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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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5,804 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,804
Reviews: 1,738
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 17.2%
Wants: 402
Gots: 1,076 | FT: 29
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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Photo of mda080
3.52/5  rDev -13.5%

mda080, Today at 02:14 AM
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3.92/5  rDev -3.7%

dmking, Today at 02:09 AM
Photo of drtth
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

drtth, Today at 01:39 AM
Photo of Jwk11
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%

Jwk11, Yesterday at 11:43 PM
Photo of ThaneMcC
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Appearance: Pours rust, amber with fair white head which quickly resolves to fine thread with good carbonation

Smell: Pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, cinnamon, over ripe apple

Taste: Pumpkin and cloying spice flavors ,weirdly flat flavor, sweet with increasingly metallic taste; alcohol burn and then a lingering (unpleasant) aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:Fair carbonation, really syrupy texture and sticky residue

Overall: Too much spice, far too cloying, sadly I had half the glass and tossed the remainder. Would not recommend.
Drinkability: A big, flavorful pumpkin brew; among the best if not the very best

ThaneMcC, Yesterday at 10:50 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Fiach, Yesterday at 08:04 PM
Photo of KRussell
5/5  rDev +22.9%

I don't typically like pumpkin style beer but this is awesome. When people ask me what it tasted like, tell them it tastes like someone took the best pumpkin pie you've ever had topped with cinnamon and sugar whipped cream and poured it in a glass.

This is my most favorite beer. I wish it was available year round.

The alcohol content is extremely well masked. You have to keep good count of each glass you drink of this.

KRussell, Yesterday at 04:59 PM
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3.52/5  rDev -13.5%

Rgarcia1473, Yesterday at 04:41 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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4.08/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

WadeBridgman, Yesterday at 03:22 AM
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1/5  rDev -75.4%

Jknapp93, Yesterday at 02:21 AM
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dstrulovitz, Yesterday at 01:16 AM
Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,804 ratings.