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Old 10-27-2013, 02:40 AM   #11
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That stuff is gross. Blue Hills from MA and Harpoon is pretty good.


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Old 10-30-2013, 01:07 PM   #12
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Had a Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin last night while cooking burgers on the grill.
Quite tasty!


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Old 11-15-2013, 07:06 PM   #13
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I tried about 4-6 pumpkin beers this year (bottled and tapped) which I disliked all but the Pumking. I mentioned in another thread that I was given a full 1/2 keg of it for free (story in another thread) sometime after I had tried it by just chance.

It does have a fairly strong pumpkin pie taste but I did not feel it overpowering though I would state the flavor is nowhere near 'slight'. I find it extremely drinkable as opposed to some others which I could only drink one glass before I would be done for the year. If you don't like pumpkin pie or pumpkins in general then this is definitely not for you.
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Old 11-16-2013, 03:07 PM   #14
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If you're in PA, DE, D.C., or NJ you guys should check out Saucony Creek Maple Mistress! It's up there with Punkin in my opinion.
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Old 11-25-2013, 11:43 PM   #15
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Tried Pumpking, tasted like a batch of beer gone wrong WITH pumpkin and spices added, mixed with puke.

I decided I would never try a pumpkin beer again. In fact, beers with spices tend not to sit well on my tongue.


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