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Pumpkin Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale

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195 Ratings
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 7
Gots: 16 | 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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Photo of Snarf103
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Snarf103, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of BKBassist
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

BKBassist, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of Givemebeer
3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured out of a bottle into a pint glass Nice to be drinking this while watching football on a slightly chilly night.

A: Light brown/amber/copper in color head dissipates pretty quickly some lacing

S: Many spices. Maybe some pumpkin and spice in there too

T: Yep, just like the nose there is tons of spice. Nutmeg and cinnamon. Good pumpkin flavor and a nice sweetness thats not too overbearing. Still not on the same level as the elite pumpkin beers.

M: The spices linger on the tongue of this light bodied beer.

O: I wish this had some more malt back bone and pumpkin to it as the spice dominates. Also, it was a little bit watered down compared to some of the greats. Regardless, it's enjoyable and a beer I could have a few of.

Givemebeer, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of SlainteAlbanyNY
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

SlainteAlbanyNY, Sep 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

mattyrubes, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of csmartin6
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

csmartin6, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of Mike099
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Mike099, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of raycoll
3/5  rDev -16.2%

raycoll, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of sleazo
3.64/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A_Slightly hazy copper with a two finger head. Strong retention and lacing

S_Biscuits and graham cracker. A bit of generic spice

T_Bread and caramel up front. Mild spicy finish. Cinammon and cloves mostly. A nice blend of malt and spice. Some pumpkin shows through as it warms

M_slightly thicker with a medium carbonation.

O_Another nice mild pumpkin beer. Nicely constructed beer with a nice pumpkin and spice character.

sleazo, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of BltByKrmn
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

BltByKrmn, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of Roland45s
3.21/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Better than the average pumpkin ales (sam adams/blue moon/starhill) but not the best pumpkin ale that I've had. Picked it up while on a trip to NYC, enjoyed a local brew. Pours dark with a medium flavored body and a few hints of nutmeg and spice in the brew. A little pumpkin flavor on mouthfeel.

Roland45s, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of Steeda89
1.76/5  rDev -50.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Not much to say about this beer. The color is spot on of most pumking beers. My nose could not pick up anything that stands out. Carbed up kind of a hint of a malty taste. Over all i dont see why they would call this a pumking beer. Would not buy this beer again.

Steeda89, Sep 03, 2013
Photo of far333
2.65/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Slightly hazed caramel orange colore with particulate matter suspended. Low head dissipates quickly. Very faint aroma of malt and spice. So faint that I can't identify the spice.

Flavor is initially malty, but moves to odd spices and faint vanilla. Pumpkin seems to be missing, as does the typical cinnamon and nutmeg. Again, I can't identify the spice. Odd flavor in the finish that I also can't identify except to say unpleasant.

Mouthfeel has a sharpness from overcarbonation, and finishes metallic. I'm just not enjoying this beer.

far333, Aug 31, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Sheesh101, Aug 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

ChesterHop, Aug 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

TheLevi4000, Aug 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

bcm75, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
3.93/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

enjoyed from a goblet chilled purchased from half time.

The color is like sunset red with amber highlights and thick light beige cap with sticky lace and fine bead. The smell is a mix of sweet and spicy with caramel notes and light nutmeg with subtle woody nose with mild ginger-like tropical accent. The feel is good, moderately carbonated with a slight sweetness with mild spiced texture and gentle bitterness and low alcohol with semidry finish.

The taste is mild up front with light toasted malt and slight caramel sweetness with a subtle spice flavor that gets more dominant toward the middle with a light ginger tinge and subtle nutmeg like citrus tinge with a vegetal tanginess in the finish. Overall this is a good beer with nice spicing, but alittle spicier than most and somewhat sweet but still a drinkable pumpkin

Slatetank, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

lovindahops, Aug 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

ipc2000, Aug 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

jaxon53, Aug 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Betajeff, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Lirhetoricfe, Aug 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Lucoli, Aug 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

1Sundown2C, Jul 26, 2013
Pumpkin Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.