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RATINGS: 584   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4678) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Soft, distinctly honey and vanilla aroma with caramel Reminds me of Bit-o-honey candies. Clear gold, tight ivory head. Lightly spicy, low bittering, cookieish. Lightish body. Boozy. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2348) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Orange gold in color... Aroma is light spices, soap, cider, potpourri, and sweet sugar malts... Flavor is light malts, brown sugar, spices and nuts... Light nutty spicy finish... Actually enjoyed this more than the barrel aged version, had them side by side... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlowOffTube (501) - Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Not bad orange pour nutmeg cinnamon pumpkin aroma. Taste holiday spices sweet malt artificial pumkin. Moderate body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (938) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - OCT 23, 2014
(Bottle). Pours a clear natural orange complexion consist to style. Aroma is a bit boozy. The flavor is nutmeg and pumpkin and warming alcohol. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsmerig (1357) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Pours a yellowish copper color with a white head. Aroma of honey. Taste is distinct cherry and pumpkin. Not cloying ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1342) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle at b-laws. Clear amber color with small head. Pumpkin pie crust and nutmeg flavors. Medium light bodied. Average carbonation. A pretty good pumpkin beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
evanp (3) - California, USA - OCT 17, 2014 does not count
Cough drop, herbs, alcohol, citrus, toast, roasty, that is all but I need more characters

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gription79 (2653) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber. The aroma is highly spiced with pumpkin pie spices and bready pie crust. The flavors are along the same lines. The spicing is over the top.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2377) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Sweet pumpkin pie and bubblegum aromas. Nice copper orange pour. Flavors are nutmeg and cinnamon, sweet potatoes and a boozy finish. Nice pumpkin ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dittoson (24) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Very little aroma compared to other pumpkin beers, but a pleasant taste and a very good palate with a strong pumpkin aftertaste. Very drinkable at 9%.

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