Pumking | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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

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

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4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

600ml bottle served in a thimbler.

2012 Edition.

A: Pours a liverly slightly hazy orange color forming a small light yellow creamy head. Low retention and only few lacings left

S: Lovely sweet and spicy in the nose. A cinnamon bomb. Strong notes of caramel, sweet grains and pumpkin. Smells like a pumpkin pie... Lovely stuff

T: Sweet upfront. Cinnamon, cloves, caramel, caramel malts, pumpkin pie, herbs. Notes of yeasts and mild flowery and mild bitter hops in the end

M: Medium body and carbonation. Very spicy aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Its sweetness and spiceness does not compromise it. Excellent ale. I couldn't imagine that a pumpkin ale could be so good

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.54/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 9/26/2012. Pours fairly crystal clear golden amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of huge pumpkin pie, gingerbread, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, clove, caramel, pie crust, and light herbal. Insanely amazing aromas with outstanding balance, complexity, and strength of malt and spice notes. Taste of pumpkin pie, gingerbread, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, brown sugar, pie crust, caramel, and light herbal. No bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pumpkin pie, gingerbread, nutmeg,cinnamon, light clove, brown sugar, pie crust, and light herbal on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic flavor balance and complexity; with an outstanding balance of malt and spices; and zero cloying sweetness present after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and medium full bodied; with a slick and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is extremely well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a world class pumpkin ale. Incredible balance and complexity of malt, pumpkin, and spice flavors; and insanely easy to sip on. A very incredible pumpkin ale offering, and one of the best ever made without a doubt.

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Pumking from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.01 out of 5 based on 7,514 ratings.
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