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Pumpkin Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

384 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 132
Gots: 49 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

scottwurst, Nov 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

brocktune, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

woodchip, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Kegatron, Oct 29, 2013
Photo of cjgiant
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: copper slightly cloudy maybe, translucent at least. Kind of creamy head at edges, some retention
S: pumpkin pie, shockingly ;). On the sweet side, brown sugar or molasses. Maybe some light orange blossom underneath
T: sweet, brown sugar, cinnamon/nutmeg, alcohol other pumpkin spice, ending when all combined in a little cola type taste.
M: twinge of alcohol and malt sweetness throughout. No bitterness noted at all.
O: a very drinkable ale for a higher ABV beer. That said, it tends to the sweet side to balance an alcohol bite. Some mind find this off-putting, but it works for me for a beer that's supposed to be flavored.

cjgiant, Oct 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

sendbeer, Oct 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Jimbo4430, Oct 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

millerbuffoon, Oct 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

rhartogsq, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of GJ40
3.51/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from a 12oz bottle marked "7 23 13". Thanks surge1311.

Copper with very good clarity but a minimal head. Strong spice in the aroma. Ginger and nutmeg. Like holiday cookies. The flavor followed closely. Some pumpkin and malt comes through but not enough. The spices are just too overdone. Smooth consistency with a low carbonation.

An interesting beer but the spice levels cover anything of any real value instead of enhancing it.

GJ40, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

jkball01, Oct 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

JLeet, Oct 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

clfrost, Oct 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

CreightonSM, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

VTWicked, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of dowen17
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange hue with minimal head and no lacing.

On the nose is pumpkin purée and spices. Cinnamon, nutmeg, maybe some brown sugar. Very fresh.

Taste mirrors the nose. Very fresh tasting pumpkin and spices. The brown sugar really comes through here.

Nice carbonation. Light but not watered down.

dowen17, Oct 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

cfinch2, Oct 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

lockewoodfin, Oct 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

VicVinegar, Oct 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

rpjordan, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of JayQue
3.76/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good Pumpkin Ale. Pours a brilliant, clear orange/amber color. Practically no head...covering of the glass that faces quick, with no lacing.

Aroma of pumpkin and pumpkin spices. pleasant, fairly pronounced and nothing overdone (like a spice potpouree).

Taste is good. Not much carbonation but the pumpkin flavor and accompanying spices were done just right, no annoying over the top spicing.

Mouthfeel is very good. Rich and crisp, a good slow sipper on a fall day.

I still don't see the outstanding rating, but this is a solid pumpkin ale.

JayQue, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

FUwolfpacker, Oct 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

ldhughes3, Oct 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Benish, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Coldsnack, Oct 05, 2013
Pumpkin Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.