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Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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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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2/5  rDev -41.7%

smutty33, May 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Wizzman, Apr 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

funkel81, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of Bilco
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Bilco, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of C63AMG
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

C63AMG, Apr 02, 2012
Photo of Iris4Thug
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Iris4Thug, Mar 16, 2012
Photo of albertjr21
3.88/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, a partly hazy burnished copper sits under a thin head. Toasted biscuity malt aroma with notes of sweet pumpkin and herbal spice. A solid sessionable pumpkin ale with a gentle carbonation and pleasantly spiced pumpkin flavor that is neither too much or too little for what I'd refer to as an "honest" pumpkin taste. Finish is an almost dessert bready dry pumpkin one. I feel like this could pair just as nicely with a slice of Thanksgiving turkey as it could with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Looking forward to the 2012 batch...

albertjr21, Mar 05, 2012
Photo of DelicateDelirium
3.5/5  rDev +2%

DelicateDelirium, Feb 01, 2012
Photo of Dope
2.93/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A: A clear deep orange pour. Mid-sized bubbly slightly off-white head. Retention is okay. Lacing is okay as well.

S: Pumpkin up front with some decent cinnamon. A bit of nutmeg as it warms up. Fairly mild aroma.

T: Very heavy and unpleasant burnt nutmeg/cinnamon up front. Almost a little like burnt spiced plastic (if that were possible). A little pumpkin behind it.

M: Medium body, carbonation is just about dead on.

O: Odd pumpkin ale. I can't tell if the bad burnt flavor is an "off" flavor or just a bad implementation. Could just be a bad bottle but doesn't taste like any infection I've ever experienced. Maybe will have to retry someday.

Dope, Jan 06, 2012
Photo of disemgrowler
3/5  rDev -12.5%

disemgrowler, Jan 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Gregwa, Jan 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

bespin15, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

tsmiller7, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

superdedooperboy, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

HumphreyLee, Dec 14, 2011
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5/5  rDev +45.8%

kenpo23, Dec 08, 2011
Photo of jilly425
5/5  rDev +45.8%

jilly425, Dec 05, 2011
Photo of MA08
4/5  rDev +16.6%

MA08, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

codon2004, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

PEIhop, Nov 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

doof116, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.9/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a true pint, the beer is a vibrant, bright, clear copper-orange coloring with a dense, small bubbled, yellow-biege colored head that clings all over the glass. Aromas are a light blend of pumpkin and nutmeg spicing, with a roasty hint to it, as well. Flavors are light at first, with a good pumpkin base and light cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove spicing. As the beer moves towards the back of the tongue the spice notes get heavier, and the beer has a light, smooth body that starts creamy and then finishes crisply due to the spicing. The aftertaste is roasted and sweet pumpkin, with a slick, clean finish. The spice flavors linger on a bit, but not overpowering. Tasty brew.

GarthDanielson, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of tigg924
3.63/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: 1/3 inch head, dark orange-brown in color, clear, moderate carbonation

Smell: clove, cinnamon, earthiness, and pumpkin spice

Taste: clove, cinnamon, earthiness, pumpkin spice, and earthy hops at the end.

Mouthfeel: sweet start with spiciness in the middle and a bitter end, medium-high carbonation, medium bodied

Overall: A nice and solid pumpkin ale that is a bit more bitter than I am used to. Not my favorite, but a nice change of pace in a pumpkin tasting—so I will probably get this once a year for just that purpose. I could have a couple.

tigg924, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

bob727, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Sarah515, Nov 22, 2011
Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
79 out of 100 based on 594 ratings.