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Krunkin Pumpkin - Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 7
Gots: 12 | 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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Texas

5/5  rDev +32.6%

12-25-2012 00:34:51 | More by rquillin
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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MaddDogg84

Texas

5/5  rDev +32.6%

10-16-2013 01:37:26 | More by MaddDogg84
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +26%

09-08-2013 20:33:37 | More by GumDropButtons
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Clonies720

Texas

4.73/5  rDev +25.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 15:23:08 | More by Clonies720
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

10-13-2012 19:20:14 | More by JohnBender
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tjkinate

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

10-13-2013 18:44:46 | More by tjkinate
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Ford

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap.

A great pumpkin beer. Not overpowering in the spice department. Stands up to DFH's and Saint Arnold's pumpkin beers, though not as good in my opinion. I liked it a bit more than Sam Adams Fat Jack.

I look forward to having this every fall season in the Houston area. Great job again Karbach.

Serving type: on-tap

11-02-2012 22:18:37 | More by Ford
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Huskador

Texas

4.28/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I await the arrival of this beer like some people do for the new air jordans. I stalk the liquor store managers and store personnel hoping to get insights on when this beer would arrive. After waterboarding a few I got one to crack and he finally took be to the back and showed me the 5 cases they had available. I bought one case and I'm doing my best to make it last even though the beer comes in 22 oz bottles.

Pros: outstanding flavor that isn't too pumpkin/spice heavy but enough to know you've got a fall specialty brew on your hands. Alcohol content is stout but you don't taste it when you are drinking it. As dark as it is, it doesn't have a stout consistency, its a very easy to drink dark beer.

Cons: price ($8 for a 22 oz bottle) and it's only available in late September, early October. It's so good you don't want to share it, but since it's in a big bottle you feel obligated. Limited production, so once it's gone, it's gone. Only available in Texas...for now.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 18:13:47 | More by Huskador
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-26-2012 01:14:39 | More by cfrobrew
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BlesstheHarvest

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-20-2013 13:51:22 | More by BlesstheHarvest
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-19-2013 00:44:19 | More by DMacQ
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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Gagnonsux

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-10-2012 23:58:28 | More by Gagnonsux
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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..

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2012 23:15:16 | More by twiggamortis420
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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Texas

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Washington

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Krunkin Pumpkin from Karbach Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.