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

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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)
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3.73/5
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1,628 Ratings
Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Casey10 on 08-31-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,951
Reviews:
485
Ratings:
1,628
pDev:
15.55%
Bros Score:
3.92
 
 
Wants:
98
Gots:
347
Trade:
2
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22oz bomber
Poured from the bomber into a glass, it has copper color body with a a small head. The smell has some pumpkin notes and spices. The taste has a strong spice complexity and some pumpkin to it. The mouthfeel is nice for a 9%. Overall is a good beer.

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Poured from the bomber into a snifter.

The beer's appearance is really something special. It has a copper color, huge three finger head that look chewy and an abundant lace. On looks alone, this beer is a major winner.

The smell is surprisingly mild considering how big this beer is. The pumpkin notes come through, as does some sweetness from the malts. There is a hint of bubblegum as well. Interestingly, the taste expands on the aromas and offers much more. A true pumpkin pie taste emerges along with strong allspice flavors. The finish is dominated by hop bitterness, something I hadn't found in other pumpkin beers.

As for the mouthfeel, the beer offers medium carbonation, the dry, bitter finish from the hops, and some heat from the alcohol.

Overall, the beer offers good complexity to allow the drinker something to ponder over and enjoy. It shows great potential. I think in the future, I would cellar this veer for a good while to allow some of the alcohol presence to settle. Still, a good beer.

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P: Cloudy burnt orange body with a short lives off white head that fizzles to a bubbly cap.

S: Pumpkin bread, pale malts, holiday spices.

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Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley's Signature Series) from Shipyard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 1,628 ratings
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