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Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Coronado Brewing Company

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Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin AlePunk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale

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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerVikingSailor on 07-17-2014)
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Photo of tigg924
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Had this on tap and the more I sat with it, the more I liked it. The alcohol is noticeable. It tastes like a strong pumpkin ale with cinnamon, earth, slight wood, and other pumpkin spices. A pleasant surprise that is certainly worth a try.

tigg924, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

juicebox, Nov 04, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +5.1%

Craftnscotch, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Velunas, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of dertyd
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

dertyd, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of woodchip
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

woodchip, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of HalfFull
3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a moderate amber in color with good clarity. Offers a light hint of pumpkin on the nose yet coupled with a fairly complex blend of malts and some spicy hops. Bit of caramel belies. Aroma expands with warming and is pretty well balanced actually.

Pumpkin reveals itself on the tongue and a bit unexpected actually given aroma. Starts softly but then builds to a mini crescendo of sorts, and then fades away in a similar fashion, yet in a good way. Pumpkinesque through the palate yet pleasant and agreeable. ABV is invisible and an easy drinking brew.

Pleasant and appropriately coarse feel. Pretty solid and nicely done. And thank you for the lack of 'fake pumpkin' in the profile.

HalfFull, Oct 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

BergBeer, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

BierGiek, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of KevinGordon
3.8/5  rDev +3%

KevinGordon, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of OCSA_1978
3.92/5  rDev +6.2%

OCSA_1978, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of Tdizzle
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

A - An aggressive pour yields a clear golden amber with a couple fingers of off-white foam. Settles to a nice cap atop the beer with a few webs of lacing that all stick around for the duration of the beer.

S - Aroma is heavy on the pie spices. The 8% alcohol is somewhat phenolic upon a deep sniff, but it provides some nice heat along with the spice character; very holiday-esque. Big crystal malt. A little bit of pumpkin-flesh tannin far in the background.

T - Flavor is initially heavy on the spices, but a candy-like sweetness provides some immediate contrast. The finish is astringent; showcasing the harsher aspects of heavy spicing and a high alcohol content.

M - Medium body and slightly creamy texture. Good carbonation. A tad syrupy as it moves over the palate.

O - A perfectly serviceable pumpkin ale, and another welcome addition to California; a land once devoid of pumpkin ale options. However, this beer falls into the category of "liquid candle." I won't be revisiting this one, but well worth a try and a worthwhile participant in a pumpkin beer tasting.

Tdizzle, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of irthesteve
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

irthesteve, Nov 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

pathman, Oct 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

jeff1973, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

T_Hass, Oct 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

WesMantooth, Oct 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

SocalKicks, Oct 29, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +26.8%

djaeon, Nov 09, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

MickeyHops, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of ONUMello
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Transparent pumpkin-skin orange with a one-finger head that quickly settles
S: Pie spice, fall squash, caramel and malt
T: Matches the nose, somewhat sweet but nothing is integrated
F: Medium-bodied, fairly sweet, a touch of cream
O: Not a huge fan. Decent fall flavors just disjointed

ONUMello, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of srandycarter
3/5  rDev -18.7%

A - Clear, cognac look, virtually no head nor lace.

S - Close to room temp, but not much smell.

T - Cloves, malt pumkin, some hops.

M - Medium body, low carb, ok balance.

D - Fun to try.

srandycarter, Sep 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

IRISHFAN951, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Gregwa, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear dark copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, gingerbread, earth, and pumpkin pie spice aromas. Taste is much the same with toasted malt, earth, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a more earthy take on the pumpkin qualities.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 17, 2014
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Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Coronado Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.