Pugsley's Signature Series: Smashed Pumpkin | Shipyard Brewing Company

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1,629 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Company
Maine, United States
shipyard.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A big-bodied beer with a light coppery orange color and pleasing aromas of pumpkin and nutmeg.

Added by Casey10 on 08-31-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,472
Reviews:
486
Ratings:
1,629
pDev:
15.55%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
349
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Ratings: 1,629 |  Reviews: 486
Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lost_sailor
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
3.84/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dzman
3.01/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The smell of pumpkin and booze is there. The color is quite nice at a polished bronze look. The flavor is mild pumpkin but it really reminds me of flavored whiskey that is artificially flavored. Almost a chemical taste. Not a really good experience for me. Not a good pumpkin beer for me. Shipyard is a great company but this needs a little more time to perfect the taste. This just doesn't pair well with any food I can think of. I just cannot recommend this even with a cinnamon and sugar rimmed glass.

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Photo of Icemann383
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMc8ride
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunman3
3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am not a huge fan of pumpkin beers, but tis the season... This is definitely one of the best pumpkin beers I have sampled. The flavors remind me of pumpkin pie but also wrap around a very well made brew. Definitely glad I found this in my latest six pack of the month selection!

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Photo of raysat
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DougT
3.59/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rcaros
3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Look: poured half a finger of off white head with tight bubbles. Golden orange in the glass with a decent amount of carbonation

Smell: aroma is rather mild. Hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, candied yams, pie crust.

Taste: follows nose exactly with a lot of bitterness. I get the alcohol on the back end.

Feel: medium

Overall: halfway decent i guess

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Photo of GarbageMan10
3.23/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of agriffin1633
4.39/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: hazy, orange, bright. Small head, dissipated quickly.

S: spices, pumpkin, sweet.

T: no surprises, based on the smell. Very sweet, but offset nicely by the spice.

M: rich, lovely, creamy texture. Goes really well with the flavors.

O: For those fond of pumpkin beers, this is a great drinking experience. It's like drinking a pumpkin pie at your grandmother's house.

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Photo of madelf66
3.14/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of zbooks
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.52/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jae61
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bbtkd
3.13/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours orange, nose is pumpkin and spice, taste did not deliver as it was mostly squash and cinnamon. Not the worst pumpkin beer, have had plenty of those. Overall just OK. Not going to buy a pumpkin beer just to smell it.

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Photo of tone77
3.64/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 22 oz. bottle. Has a bronze color with orange hues and a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of pumpkin, subtle spices. Taste is pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, light malts, a bit of alcohol. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good quality beer.

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Photo of Shellynix
4.32/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jzlyo
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Aroma is pumpkin, spices, fruit/floral and mild oxidation. The flavor is pumpkin/yams, fruit, medium sweetness, malts and a mix of slight tartness, sour, heat and acidity in the finish.

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Photo of R8ksurcsh
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a solid pumpkin beer for the price. It's color is nice, smell is heavy on the cinnamon, and the taste is like drinking liquified pumpkin pie. Good beer! Cheers!

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Photo of Bytor1971
4.51/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pugsley's Signature Series: Smashed Pumpkin from Shipyard Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 1,629 ratings