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Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale - Rogue Ales

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Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

496 Ratings
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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 30
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
13 Ingredients:
Rogue Farms Pumpkins, Great Western 2-Row, Carawheat, Weyermann Carafe Malts, Rogue Micro Hopyard Rebel Hops, Ginger, Cloves, Vanilla bean, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, Free range coastal water and Pacman Yeast.

Specs:
14º PLATO
25 IBU
75 AA
25º Lovibond

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 10-19-2011)
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Kromes

Georgia

4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A hazy amber color with a thick tan colored head that dies down to finger's width.

A nice roasted pumpkin and nutmeg/allspice aroma.

A solid pumpkin flavor right off the bat. The spices then kick in....some cinammon, nutmeg, and a bit of ginger. It finishes smooth and a bit sweet with no over the top spice lingering like some other pumpkin ales out there.

Medium body and a smooth feel to it. Good carbonation to give it some body.

Rating it against the other pumpkin beers available, this is right up there. What it lacks in ABV, it makes up for in flavor. Great balanced beer...which is hard to do with such strong spices.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 22:35:31 | More by Kromes
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

10-24-2012 07:20:15 | More by PopnLoads
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Rizalini

Nevada

3.35/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber bottle into my Deschutes tulip...

A - Pours a semi-hazy amberish, ruby red color, with a very fluffy 3 finger head that fades rather quickly leaving almost no lacing.

S - Smells of spices run rampant. Allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg take center stage, with the pumpkin and an underlying sweetness taking a backseat.

T/M - The taste is a little thinner than I was expecting, and actually lacking a little. The allspice is huge in the flavor. Very dominating. A lite carmel malt backbone, but bordering on the watery side for me. Heavy on the spices, but light on the pumpkin. Light mouthfeel.

O - I was disappointed with this one honestly. I was just expecting more of a pumpkin forward brew, with the spices taking the backseat. Not the other way around.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 03:55:18 | More by Rizalini
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-23-2012 21:34:15 | More by bluckbeyes
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

4/5  rDev +4.2%

10-23-2012 01:40:32 | More by johnnyboy76
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

one of the better pumpkin beers of this fall for me. appearance is attractive, right out of the orange bottle and into a tulip. its pale orangey brown in color, a little hazy, and boasts an incredibly active tan head with solid retention. the nose screams pumpkin ale. tons of spice, but an interestign blend. cumin maybe, not too much cinnamon, and the usual clove, nutmeg, allspice suspects. the taste features the pumpkin itself more than the nose. its earthy and flavorful, buttery in texture. i appreciate that this is a spicy pumpkin beer, but does not have much sweetness to it. that turns me off to a lot of these, but this one mixes pumpkin and spice perfectly, without an overdose of molasses, brown sugar, maple syrup, or anything else. great carbonation and a drinkably medium body. a perfect fall beer really. i wish it was more widely available, as ive only seen it in a few shops around town. yummy stuff.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2012 20:18:01 | More by StonedTrippin
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

10-22-2012 16:32:18 | More by sendbeer
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JMBSH

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

10-22-2012 02:14:31 | More by JMBSH
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pandatron

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

10-21-2012 06:54:44 | More by pandatron
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vfgccp

New York

4.6/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 bottle, fresh from Rogue's Hop Yard.

A - Nice deep, stained mahogany body. Fine, light beige head with great retention and low lace.

S - Nice cinnamon note. Pumpkin bread, coriander, allspice, ginger.

T - Big, fresh pumpkin bread flavor. Cinnamon, cardamon, and yellow raisin.

M - Excellent. Thick body, nice carbonation.

