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Pumpkin Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

330 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%


Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 09-19-2009)
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4.22/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine Issue #34 (Nov 2009):

Brewed with roasted pumpkin and spices, good to know this is the real thing rather than just a pie-spice brew.

Lighter carbonation still leaves a thick ring of lace for the glass to show off. Caramelized sugars, nutmeg, cinnamon, baked apple fruitiness and cooked pumpkin meat fill the nos- trils. Very smooth, with a lush, creamy full body. Cinnamon and burnt sugar hit the palate first. Heavy malt sweetness is put in check by the spicy, subtle hopping and warmth of the alcohol, which, in the end, brings a good balance. Finishes spicy sweet with a faint burnt sugar tone.

Finding the perfect balance in a Pumpkin Ale is hard to achieve--Williamsburg AleWerks nailed it here. Certainly big enough to throw at the heartiest of holiday meals. A real winter warmer.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 15:28:12 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Look - Pours a hazy amber ruby with a barely noticeable head, some lace.

Smell - Yes!! This literally smells like a full bodied pumpkin pie! Not overly sweet or fake or half-assed, but like liquid pumpkin pie without having too much spice. Perfect.

Taste - This is amazing! Zippy ale with creamy pumpkin pie body, spice is more prominent here but still not overdone.

Mouthfeel - Medium body wit high carbonation. A hint of booziness and heat from spice but done just right. Great drinkability.

Overall - Best pumpkin beer I have had so far.

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Pumpkin Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
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