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RATINGS: 748   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chaneybr (52) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 17, 2013
I poured it into a stemmed pint-glassesque receptacle that one of my wife’s friends gave me as a present. Weird.... Ap: Bright orange, well carbonated, and with a slight hazy foam formation for a head. Ar: Nutmeg, brown sugar, and maybe a touch of cinnamon. T: Pretty hoppy and bitter for a pumpkin ale, and the gourd itself has yet to make an appearance. This is much more of a shrill hop zing style of pumpkin brew, as opposed to Pumking or Schlafly which are more dark, rich malt based beers. P: Pretty creamy overall, and I can detect a mild alcohol burn which is not in the least bit offensive. O: While this strikes me as more of a pumpkin IPA rather than a dark pumpkin concoction, Smutty does IPAs better than most....so....I dig it!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2014
355ml Bottle (5.8%) - Amber in colour. Vanilla, pumpkin and a hint of ginger in the aroma. Sweet, fruity and spicy taste with peach, pumpkin, vanilla and ginger detected. A bit sickly after a while.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cakes (380) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2014
12 oz bottle. Orange pour with foamy white head. Smells of malt, pumpkin and spice. Tastes of the same Not really anything notable about this pour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4079) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, spices, pumpkin, fruit, hops.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Pumpkin, spices, fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (972) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
355ml bottle, pours deep gold with a light haze, small head, spicy cardomom and star anise like spice over malt, bitterness on this is long. This has a lot of spice which is the core of the drink. light body, oily feel, lively, long, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (748) - örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2014
Dimmig, orange-gul med ett gult skum. Doft: Pumpa, sötpotatis, höst löv, gräs, lite hallon. Smak: Pumpa, kanderad sötpotatis, rostade marshmallows, lager/röda äpplen, frukt kärnor, lite geléhallon.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (1725) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2014
October 31, 2014. Bottle at home. Clear amber with a medium white head. Aroma is pumpkin, caramel, nutmeg, cinnamon. Taste is medium sweet pumpkin and malt, light bitter with dry earthy spices. Finish is spicy, light bitter. Medium bodied, medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeffbigD (57) - - NOV 25, 2014
Pours a light aner color with medium head. Good blend of pumpkin and spice. A very festive beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4708) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2014
12oz bottle from sixpack. On sale for 5.99...still 4 months out from expiration. Foamy white had on top of a bright for the style orange body. Sort of intense spice aroma. Attempts a little more balance than most pumpkin beers, there is some balancing bitterness. Very drinkable, not as cloying as most. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4918) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 18, 2014
Lovely looking ale. Hazy orange golden color with a thick fine head. Nice lacing. Nice aroma. Some spices and balanced fruity. Medium + body. Fine balance between sweetness and bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. What a tasty beer. Some spices like cardamom. Fruity (pumpkin I guess), toffee and some spruce. Nice one.
[Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yinzerita (17) - - NOV 15, 2014
Expected a bit more after hearing good reviews. Would drink again but definitely not worth it to buy more than a 6er


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