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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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PumkingPumking

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

5,471 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 5,471
Reviews: 1,707
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 17.2%
Wants: 383
Gots: 885 | FT: 28
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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Duesler

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -26.3%

08-31-2014 12:51:35 | More by Duesler
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AdmiralOzone

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -26.3%

08-31-2014 12:31:10 | More by AdmiralOzone
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Itis142


4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-31-2014 04:47:26 | More by Itis142
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mspencerpc

Florida

5/5  rDev +22.9%

08-31-2014 04:37:57 | More by mspencerpc
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ShoopKip

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

08-31-2014 03:28:45 | More by ShoopKip
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grod1048


5/5  rDev +22.9%

08-31-2014 03:01:05 | More by grod1048
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foci711

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Loved it just like eating a pumpkin pie you can even taste the pie crust!

08-31-2014 02:01:25 | More by foci711
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Chemykal

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-31-2014 01:58:09 | More by Chemykal
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makeitavintage

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

08-31-2014 01:47:45 | More by makeitavintage
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mschrei

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-31-2014 01:08:30 | More by mschrei
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SmellTheGluv


1.75/5  rDev -57%

08-30-2014 23:52:56 | More by SmellTheGluv
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mpolewan

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-30-2014 23:48:35 | More by mpolewan
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rrafnad


4.6/5  rDev +13%

08-30-2014 23:25:24 | More by rrafnad
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OldSmaug

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +5.2%

08-30-2014 20:14:35 | More by OldSmaug
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Metllica97

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

08-30-2014 19:31:59 | More by Metllica97
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Drewz

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.9%

This is what a seasonal beer should taste like, just what the label says.

08-30-2014 18:28:02 | More by Drewz
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Deezwart

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +5.2%

08-30-2014 18:11:34 | More by Deezwart
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Duffman5000


4.88/5  rDev +19.9%

08-30-2014 15:55:31 | More by Duffman5000
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Fakexican

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

08-30-2014 11:46:45 | More by Fakexican
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JoshS18


4.7/5  rDev +15.5%

08-30-2014 11:25:11 | More by JoshS18
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Auraan

Arizona

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Poured a nice semi-clear copper color with no head. It looks like a pumpkin beer, nothing too special, but pleasant enough. Scents of rich, buttery pie crust, pumpkin, nutmeg, hints of vanilla and low levels of cinnamon. Overall impression of aroma is wonderfully rich aroma that captures the entire profile of a pumpkin pie quite nicely. Very good. Flavor begins with a wonderful flavor of pumpkin, with notes of cinnamon and nutmeg, and some malty sweetness, with a low, yet present bit of bitterness balancing the sweet pumpkin, malt and spices. This moves into a middle that adds a rich, buttery pie crust flavor, continues with flavors of pumpkin and spice and still balances it with a low yet present hop character that is mostly earthy and floral, a hint alcohol is also noticeable. Finish is moderately sweet, with notes of pumpkin, buttery pie crust, pumpkin pie filling, alcohol at a moderate-low level and a bit of hop flavors with low bitterness. Aftertaste is pumpkin, spices and some faint floral and earthy hop flavors. Overall impression is of a flavor profile that is remarkably like pumpkin pie, but kept by becoming cloying by a nice balance of hop flavors and alcohol. This allows the beer to be sweet and dessert-like, yet still very much identifiable as a beer. Quite well executed and very pleasant. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate-light carbonation and smooth. Very nice and quite easy to sip, hiding the ABV well, despite the alcohol in the flavor. Overall this is a nice pumpkin ale, of the variety seeking to be pumpkin pie-like. It has a rich, wonderful aroma and flavor, but is balanced enough to avoid becoming cloying. It also avoids the all too common trap of being too watery or one note in flavor that many such beers fall into. The end result is a finely crafted pumpkin ale that is extremely enjoyable to drink. If you like pumpkin ales this one is highly recommended.

08-30-2014 09:04:24 | More by Auraan
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Deggar

Idaho

4.68/5  rDev +15%

08-30-2014 07:53:04 | More by Deggar
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Aeroscorp

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-30-2014 04:09:23 | More by Aeroscorp
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mabermud

Washington

4.13/5  rDev +1.5%

A - Crystal clear pumpkin/copper color. Thin white head that quickly disappeared.
S - Sweet malt, pumpkin pie, spices, and vanilla.
T - Sweet malt, pumpkin pie, spices, and vanilla.
M - Nice. Dense froth that you can chew. At least, I can pretend to chew the stuff.
O - I usually do not drink pumpkin beers, but I heard quite a bit about this, that when I saw it a few hours ago, I bought a bottle. I am a new fan.

08-30-2014 03:50:03 | More by mabermud
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leslybgood

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +22.9%

08-30-2014 03:47:23 | More by leslybgood
Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,471 ratings.