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Pumpkin Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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172 Ratings
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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Gambrinus1184

Connecticut

3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12-ounce bottle into a plain tumbler pint glass.

A: Poured a dark, orange amber color with a two-finger head of dense, white carbonation that faded quickly and left a bit of lace.

S: Strong pumpkin flesh aroma with hints of caramel malt, salted pumpkin seeds and very minimal baked good spices.

T: Bittersweet from the start, this pumpkin ale seems to lean heavily on roasted malts and vegetable flavors. There isn't much in the way of sweetness from the malt or from "pumpkin pie" spices. It sort of has the flavor of an English ESB with some mild pumpkin flavor and a dash or two of ginger and cinnamon.

M: Medium-bodied ale with a slightly acidic body, possibly from the use of roasted pumpkin or adjunct spices.

O: Not a bad pumpkin beer and one that could session at 5.5% ABV, not that I'd necessarily want to. It's got a decent, if not all that interesting flavor and aroma. Possibly a cut above Saranac and below Smuttynose, and certainly not as interesting as the imperial pumpkin ales that will soon flood the aisles. I wouldn't turn one down, but I'm not in a rush to get it in my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 22:55:55 | More by Gambrinus1184
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Pumpkin Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.