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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

6,380 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,380
Reviews: 1,795
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 429
Gots: 1,331 | FT: 30
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 Joe_Grizzly
3.56/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I tried this out of a 22 oz bomber

first time I seen this was on Greg's beer reviews

all I heard about was buttered popcorn

and I have to agree that's what it tastes like to me

the smell is like nothing I've had in a pumpkin beer nice bread like weirdness to it

the color almost looks like the perfectly baked pretzel

overall I liked the aftertaste more than the initial flavors

A nice bread like wheat flavor

I would have it again but would want to share it next time

Joe_Grizzly, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

MrBuckHigh, Aug 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

neckbracesub, Aug 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

Bonsai, Aug 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

JMurphy41, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Rand_ale_Thor, Aug 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

MSL94, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of edfish
4.88/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I look forward to this each year , it is worth 9$ a bottle.
Pours a dark golden color about a half inch head.
Smell mole-asses and pumkin spice very pleasent
Taste, dude if you like pumpkin pie this is it! I never thought pie and beer was a good idea but dang..
Mouthfeel is a wee bit light for a beer with this much abv. But the lingering dry and pumpkin spice rounds off the experience.
I have been trying Pumpkin ales for a few years now and by a hugh margin this is the best of the bunch!

edfish, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

BltByKrmn, Aug 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

jiggad369, Aug 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

soxandbeer, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of MacQ32
4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours an orange copper color with a nice cream finger of head, decent retention, lacing is minimal.

S - Tons of sweet buttery sugar flavors, gourd like/pumpkin vegetable, and some cinnamon.

T - Definitely getting some hop bitterness up front (briefly), semi-dry, a good bit of buttery sugar, finish is slightly bitter and gourds. Aftertaste is the same, sweetness lingers a bit.

M - Medium bodied or less, quite refreshing, decent carbonation.

O - A good representation of the style (which I dont care much for), smells absolutely amazing (very sweet) taste reminds you its a beer, which i really like. Better than I remember

MacQ32, Aug 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

TillTheLastDrop, Aug 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

TonyY, Aug 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

pfcorsar, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Mike099, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

ScaryEd, Aug 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Evoforen, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

ercxi, Aug 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Drs3, Aug 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

dlin0sbb, Aug 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

tmcarter23, Aug 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

comicblunder89, Aug 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

RebornStussy, Aug 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Lionhawk, Aug 16, 2013
Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,380 ratings.