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Krunkin Pumpkin - Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 8
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: twiggamortis420 on 10-10-2012)
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Reviews by zander4dawin:
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3.33/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

The color is a deep copper that looks very appalling with a thin soapy head. Wasn't very impressed with the lacing as I drank. The smell isnt overwhelming, with faint pumpkin pie notes. The taste is a little more aggressive with a snappy hop back bone. The most disappointing aspect was the mouthfeel which I found watery and a little unpleasant. Overall decent but not an awe inspiring effort.

zander4dawin, Oct 12, 2012
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4.73/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very limited release and distribution. Packaged only in kegs and 22oz bombers, and poured into my 1 liter Hofbrau stein.

Apperance: Pours a gorgeous ruby color that I've never really seen before. 1 inch foam head dissipates to a thin layer.

Smell: Pumpkin spices (i.e. cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, ginger, allspice). A very fruity essence.

Taste: Vanilla. All the spices listed above. Pumpkin flavor is implied in the taste.

Mouthfeel: high end on a low scale of carbonation. Very wet, chewy, and smooth, satisfying finish. Medium-bodied, but full flavored.

Overall: Me gustaaa. But could use a medium-high level of carbonation to match the body of the beer, as it is currently too light in my own opinion.

Clonies720, Apr 13, 2013
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Pours out a dark brown with a thick tan head at first. Smells of toast and spices. No Belgian yeast to speak of. Smells a bit boozy. No Belgian yeast in the flavor either. Not much pumpkin either. Slight spices. Lots of sweetness. Obvious toasty malts. I get a graininess that's becoming a signature flavor profile of Karbach. Mouthfeel is decent but could have more smoothness. Not really into this.

goochpunch, Sep 26, 2013
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22 oz bomber pours a very clear, deep copper color with a blooming tan head. Fades at an average pace and leaves some nice sheets of lace. Pretty good looking brew...

Nose actually lets the Belgian yeast out to play beyond the typical pumpkin pie spices. Malts have a grainy caramel thing going on in the background and it has a rock-candy-esque sweetness.

Taste is interesting...I am really happy the yeast is as prevalent as it is. The malts are dark, yet not overly bold. A toasty aspect comes out along with some tootsie-roll chocolate. It is kind of like a Belgian Strong Dark Ale with a subtle spice presence, not unlike many BSDA's really. The pumpkin adds a bit of gourdy-ness but does not really give it a whole lot of flavor. Mouthfeel is smooth as silk, something Karbach does well. I cant really tell what the ABV is, but if I had to guess…maybe 8.5 or 9? I really like this beer, I wish it was easier to get, there was a limit of 1 at Spec's and was a bitch to hunt down..

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Krunkin Pumpkin from Karbach Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.