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Country Pumpkin - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sliverX on 09-13-2012)
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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ElijahRivera

New York

4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle dated best before December 2013 into my Duvel Nymph Tulip glass.

A- Attractive and seasonally appropriate dark orange/copper body with foamy, off white, one finger head that dies down to just a bubbly film before I got through the song Colossal by Wolfmother. Almost no visible carbonation bubbles rising to the top.

S- The aroma is sweet malty and nutty pumpkin at first. Then the classic pumpkin spices kick in. I'm mostly getting ginger and allspice, but also some cinnamon.

T- I think the nutty pumpkin flavors are not as noticeable as their aromatic counterparts at first, but it comes out more as the beer warms. The ginger, allspice, and cinnamon certainly compliment the luscious malts. A certain balance between sweetness and the spices along with some earthy hops is struck here. And quite striking it is indeed.

M- Mid to full bodied with low carbonation. Very smooth and velvety mouthfeel with a spicy, dry finish. Pleasing combination of chewiness while maintaining crispness.

O- This is my first pumpkin ale of the season, and it was exactly what I was looking for. It is almost like eating the bottom of a pumpkin spice muffin with some hops along for the ride. There is nothing artificial about how it smells or tastes. No flavor is dominant. They all get their turn to shine, and that is how I like my pumpkin ales.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2013 04:05:39 | More by ElijahRivera
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy copper with a half finger of fizzy head that very quickly dissipates. The nose has strong pumpkin notes. The taste is a bit of a downer considering the potent smell. There is certainly pumpkin in the flavor profile, but the overall taste is light and the body is thin. There is a light, dry bitterness on the finish which is a pleasant way to end.

This offering has some great potential and would be an excellent example of the style if it were more full-bodied.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 19:31:56 | More by 57md
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Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Six Pack.

A: A standard deep orange, light brown, clear/filtered, decent head, nothing too crazy here.

S: Smell is pretty pungent, standard pumpkin pie spices, some bready yeastyness, some true pumpkin/gourd smell too.

T: Yum. A great blend of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Not overwhelming. Theres also a great pumpkin flavor that so many of these pumpkins lack. Theres enough noble hops in there to remind you that its a beer/ale, and its got a plesant english yeast/bread taste as well. Delicous.

M: Pretty sessionable, not cloying, or overly seasoned. I could have a couple of these. Has a full/rich body though.

O: One of the best 6pack pumpkin ales I've ever had. Definitely the best I've had this season. Similar to Smuttynose's with a little more spices. If you like pumpkin beers you wont be dissapointed.

Serving type: bottle

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Country Pumpkin from Ithaca Beer Company
83 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.