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Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
79
okay

594 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 594
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 19.24%
Wants: 35
Gots: 44 | 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)
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

camartin27, Oct 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

geodonnokepyo, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of dannyfayy
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

dannyfayy, Oct 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

GreenEggsHam1, Oct 29, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +3.8%

Algar11, Oct 28, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev +2.6%

frosted33, Oct 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

LarryMyers, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of jward3000
2.6/5  rDev -24.2%

jward3000, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of therubicon
3.85/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

therubicon, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear dark orange with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, citrus zest, earth, and slight pumpkin pie spice aromas. Taste is much the same with malt, earth, pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice and earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with an aroma of something like an amber ale, but the taste of a pumpkin ale.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of BrianH20
3.04/5  rDev -11.4%

BrianH20, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

nicholasbagg, Oct 24, 2014
Photo of clayrock81
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Cannot explain it but this one really didn't settle with me at all.
Poured a brownish orange hue with two finger head.
Aroma was minimal pumpkin spice and sweetness with some graininess.
Light, almost watery, to me the beer tasted like your average pale ale with grainy hops and minimal sweetness but then had some pumpkin notes added it (and the pumpkin is minimal at best).

clayrock81, Oct 23, 2014
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2.49/5  rDev -27.4%

dms7502, Oct 23, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -49%

Bierleichen, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of NonSequitur
1/5  rDev -70.8%

Was so disappointed by this beer that I created a BeerAdvocate account.
First of all, the labeling on this is very misleading - it is not a pumpkin beer whatsoever - not even a pumpkin spiced beer. It is an IPA plain and simple. I thought I had a mislabeled bottle, so I called Cisco Brewers, and they said it is "not a very pumpkin-y beer". You are right Cisco, and when I buy a pumpkin beer, that's what I'm expecting. Wish I had stayed with tried and true "pumpkinhead", which is great stuff.

I can only hypothesize that the 90-pt rating from "the bros" is because if I was sitting with a bunch of pumpkin beers, and had taste fatigue, I might find a plain old IPA to be a refreshing change. But when I come in from work for my one beer (not one of a tasting panel), this one sorely disappointed me.

NonSequitur, Oct 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

jim_carignan, Oct 19, 2014
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1/5  rDev -70.8%

DavidHamilton, Oct 19, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +13.7%

wollefdoogylloj, Oct 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

T_Hass, Oct 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

kybeerdrinker, Oct 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

Bogdawg, Oct 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

zestar, Oct 13, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +21.3%

bheider, Oct 12, 2014
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2.08/5  rDev -39.4%

Southpawjimmy, Oct 12, 2014
Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 594 ratings.