Fisherman's Pumpkin Stout | Cape Ann Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape Ann Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
capeannbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Had been 6.75% ABV.

Added by WanderingFool on 10-13-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
553
Reviews:
311
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.3%
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
43
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 553 |  Reviews: 311
Photo of BigSmooth12
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kdivers
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kalosjakar
4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black with an off white/slightly mocha head.

Pumpkin, roasted malts, spices in the aroma.
Very smooth taste, creamy, spice, slight pumpkin on the back end. Its subtle, not overpowering, nor is the spice.

My first flavored stout outside of coffee/chocolate and its really good. Deserving of a higher rating in my opinion.

The taste is even getting better as it warms.

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Photo of buzzy
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of REEK
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chrishiker1409
4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Dark black, with tan head.

S: Cocoa, roasted notes, a little pumpkin.

T: Follows the nose. Surprised how good this is.

F: Moderately carbonated, medium bodied.

O: The last pumpkin beer of the year was a good one.

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Photo of Thunderballroom
3.26/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.28/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of braican
3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wattoclone
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A strong aroma of vanilla and roasted malt that hits the palate with malty sweet rich vanilla, pumpkin, dark chocolate and a little expresso in the finish. In the middle there is an earthy green pumpkin seed flavor that adds to the complexity. The almost imperial level of alcohol is well hidden but does limit the number of these you can drink in a session. Still, the lowest ABV of any pumpkin stout of the three I've had so far making it my favorite version of this style.

Update: Having a hard time making through a case of this (cans), picked up at my local distributor on the discount rack. There is a blast of a strange taste (volatile fruity esters?) on the palate up front that does not mesh well with the pumpkin and spices. On standing for a while after pouring the taste improves somewhat, but the sweet fruitiness persists. The roasty finish is very good once you get through the initial sweet fruity weirdness. Almost a grape-like fruitiness as if grape juice was mixed with the beer.

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Photo of Alieniloquium
2.94/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz. can. Black with a medium khaki head. Smell is milk chocolat and pumpkin. Comes off a little weird. Cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is better. More roasty. Pumpkin behind it. Nutmeg and cinnamon spice linger in the back end. Still has a bit of weirdness. Medium body. Well carbonated. It's just a little bit off-putting. No sure what it is, though.

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Photo of LoudRed
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scottlindsay
3.72/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheElectricOne
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joberlander
3.87/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great pumpkin aroma. The taste of pumpkin is more subtle but you get a lot of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Great fall beer and a nice change from all the pumpkin ales out there.

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Photo of zotzot
3.66/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tpauer
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonewallSipper
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A nice stout, I can taste coffee, alot of chococate not any pumpkin, but just as good as a Yards love stout. I like it.

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Photo of tvghost
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of johnnnniee
3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Silver can at America on Tap
Deep brown bordering on black. Rich chocolate and roast with some brown sugary sweetness and just enough pumpkin pie character to let you know this one is a little different. Enjoyed!

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Photo of Justinprintz
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stagga_Lee
4.21/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of PJCarnell
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Fisherman's Pumpkin Stout from Cape Ann Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 553 ratings.
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