Pumking - Cold Press Coffee
Southern Tier Brewing Company

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From:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
Style:
Pumpkin Beer
ABV:
8.6%
Score:
90
Avg:
4.01 | pDev: 10.97%
Ratings:
328
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Aug 20, 2021
Added:
Sep 23, 2016
Wants:
  14
Gots:
  53
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Notes: None
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4.21 by BLPasch from Michigan on Aug 20, 2021
 
4.11 by Sinister from New York on Feb 21, 2021
 
4.35 by GaryM6 from New York on Jan 28, 2021
 
3.77 by Coronaeus from Canada (ON) on Dec 04, 2020
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4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5
by GregBarleycorn13 from New York

The coffee and the pumpkin spices really do go together nicely. Seemed like a weird combo but enjoyed so much I was sad I was finished. Will be going out for more. Worth a try.

Nov 20, 2020
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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by trevormajor from Ohio

12 oz bottle, 2020 vintage, poured into a pint glass at 40 degrees F:
L - goldenrod color with a head that quickly disappeared
S - Spices and coffee, nutmeg, vanilla
T - coffee and spice, but the spice is minimal. Vanilla
F - nice mouthfeel with minimal carbonation
O - good beer, better for me than most pumpkins because the spices are suble

Nov 05, 2020
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4.12/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by mikeinportc from New York

Translucent bright orange, with slight white head. Looks like orange Kool-Aid with a bit of head. :)

Smells of coffee+creme, pumpkin pie filling, and a little bit of nutmeg, allspice, and cinnamon .

Taste is like the aroma - essentially a cup of coffee & a slice of pumpkin pie. Thankfully, the spices are moderate, so that the pumpkin and coffee are the dominant flavors. Mild bitterness near the end balances the sweetness of the other flavors.

Feel is medium, with moderate carbonation tingle, and a slightly drying finish.

Overall, I enjoyed it. Wouldn't want it on a regular basis, and don't think I could drink more than one, but once in awhile it would be a pleasant diversion from the usual. The coffee is a nice addition. I like it better than regular Pumking.

Nov 03, 2020
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4.51/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by LifesAnesthesia from Virginia

L - Burnt orange with a ton of clarity and an offwhite head that dissipates quickly leaving behind minimal lacing
S - Lots of roasted coffee on the nose with a nutty and earthy profile along with notes of original pumking - cinnamon, pumpkin, nutmeg, allspice.
T - Follows the nose with a dominating presence of roasted coffee with a smoky, earthy, and nutty flavor profile along with hints of dark chocolate and caramel followed by original pumking with pumpkin notes along with fall spices - cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and brown sugar
F - Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O - A very complex, but elevated flavor profile from original pumking. The earthy quality of the roasted coffee really stands out in this one.

Oct 31, 2020
 
3.25 by RochefortChris from North Carolina on Oct 30, 2020
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4.3/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Tony210 from New Jersey

Pours a fairly clear medium yellow color, appropriate head. Aroma is similar to the original Pumking with the addition of the faint aroma of coffee. Flavor starts off as OG Pumking; lots of pumpkin and pie spices. Coffee flavor enters in the middle, very gently, but dominated the finish, ending with a nice bitter espresso flavor. Slightly over carbonated. Overall a nice Pumking variant, glad I tried it, would drink again, not sure if I would buy another 4-pack... maybe.

10/29/20
12 oz bottle, 2020 vintage
4.25 rating

Oct 29, 2020
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4.45/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by PSYCLST from Pennsylvania

Pumking but with more depth. Coffee adds flavor, good contrast.

Oct 25, 2020
 
3.75 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Oct 25, 2020
 
4.51 by generallee from Virginia on Oct 18, 2020
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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by Rug from Massachusetts

2020 vintage

Regular Pumking is my favorite pumpkin beer, and this is the first time I ran into a variant despite the facts that they’re are many of them. With any luck, this will be better than Elysian’s Punkuccino

Pours a cloudy copper orange with a finger of white head that fades to a cap quickly and leaves no lacing

Interesting nose here, lots of espresso, but it’s set off by sweet vanilla, caramel, earthy pie spice, and meaty pumpkin. Minor notes of dark bread and baker’s chocolate. Balanced but decadent

The taste is a bit of a letdown from the nose but it’s still good. On the front end, this is coffee dominant with some vanilla to balance it out. The swallow brings more spice and a touch of roasted pumpkin seeds

For the abv, this has a surprisingly light-medium body that pairs woth gentle tingly carbonation that makes for a smooth drink. Finishes just short of dry

