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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

6,567 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,567
Reviews: 1,817
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 437
Gots: 1,400 | 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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Photo of kb2250
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

kb2250, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of JohnQVD
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bright copper colored, with a very light head that dies back quickly leaving a light ring and little chunks of foam that slowly slide back down the glass. Smell is pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is pumpkin, nutmeg and a little biscuity malt in the background. The feel is light with lots of carbonation with a medium-dry finish and a lingering bitterness and trace of spices. Overall this is excellent, with a nice warming alcohol finish that isn't too boozy and a nice pumpkin taste that isn't overdone.

JohnQVD, Jun 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

HEADYdb, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

TheRicker, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

ecp12, Jun 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

baconman91, May 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

tARsh, May 31, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

rogerthegill, May 31, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -38.4%

TheBronze, May 30, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

KevinTK, May 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

gpblackgt, May 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

TimP2115, May 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

WynnO, May 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

Punkrckr281, May 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

jeff96gt, May 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

MAN615, May 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Romulux, May 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

TwinLightTap, May 20, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

EnjoiThePureTrip, May 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

wo87810, May 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

GreersBeer21, May 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -50.7%

NanomiaCara, May 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

pearljam118, May 16, 2012
Photo of BostonHops
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

650ml bottle served in an oversized wineglass.

pours a translucent, luminous orange with over a finger of creamy off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly. decent lacing. good appearance, though nothing spectacular.

the aroma all but reaches out of the glass and grabs you by the collar: bold and mouth-watering - you have to fight an impulse and not layer whipped cream on top of it. pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, a bit of ginger, and a certain graham cracker-like quality.

flavor follows up and then some. all the noted characteristics pull through in fine fashion; maybe some vanilla. hate to re-use the liquid pumpkin pie analogy, but yeah, pretty much. really delicious. 9% ABV, could of fooled me.

mouthfeel is a bit thin (docked points there); moderatedly carbed. the kind of flavor-packed beer that, while bar-setting, you're good with the bomber. for my money, hands down the standard by which all pumpkin beers should be judged. my personal favorite of the style.

original review on: 09-20-2010

BostonHops, May 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

danp14, May 11, 2012
Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,567 ratings.