Half Moon Pumpkin Ale - Dry Dock Brewing Co.

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Half Moon Pumpkin Ale
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80
good

13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 12.65%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dry Dock Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 11-15-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.45/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

on tap at the cheeky monk on colfax. poured orange with almost no head into a large snifter. not the serving type i would expect for a beer thats only 5%, but i guess the heavily spiced qualities require some sort of aromatics enhancing glassware. got this one insead of a slice of cake. smells quite spicy and strong, a bit of pumpkin pie filling smell going on, nothing of fresh pumpkins. taste is spice and vanilla, with canned pumpkin flavor. even a little hops show up in the background here. mouthfeel was a letdown as there was nto much carbonation and the body was thin. for me, a good pumpkin ale needs a slightly higher abv in spirit of the season. not a bad brew, but left something to be desired.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of ArrogantB
3.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Dry Dock, I don't seek out pumpkin beers but for some reason I am curiously interested as if one will actually taste liek pumpkin pie. They almost never do and this was no different. This was golden orange with a heavy perfume like spiced smell. The flavor was intense, lots of perfume, potpourri, cloves, vanilla, spices! Overall, this was just too intense.

Photo of Haybeerman
3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Deep, clear gold/orange color. Poured a 1 finger off-white head that dissipated slowly to skim around the edge of the glass. Laced in a couple random spots.

S: All spice and pumpkin. Lots of intense spice.

T: Consistent with the nose. Lots of spice (yes its very spicy). Pumpkin well in the background.

M: Light body. Medium carbonation. Very heavy on the palate for a pretty thin beer. Spices linger.

D: Too much spice; gets old pretty quick. Can it be "mulled" beer?

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Half Moon Pumpkin Ale from Dry Dock Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.