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RATINGS: 694   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale is our homage to the craft and heritage of America’s brewers. Recipes calling for the use of pumpkins in beer date back to early colonial times, when brewers sought to extend their supply of costly imported malt with locally grown ingredients, such as squash and "pompions." In that spirit, we brew our ale with the addition of pumpkin to the mash, along with traditional spices to create a delicious American original.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beakerh20 (34) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2013
A nice dark orange beer with a nice head. Not hoppy at all and has a very nice pumpkin flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (1865) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with very little head. Aroma has a lot of pumpkin and not much spice. Taste is mildly sweet. Lots of pumpkin taste but not enough spices. Just nutmeg with light cinnamon. Finish has an odd aftertaste. Medium to thick body. Not a big fan.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gschrade (544) - Collinsville, USA - OCT 27, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. It pours copper color with a nice fluffy head, aroma of pumpkin and slight pumpkin taste. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (535) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Aroma..pumpkin, lots of spices, very sweet. Tastes similar, a little bitter. Smooth spices. Fairly full body but not too heavy.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbaaron (1157) - Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pours 9 hazy medium orange. Medium white head, mostly lasting. Aroma has pumpkin/pumpkin pie spices, light sweetness-tasteful Flavor holds some of the same but less pronounced.. Medium body. Flavor adds some dry, earthy hops. Minimal sweetness. Finish is quite dry with fair bitterness. Not my favorite pumpkin beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (644) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Dark pumpkin smell, slightly hoppy dark beer taste that is slight on pumpkin..malty and smooth

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tcane7 (1660) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Draft at Alla Spina. Pours a murky orange with two fingers of frothy off-white head and soapy lace. Nose of vegetal pumpkin, caramel, vomit, mild spice. Light to medium body with mild bitterness.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (560) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2013
12 oz bottle from Baruni’s in Baden, PA. Lots of goodness in here --- spices and mace, maybe a little bit of clove. If you have to go pumpkin try this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7669) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Sample at Hal & Al’s during the Pumpkin Beer Tasting on 10/15/2013: Murky orange color with a medium foamy white head that dissipates gradually. Small patches of lacing. Pumpkin, malt and nutmeg in the nose. Light-bodied with flavors of toasted malt, ginger and pumpkins. The finish is sweet with a toasted pumpkin aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (2857) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Draft pour. Hazy pale copper with a white, wispy head. Aroma is bready and faintly spiced. Also has some hoppy aspects. Interesting take, but not particularly good.


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