Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) | Shipyard Brewing Co.

1,617 Ratings
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)

Brewed by:
Shipyard Brewing Co.
Maine, United States

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Casey10 on 08-31-2009

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber to a snifter.

A: Looks similar to a DIPA, dark golden orange with a small white head.

S: The smell on this beer is probably the best I have smelt for a pumpkin beer. Probably the closest smelling to pumpkin pie in a glass that I have tried. Smells pretty sweet. Pie crust and sweet malts. As it warmed I got more of the vegetal pumpkin smell.

T: Pumpkin, nutmeg, spices. Tartness on the end, especially as it warms, like lemon. May be from the hops addition, can't decide if it is bitter or tart, or maybe it's both.

M: Medium bodied. Fairly easy to drink with the alcohol not detectable. Somewhat sticky mouthfeel. On the end I get that slight tart fruity note. Average carbonation.

Overall I think this was a pretty good pumpkin beer. I think the smell was this beer's greatest strength. As it warmed I was losing interest, sort of one note and tart, which is kind of strange for a pumpkin beer.

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Bomber > Octoberfest Stein

A - Pours a rich orange gold with 2 fingers of big fluffy slightly off white head, good lacing.
S - Pie crust, crakery malt, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, clove, allspice, a hint of ginger, mild herbal and earthy hop tones.
T - Big flavor, but yet slightly metallic on the end, but this has a good balance of pumpkin sweetness with pie crust and pumpkin spices.
M - Creamy smooth, rich but not too sticky.
O - One of the better pumpkin seasonals that you can get. Also one of Shipyards better brews.

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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
3.67 out of 5 based on 1,617 ratings.
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