Pumpkin Ale | Susquehanna Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Susquehanna Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
sbcbeer.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Knapp85 on 09-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
75
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
12.53%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
For Trade:
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Ratings: 75 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of beeryand
3.72/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This definitely has a little bit of a root beer/sarsaparilla flavor to it towards the end. Not my favorite pumpkin beer, but by no means bad, just might not get again.

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Photo of StonewallSipper
3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InspectorBob
3.28/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drunkie
3.2/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dodo2step
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a clear amber color with a one finger head that dissipates rather quickly.

S- clove spice, nutmeg and allspice/pumpkin. malty as well.

F- malty pumpkin flavor with clove and allspice.

M- malty and with a mild sour tang.

O- not a bad pumpkin but i have had better. decent brew.

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Photo of barneysdad
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of philbe311
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.38/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Boone757
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Treyliff
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle and poured into a pint glass, no bottle date

A- Pours a clear amber color with a thin creamy and foamy off white head that retains long after the pour

S- aroma had a bit more pumpkin flesh aroma than most pumpkin ales, followed by the typical cinnamon, nutmeg & clove. Also some earthiness, with sweet malt undertones

T- slightly sweet and malty up front with notes of cola, spicing is a bit subdued, there's a nice cinnamon linger after the finish

M- medium body with locsrbonstipn leads to a thick and creamy mouthfeel that continues into the finish

O- his one has high drinkability because the spices are more of an afterthought, rather than dominating the beer

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Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ejimhof
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plaid75
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Budlum
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.94/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I tried this from the bottle in a mug chilled purchased at Wegmans i nMechanicsburg.

The color is deep golden amber with very good clarity and head retention. The head rises and falls with visible carbonation in solution and no lace or retention. The smell has a very nice spice aroma up front with a moderate amount of clove and nutmeg scent with low malt odor and light vegetal aspect. The feel is medium in body with light sweetness on the tip with medium high carbonation and light toast texture with moderate spice mid palate into a dry finish.

The flavor is mild when chilled with clove flavor and slight malt sweetness with a pumpkin bread type flavor with mild nutty and cinnamon qualities. The slight yeast flavor comes more as it warms with mild bitterness and earthy element in the mostly dry finish. Overall I liked this, a pretty decent pumpkin taste without an overload of spice with nice natural flavor in a sessionable base ale -I would drink this again.

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Photo of atrocity
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TTripp725
3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dreamer
3.89/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of danlib21
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisR123
3.04/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of Valentno7
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of ridgeline23
3/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of Bdel34
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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Pumpkin Ale from Susquehanna Brewing Company
3.59 out of 5 based on 75 ratings.
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