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Post Road Pumpkin Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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Post Road Pumpkin AlePost Road Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,598 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,598
Reviews: 827
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.52%
Wants: 33
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brooklyn Brewery visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Early American colonialists, seeking natural ingredients for brewing ales, turned to pumpkins, which were plentiful, flavorful and nutritious. Blended with barley malt, pumpkins became a commonly used beer ingredient. Post Road Pumpkin Ale brings back this tasty tradition. Hundreds of pounds of pumpkins are blended into the mash of each batch, creating a beer with an orange amber color, warm pumpkin aroma, biscuity malt center, and crisp finish.

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CraftBeerTastic

Pennsylvania

2.58/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Ba Review #217
Served On: 09/05/2012
Glassware: Duvel Glass
Labeled ABV: 5.0%
Date/ Code: 01/2013

This was picked up at Brewskies of New Oxford, PA. Around $34.00 per case.

Look: Color was a super clear orange-copper color. Head was a 3-finger pile of beige foam, which quickly reduced down to the classic clump of 'ice-cream' floating around in the middle. An abundance of lacing had already formed. Carbonation bubbles were far and few between.

Smell: Strong candy cinnamon and allspice seemed to dominate the nose. A faint bready yeast note was in the background.

Taste: First off was a very thin pumpkin note followed by an abbreviated spiciness from the nose. The finish was surprisingly watery with residual spice notes hanging around. Probably the most drinkable Pumpkin Ale I've ever had. Not much in the way of biscuit or piecrust.

This was an ok Pumpkin - very sessionable. The beer definitely didn’t appear artificial, but the pumpkin notes that were detected seemed a little light. I would have preferred a bit more pumpkin and some biscuit notes to balance out the more prominent spice notes. If Bud Light were to do a Pumpkin Ale - this would be it.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2012 16:44:14 | More by CraftBeerTastic
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Post Road Pumpkin Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 1,598 ratings.