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Cold Press Coffee Pumking | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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4.05/5
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162 Ratings
Cold Press Coffee PumkingCold Press Coffee Pumking
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kell50 on 09-23-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,957
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
162
pDev:
8.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 162 |  Reviews: 43
Reviews by jaxon53:
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

More User Reviews:
Photo of jzeilinger
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Very mild haziness on the pour, light carbonation, and minimal to no lacing whatsoever. Dark orange.

S - Grain, cereal, bready, pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, and delicate coffee roast.

T- Bready, cereal grain, spice, pumpkin, and mild coffee bitterness on the back end. A little bit of alcohol effervescence.

M - Chewy and full bodied, slick and viscous.

O - An interesting twist on a classic.

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Photo of oberon
3.61/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours into a snifter a clear copper/brass color with a thinner slight off white head atop.Surprisingly muted aromas,mild roasted pumpkin,and vanilla, and even more muted roasted/earthy coffee underneath.Starts out with a vanilla and graham cracker flavor with the coffee coming in late with a hint of chocolate.Not as impressed with this beer as I was hoping to be.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of heddar33
3.39/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlarmClock314
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JakerLou
4.14/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear, orange in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is cinnamon, pumpkin,clove, big vanilla, and light black coffee. Medium heavy bodied and carbonation, sweet. While I prefer regular Pumking more, this is still an excellent beer. The coffee taste works well with Pumking. Pumking remains one of my favorite pumpkin beers and this is worthy of the name...Another great dessert beer from Southern Tier.

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Photo of Mantooth
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrogalsk
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Damian74
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grahuba
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glass_house
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was a bit skeptical, as I can't remember having a beer that combined pumpkin and coffee in the past. But Southern Tier pulled this off well. The coffee tastes authentic and the flavor is just strong enough to add an interesting dimension without overwhelming the base beer. I'll definitely try it again.

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Photo of DaveCash
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hophugger
3.61/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Treated as an imperial pumpkin ale, this was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a murky orange to amber color with a fair transparency about it. Carbonation seemed to rise at a slow place to fill a finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off at a moderate pace.
The aroma had a finer leaning sweet coffee-like espresso quality about it trying to flow evenly on into some pumpkin sweetness and on into some light spices of ginger, cinnamon, allspice and a light earthy underneath. Some pumpkin pie spice seemed to play even further underneath.
The flavor was compensating between the subtle play of the spice to the sweet (cold press coffee to somewhat being like espresso) - also bringing in some clean biscuit to pie-like malts. Aftertaste was mild between the pie, coffee, cinnamon and a touch of that earthiness.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied, slightly under, and giving off a fair sessionability about it. ABV seemed somewhat hidden and it had a nice sweet coffee to pumpkin and moderate harshness from the spice in the finish.
Overall, I had low expectations for this and yet it came out better than I thought. I'd be more likely to drink this over Elysian's Punkuccino.

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Photo of Treyliff
4.39/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap, Mellow Mushroom Charlotte

A- pours a clear golden color with a small creamy white head that has short retention

S- smells of graham cracker pie crust, cinnamon, nutmeg and coffee

T- classic pumking flavor; cinnamon, nutmeg, graham cracker, pie crust, with a finish of fresh coffee, sweet toasted graham cracker linger

M- medium body with moderate carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and finish

O- pumking with a fresh coffee finish, if only pumpkin spice lattes tasted like this

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Photo of waddellc2
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Elicoleman
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerthulhu
3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

-2017. Spiegelau ipa glass for aromatic purposes.

A: A light hazy orange shows the faintest indication of carbonation. A milky, cream ivory head is solid in retention, slight in size, but hardly budges for a length of time, giving a lasting impression. Solid, multiple rings lace down the vessel.

S: Pumpkin latte aroma, fresh roastiness of the cold press coffee along with a dusting of nutmeg spicing. Some powdery cinnamon, but it is the cold press coffee that steals the show here. Some hazelnut, nice strength, and lasting as well.

T: The flavor was roasty freshly ground coffee beans, with a dash of nutmeg and hazelnut giving this a pumpkin latte feel. Spicy pumpkin comes through with some meaty and flesh tones balancing nicely against the warm roast.

M: Light cream malts, softly carbonated, milky cream texture. Powdery nutmeg spicing on inner cheeks, leaves a good coating on the tongue.

O: Overall i really like the cold press coffee addition, really fresh and roasty balanced just right with some natural pumpkin attributes. As it warms the cold coffee comes through even stronger. Even if you don't really care for pumpkin beers, you may find this surprisingly good, drinks like a beautiful roasty coffee porter, while the pumpkin adds a nice layering.

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Cold Press Coffee Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 162 ratings
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