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Krunkin Pumpkin - Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-20-2012 04:26:27 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-20-2012 19:08:35 | More by Texasfan549
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Thanks to twiggamortis420 for this bottle!

And here I thought my pumpkin beer experiences were done for the year... Oh well, the first of two Texas-based pumpkins I've got pours a clear ruby-brown topped by a finger or so of glowing off-cream foam. The nose comprises candied orange peel, thick caramel, light mint, cinnamon, brown sugar, and light gingerbread. The taste brings in more of the same, with a bit more orange character than before and a smidgen of cocoa for the sake of it. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly milky feel. Overall, a nice pumpkin beer, though I'm not sure the Belgian yeast really does much for it (and doesn't detract from it, either.). Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 22:15:32 | More by TMoney2591
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drummermattie02

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-11-2013 16:25:12 | More by drummermattie02
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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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champ103

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Hay Merchant in Houston TX.

A: Pours a dark, brick red color. A one finger white head forms, but recedes in a second. Light lace.
S: Vanilla, nutmeg, allspice. The kitchen cabinet of spices thrown in. Bready malts. Lingering sweetness.
T: Again, the kitchen cabinet of spices. Vanilla, nutmeg, and allspice are big up front. Though quickly fades. A big bready, malty flavor comes next. Finishes with a caramel malt/brown sugar sweetness that lingers on.
M/D: A medium body and carbonation. Really sweet, I wish there was some dryness to counter that. Not hard to drink one. Though not something I am coming to again and again.

This reminds me of DFH Pumpkin. Which, when I first tried loved it. Though after time, I got really tiered of the allspice sweetness. The same here. The spices are just to much for me.

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2012 01:02:25 | More by champ103
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a kindof nutty brown color with a reasonable head.

Smells like fresh fruity pumpkin...very sweet, maybe a hint of spices or nuts, mostly fresh pumpkin.

Taste has a lot of authentic pumpkin too, but more spices than in the nose, kindof nutty, almost cloyingly sweet, good though.

Mouthfeel is pretty nice, rich but good carb, fair drinkability.

Good pumpkin beer! Pumpkin flavor is very authentic, I like that the spices are toned down, could be less sweet though.

6.9/10

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 01:03:10 | More by AlexFields
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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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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-25-2013 00:54:48 | More by duff247
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

10-17-2012 14:11:14 | More by jheezee
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JamLand

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-01-2013 11:37:06 | More by JamLand
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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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Hopmodium

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-15-2012 23:18:08 | More by Hopmodium
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-28-2012 19:39:34 | More by BeerHunter76
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-19-2013 01:59:29 | More by bbadger
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

11-07-2013 22:23:43 | More by CTJman
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-29-2013 03:55:25 | More by brandon911
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

12-14-2013 21:17:46 | More by greenspointexas
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PhatAtUT

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-06-2012 20:55:45 | More by PhatAtUT
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-23-2013 20:56:55 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

01-17-2014 03:16:25 | More by Tiernan
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

10-09-2013 12:34:06 | More by ldhughes3
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-16-2013 03:38:03 | More by TXhomebrewer
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goochpunch

Texas

2.21/5  rDev -41.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 01:52:25 | More by goochpunch
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dkw0063

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

02-03-2014 17:40:40 | More by dkw0063
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Krunkin Pumpkin from Karbach Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.