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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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   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 Taste’s 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 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (970) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (746) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (1713) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeffbigD (52) - - NOV 25, 2014
Pours a light aner color with medium head. Good blend of pumpkin and spice. A very festive beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4702) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4906) - 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]

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cmq103 (9) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2014 does not count
Easy drinking pumpkin ale with just the right amount of spices. Normally the pumpkin ales tend to be too heavy with the spices, but this beer is done perfect for the style. Very much enjoyed this Smuttynose offering.

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