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RATINGS: 772   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale is our homage to the craft and heritage of Americaís 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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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
iron_maiden (18) - Newnan, Georgia, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Smells like hay from the farm. Pours a cloudy hazy pumpkin orange color Tasteís like pumpkin. Very little pumpkin pie spice. If you like pumpkin pie spiced beer, you will not like this one. My favorites are: Southern Tier Pumking Dogfish Head Punkin Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (503) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Poured from bottle orange brown with a two finger foamy off white head. Aromas of cinnamon clove and caramel malt. Itís a beer with pumpkin pie spice. Itís good for what it is but needs actual pumpkins next time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hman43 (693) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Light golden in color with hints of orange. Has aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin and other spices. Flavors of pumpkin, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon and other spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1371) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2015
aroma of pumpkin and some nutmeg. Taste is pumpkin, some cinnamon and maybe nutmeg. not a bad pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (1577) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Taster at the source. Not too excited about a pumpkin brew, but it is a new tick, and it is a free sample. Pours orange brown with an off white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, cinnamon, clove. Yeah, itís a beer with pumpkin pie spice. Not bad, I suppose. Caramel, pine hop, cinnamon, clove. The hop bitterness is about equal to the pie spice. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patricks110 (2163) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 20, 2015
Spicy, light veggie pumpkin aroma and flavour. Lighter copper caramel malt body. A hint of sweet, sugary pumpkin pie. Malty, light bitterness, just okay

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3456) - Panama City, Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle at Shades of Green...one that survived the crash. Clear bronze color with a bubbly, khaki head that lasts. Sweet aroma of roasted pumpkin pie. Balanced flavor with good spice but also some perfumey sweetness. Pretty nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3429) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 4, 2015
Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale 6.6%, I picked this up last winter in Rome so the best before date is actually June 22, 2015 which means this beerís past itís best but hey thatís how things go when youíre an expat I guess. It pours a nice looking orange gold with a fairly thick light beige head. So far, so good. The nose is cinnamon, allspice, possibly coriander and some pumpkin flesh as well. Soft bodied, it feels like it may have lost some carbonation over time. The taste is nutty pumpkin flesh, cinnamon and light pumpkin pie spices. A pretty standard pumpkin beer, not over the top like Pumking but then again that might be due to itís age. Good fun stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
demannu (230) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Another pumpkin beer that doesnít deliver the pumpkin pie experience. Another malty ale with fall spices. Just not what Iím looking for in a pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielecamo (845) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphious2000 (30) - - 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.

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