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RATINGS: 581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Smashed Pumpkin is a big-bodied beer with a light coppery orange color and pleasing aroma of pumpkin and nutmeg. The OG and final Alc./Vol. provide the structure and body. Pale Ale, Wheat and Light Munich Malts combine with the natural tannin in pumpkin and the delicate spiciness of Willamette and Hallertau Hops to balance the sweetness of the fruit. To fully enjoy all the flavors, this ale is best drunk at 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Smashed Pumpkin pairs well with sharp cheeses, nuts, lamb, hearty stews and desserts like flan or pumpkin pie. Chefs find this an excellent beer to cook with in dishes such as braised short ribs.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
samsmith33 (577) - - JAN 17, 2015
Suprised ho w low this finished in my double blind tasting. marked as thin; yellowish color. Faint pumpkin taste 2014 Pumpkin Double Blind Tasting: 1-Sam Adams Fat Jack. 2-Hoppin’ Frog. 3-Fegleys Devious. 4-Weyerbacher. 5-Southern Tier Pumking. 6-Terrapin Pumpkinfest. 7-Long Trail. 8-River Horse. 9-Blue Moon. 10-UFO Pumpkin (harpoon). 11-Sam Adams Pumpkin. 12-Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin. 13-Dogfishhead (shocker) 14-Ichabod.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aumentm (449) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Nice amber color. Great fall pumpkin smell. Fresh taste and nice pumpkin finish that makes for great drinking by a fire in the fall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pershing (487) - Garland, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Pours Clear copper color with a fair amount of carbonation. Off white head that leaves some lacing which is a good sign. Aroma of nutmeg spice. Full body with a lot of sweetness. Filling finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerseyjohn71 (261) - corsicana, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2014
spicy pumpkin,,, I love it,,,,,,, citrus, grass, floral, resin, bread, hay, dough, earthy, leaves, alcohol, butterscotch, clove, cough drop, orange, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, soft carbonation, long finish, spiced bite, love it,,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (4014) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Naama’s place. Pours yellow to orange with a small head, aroma of honey, pumpkin, caramel, flavor of pumpkin, sweetness, some bitterness, alcohol, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (1295) - California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
A nice heavier pumpkin ale. Smells of Apple cinnamon, pumpkin and a hint of vanilla. Taste has a very scotch ale backing, is very cinnamon that lasts and overpowers a bit. Had in the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cweade (19) - - NOV 27, 2014
Smooth but not the fullest flavor u expect from a pumpkin ale also lacking in aroma for a holiday brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (1681) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2014
(tap) hazy orange amber colour with a small brown head; aroma of stewed fruit, jam, then honey; rich ’pumpkin and spice’ flavour with a long, light bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
benpickens (442) - Camarillo, California, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Pours brilliant clear copper with stark white foamy head that dissipates quickly; pumpkin pie aromas with nutmeg on the nose; crisp sweet somewhat hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (8448) - Tel Aviv, - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Naama’s place. Thanks zvikar. Clear orange. Aroma of lots of pumpkin, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg. Sweet flavor with pumpkin, caramel, honey, lots of spices, alcohol and a drier, spicy-bitterish finish. Medium-bodied, a bit sticky.

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