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Pumpkin Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 7
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aerozeppl on 09-28-2008)
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3.12/5  rDev -12.4%

Teddy-Pickles, Tuesday at 11:40 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

NJBeer265, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of JustinAniello
3.2/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours deep orange with a finger of head, quickly dissipates to a light cap and sticky lacing.

S - Brown sugar, sour pumpkin, and a light cinnamon.

T - Light sweetness followed by mild sour pumpkin, rye, and hop bitterness.

M - Light body and carbonation.

O - Not a bad beer, not a good pumpkin ale. Very mild aroma and flavor profile especially lacking in pumpkin flavor or any holiday spices.

JustinAniello, Nov 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Sampled on 10/4/14 at annual pumpkin tasting party

Poured from bottle into tasting glass

A-Pretty standard, nothing extraordinary. Lighter bodied golden hue with slight orange tint

S- Smell was slightly off-putting with a stale hop smell in addition to the typical pie spices

T- taste was not bad although a bit lackluster. Pie spices, no distinctive properties to set this brew apart

M- Standard carbonation,body

O- Overall, I was expecting a little more out of this beer since Captain Lawrence tends to brew some decent beers. Its almost as if they just threw this together just so they had an entry in the pumpkin category. Very plain jane and un memorable. I would not purchase or recommend with all the other options out there. However, I would not turn it down if someone offered me one. Not a bad beer, just nothing special about it.

mitch3114, Nov 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

salthemonster, Nov 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

VonZipper, Nov 06, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev -16.9%

tylergoov, Nov 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

The crisp is there for sure! If your looking for a pumpkin ale you would like the pumpkin to slightly out do the hops! This doesn't happen here! You do taste pumpkin but very subtle! On a good note it is balanced, it is crisp clean very very little after taste, the hops don't jump through the roof and the alcohol doesn't over taste the grain. But again wish more pumpkin stood out. Enjoyable to drink none the less

Cjstoutlover, Oct 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

knicks19947, Oct 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

FCal79, Oct 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

reizorc, Oct 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Keananmichael5, Oct 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Jobin_24, Oct 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Spreetaper, Oct 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

djtomain, Oct 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Hypersomnia, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of JohnFatAss
3.05/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Run of the mill pumpkin ale.
Smells of pumpkin pie spices.
Some pumpkin in the taste but mostly spice.
Very carbonated but the mouthfeel is a little watery.
An ok beer.

JohnFatAss, Oct 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

BigN8tion, Oct 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +33.4%

ejane, Oct 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

brbrocc, Oct 16, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +23.6%

Lalaa15, Oct 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

ZenBiscuits, Oct 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

st9647v3, Oct 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

thegerm87, Oct 07, 2014
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Pumpkin Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.