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Autumnation (2011-2012) - Sixpoint Brewery

Autumnation (2011-2012)Autumnation (2011-2012)

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BA SCORE
83
good

412 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 412
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 15.26%


Brewed by:
Sixpoint Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerdrinker4life on 09-20-2011)
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Reviews by drawbackwards:
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drawbackwards

New York

3.05/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I really like the look of the can...one of the high points for me of this brew. The nose smells a bit funny, I smell strong hops mixed with damp clothes that didn't dry all the way, and a bit of wet dog. With each sip the nose greets me at the door and what follows is a peppery IPA. I'm not getting any pumpkin at all. It's ok, but nothing spectacular. I love most of sixpoint's brews, but this one is a miss for me.

Serving type: can

11-08-2011 00:44:13 | More by drawbackwards
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Had this at a tasting which included 23 pumpkin beers.

This made it to the top 5 for me... #5 actually. ..

The guy at the beer store said its not what you expect (not in a bad way)..

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DISCALIMER: THIS BEER WAS OUT OF SEASON WHICH I DIDN"T REALIZE UNTIL AFTER I DRANK IT. PERHAPS A BATCH THAT ISN"T MONTHS PAST DATE WOULD BE BETTER>

As a pumpkin ale, this beer was a disappointment. As an overall beer it is decent.

Pours dark amber with a thick white head that leaves some lacing.

Smells hoppy with a hint of pumpkin, not pumpkin in a dessert sense though, more like pumpkin in a vegetable sense. Kind of squash-like.

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Autumnation (2011-2012) from Sixpoint Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.