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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 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5524) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2010
Bottled from Systembolaget Golden with a brief, white head. Sweetish, fruity, spicy aroma; cinnamon&apples. Even more cinnamon in the flavour. Dry, light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ricke (476) - Malme, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2010
Bottle. Golden reddish amber with a small white head that quickly dissipates. The aroma is surprisingly fresh and clean with notes of pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, caramel and grass. But here is also a somewhat annoying hop note. The taste is, as is expected by this brewery, a bit of a mess, but it’s not a total failure. Sweet one-sided caramel malts, mild grassy hops and edgy flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg. The finish has some sweet alcohol, a mild bitterness and dry notes of pie crust and spices. Medium body, a bit cloying in the mouth and then semi-dry in the finish. All in all, not very impressive, but as noted it’s not a complete failure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Theis (13227) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2010
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Cinnamon, pumpkin, spicy, caramel, fruity, licorice, sweetness, toasted notes, light hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 12, 2010
Clear golden with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with cinnamon, pumpkin and toasted malt. Sweet flavour with toasted malt, cinnamon and caramel notes. Finished sweet. Liquid brunkage....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29073) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2010
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and spices. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, alcohol, and caramel, leading to a dry spicy finish. Thanks fonefan for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30684) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2010
22 fl oz bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours clear and golden orange with and with a small white head. Dry and spiced flavoured. Sweet, spiced and cinnamon herbal flavoured. Light caramalish and distinct cinnamon finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head. Sweet cinnamon aroma. Medium body, sweet cinnamon accents with some caramel. Lightly astringent finish. 100110

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
vtafro (2794) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 5, 2010
Bottle Shared at Ryan & Max’s Tasting @ Paul’s. Light orange pour. Vanilla aroma masks anything else. Spices, vanilla and some pumpkin flavor, ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6715) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 5, 2010
Bottle. Amber beer with a dark cream colored head. Pumpkin pie spice aroma with sweet malt. Pumpkin pie flavor. Medium bodied. Sweet malt and pumpkin pie lingers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andersand (529) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2010
Clear orangey amber colour with a small white head. Aroma is sweet and spicy with notes of caramell, nutmeg, pumpkin, bread and minerals. Flavour is sticky sweet and hot alcoholic with spices, bread, pumpking, pie crust and light caramell. Ends on a simple warming note. Medium somewhat sticky body.

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