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Pumpkin Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

337 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 337
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 116
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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GFish

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

09-22-2012 21:55:42 | More by GFish
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

01-27-2013 22:51:44 | More by dtx00
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TaylorK

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-03-2013 12:28:42 | More by TaylorK
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

01-26-2012 16:17:47 | More by dborginis
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-04-2013 06:00:26 | More by NonicPanic
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Actionbastard

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

09-02-2012 23:37:01 | More by Actionbastard
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thatguy757

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-22-2011 11:15:35 | More by thatguy757
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thampel09

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.3%

05-20-2013 20:14:29 | More by thampel09
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KurtBinVA

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

03-19-2014 01:44:00 | More by KurtBinVA
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Yanoliano

New York

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-19-2011 07:09:49 | More by Yanoliano
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.3%

11-20-2011 03:29:50 | More by DoctorB2B
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monarchs20

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

11-14-2011 18:47:01 | More by monarchs20
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

11-16-2011 03:26:31 | More by rjvanston
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djre4orm

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-12-2011 05:55:03 | More by djre4orm
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Shilt

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.3%

08-19-2013 18:43:12 | More by Shilt
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MerkurKing16

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-07-2011 00:16:30 | More by MerkurKing16
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omegagogetass4

California

5/5  rDev +19.3%

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gallagk

New York

5/5  rDev +19.3%

04-12-2012 00:58:10 | More by gallagk
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whallgren

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19.3%

12-04-2011 17:48:57 | More by whallgren
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Tiderion

Virginia

4.97/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Minimal lacing and carbonation. That isn't necessarily bad however. Very inviting orangish-copper color.

S: Smells like pumpkin pie with cinnamon.

T: The first few sips are a lightly spiced beer that develops into a complex pumpkin flavor as the pint empties. A true joy to taste this one.

M: Low carbonation but it really adds to the flavor.

D: I tried this straight out of the fermenter when I stopped by the brewery. I immediately bought a case off of them as soon as it was bottled.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2009 05:56:43 | More by Tiderion
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leantom

Indiana

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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LittleLeity

District of Columbia

4.85/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I was out with a couple of friends in the park and we purchased a six-pack of this (with solo cups) from an upscale corner store that recently opened by Lincoln Park. We all really liked this, and it went perfectly with an early fall day and bocce ball. As a beer, it was very nice, medium body, not too much head but very pleasant. We purchased it for the pumpkin flavor though, and on that count it was the best I've had. The smell and flavor of pumpkin and spices was just right, definitely there, but not completely overwhelming the beer. It also did not have the artificial taste. If you are a fan of this flavor, and not everyone is, then grab a six pack of this and you won't be dissapointed.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2009 02:12:17 | More by LittleLeity
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Doppelbockulus

Florida

4.76/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

By far one of the best pumpkin beers I've had.

I opened the bottle expecting a good pumpkin beer, and then the smell hit me and I knew I was going to be blown away. It smells exactly like a good, fresh, sweet pumpkin pie. There is an abundance of pumpkin, caramelized sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon on the nose. You could blindfold me, hold it in front of my nose, tell me that there is a fresh slice of pumpkin pie in front of me, and I would believe you.

The flavor is amazing. It is rich in pumpkin and the traditional spices you taste is a slice of pumpkin pie. There is also a little malt profile similar to that of an amber or brown ale, and a nice level of carbonation. It is as if someone blended a pumpkin pie with a really good brown ale, filtered it, and bottled it.

Totally blown away from this beer, and I want more.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 14:50:35 | More by Doppelbockulus
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Amanda_gree23

Pennsylvania

4.76/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

I LOVE THIS BEER. I was in phonexville at the end of fall last year and happened to walk into a bar that had it on tap. I have had ALOT of pumpkins beers, this is by far my favorite. I live in philly and am excited for the fall, mainly because of this beer, I hope that it finds me again, as I continue to search for it.

Serving type: on-tap

08-05-2013 15:06:47 | More by Amanda_gree23
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gtermi

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

02-10-2013 07:24:22 | More by gtermi
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Pumpkin Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
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