O - Absolutely fantastic, one of the best pumpkin beers I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 01:17:38 | More by vfgccp
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

10-19-2012 10:30:25 | More by WaydeRafnel
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a dark pumpkin amber with a nice one finger light tan head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, pumpkin and pie spices; cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Flavor is dominated by pleasant pie spices, particularly cinnamon. Light sweet malt and pumpkin. Finishes a bit dry with light hops. Pumpkin flavor carries over only slightly into the finish. Medium bodied. A decent pumpkin pie flavor, but unbalanced in favor of spicing, could use some more malt and pumpkin body. Enjoyed it and glad I tried it, but in the middle of pumpkin beer Nirvana (Great Pumpkin, Dark O' The Moon and Night Owl, as well as access to Pumking and Treat) I probably won't revisit this one..

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2012 03:17:05 | More by LiquidAmber
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womencantsail

California

3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The pour is a slightly hazed burnt orange color with a white head. Strong spice aroma, as expected. Heavy on the nutmeg, cinnamon, and all spice notes. Sweet bread malt with a bit of toffee and biscuit. The flavor is dominated by the spices. A touch of vanilla to go along with the nutmeg and all spice. A nice malty sweetness and good body to go with it. I quite enjoyed this.

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2012 05:52:58 | More by womencantsail
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spark3148857

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-05-2012 02:41:10 | More by spark3148857
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pumpkin Patch Ale poured a darker golden color, with a small lacing head. The smell was complex, with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin. The taste was mellow, had many notes of the nutmeg mixing with the pumpkin. Was easier to drink, but was on the lighter side. Overall a good pumpkin beer, but just a bit weak in the overall flavor.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2012 01:58:07 | More by vette2006c5r
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-02-2012 02:32:48 | More by rjvanston
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Rathakem

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-23-2012 03:16:28 | More by Rathakem
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JustinQ

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

03-15-2012 01:29:21 | More by JustinQ
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July2Nov

Hawaii

3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy, muddled orange-brown with a two finger head that dissipates to thin lacing.

Smell: Clove, Cinnamon & nutmeg and some vanilla.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Like the nose elements with a touch of ginger. Water like in it's body with pick up of peppery spice and a very slight heat near the end. Some carbonation lends to a fizzle at the beginning and at the end. lighter in body with a malt background.

Overall: One of the better of the Rogue beers, in my opinion. Wasn't sure of what to make of it, especially the way pumpkin beers are treated, but Rogue did one heck of gourd job with this ale. I will come back to this again when avaliabe and over some other pumpkin beers that line my local beer shelves.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2012 01:35:25 | More by July2Nov
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PhineasGage

Iowa

4/5  rDev +4.2%

01-27-2012 18:41:17 | More by PhineasGage
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rogerthegill

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-24-2012 03:55:43 | More by rogerthegill
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edwardkersh

Oregon

4/5  rDev +4.2%

01-17-2012 16:42:23 | More by edwardkersh
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Rogue, Portland, OR

I think there must have been a surplus of pumpkin ales made this year by all breweries. December and January and I'm still seeing them everywhere. Anyway.

This beer poured an appropriate burnt orange color, hazy, with a soapy tannish head that receded to a bubbly ringlet. Typical aroma of pumpkin and autumn spices. Taste of pumpkin pie, though pretty balanced between sweet and vegetal, with spicy hints of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, maybe a touch of vanilla bean. Some bittering from hops and pumpkin skin in the finish. Medium mouthfeel; a fine drink overall.

Serving type: on-tap

01-10-2012 21:15:07 | More by Rifugium
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rogueleonardi

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-10-2012 21:13:42 | More by rogueleonardi
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Popp24

California

3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Amber to brown color. Very little head.

S - I mainly just get the pumpkin smell with some spices as well. It's like walking into my grandma's on Thanksgiving.

T - Mainly I just get the pumpkin flavor but it kinda falls flat and just doesn't have a lot of dimensions to it. I kinda taste pie crust a bit. I also get a yam taste on the finish.

M - Pretty thin; I would have liked this one to be more full and creamier.

O - This beer is pretty good and easy to drink but not sure it would be something that I felt I needed to get my hands on. It's definitely better than most other pumpkin beers out there.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2012 03:24:12 | More by Popp24
Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.