raverchikadee (14) - Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2010
I LOVE THIS BEER!! So yummy and full of pumpkin!!!! most flavorful pumpkin ales out there!! Get this when its in season!! shadbow (84) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 9, 2011
One of the best pumpkins I’ve ever had. Ages well, great and readily available during the season.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone SPDickerman (1239) - Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Pours orange with a large white head. Smells strongly of pumpkin and hints of spices. Taste is pumpkin, pumpkin, and pumpkin with hints of spices. Medium-bodied with a cool, wet texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin (Pugsley’s Signature Series) finishes with a touch of spice and a kick of pumpkin. Hkrivera (153) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - NOV 20, 2013
I'm must admit I am biased with the Shipyard Brewing, specially the Ale Pumpkins they offer. Simply, they are the best. This one is high on alcohol, yet the taste is so smooth. Liquid pumpkin pie! I wish they could produce this one all year round.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ordybill (1759) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. A clear golden amber color with a small white head. The aroma is full of pumpkin spice and alcohol. The flavor mirrors the aroma. Overall, an outstanding pumpkin ale.
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Bomber from Plaza Liquers Tux AZ!
Nice thick pour with a nice look of deep amber orange. Frothy head.
Cinnimon spices with a nice blend of pumpkin goodness. Norenallaves (1) - Bayamon, PUERTO RICO - NOV 20, 2013 does not count
Balanced taste and aroma. Great body. Perfect beer to be paired with sweet potatoes and grilled salmon. Love it!
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone rampmaster (642) - Alden, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2010
Presentation: It was poured from a brown bomber (1pint 6oz) bottle into a tulip glass. The label has a good description of the beer on the back which includes its ABV at 9% and OG at 1.088. There is no freshness or born on date however.
Appearance: It has a deep amber body with good clarity. It also has a nice level of visible carbonation which supports a good creamy off white head. This head has good retention and makes for lots of lovely slick lacing on the glass.
Smell: The aroma has loads cinnamon and other pumpkin pie spices over a delicate squash and malt mixture.
Taste/Palate: There is a nice mixture of pie spice like cinnamon, ginger, and a touch of clove up front and throughout. There is also a good squash-like (pumpkin) flavor note with pie crust like malt. As it warms the cinnamon and spice come out a bit more. Its 9% ABV is also noticeable and adds another level of complexity and warmth. The body has a solid medium to full body with pleasant lively texture. The carbonation helps to keep thing from getting sticky or cloying as there is a good level of sweetness. Hops are barely noticeable but do offer just a touch of leafy/herbal bitterness towards the finish.
Notes: This is a very well done Pumpkin beer with wonderful complexity, decent balance and texture. This is much better then there other pumpkin beer by far, in fact this one is going high up on my favorite list.
davidm (2080) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 8, 2011
On tap. Great beer. Aromas of cinnamon, caramel, toffee, and alcohol. Taste is sweet, with bitter notes, and long length. Palate is creamy, and full bodied. Amber, with no head. Braudog (6717) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle. Bright orange, the stuff of emergency vehicles. Fluffy head. There’s a hint of nutmeg lingering in this, maybe even some cinnamon, a classic take on pumpkin beer, well made to go with your pumpkin pie. No way this has 9% ABV though!? You’d never know it, so drink cautiously! (#4365, 11/26/2011)