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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,976 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 4,976
Reviews: 1,672
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 17.2%
Wants: 335
Gots: 602 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
19 Degrees Plato
8.8 Degrees L
2-row Pale Malt
Caramel Malt
Pureed Pumpkin

Kettle Hops: Magnum
Aroma Hops: Sterling

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 08-26-2007)
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mdcrouser

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Like the sunburst wood on a Les Paul, there's nearly a gradient of color, lighter gold toward the edges, orange to the middle. Just a bit of head ...

That's uniquely awesome - like freshly baked pie crust on the nose, buttery, toasted, bready, with just a hint of pumpkin.

Buttered crust, pie spice, sweetness of the pumpkin are all in great balance. The pumpkin seems relatively resigned compared to other pumpkin beers - it's not way out front. Incredibly unique - I've never had anything close to what this beer delivers. Just a hint of alcohol to close. It does though come through as very sweet, like molasses - almost too much so, making the drinkability somewhat limited.

Like pumpkin pie mousse, with similar creaminess in the mouth.

Damn tasty and like nothing I've ever had before. Highly recommended for a new take on a pumpkin. Given the sweetness, robably only enjoyable once a year though.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2011 03:10:22 | More by mdcrouser
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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,976 ratings.