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Pumpkin Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

356 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 126
Gots: 39 | 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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bobbyc3

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

10-05-2013 00:35:12 | More by bobbyc3
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

10-02-2013 03:14:14 | More by atone315
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theleechster

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

10-02-2013 02:47:58 | More by theleechster
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

10-02-2013 00:34:21 | More by Gonzoillini
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Brewski

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

10-01-2013 03:54:03 | More by Brewski
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

09-30-2013 16:30:12 | More by kbuzz
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riktronics

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

09-29-2013 00:20:38 | More by riktronics
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zdeck37

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

09-27-2013 01:04:41 | More by zdeck37
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-25-2013 22:12:15 | More by JasonTaverner
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -5.5%

2013 Review.
12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Orange-amber with a short off-white head that dissipates quickly. Excellent clarity with light carbonation.

Nose
Pumpkin, pie crust, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.

Taste
Pumpkin meat, toasted pie crust and hints of caramel. Has a bouquet of pumpkin spices comprised of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and clove. Touches of brown sugar and pumpkin rind.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, sticky and dry.

Overall
Still a damn good Pumpkin Ale.

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2011 Review.

A: Pours a dark amber hue with almost entirely no head. A nice film clings to the side of the glass with sparse lacing. Low carbonation.

N: This is a beautiful, mouthwatering nose. Smells very close to liquid pumpkin pie. Good amount of pumpkin, caramel malts, cinnamon and perhaps hints of nutmeg and clove.

T: Pure caramel malts and pumpkin meat upfront followed by lightly toasted pie crust, candy sugar, cinnamon and clove spices. Finishes with lingering bread, allspice, pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon.

M: Medium-full bodied, smooth and sticky.

O: This is one malted beast of a Pumpkin Ale. I really respect Williamsburg AleWerks approach. This is focused primarily on the pumpkin and malts with spices only coming secondary. A rather hefty brew at 8% abv that would be best enjoyed on cold fall evenings.

09-25-2013 18:42:21 | More by justintcoons
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raffels

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-24-2013 23:07:55 | More by raffels
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

09-23-2013 15:34:01 | More by dfhhead25
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-23-2013 02:04:49 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Shumania

Virginia

4.36/5  rDev +4.1%

12 ounce bottle poured into a Harpoon IPA strange

A: Dark amber, with a 1 finger head that goes away pretty quickly, small little bubbles

S: Sweet pumpkin pie, cinnamon, nutmeg, and slight biscuit

T: Comes across like the smell, lots of sweetness from the pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

M: This is a full bodied beer. The sweet taste does not make it cloyingly of the top and some good balance from the malt at the end.

This is what a pumpkin beer should taste like. It hits all the right notes and tastes like pumpkin pie without over doing it.

09-22-2013 20:42:04 | More by Shumania
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

09-22-2013 07:06:44 | More by KevinGordon
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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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bf7

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

09-21-2013 04:11:45 | More by bf7
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PGVG

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-21-2013 02:38:03 | More by PGVG
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

09-21-2013 01:57:25 | More by IvoryFoxhole
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josh32219

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-21-2013 01:08:35 | More by josh32219
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

09-19-2013 02:14:09 | More by Dave_Treat
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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cleve00

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

09-15-2013 19:27:08 | More by cleve00
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cw577enfield

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

09-14-2013 23:33:51 | More by cw577enfield
Pumpkin Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.