1. Extreme Beer Fest tickets go on sale Sat, Sep 27 @ Noon EDT.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

Not Rated.
Pumple Drumkin Spiced AlePumple Drumkin Spiced Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

525 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 525
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 18.79%
Wants: 30
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: corey0212 on 09-22-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 525 | Reviews: 161 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mynie
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%

The can gets points for the adorable little pumpkin man who adorns its front. It loses points for the really awful attempt at a Halloween poem on the side. I get that it's trying to be cutesy doggerel, but good god--you could have crowdsourced this out to a kindergarten class and gotten something ten times more appealing.

Moving on... this is an east coast pumpkin. Meaning, unlike the midwest variety of pumpkin ale, this is supposed to taste like beer, not pie spice and diabetes.

Starts out with light spice and good kick of fleshy pumpkin. This moves into a middle that's like an east coast pale, with a bit of cinnamon and some uncomfortable barely bitterness in the back.

Not... not bad. But a strange flavor, the beginning dully sweet and the end sharply bitter. Just doesn't hit my pallet quite right.

mynie, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of DeadWalkerAir
3.2/5  rDev -7.5%

DeadWalkerAir, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of Ray_Hoffmann
3.6/5  rDev +4%

Ray_Hoffmann, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of Soterios
2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Soterios, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Nichols33, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Dunph22
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Dunph22, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of yankeej13
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

yankeej13, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of trianglebrew
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Good pumpkin beer that complements slight pumpkin and spice well, as well as keeps the integrety of a beer flavor ( not overkill on the cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, etc). Medium mouth feel with more pumpkin aromas than taste. Good session pumpkin beer overall and would recommed for those who dont want too much spice in their pumpkin seasonals.

trianglebrew, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Pipelovejoy
2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

Pipelovejoy, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of ConradKenney
3/5  rDev -13.3%

ConradKenney, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of maguire1330
2.25/5  rDev -35%

maguire1330, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of LutherBrau
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

LutherBrau, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Johnroby
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Johnroby, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of nlucio1
3.12/5  rDev -9.8%

nlucio1, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Cook82
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Cook82, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of ethanmc12
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

ethanmc12, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of moscow2042
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

moscow2042, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of alucard
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

alucard, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Python6586
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Python6586, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Jeff_Benson
1/5  rDev -71.1%

Jeff_Benson, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of mltobin
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

mltobin, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of DownWithSocks
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

DownWithSocks, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Brenden
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

[Appearance: 4.0] Reminiscent of Autumn, this beer's color is bright golden orange and full of clarity. A foamy, strong off-white head reaches and maintains one finger of height, staying strong and leaving good lace.
[Aroma: 3.75] The nose offers plenty of earth up front, some toast and a certain nuttiness, some fruits and the impression of squash that solidifies with time into more of a pumpkin impression overall, as light spicing eases its way in.
[Flavor: 3.5] On the front it's tart but not sour and with no lingering pucker at all. It's earthy and bitter, surprisingly so given the mildness of the bitter notes in the aroma. There's not as much pumpkin as there is spicing, which itself is well done. It's a touch soapy at times.
[Mouthfeel: 4.0] This beer has a creamy, smooth flow but is strongly crisp at the same time in its medium body. There's a lingering bitterness in the finish.

Brenden, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Mikeszab
4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

Mikeszab, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of ccurrid
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

ccurrid, Aug 21, 2014
Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 525 ratings.