bacher468
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-24-2013 01:06:12 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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Billy128

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-23-2013 02:56:25 | More by Billy128
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Cdunk11

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-22-2013 00:16:22 | More by Cdunk11
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This 9.5% Abv beer was made with an assist from Simmeria & The Fleetwood Grille kitchen. We roasted the butternut squash for Saucony. Sauconys brew crew then did what they do best and finished it with maple syrup and pirate rum spices.

I am not a huge fan of Pumpkin styles but I really enjoyed this new bottle from Saucony Creek. The bartender at the Fleetwood Grille also rimmed our glasses with a cinnamon brown sugar mix which enhanced the experience. You could definitely taste the butternut squash and the maple finish.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 17:38:18 | More by IPAchris
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Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Saucony Creek Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 165 ratings.