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Rogue Farms GYO Pumpkin Patch Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
86
very good

101 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
25 IBU

(Beer added by: HeadyBeers on 10-13-2013)
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

DrewBoll82, Feb 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

beerbrains, Jun 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

vwbus7, Jul 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

A - Cloudy and golden brown in color. Slightly darker than expected. Finger-width head that clings to the glass fairly well, slowly dissipates, and lingers faintly.

S – Sweet. Pumpkin, vanilla, nutmeg. A little cinnamon.

T – Initially, I’m having trouble picking up any one thing in particular. Definitely clove in the after-taste. As I keep drinking, I’m having a hard time getting around the clove and spices. Not really getting much pumpkin. Yep, now clove is the first and last thing I taste with fleeting hints of whatever in the middle.

M – Slightly creamy and bitey.

O – My favorite thing about this beer is how it smells. I was nearly snorting it. Other than that… eh, it’s different. I appreciate its individuality and homegrown nature. Unfortunately, I don’t think I will be getting this one again. Great brewery, but missed the mark with me on this one.

Cheers!

DaveSchultz, Oct 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

leadahmer, Dec 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

ejimhof, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.21/5  rDev -16.4%

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: Deep amber/cinnamon body, a cream colored head recedes to a light wisp. No lacing.

Aroma: The typical spices of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, etc.

Taste: I think the cinnamon overwhelms most everything else. The beer is kind of metallic tasting as well. Nothing really stands out.

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly watery.

Overall: The more I drank this, the less I liked it. I was surprised at such a low ABV as well.

JuicesFlowing, Nov 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

valkyre65, Nov 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Adkins1203, Nov 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

MonicaC, Jan 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Beer4Baltimore, Oct 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

2dogbrew, Dec 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

thufflife, Jul 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Le_HopHead, Dec 03, 2013
Photo of sweemzander
3.28/5  rDev -14.6%

750mL bottle poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours an auburn caramel color. Minimal white froth.

(S)- A good blend of pumpkin with spices. A good underlying richness throughout.

(T)- A bit thin with a caramel and spice sweetness; not much pumpkin.

(M)- A good carbonation level. It is just a bit thin and sweet with a little heat to it.

(O)- With all of the pumpkin beers out there, this for me, gets lost in the middle.

sweemzander, Dec 09, 2013
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3.31/5  rDev -13.8%

Aroma: Up front nutmeg, followed by ginger and cinnamon. No hop aroma (strange in a Rogue beer, but OK for style). Sweet sugary malt and a hint of honey.

Appearance: Deep copper to nearly brown in color. There is a slight haze to it. A huge off-white head that is largely persistent.

Flavor: Sweet maltiness throughout the taste. Nutmeg and cinnamon are the dominant spices in this one, and come off present but somewhat muted or faded. A subtle roastiness sets this one a bit different from many of these beers. No hop flavors.

Overall: A bit bland and muddied, but not a bad beer. Lacks complexity. If this is indeed last year's batch the spices may have faded and left this one a little blah. Still drinkable and better than some others.

Jackofallbrews, Nov 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ImFlyerThanYou, May 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ruffdawg, Nov 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

jkroese, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ImperatorScab, Aug 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

9uns, Oct 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Elprico, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Pens1967, Nov 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

ManEdward1979, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

strongaf, Jan 31, 2014
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Rogue Farms GYO Pumpkin Patch Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.