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Pumking - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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5,748 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,748
Reviews: 1,730
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 17.2%
Wants: 398
Gots: 1,039 | FT: 29
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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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

A: Clear, light, hazy amber color. Finger of head with larger bubbles. Steady stream of CO2 bubbles rising from the bottom.

S: Definitely pumpkins and not pumpkin pie, which is pleasant. A little dank, maybe a hint of mossy hops. A little nutmeg up front but does not smell like a spiced beer.

T: Let me preface this by saying I'm not a huge pumpkin beer fan (occasionally during the fall). My first taste impression is very refreshing and fresh pumpkin that's almost mouth watering. Taste quickly fades and no annoying pumpkin taste lingers. A little bit of that smoky, cinnamon-y nutmeg taste. Another user wrote toasted graham crackers and now I can taste that too! Feel a little burn in my chest to let me know this is imperial.

M: Clean, very little chalkiness or pumpkin aftertaste, starts mouth watering and leaves it quenched.

O: Very, very drinkable. I love this to start off the fall season. Especially as I'm making roast turkey and herbed quinoa stuffed carnival squash Yum, I enjoyed this beer much more than I thought I would and much more than other pumpkins. Would be curios to see what a barrel-aged version would taste like.

Dwkasper, Sunday at 10:54 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

My favorite pumpkin beer. Taste like pumpkin pie. A crowd pleaser with its sweetness and spiciness.

Ycallacy, Sunday at 07:32 PM
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

Hop level is not balanced with malts for 2014, last years offering (2013) got it right.
Way too many hops for me!

pmeade, Sunday at 05:00 PM
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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 5,748 ratings.