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Country Pumpkin - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
83
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291 Ratings
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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 16
Gots: 20 | 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:
Country Pumpkin is our medium-bodied harvest ale brewed with a medley of flavorful malt, pumpkin puree, Magnum hops and a touch of seasonal spices.The masterful blend of 2-Row, Vienna, Munich, Caramunich and Honey malt with Magnum hops balances the sweet pumpkin with an aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and allspice to create a rich, malty ale for the autumn season.Delight in the deep golden-orange glow while savoring the complex, malt-forward flavors and surprisingly dry finish of our new curcubitaceous ale.

(Beer added by: sliverX on 09-13-2012)
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Photo of Billolick
3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle with best before dating on the side of the label.

Pours cloudy, dull and murky darker amber, minimal head, no film collar and next to no lace. Meh look to this one.

Semi sweet pumpkin on the nose with some soft malt notes.

Soft and smooth on the tongue, this ale, has a mellowness and approach ability that has me wanting a few more sips after the bottle is done.

More pumpkin on the palate, but it s is nicely muted and well integrated into the mellow and malty rest of this beer.

Tasty, smooth and easy drinking. Decent pumpkin forward beer. A bit out of season and no doubt a bit passed its prime at the time of its consumption (now)....

Billolick, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of Belittle
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Belittle, Jan 10, 2014
Photo of GeoffreyM
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

GeoffreyM, Jan 02, 2014
Photo of bcapon
3/5  rDev -18%

bcapon, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of NonicPanic
3/5  rDev -18%

NonicPanic, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of mmulebarn
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

mmulebarn, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of pjkelley82
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

pjkelley82, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of spinrsx
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

spinrsx, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of TerrapinX
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

TerrapinX, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of JKV96
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

JKV96, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of beerwolf77
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

beerwolf77, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of WVbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Appearance pours slightly hazed and unfiltered with a deep copper hue and a cream colored head flowing nice and thick, which leaves behind speckled lacing.

Aroma has straight pumpkin spice cabinet bursting out of the glass, includes nutmeg, cinnamon, very perfume like quality about it let’s see how it’s tasting.

I would suggest there’s some pumpkin flesh in this one with harsh lingering bitterness from the astringent spice additions, very unbalanced version just way too spice heavy. Leaving this one somewhere in the middle of the road compared to the rest of the pumpkin ales out there.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied astringent lingering finish spices simply coat the palate.

Overall impression of this brew is that it’s way too spiced and needs to balance out the pumpkin flesh and tone done the spice additions in favor of a combination that would be more drinkable, I will say that 6.5% abv is barely noticeable though.

WVbeergeek, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of Tone2467
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Tone2467, Nov 06, 2013
Photo of aakerman
4/5  rDev +9.3%

aakerman, Nov 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

jrfehon33, Nov 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

scotorum, Nov 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

b1515152004, Oct 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

trxxpaxxs, Oct 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18%

Travcofarms, Oct 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

HvyHitter, Oct 26, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev -11.5%

prisdefer, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

vfgccp, Oct 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

JLapadura, Oct 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

allenson21, Oct 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

sachie23, Oct 22, 2013
Country Pumpkin from Ithaca Beer Company
83 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.