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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTPpilot (20) - the valley, Connecticut, USA - DEC 1, 2013
The standard of pumpkin ales in my opinion. Can’t go wrong with it. Usually the first and last pumpkin ale of the season that I see.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1403) - Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2015
Old rating. Disappointing pumpkin beer....lots of nutmeg and spices. Decently sweet and malty. Just generic boring pumpkin beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moooooser (32) - Indiana, USA - MAR 29, 2015
An enjoyable beer I picked up in Boston. Definitely worthwhile to try, but not a standout in the pumpkin beer category.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexanderj (3382) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bombré; poured an orange Amber color with an off white head. Aroma of rotten veggies, spices and booze. A pretty spicy upfront with a doze of sweetness. Lingering finish. A bit medicinal

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (6167) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 17, 2015
Bottled 650ml. -at O’Hara Zagreb. Golden coloured, minimal white head, light perfumy nose. Sweet malty, alcoholic, unbalanced presence of cinnamon and sugar with some caramel in rather sweet and sticky finish. Not my type.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tekstr1der (106) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 26, 2015
As orange a color as I’ve seen in a beer, this pours with quickly faded head. Immediate traditional pumpkin spices on the nose - pretty close to the pie I love! Flavor/mouth-fee is quite a ride... initial pumpkin quickly turns to burst of yeasty, slightly sour alcoholic funk, which in turn, quickly dissolves to a clean finish and lasting mellow aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3290) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Bold pumpkin flavor with a ton of nutmeg, perhaps too much. Thick head, assertive spicyness lingers.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
samsmith33 (511) - - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aumentm (289) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pershing (485) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerseyjohn71 (259) - 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,,


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