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Rumpkin - Avery Brewing Company

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Ratings: 729
Reviews: 184
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 305
Gots: 297 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  16.73% 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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Photo of Brutaltruth
4.74/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fresh from a snifter on tap. This is the only pumpkin ale I whole heartedly endorse.
Ale was a lightly cloudy reddish amber with light lacing and light foam. Huge nose of
caramel, bananas, figs, nutmeg, and rich rum. Flavors are explosive. Rum up front with a
very nice warming sweet flavor, thick caramel and molasses notes to the back and sides
mingling with toffee, banana, and mild pumpkin pie flavor mixed with a good amount of
nutmeg. Aftertaste of rum and nutmeg linger without being unpleasant. Very complex.
Smooth sipping and mildly carbonated mouthfeel. Silky and decadent. Packs a punch.
Be warned, it is a beast of a killer brew.

Brutaltruth, Saturday at 10:13 PM
Photo of Billy_Bars
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Billy_Bars, Saturday at 08:32 PM
Photo of mikek10
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

mikek10, Saturday at 04:56 PM
Photo of rydev24
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

rydev24, Saturday at 06:45 AM
Photo of RyanTheLion13
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

RyanTheLion13, Saturday at 02:22 AM
Photo of themegamancave
3.63/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

themegamancave, Friday at 05:14 PM
Photo of jaymo18
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

jaymo18, Friday at 04:49 PM
Photo of HookemHoos
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

HookemHoos, Friday at 02:11 PM
Photo of Birmz
3/5  rDev -26.3%

Birmz, Friday at 06:50 AM
Photo of emerge077
4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bright saturated reddish copper color, perfect clarity.

Huge toasted plantain, caramized sugar sweetness. Smells more like a Stranahans barrel, a la Samaels. Rich, sweet, and boozy.

Tastes the same, extremely rich, sweet, and boozy. Sticky sweet caramel, marzipan, oaky vanilla, toasted plantains. Low carb with astringent booze. Though extremely sweet, the flavor profile is one I'm partial to, it's pretty similar to Samaels. Overall it is what it is, tastes and smells pretty nice, though not much in the way of distinctive rum/pumpkin elements.

emerge077, Friday at 03:19 AM
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

derkfromwi, Friday at 03:14 AM
Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

BarrelAgedG, Friday at 01:58 AM
Photo of drdiesel9483
2.5/5  rDev -38.6%

Overly sweet could harld drink a taste of it

drdiesel9483, Thursday at 09:54 PM
Photo of Slatetank
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Slatetank, Thursday at 06:18 PM
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2.56/5  rDev -37.1%

MattSharpless, Thursday at 01:21 PM
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3.76/5  rDev -7.6%

belzo35, Thursday at 07:13 AM
Photo of TheBeerDad
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

TheBeerDad, Thursday at 05:10 AM
Photo of ClintonL
4/5  rDev -1.7%

ClintonL, Thursday at 03:25 AM
Photo of sabitu
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

sabitu, Thursday at 01:46 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Lorianneb, Wednesday at 09:50 PM
Photo of Hop_head22
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%

Hop_head22, Wednesday at 08:14 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

WckdVbz, Wednesday at 07:39 PM
Rumpkin from Avery Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.