What I'm Drinking (via Untappd)
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Southern Tier Brewing Co. - Pumking (2012)
Pumking has a deep, golden color and excellent clarity, The thin, cream head dissipated almost immediately. Compared to previous editions, this year's installment is lighter, clearer and less carbonated.
It has a spicy, nutty aroma. Most noticeable in the nose are pumpkin and nutmeg, with a bit of pecan. It's not as bready as before.
Taste & Feel
The taste is spicy and sweet. Lots of nutmeg, caramel, pecan and pumpkin in this medium-light bodied ale. It has a bold, but not overly aggressive flavor and a spicy finish.
Very good. A bit more pumpkin than the last time I had one, which is an improvement. A- this time around.
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