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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,919 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 4,919
Reviews: 1,671
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 330
Gots: 570 | 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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taulpepper

New York

3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice amber/orange color, very clear. Decent head that dissipates quickly.

Aroma: Sweet, buttery, pumpkin pie, vanilla

Mouthfeel: Very little carbonation, can't see many bubbles or feel them, similar to an English Ale/ESB in terms of carbonation, but on the flat side. Feels thin and somewhat watery.

Taste: Very sweet, lots of pumpkin pie flavor, a lot of vanilla, buttery flavor. Has a good amount of bitterness which is good, because you need it to balance out all the sweetness. I don't get much spice, maybe some nutmeg, but mostly just sweet flavors and bitterness/spiceness from the hops.

Overall: I haven't had any pumpkin beers that I love yet, but this is one of the best ones I've tried of the style. It's quite sweet, but 22 oz was almost too much. One of these as a desert beer is good, but I'd only want one in a session. Nice beer for the season.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 01:53:24 | More by taulpepper
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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,919 ratings.