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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

6,595 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,595
Reviews: 1,821
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 439
Gots: 1,414 | FT: 31
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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4.6/5  rDev +13.3%

chrismorebeer, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

CheChe, Aug 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%

Ryan4rocks, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

endincolorado, Aug 15, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +12.3%

jrob502, Aug 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

Favorite pumpkin beer. Period.

Oh-McWow, Aug 15, 2014
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2.48/5  rDev -38.9%

treeslothguy, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Big_Dave, Aug 15, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +9.6%

Every year I always look forward to this beer. Still today it is my favorite pumpkin beer! it seems they have changed the beer a little bit since last year but I feel its definitely improved! I get stronger notes of hops and malts and it feels less overpowered by sugar. It still has all of my favorite aspects, wonderful notes of pumpkin pie, pie crust, brown sugar, vanilla, and spice to tie it all together. However, it seems this time around they really focused on toning down all the sugary flavors and let the hops do the taking. To sum it up, its the best yet. I love the balance it has and how perfectly layered it is. I plan on buying plenty of these this year!

AyeMito, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

MikeLenehan, Aug 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

Co365030, Aug 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%

uncggop06, Aug 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

ZepHead80, Aug 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

irvdawg8989, Aug 15, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -3.4%

Marcusr76, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

GarrettBoots, Aug 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

gutbuster, Aug 15, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -10.3%

Rays2002, Aug 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

StrongOakOnTheFront, Aug 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

styleisking, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Sconi_tom, Aug 14, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +1.5%

JALN13, Aug 14, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +17.2%

AJDeAngeloUSA, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

aroma- first very heavy gingerbread notes. maltiness is the predominant characteristic here. unlike some other pumpkin beers, I am not overwhelmed by spice.

flavor - again gingerbread. spice notes of cinnamon and nutmeg are rather subdued for a pumpkin ale. alcohol is very moderate. medium high carbonation.

finishes slightly sweet, hint of caramel. just a slight touch of spice on the back of the throat.

tl;dr one of those rare pumpkin beers that isn't dominated by loads of spice; something I can actually enjoy more than one of.

cleckley, Aug 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

snarygare, Aug 13, 2014
Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,595 ratings.