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RATINGS: 764   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielecamo (841) - ITALY - AUG 26, 2015
In bottiglia. Non riesco ad amare questo stile e mi viene difficile da giudicare. Palato con sentori di zucca, zucchero caramellato, frutta gialla, zenzero.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphious2000 (29) - - AUG 23, 2015
My bottle had 6.3% ABV stamped near the neck with the bottling date. This one is less pumpkin pie filling flavor and more malty ale with some spice and slight pumpkin. Good balance without tasting phony. Possibly a more realistic version of early American ale with a slight bitterness in the finish. No cloying sweetness. And it seems the spices are more noticeable as it warms slightly.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
PMgep (156) - Lund, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle from systembolget. Sorry US, but I just can’t get the idea with pumpkin beer. This was one of the better but still nothing for me. Just spices all over.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (1225) - - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear light amber color. Aroma and taste are light pumpkin and some spices.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (303) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 10/19/14. Some pumpkin comes through in the aroma, along with spice and a bit of a caramel malt character, as well as a bit of a vegetable note. The flavor is also a bit more mild in the pumpkin spice, with a little more bitterness than other pumpkin beers, though more like an under ripe fruit or herbal tea bitterness. Not as pumpkin heavy as other pumpkin beers, but it’s still there, and the beer itself seems better crafted than most.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4434) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle. Orangey coloured beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is herbal, and the flavour is quite deeply bitter with a herbal and spiced body. Overall a reasonable beer but quite strangely tasting at the outset. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4070) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - golden amber with an attractive lacy head. Nose - pumpkin and nutmeg. Cloves too. Taste - nutmeg and light cloves. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy middle section and a dry spicy finish. Overall - they have tried to hide the pumpkin (successfully) in the spices. I’d like to taste more pumpkin. Good though.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6620) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle at Ash’s. Pours hazy amber with a thin white head. Aromas of spice, clove, light fruit. Taste is nutmeg, spicy, not finding the pumpkin. Dry spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6772) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle at ash’s. Pours hazy orange, nose is toffee, light pumpkin, spiced, taste is nutmeg, dry toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4189) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2015
bottle. Deep golden with one finger head. Fairly standard pumpkin style ale, but it hits all the marks. Medium spice with just enough pumpkin flavor. Light sweetness, and good balance.


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