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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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6,775 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,775
Reviews: 1,860
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 17.24%
Wants: 451
Gots: 1,577 | FT: 32
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:
Beer added by: BeerBeing on 08-26-2007

19 Degrees Plato
8.8 Degrees L
2-row Pale Malt
Caramel Malt
Pureed Pumpkin

Kettle Hops: Magnum
Aroma Hops: Sterling
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As a pumpkin beer, this one is delightfully unique.

Appearance -Dark gold, reminiscent of honey. Negligible head.

Scent - Pumpkin (of course), Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Vanilla, Very sweet smelling

Taste -Pumpkin and nutmeg come through, and suddenly the flavor of homemade pumpkin pie with whipped cream becomes apparent! So distracted by the savoriness of this beer that I cannot detect the 8.6% of alcohol whatsoever. Roasted pumpkin seed's mild earthy bitterness as an aftertaste.

Mouth Feel - Medium bodied, but still very buttery and goes down smooth. Carbonation applicable for a pumpkin beer.

Overall -In the last couple of years I have tried many of the pumpkin ales growing in availability, and until now I was sold on Dogfish Head's version. However, this year's Southern Tier Pumking will be hard to beat! That perfect "pumpkin pie" flavor, with just the right portion of each spice, is not something I've encountered so brilliantly in a beer before. I certainly could not ask for a tastier pumpkin ale.

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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 6,775 ratings.