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Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale - Tommyknocker Brewery

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Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest AleSmall Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale

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75
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238 Ratings
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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 16.82%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Domingo on 08-15-2011)
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Ratings: 238 | Reviews: 84 | Display Reviews Only:
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OttoS

Colorado

2.68/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

No pumpkins were harmed in the making of this beer.

That is, this beer doesn't even have a hint of pumpkin flavor. Instead, it has a heavy malt draw combined with a middle of the road dark beer smell and taste. Finish features a slightly burnt taste, which is what I'd do with the recipe for this beer.

I'm certainly not looking for a beer that tastes like a pumpkin pie, but the pumpkin taste or lack thereof certainly was a downer for me. Look for my eBay listing for the remaining 4 beers very soon.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 15:26:35 | More by OttoS
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.3%

09-19-2013 17:07:57 | More by RobertColianni
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schaffer9252

New York

4.25/5  rDev +30%

09-19-2013 00:38:57 | More by schaffer9252
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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

09-18-2013 15:13:58 | More by civicm87
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Roland45s

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.3%

09-18-2013 13:57:19 | More by Roland45s
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.3%

09-17-2013 20:52:40 | More by BeerCon5
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

09-17-2013 20:37:42 | More by BlissJunkie
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KenC

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +7%

09-17-2013 01:38:16 | More by KenC
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.3%

09-16-2013 21:35:13 | More by mpalestino
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Bix

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +7%

09-15-2013 19:07:25 | More by Bix
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

09-12-2013 01:31:51 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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Ironcityblackand

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7%

09-10-2013 05:08:46 | More by Ironcityblackand
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -46.5%

09-09-2013 00:26:33 | More by cclark67789
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3/5  rDev -8.3%

09-07-2013 06:53:08 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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soupieman

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.3%

09-06-2013 00:06:38 | More by soupieman
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Patdonahue0719

Colorado

3.61/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

this is a wonderful light flavor pumpkin spice ale that has a malty smell with a hint of fall spices. i poured it into one of my 5 oz. tasting glasses and the head was thin yet white with a bit of a organish tint. the color of the body when poured is an amber red and clear color. once tasting this "octofest" flavor beer it was very suddle and not over poweringly sweet like some pumpkin spice ales tend to be. it is a very smooth silky drink with a subtle bit of carbonation. overall i would recommend this beer if someone is looking for a nice lightly flavored pumpkin spiced ale for those cool fall nights.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 01:22:24 | More by Patdonahue0719
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +7%

09-04-2013 00:27:06 | More by Eric908
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

09-01-2013 19:49:38 | More by ColdWaffles
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spokeydonkey

New York

3.29/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark amber with a thin white head.

Not much aroma going on a bit of spice and maltiness.

Tastes pretty mild for a pumpkin beer. A little sweet up front with mild pumpkin spice: cinnamon, possibly nutmeg behind it. A bit watery.

Mouthfeel - light and a bit on the watery side. Enough going on to make it a nice session beer, but it's definitely on the lighter side of the style.

Overall - a decent pumpkin beer. Nothing stand-out, but as a sessionable pumpkin beer, it works.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 23:46:43 | More by spokeydonkey
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Damn, two new pumpkin beers in a week? Diggin' it. This stuff pours a clear garnet-auburn topped by a half-finger of short-lived sandstone foam. The nose comprises blackened gingerbread (imagine leaving your cookies in the oven for a bit too long), light brown sugar, light cinnamon, and a hint of candied orange peel. The taste brings in more of the same, with everything toned down, mellowed so as not to o'erwhelm the tongue. Some extra caramel-y sweetness is injected for the sake of it. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slick feel. Overall, a fairly solid pumpkin beer, one that doesn't overdo things and actually drinks pretty easily.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2013 19:35:33 | More by TMoney2591
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3/5  rDev -8.3%

08-26-2013 02:54:46 | More by jmccullough108
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KevinMulh

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer last year and wasn't impressed, but this year it really impressed me. Sweet but not overly so, full but not heavy. I would happily drink this all night. It was out of a bottle, so I can't comment on glassware or anything like that, but it was great as-is.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2013 05:42:01 | More by KevinMulh
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz.

Pours a deep opaque brown, approaching black, with a little bit of yellowish lacing.

Smells of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and mild gingerbread.

Tastes of semi-sweet pumpkin, nutmeg, and a bit of caramel. Some vegetal bitterness.

Medium body with a slight carbonation.

An interested ale with a good aroma and a disappointing taste. Could have been something great but just ends up being underwhelming.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 01:22:09 | More by Cylinsier
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -8.3%

08-22-2013 05:42:41 | More by bmjivi221
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Stout_Combo

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7%

08-18-2013 17:58:37 | More by Stout_Combo
Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.