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Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin AlePunk'n Harvest Pumpkin Ale

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Ratings: 904
Reviews: 240
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 22
Gots: 129 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Wasatch on 10-25-2006

This sessionable pumpkin ale is brewed with fresh pumpkin and seasonal spices.

10 IBU
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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2.76/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

The label says Pumpkin Ale but I think this should be renamed as a "Spiced Fall Ale." Drinking this makes me feel like I should be outside on an overcast low 50 degree day among wind blow'n leaves. The color is a rich amber with slow dissipating head white head. Mouthfeel is moderate. Faint notes of pumpkin but more essence of general spices.

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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4/5  rDev +19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

I had this a few years back and thought it was pretty weak, but decided to pick it up again after seeing they've at least changed the recipe a little bit and brought it to a 5% abv per the info on their website. Looks the part of a pumpkin; orangy-red and maybe a slight haze, actually poured a pretty good head that lasted, well, not very long, but it was there. The nose smells of typical pumpkin-y spices like cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Tastes about the same, but this one does have a very slight but noticeable pumpkin flavor to it - I find a lot of others you just get spice and some unidentifiable funkiness to it which I presume is gourd, but here it's recognizable. The best way I can describe it is it tastes like the smell of when a candle starts to cook the lid of a jack o' lantern. The mouthfeel is also quite nice, silky and a little tart on the back end. I think the mouthfeel puts it above the average category and I do also like the fact that you can taste some real pumpkin in here. I've been trying more and more Uinta stuff and have been impressed by many of their offerings. I would easily pick this up again in between some of the bigger pumpkin ales.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.56/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.04/5  rDev -9%

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3.56/5  rDev +6.6%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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2/5  rDev -40.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.2%

Pours like a standard pumpkin ale, possibly a little darker. The aroma and flavor carries a sort of vegetative quality (probably from the pumpkin flesh addition) along with a mineral/carbonic character that I found to be distracting. The spice addition was quite restrained and leaned toward more herbal/bitter instead of malty and sweet.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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3.2/5  rDev -4.2%

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3.24/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -62.6%

Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 904 ratings.