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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

6,555 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,555
Reviews: 1,815
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 437
Gots: 1,393 | 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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4.71/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is as close to perfection as I have found, in pumpkin beers.

I look for pumpkin pie flavor - it is the best I can relate to the taste of a pumpkin (it's a squash, their naturally fairly bland).

Served cold, as the bottle suggests, is best.

Beautiful dark brown/orange color

Not over-carbonated, great medium/full body mouth feel

EastCoastLinds, Sep 08, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.5

OK, I now know I probably just don't like this style. I love Southern Tier so I figured this was a good bet for my first pumpkin beer. But I thought it was just awful and poured it out after 1/4 glass. I like spiced beers but the spices here not only overwhelm the standard beer ingredients; they are just distasteful. Other types of beers are an acquired taste, but I think you have to be born with a taste for something like this.

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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,555 ratings.