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Short's Funkin Punkin - Short's Brewing Company

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39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 02-25-2007)
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3.58/5  rDev -3.5%

Zaphog, Oct 13, 2012
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3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

tectactoe, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of tigg924
4.3/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap @Lord Hobo

Appearance: one inch head, orange-brown in color, clear, medium carbonation

Smell: cinnamon, clove, and pumpkin spice

Taste: clove, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice with a touch of vailla

Mouthfeel: very sweet , medium-light carbonation, medium bodied

Overall: Was really strangely happy to find a pumpkin beer this late in the season. This is just the type of pumpkin beer I would expect from Shorts. Very pronounced, sweet, and strong on flavor. May be one of the most flavorful low ABV pumpkin beers I have had. Would be a pumpkin beer of choice if I could get it regularly.

tigg924, Mar 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

warnerry, Nov 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

mrebeka, Oct 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

StoutHunter, Jan 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

atone315, Oct 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

beergorrilla, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

JohnnieNepal, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Kerrie, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

szmnnl99, Sep 05, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev +3.8%

Jas45678, Sep 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

FrankHammer, Oct 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

BlissJunkie, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of zoso1967
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Funkin punkin is served up a deep and cloudy amber color. My pour does not have a whole lot of head on it, and lacing is not super either.

The aroma is classic pumpkin beer with a mix of pumpkin pie spices, roasted squash and caramel sweetness.

The flavor is spice filled up front with plenty of allspice, clove, cinnamon and nutmeg. The pumpkin comes through a lot in the middle and has a taste to it that seems fresher than a lot of other pumpkin beers I have had.

The mouthfeel is medium with a fairly fizzy amount of carbonation and pretty dry finish that leaves plenty of spice on my tongue.

Overall I found this to be a very tasty pumpkin ale. It does not stand out for any reason, but is very drinkable and well put together.

zoso1967, Oct 10, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

JDizzle, Sep 17, 2014
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Agentveba, Sep 12, 2013
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Slay40, May 10, 2013
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amalburg, Nov 06, 2014
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adamant1912, Jan 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

salinasa, Sep 30, 2014
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HardyA, Nov 05, 2014
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EricTKole, Oct 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

imfrommichigan, Oct 11, 2013
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Short's Funkin Punkin from Short's Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.