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Stegmaier Pumpkin Ale - Lion Brewery, Inc.

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Stegmaier Pumpkin AleStegmaier Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 17.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lion Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Buggies on 08-31-2011)
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StaindProject86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

10-20-2013 03:35:05 | More by StaindProject86
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.55/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Undated 12 oz bottle served in a snifter.

Pours clear, orange-copper color with a modest and weak bone-colored head.

Overall, spices are more subtle than in many pumpkin beers, but the cinnamon is more dominant. There is a clear suggestion of pumpkin pie along with a pronounced caramel malt component. Sweet but not cloying.

Feel: Light-medium body seems too thin; Medium, prickly carbonation. Slight heat from the cinnamon.

O: A tasty and solid pumpkin ale, but not up with the best of style.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 00:04:02 | More by chinchill
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Roland45s

Virginia

3/5  rDev -14.5%

10-06-2013 13:33:48 | More by Roland45s
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Chimay Glass

A - Pours a clear orange, less than half a finger of fizzy white head, no lacing.
S - Aroma is predominately a mix of cinnamon and pumpkin, a little bready malt, and a little spice underneath, nothing special, but not bad either.
T - Very ale-forward if you get my drift. The pumpkin and spice flavors are a little bit muddled in the mix, but about midway through the peek out, you get some pumpkin flavor, cinnamon, nutmeg, a nice dark herbal hop presence more towards the end with a little peppery taste.
M - More on the lighter side and a little watery.
O - Not a bad pumpkin, but not something I'd go out of my way to get, Its good for a outside session around a fire though, and Thats where I think it'd be best suited.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 02:33:50 | More by Omnium
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -14.5%

10-02-2013 23:11:55 | More by ROGUE16
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firehawkjo

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I've read this beer is made with real pumpkin and you can tell!
A
This ale pours with a nice orange pumpkin glow. It has a nice mild head of foam with moderate lacing on the glass. While perfectly carbonated, the bubbles float up through the ale keeping it crisp, fresh, yet comfortably delicious. In my opinion it has a near perfect appearance for pumpkin style beer/ales.

S
This pumpkin ale actually does have a nice real pumpkin aroma, with the slightest presence of autumn spice (cinnamon), followed by slight fruity notes of alcohol.

T
The taste of this ale is excellent. Continuing where the aromas left off, well balanced flavors begin with autumn spices, and as the liquid flows through the mouth, where a slight tartness, sweetness, and presence of carbonation and alcohol provide the slight burn of an alcoholic drink, the richness of pumpkin shines through and is left behind as the more volatile tastes mentioned early wisp smoothly away. Another sip begins the cycle all over again, leaving the consumer wanting another sip, and another...

M
The mouthfeel of this ale is slightly light for a pumpkin style ale. Sometimes I might prefer a heavier feel on cooler, October nights. However, the beer starts smooth, then bubbling burn, then smooth with pumpkin. Perfectly carbonated, slightly thin, but rich enough to warm the soul on a ghoulish evening of the autumn.

O
My overall rating of this pumpkin ale, considering it is one of the least expensive of the varieties available is excellent! It competes well among the others I've tried, and with real pumpkin (not just spice) this is the real deal! Pick up a pack and enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2013 22:42:20 | More by firehawkjo
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podes

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

09-26-2013 22:49:06 | More by podes
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muletrane

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14%

09-16-2013 15:57:18 | More by muletrane
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Dreamer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-14-2013 18:02:10 | More by Dreamer
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-13-2013 02:39:02 | More by rfgetz
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-05-2013 22:31:58 | More by JeffTheJuice
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-02-2013 20:14:06 | More by JohnK17
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-01-2013 23:31:23 | More by JakeEsterly
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tviz33

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle in to a tulip glass.

A- The body is a transparent orange with a small white head and no lacing whatsoever.

S- The nose is quite lovely with lots of cinnamon and sweet, sugary notes.

T- Malty and sweet. Not a ton of pumpkin, but enough. The spices dominate here though.

M- The feel is quite thin, but the carbonation livens it up a bit. If it was slightly thicker and slightly less carbonated, it would be right on the money.

O- I don't mind pouring myself one of these when I'm in the mood for some fall seasonal brews. Nothing to seek specifically, but pretty decent.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 03:05:51 | More by tviz33
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CraftBeerFanatic_07

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

08-28-2013 09:17:41 | More by CraftBeerFanatic_07
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.5%

08-27-2013 11:31:09 | More by Jason1337
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Corpsehoagie

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

08-25-2013 14:13:56 | More by Corpsehoagie
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dougbassett

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-16-2013 22:23:45 | More by dougbassett
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.5%

08-16-2013 21:57:55 | More by Marty91
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

05-12-2013 21:31:44 | More by twenty5
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

03-09-2013 22:36:20 | More by ejimhof
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

03-08-2013 04:32:39 | More by Chevelle66
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

12-08-2012 02:20:07 | More by Damian74Shensky
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

2.43/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours a clean orange-ish color with an off white head. In the the aroma, faint cinnamon and nutmeg. In the taste, spicy notes of cinnamon, somewhat watery, and faint notes of pumpkin. A spice bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry cinnamon in the aftertaste. Spicy, but quite watery, and faint, nothing that great.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2012 15:29:48 | More by OWSLEY069
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EvilAsh

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14%

11-20-2012 21:30:54 | More by EvilAsh
Stegmaier Pumpkin Ale from Lion Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.