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Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin Ale | Saucony Creek Brewing Company + Gastropub

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BA SCORE
3.94/5
Very Good
484 Ratings
Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin AleCaptain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saucony Creek Brewing Company + Gastropub
Pennsylvania, United States
sauconycreekbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
In the autumn of 1720, Captain Jack Rachman and his pirate-mates were celebrating their victories in typical hard-drinking tradition. Suddenly a British Navy sloop surprised them. The drunken pirates hid below deck, leaving Captain Jack’s mistresses Anne Bonney and Mary Read to defend the ship. The women shared a reputation as “fierce hell cats,” but the British Navy eventually overtook the pirate ship. Captain Jack and the pirates were sentenced to hang. Anne visited her lover in his cell before his execution, and instead of loving words her scathing comments live on throughout history, “Had you fought like a man, you need not have been hang’d like a dog.” Their legacy inspired us to brew an equally ferocious Imperial Pumpkin Ale brewed with pirate rum spices. We added a touch of autumn flavor with roasted butternut squash and natural maple syrup.

Added by IPAchris on 08-19-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,873
Reviews:
74
Ratings:
484
pDev:
13.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
120
Trade:
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5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the top pumpkin tasting beers along with weyerbacher imperial pumpkin, and southern tier pumpking especially with this having a 9.5% abv

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 5

After trying other beers Saucony Creek had out a few months ago, I saw their Maple Mistress in stores and was pleasantly surprised. It is definitely one of the best pumpkin ales I have ever tasted.
I highly recommend people trying the other beers this brewery has to offer.

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4.8/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I enjoyed this one and will definitely give it a good rating. Cloudy appearance with very little head to it, but all in all didn't look too terrible. Smelled good and you could definitely smell spices. It was a bit fizzy, but not too bad. Tastes pretty good and I tasted a lot of pumpkin and spices, with maybe a bit of maple. All in all, a very good beer in my opinion. Pretty smooth for the ABV it has too.

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Captain Pumpkin's Maple Mistress Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Saucony Creek Brewing Company + Gastropub
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 484 ratings
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