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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,873 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 4,873
Reviews: 1,671
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 322
Gots: 557 | 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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illini4x4


5/5  rDev +23.2%

08-17-2012 03:10:40 | More by illini4x4
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vitters03

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-17-2012 02:13:48 | More by vitters03
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.2%

08-17-2012 01:43:41 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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BillHilly

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -20%

08-17-2012 01:04:22 | More by BillHilly
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EJLinneman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-17-2012 00:10:31 | More by EJLinneman
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JottaGibboo

Georgia

2/5  rDev -50.7%

08-16-2012 20:02:38 | More by JottaGibboo
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TronDave


5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pumking is such a tasty beer. The spices added only enhance the flavor and make it truly a unique brew. I'm not sure why this isint rated higher, becuase it's the best one out there. Not to mention Southern Tier refines it every year and makes it better, Pour it into a tall stein and enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 19:29:19 | More by TronDave
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BaconManic

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-16-2012 18:02:50 | More by BaconManic
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

4.65/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in wellington beer glass.

Appearance: A deep gold-amber (a little hazy), light bubbles on the body with a white head rising to maybe 1/4".

Smell: You know what you don't smell this beer you will inhale it. Pumpkin and hint of caramel. It is that good to smell.

Taste:Tue pumpkin feel, not sweet like soda like you and I have had with other pumpkin beer but more like the meat of the pumpkin. Has a raw feel to it that is very appealing.

Mouth: Medium carbonation maybe just a little on the light side and you want to know something after taste is with you minutes after the putting the glass down.

Overall: I have had my share of pumpkin beers and this beer is probably the best. Well rounded and full of taste that you honestly couldn't get enough of

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2012 02:16:20 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-16-2012 00:35:19 | More by pirmannt1
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VaTechPhilly

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

08-15-2012 23:21:51 | More by VaTechPhilly
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sstorck

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

08-15-2012 19:44:44 | More by sstorck
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JVan

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-15-2012 18:48:18 | More by JVan
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BoilDinner

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-15-2012 04:39:15 | More by BoilDinner
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-15-2012 03:12:53 | More by danthehopslamman
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harrylee773

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +17%

08-14-2012 03:12:46 | More by harrylee773
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kirchy

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

08-14-2012 02:36:12 | More by kirchy
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jwat

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

08-14-2012 00:45:49 | More by jwat
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-14-2012 00:39:45 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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srw

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-13-2012 15:13:22 | More by srw
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robertgurley

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-13-2012 02:35:58 | More by robertgurley
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WesM63

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-13-2012 01:27:17 | More by WesM63
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Antnyd82

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-12-2012 04:27:37 | More by Antnyd82
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jacobdensford

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-12-2012 00:27:44 | More by jacobdensford
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Momar42

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber into standard pint glass

A - clear medium amber in color. Faint head that fades immediately.

S - subdued which I actually appreciate in this style. Pumpkin spices predominate. No true "pumpkin" aroma but that is pretty standard.

T - more pumpkin pie spices and subdued again. Was actually expecting some more depth here. Easy drinking but a little underwhelmed. Actually improves as it warms a little regardless of what the bottle suggests.

M - medium body that finishes quite smooth and easy. The sweetness and ABV certainly take this out of a session range but quite easy to put back a bomber.

O - for a couple of times a year this is pretty good. Not groundbreaking but worth seeking out when it's available. I don't think I'll be hoarding any for the future but I'll likely be drinking a few more before they disappear.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 23:59:38 | More by Momar42
Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 4,873 ratings.