Pumking | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
19 Degrees Plato
8.8 Degrees L
2-row Pale Malt
Caramel Malt
Pureed Pumpkin

Kettle Hops: Magnum
Aroma Hops: Sterling

Added by BeerBeing on 08-26-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,506
Reviews:
1,952
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
17.21%
 
 
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For Trade:
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

No-date bottle at 40-42 degrees into goblet
Aroma - odor of roasted nuts overlaid with a spiceness
Head - average (4 cm), off-white, mostly diminishing
No lacing
Starts lightly bitter with no discernable hoppiness, just spicey
Ends lightly bitter, no hoppiness, still just spicy
Medium body, watery, fizzy carbonation

Overall, not to my taste. Tastes nutty and spicy, but not very good. Ended up with indigestion later. Different than most pumpkin beers because the pumpkin spices seemed to be absent.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - 4.25 - Nice clear orange amber color, 1 finger of white head dissapears to a thin film of bubbles, no lacing.
S - 4.5 - Pumpkin pie, cinnamon, whipped cream, almost a hint of chocolate in the background. This is a good example of what a pumpkin beer should smell like.
T - 4.75 - Immediate pumpkin, cinnamon sugar, and whipped cream. Like liquid pumpkin pie. Perfect representation of pumpkin pie in beer form. Bready, pie crust background.
M - 4.0 - light - medium mouthfeel, aftertaste is pumpkin, hop bitterness, and boozy. Alc covered for the most part though.
O - 4.25 - Great beer, perfect representation of a pumpkin beer. I think most October beers could learn from this one. This is a very good example of a high gravity pumpkin beer. As opposed to 2003 Bell's Eccentric Ale - a very BAD example of a high gravity pumpkin beer.

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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 7,506 ratings.
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