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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: 715
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 17
Gots: 76 | 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:
This sessionable pumpkin ale is brewed with fresh pumpkin and seasonal spices.

10 IBU

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 10-25-2006)
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Photo of akseymour80
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Nice pour, dry pumpkin finish. Could be spicier.

akseymour80, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of DrDietz
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

DrDietz, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.09/5  rDev -7.5%

I've heard people either love this beer or hate it. Let's see if it causes me to vomit like so many BA'ers have implied.

Serving style : 12 oz bottle poured into glass

Appearance (3.5) : Wow, it's the color of pumpkin alright. Dark pumpkin flesh, with a tinge of dark amber. Head is about 2 fingers and looks marshmallowy. Leaves very faint broken rings of lace around the glass.

Smell (4) : It's interesting that I said "marshmallow" because that's what I'm getting here. With some warm, sun-drenched pumpkin, dark spice, nutmeg, cinnamon. A pretty good smell. The bottle gives off a stiff pumpkin smell, overpowering everything else.

Taste (3) : A little sour, a bit bitter, sickly even, but ends like pumpkin pie. I like the aftertaste, but to get to it, I have to endure the ripe bitterness that is the woeful forerunner. Out of the bottle I could argue it tastes like Busch beer with pumpkin spice added. Heck, if Busch made a pumpkin lager (despite that this is an ale) that's what it would taste like. The flavor out of the glass is a little more classy, if only a little. Belches are like fresh carrot. ...Interesting.

Mouthfeel (3) : Pretty carbonated, medium bodied, spiced, ends dry.

Overall (3.09) : I don't quite know what to think of this brew. I think I'd lean more towards the "hate" category, but it's not entirely terrible. I'd say it's a notch above Shock Top's offering which isn't saying much. The taste is mawkish in every sense of the word, until you get to the end where you taste fresh pumpkin pie. I don't think the first part is worth agonizing through just for a pleasant three second aftertaste. It's actually giving me a little heartburn too. Ah, I wouldn't drink this again.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of chrishiker1409
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

chrishiker1409, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of JamieDuncan
3.43/5  rDev +2.7%

JamieDuncan, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev +19.8%

TX-Badger, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of anvilx
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

anvilx, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

paulish, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of HighonHops42
3/5  rDev -10.2%

HighonHops42, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of allengarvin
3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Canned version.

A: 4.0 Dark walnut color, clear, with a goodly head and decent lacing.
S: 3.5 Restrained spiciness, to the degree actual pumpkin can be smelled, and light caramel malt.
T: 3.75 Like the nose, this contains a lot less spice than many examples of the style, but there's still a little bit of nutmeg, a touch of cinnamon. And, yeah, there's actual sweet pumpkin flavor (personally, it doesn't do much for me. I drink PA's for the spiciness). Malt adds a little caramel sweetness but it isn't heavy.
M: 4.0 Low strength, but still has plenty of body, and a good soft mouthfeel.
O: 3.75 Well-enough made, but a little boring.

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.76

allengarvin, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Josh-C
3.6/5  rDev +7.8%

Josh-C, Sep 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

thgreatrandini, Sep 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

MikeLenehan, Sep 12, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev +3%

Ianzo88, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Budinetz, Sep 12, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +6.6%

dexterk1, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of rudabegga9
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

rudabegga9, Sep 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

ZEB89, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of JohnBender
3/5  rDev -10.2%

JohnBender, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of pep
3/5  rDev -10.2%

pep, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of Jacobob10
3.84/5  rDev +15%

On-tap at O'Donnell's Pub in Harrison, NJ.

Really surprised by the low ratings when I went to review this. Hazy, amber in color with a one-finger white head. Good retention. Pleasant pumpkin pie spice aroma. Lots of carbonation and dry but light mouthfeel. I had more than one pint and enjoyed it. Would definitely get it again.

Jacobob10, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

JPLange10, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Cook82, Sep 10, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +18.6%

smurphy493, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

Azeotrope, Sep 10, 2014
Punk'n Harvest Pumpkin Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 715 ratings.