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Stump Knocker Pale Ale | Swamp Head Brewery

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Stump Knocker Pale AleStump Knocker Pale Ale
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3.9/5
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228 Ratings
Stump Knocker Pale AleStump Knocker Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery
Florida, United States
swamphead.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by drabmuh on 12-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,381
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
228
pDev:
12.56%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
47
Trade:
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2/5  rDev -48.7%

Photo of Bis4beer70
2/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had this on tap at Neon Leon's & i'm wondering,from the reviews here,if the bartender poured the wrong beer...it was not not great...not even "good"...kinda flat & didn't even resemble an ale to me...very good??? maybe okay,but not good or even close to very good...hmmm (the sound made when one is attempting to sound reassuring yet non-commital)...but whatever...this was actually the first "micro brew" i had while in Florida this year...my brother in law had one too & he also,did not grok...I was also there w/my brother Jake too, but he had some "girly-drink",as he called it...he was the smart one! Since there were no more local beers available there,my next drink that night was the same thing my sister started the night with: a Bloody Mary & it was just okay...anyway,at least the oysters and company were good that night...& a BIG SUPER thanx to Joe for buying! cheers.

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Photo of jucifer1818
2/5  rDev -48.7%

Photo of robrewsto
2.01/5  rDev -48.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass from a can.

Hazy amber color, with quickly dissipating head.

Not much aroma. Mostly grains & a slight funk I can't place.

Fizzy, almost dry mouthfeel.

Taste is dominated by alcohol up front, followed by some semi-sweet grains, then an unpleasnt sourness.

This was a lot better last year. Seems that with their expansion, they're focusing more on quantity rather than quality.
Hopefully after they're more settled, the quality will return.

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Photo of ktrillionaire
2.58/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - It pours a copper-amber hue, and is capped with an inch of off-white head, with little retention or lace.

S - The nose is flat-out unimpressive. The malt is too heavy in caramel and the brew seems to have a metallic overtone. Hops are not specifically dynamic in the aroma.

T - The flavor carries over the themes of the nose; pretty unremarkable stuff here. I'd like to like it, but what's to like? The malt is cheap tasting, metallic and caramelized, there are hints of diacetyl, and the hop presence is totally uninspiring.

M - Normal feel, maybe even a tad drab.

O - I do not see a purpose for this brew's existence.

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2.75/5  rDev -29.5%

Photo of CityofWind_brew
2.85/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

One of the worst tasting pales I've ever had. Had in draft at Engine No 9 in st. Pete. Almost a fishy taste too it, very odd

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of BeerTest
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brjr33
3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hopheadhoward
3.1/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice American style pale ale that has just a bit of hoppiness.

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Photo of Jcbroome
3.14/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of baklo
3.18/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JKG
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of genogirl
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of silverking
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of SFC21
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Eziel
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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Stump Knocker Pale Ale from Swamp Head Brewery
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 228 ratings
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