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Pumpkin Ale - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 16.85%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rcwhiteky on 10-13-2010)
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J1mmyB09

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

08-27-2013 01:01:25 | More by J1mmyB09
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

06-09-2014 00:35:48 | More by Miles228
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Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-02-2014 17:55:32 | More by jadler16
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

12-09-2013 01:21:06 | More by Adkins721
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.59/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear dark copper with a very tiny fizzy head. It almost seems like the cap wasn't seated properly or maybe it is just under carbonated. Either way not very impressive.

The aroma is quite nice and tends to be somewhat heavy on the molasses and cinnamon. There is almost a little roast with it. Reallly good spice to this one and it doesn't overwhelm in the smell. Good balance.

The flavor is quite nice as well. Brown sugar and caramel up front with a touch of cinnamon. There is a really nice malt character but sweetness is kept in check. No hops really at all but there is a mild bitterness in the finish. Nice, full mouthfeel ending with a touch of sweetness.

Overall, a really nice pumpkin ale. The spices are not too overwhelming and you can really taste the malt. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 01:40:49 | More by rangerred
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 FL OZ bottle
Served in a tumbler

A - It has a cider-like appearance. It is orangish in color and hazy. The head was three inches tall and beige.

S - The aroma is all spices. I get some pumpkin spice and cinnamon.

T - The taste is sweet and the cinnamon is noticeable. With the cinnamon and sweetness it reminds me of a pumpkin cider. I just have cider on the brain with this one.

M - Medium

O - I had this on tap a year ago or maybe two and thought it was a decent pumpkin beer. This does not resemble that beer. Like I mentioned it tasted kind of like a pumpkin cider. I wonder if this is last years and was put out with this year's batch.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2013 03:43:38 | More by buschbeer
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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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Ohio

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Florida

3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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Ohio

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Kentucky

3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This pumpkin ale assumes all the rich qualities of pumpkin bread as it takes the deep brown and highlights it with dark oranges. The head was fizzy and fleeting but collared to a froth.

The aromas are so weak but once you pick them up they are nicely appropriate. A malty base meets a spicy pumpkin in a whisper of a scent.

The flavor is greatly more robust than the scent as a rich malty breadiness hits nutmeg and cinnamon. The flavors are more to pumpkin bread and less to pumpkin pie as the malt tempers the candy sweetness. I really like this take on the pumpkin ale as it has a richness and thickness to it without holding to the overly sweetened pumpkin pie movement.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 12:52:43 | More by KYGunner
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Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.1%

11-01-2013 16:25:57 | More by damngoode
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Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +10.5%

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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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Pumpkin Ale from Rivertown Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.