Country Pumpkin | Ithaca Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States
ithacabeer.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Country Pumpkin is our medium-bodied harvest ale brewed with a medley of flavorful malt, pumpkin puree, Magnum hops and a touch of seasonal spices.The masterful blend of 2-Row, Vienna, Munich, Caramunich and Honey malt with Magnum hops balances the sweet pumpkin with an aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and allspice to create a rich, malty ale for the autumn season.Delight in the deep golden-orange glow while savoring the complex, malt-forward flavors and surprisingly dry finish of our new curcubitaceous ale.

Added by sliverX on 09-13-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
400
Reviews:
80
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
11.02%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 400 |  Reviews: 80
Photo of Keith27614
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a murky orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, earth, and pumpkin pie spice aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, earth, and slight pumpkin pie spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is drinkable, but I am getting more earth and toast versus the expected pumpkin pie spices.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of beerloserLI
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours on the darker side with a rather rustic amber color and a nose of pumpkin pie.

Smooth and clean on the start with a big rush of pumpkin flavor. A stark pumpkin taste dominates with tones of cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Mouth feel is solid with a kind of brown sugary quality. A bit on the sweeter side for the style.

Overall, a pretty solid example of the style. I really liked the genuine pumpkin taste and found the spices to not be overpowering.

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Photo of jmg480
3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rolfsevg
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Okay at first pour and taste was okay let sit came back to it later and the smell was better nut what was odd was it tasted more like an imperial pumpkin ale it was poured from bottle in my gdb Cervoise Glass L just like a pumpkin pie out of oven S lots of spices some bread t eah had better f thin at first but thinkend as it warmed O drinkable

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Photo of 5EKF
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice reddish copper color. Malty smell with bread notes and subdued pumpkin spices. Nice sweet malty taste with hints of allspice and a yeast flavor reminiscent of pie crust. It is a very solid pumpkin beer that is easy drinking .

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Photo of chinchill
3.24/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle wth a BB Nov. 2014(?) date notch; so just purchased but perhaps a little past BB window.

Pours lightly hazy, orange-amber in color, with a decent semi-durable head that leaves some spotty lacing.

Aroma: a mix of spices and light+medium malts.

Flavor: more spices here; a bit more than ideal in that the malts are mostly masked and the aftertaste emphasizes the spices.

Feel: medium-light body and medium carbonation.

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Photo of elamb106
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 120minuteman
2.39/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Yet again, a pumpkin beer decides to OD on spice. This beer has zero pumpkin flavor to it

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Photo of DuffMan23
2.72/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of kwm5067
2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of craftaholic
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Roland45s
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

an average pumpkin ale, well balanced and well seasoned.

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Photo of DCH
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of vermilcj
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of eddysnake
4.36/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of newbeeraday
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Country Pumpkin from Ithaca Beer Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 400 ratings.
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