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Pumpkick - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
77
okay

937 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 937
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.79%
Wants: 8
Gots: 98 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerWizard on 07-30-2013)
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Photo of busternuggz
4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a narrow tulip glass.

Nice orange/amber color but poor head retention. Cooked pumpkin meat, cinnamon, and nutmeg on the nose, with just a little cranberry juice if you look for it.

Full bodied with a big pumpkin presence; not squashy and not pumpkin pie, kind of like cooked, slightly sweetened pumpkin puree. A little bright herbalness from the lemongrass, then the cranberry comes in at the end with a mild tartness. Just enough pie spice, and a light caramelly malt presence.

This is my pick for pumpkin beer of the year so far. Lots of pumpkin favor, well balanced, with an interesting contribution from the cranberry. I like it better than this year's DFH Punkin.

busternuggz, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of BeerQuest36
3.64/5  rDev +7.7%

BeerQuest36, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Jordanmtate, Sep 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

charlesjwinkler, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

GreenEggsHam1, Sep 21, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev +1.8%

Paul_Zills121, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of jellikit
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Bottle
A: copper. Thin, fuzzy head.
S: pumpkin pie filling.
T: meh. Bitter, weird-spicy, alcohol, cinnamon and nutmeg.
M: medium-high carbonation. Medium body. Dry.
O: I'm not a huge pumpkin beer fan. Now I remember why. I am rating this 3, but if you are a fan of this style, maybe it is good to you. Not me.

jellikit, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of RobTheKnob
3.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

RobTheKnob, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

anvilx, Sep 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Lare453, Sep 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

km02600, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

NickThePyro, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Oops, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

MJHolsey, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

RyanByorick, Sep 19, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Lukass, Sep 19, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -3%

DrChadly, Sep 19, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +12.4%

Natedogg21, Sep 19, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -3%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.92/5  rDev -13.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

wilfonzo, Sep 18, 2014
Pumpkick from New Belgium Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 937 ratings.