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Rumpkin - Avery Brewing Company

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590 Ratings
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Ratings: 590
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 254
Gots: 234 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  18.53% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
We wondered what would happen if a monstrous pumpkin ale, plump full of spicy gourdiness, were aged in fine fresh rum barrels to add suggestions of delicate oak and candied molasses. Rumpkin is what happened! This first member of the Annual Barrel-Aged Series was brewed with roasted pumpkins from a local Boulder County farm, and spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 10-09-2010)
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4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

12oz. bottled Sept 6 2013 Batch No. 3 18.53% ABV

A: Slightly cloudy orange-copper with a thin caramel head that just barely rims the glass. the head disappears after a few minutes but there is still a bit of carbonation throughout.

S: Potent! Tons of rum up front with a definite pumpkin body. Getting rum, pumpkin, cloe, cinnamon, booze, various spices you would find in a pumpkin pie, brown sugar, toffee, vanilla, hints of oak and barrel, and more rum. Sort of have to waft it because if you put your nose too close to the glass it stings the nostrils like a liquor!

T: This thing is a beast! Getting dark rum, toffee, caramel, pumpkin, cinnamon, almost a nutty pecan like taste, vanilla, spice, oak, raisin paste, more toffee, fig, dark rum, and graham crackers soaked in rum. Super complex flavors that feels like it is just toying with your tongue. Taste like pumpkin pie your uncle split his rum all over!

M: Easily one of the most full bodied beers i have ever had. It's sticky sweet and thick. Syrupy but not overly so. the closest thing i can compare it to is a barley wine. Like nothing i have really had. The booze is definitely there at the back of the throat but enjoyably so. Warms the whole body. Look up sipper in the dictionary and there is a picture of this beer.

O: One wild ride of a beer. It is thick, deep, and complex in every area. I have to give Avery some respect for making this so drinkable for how big this beer is. It is also pretty amazing just how much pumpkin and spice cuts through the booze and rum. Artfully done and like nothing else on the market. The taste is a bit muddled and maybe a bit overly sweet but with that being said I would not hesitate to pick another up for a special occasion like Thanksgiving dinner! Sit down strap in and let rumpkin take you on the outer bounds of what beer is!

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 15:42:03 | More by BergBeer
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep copper to brown in color. I see definite evidence of alcohol from rum barrel aging in the cloudiness of this beer. The head was minimal and quickly vanished after the pour. The aroma is of dark rum and perhaps dark malt with a bit of caramel. The mouthfeel is thick,chewy,and warm with alcohol. I get dark rum on the front of the palate. I get some sweetness and body from the pumpkin. I also get some definite warming in my throat from the alcohol. While you can tell there is abundant alcohol,I would not have guessed what I see listed on the bottle!

Serving type: bottle

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District of Columbia

4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a dark amber with a little tannish head. The latter quickly vanishes leaving what looks like a still beverage.

S: Delicious pumpkin pie filling, with pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice blends with the underlying caramel and vanilla. Big, rich, sweet flavor.

T: Rich pumpkin and spice mix with a boozy burn, moderate sweetness, and then a little toffee, chocolate, and dried fruit.

M: Round, full bodied, with a very nice light, sharp carbonation which cuts the

O: In the same vein as a lot of the bigger BA Avery beers, although I think this works better in terms of restraining the booziness and sugar compared to, say, Uncle Jacob’s Stout or the shelf beers.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 18:15:17 | More by pmarlowe
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Rumpkin from Avery Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.