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RATINGS: 700   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.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbaaron (1249) - 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 (691) - 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 (1664) - 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 (588) - 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 (8141) - 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 (2997) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3211) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a slightly hazy orange with a small white head. The nose has light spice notes with stronger canned pumpkin aromas. The flavor is mainly pumpkin puree with just a little bit of nutmeg and clove thrown in. Light to medium body with a semi dry finish. A toned down version compared to some, but certainly more sessionable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2712) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Orange pour from draft at quenchers. White sticky head. Pumkin strong. Like pie. Very good

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
abcfan (721) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Ehhh, not horrible. Pours orange with an off white head. Aroma is light pumpkin and spice. Taste is watery pumpkin and spice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerman6686 (4351) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2013
This one poured a bright orange with an off white head. Aroma was of mainly nutmeg and toasted pumpkin, vbut one dimensiponal. Flavor was similar, watery caramel malt and some moderate nutmeg and cinnamon.


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