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Post Road Pumpkin Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,594 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,594
Reviews: 827
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.52%
Wants: 32
Gots: 44 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-09-2001)
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alexgash

Connecticut

3.8/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle. Best by Jan 2013.

Warm golden orange body. Clear. Small, gauzy, light beige-white head. Some lacing. Super pumpkin pie aroma! Big notes of gourdy pie filling, sugary crust, molasses, and spices (clove, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon).

Taste is a bit of a letdown after the wonderful nose. Almost a stretch to say that it is reminiscent of the aroma. Toasted grains and vegetal, woody bitterness up front. Vaguely sweet pie filling maltiness fills in, before faint coffee bitterness and the assemblage of pumpkin pie spices take us into the finish. Moderate body with a slightly thin feel. Overall, a decent pumpkin ale, but a little disappointing on the taste.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2012 21:46:55 | More by alexgash
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Post Road Pumpkin Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 1,594 ratings.