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Pumpkin Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

335 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 115
Gots: 31 | FT: 3
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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Reviews by brother_kenneth:
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

09-21-2013 14:50:14 | More by brother_kenneth
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leantom

Virginia

4.9/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Schlafly's pumkin ale IS NOWHERE NEAR AS GOOD AS THIS ONE. It's that damn good. There is NONE of the raw pumpkin taste that's found in other pumpkin ales. I have personally never had that from any other pumpkin ale.

Personally, this is one of the best ales I'VE EVER HAD regardless of style, and I consumed so much of it that people started calling me "The Pumpkin Head."

Here goes:

A: Beautiful orange and amber with a great amount of carbonation and a head that dissipates quickly. Very clear as well - see-through, in fact.

S: Wow, breathtaking. Smells of cinnamon, brown sugar, caramel, pumpkin pie, pumpkin spices, molasses etc. In fact, it smells exactly like a pumpkin pie. Since I love pumpkin pie, I can't get enough of this beer's smell.

T: PERFECT, but must be consumed either warm or at cellar temperature for maximum flavor. The taste follows the nose, and it's exactly like a pumpkin pie. Tons of cinnamon goodness mixed with pumpkin and brown sugar. I've never tasted a beer that this closely approximated a pumpkin pie.

M: Again, beautiful. A rich thickness with lots of brown sugar and molasses.

O: You must try this beer. It's absolutely stunning if you have it at the right temperature.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 06:10:03 | More by leantom
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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JMScowcroft

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4.71/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Williamsburg AleWerks - Pumpkin Ale, poured into a Craftgeer snifter.

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 15:41:49 | More by JMScowcroft
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Pumpkin Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.