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Milwaukee Brewing Sasquash Sweet Potato Pumpkin Porter

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This recipe was created by our Brewer Kurt. Along with 400 pounds of pumpkin and 300 sweet potato he used a variety of specialty malts to keep your taste buds on an adventurous ride with each sip. You’ll find the roasty flavors are well balanced with pumpkin which gives it a very smooth character. Kurt also added pumpkin spice to this Porter to give it that amazing aroma and finish.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpreo (2367) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Oh, this is great. It has all the right Porter flavors with a bice toasted sweetness reminisncent of chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
twindadplus2 (652) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Deep black color with a firm light brown head. Creamy, spicy, roasted malt aroma. Flavor is creamy malt and holiday spice with a dark roasted bitterness at the end. Rich and full-bodied with a long creamy, spiced finish. I don’t normally like pumpkin spice beers but I was hoping that this being a porter would help it stand up to the spices more and it did. I liked this one a lot more than I thought I would.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nsanders (941) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2015
Tap at Stout’s Pub. Deep red brown with a lasting tan head. Roasted malts, peanut shells, pumpkin and a little cinnamon. Taste is lightly sweet with a long dry finish. Medium body with a light foamy feel. Not as sweet or pumpkiny as many, but decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Nice dark coal pour with very light low head. The nose is a holiday treat, with pumpkin pie, caramel, sticky toffee pudding, cinnamon. Vegetal malts as well. Pretty light body with an average simple palate. Has a very light tang. Taste is a tangy vegetal malt. The pumpkin and cinnamon is light win very weak caramel notes. Nice enough. 3.6

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gopherfan99 (1236) - CROATIA - NOV 9, 2014
Tap, pours a dark brown with a tan head; sweet spicy aroma of pumpkin pie spices with hints of chocolate, sweet potatoes, and malt; taste was mostly sweet with roasted malts, sweet potato, and pumpkin with some spices; has a mild hop finish; not bad

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
badgerben (4777) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Black color with a medium head. Light spice aroma. Thick pumpkin flavor. Mild spice notes. Almost some sour twang.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9210) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Sampled at ABR 2014. Deep crimson pour with a soapy beige head. Pumpkin, sweet potato, and mild spice. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3172) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle - Pours rosy dark cola with a thin tan head. Nose is milky, with a bit of sweet potato, a bit of whipped cream, cinnamon, cocoa, and medium roast dark malt. Nice medium dark roast porter, with a bit of cocoa, sweet potato, milk, whipped cream, and a touch of pumpkin spice. Medium body, smooth with ample carbonation. Real pleasant and well-balanced. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Tap at brewery. Dark pour with tan head. Smells of roasted malts, sweet potatoes, pumpkin and spices. Very good seasonal beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (10770) - Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Dark brown pour, creamy tan head. SMell is cocoa porter mixed with almsot fruity pumpkin; Flavor is very blanced, there are hops, punkin, and cocoa all in good balance. It is a bit htin but all in all nice.


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