This one was kind of all over the place but I still liked it. It’s an interesting spin on the base beer, but I still much prefer the OG

Oct 15, 2020
 
3.85 by RollDamnTide from Florida on Oct 09, 2020
 
4.26 by j0hnc2468 from New York on Oct 05, 2020
 
3.88 by MGibbons from Maryland on Oct 03, 2020
 
4.25 by Hendry from Vermont on Sep 30, 2020
 
4.26 by Danzifer from Ohio on Sep 30, 2020
 
4.25 by Peaches13 from Pennsylvania on Sep 29, 2020
 
3.62 by Jbalintjr from Pennsylvania on Sep 25, 2020
 
4.06 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee on Sep 25, 2020
 
3.5 by Dum3z from Missouri on Sep 24, 2020
 
3.81 by infuturity from Massachusetts on Sep 13, 2020
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4.53/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

12oz. bottle - vintage 2020

Pours a very slightly hazy amber gold yellow-orange with a fairly dense creamy lasting off-white foam head. Smells like a pumpkin pie with coffee, at times sweet and desserty, graham cracker pie crust, vanilla, sweet autumn spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, clove, pumpkin, sweet caramel malts, roasty coffee, hint of mocha chocolate, pumpkin pie, some orange citrusy dried fruit, with fresh almost minty piney floral earthy hops. Tastes like big roasted dark cold brew coffee, fresh pumpkin, autumn spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ground ginger, maybe allspice, clove, vanilla, graham cracker pie crust, pumpkin pie, toasty caramel malts, dried orange peel, hints of mocha chocolate, bitter coffee grounds, with floral earthy herbal piney hop notes. Feels lighter bodied, creamy and slick with smooth moderate carbonation. Overall a real nice pumpkin ale with cold brew coffee.

Sep 13, 2020
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3.82/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by hopsputin from New Jersey

a: dark orange/copper color with hints of yellow towards the bottom of the glass. a hint of dark rose and cherry wood. 1/2 finger head thats little more than a film

s: very interesting aroma. initially you get pumpkin pie...nutmeg, clove, pumpkin meat, cinnamon squash, brown sugar and pie crust. super rich caramel. behind that is the coffee. smells like fresh roasted coffee beans. the pumpkin pie aroma in this is intense!

t: i will also say it's an interesting taste. super-rich caramel followed by pumpkin. pie crust, clove, lots of nutmeg, and a hint of cinnamon. a hint of alcohol tinge behind that. at the very end is some mellow coffee at the end here that brings just a hint of roasty bitterness. the pumpkin pie flavor definitely dominates, the coffee is just an accent point

m: medium mouthfeel with medium carbonation

o: i'll say it again, it's interesting. would i say it's better than regular Pumking? no. it's not bad, but the aroma on this is better than the flavor. nothing offensive about it, and i would drink again

Sep 13, 2020
 
4.24 by Maillard from Ohio on Sep 13, 2020
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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Vetbidder from Pennsylvania

Interesting scent of coffee, pumpkin spiced and sweetness. Really interesting. Sweet and spicy start and a more bitter coffee middle then a drying spicy finish. Pretty decent take on this if you ask me. Less carbonation and a thicker feel round out this brew.

Sep 07, 2020
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4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by izraelc from New York

Wasn't sure what to expect but I liked it. Pours a clear amber. Strong coffee aroma. A strong bitter coffee flavor followed by a slight sweetness. Finishes with cinnamon and pumpkin spice. If you like coffee beers this is a good one. It could use more pumpkin to offset the coffee but still really good.

Sep 05, 2020
 
4.45 by SWChi from Illinois on Feb 19, 2020
 
4.06 by Khaack from New York on Jan 24, 2020
 
4.1 by Sludgeman from District of Columbia on Jan 08, 2020
 
4.07 by krh from Illinois on Dec 23, 2019
 
4.25 by AngusOg from North Carolina on Nov 28, 2019
 
4.6 by KrissyKat6 from New York on Nov 24, 2019
 
4.1 by Kurzman from Rhode Island on Nov 13, 2019
 
4.14 by Chrismulk22 from Pennsylvania on Nov 05, 2019
 
4.26 by _Adam_ from Maryland on Nov 04, 2019
 
4.75 by pete6341 from New Jersey on Nov 01, 2019
 
3.65 by williahd from Maine on Oct 27, 2019
Pumking - Cold Press Coffee from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 328 ratings