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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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jayhawk73

Maryland

4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draft at Churchkey:

Pours an amber/orange color. Very little carbonation or lacing on the glass. Somewhat transparent in appearance. A very small cocoa head that actually sticks around for awhile. Great looking beer. Wow. This is amazing- the nose is cinnamon, a tiny bit of pumpkin, nutmeg, rum, oak, and molasses. Really complex and fantastic smells coming from this beer! The taste really brings the spices out- though not overwhelmingly so. Rum definitely makes it's presence known too. The taste is almost port like. Very complex flavors- and the 15.9% ABV is fairly well hidden too. Feel is smooth, silky, and rich- with a little alcohol burn on the end- Fantastic! Overall, this is the best pumpkin beer I've had by a landslide- although you don't get a lot of pumpkin. It's great though, and I'm glad I got to try this brew. Highly Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

10-19-2011 21:20:19 | More by jayhawk73
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elNopalero

Texas

4.58/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, this is pumpkin ale for Halloween if there ever was one. Imperial, in a major way. It’s an imperial imperial, with an abv the same as driving age in most states. Bottled, I’d share this with a friend and called it a night in order to sleep it off. (Can you imagine a bomber of this? Hijole!) On draught, driving, and I’m glad it’s just a taster-sized pour since the evening was just getting started. But I certainly could have sipped on this one for an entire evening.
Pours a clear, light amber, with a very thin lacing. You get a lot of booze smelling it, but also a clearly distinct pumpkin aroma. That’s not always the case for a pumpkin ale. A real rummy sweetness around the edges. It’s a big beer, no doubt about it. But also very sweet and shippable. The effervescence helps keep it from feeling heavy on the palate. In a word: wow.

Serving type: on-tap

11-02-2011 00:18:27 | More by elNopalero
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Rumpkin from Avery Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 590 ratings.