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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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6,675 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,675
Reviews: 1,822
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 441
Gots: 1,452 | 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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a pint glass

A: Pours a clear orange-tan color with a lot of visible carbonation. There is a small off-white head of foam with decent retention.

S: All sorts of spice. Pumpkin, pie crust, cinnamon, nutmeg and graham cracker.

T: Similar profile of spices. More pumpkin puree and some hazelnut and gingerbread. Some caramel and toffee. Overall fairly sweet.

M: Medium bodied and nicely slick. Although I can see a lot of carbonation, I cannot feel it. 8.6% ABV cannot be felt at all.

O: Very interesting. I am not generally a fan of this beer, but it is really well done. Tastes like Thanksgiving.

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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!

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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

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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,675 ratings.