1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Post Road Pumpkin Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

Not Rated.
Post Road Pumpkin AlePost Road Pumpkin Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
79
okay

1,918 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,918
Reviews: 856
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 16.23%
Wants: 46
Gots: 166 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Post Road Pumpkin Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,918 | Reviews: 856 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of outoffocus
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of SwG237
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of MarquisDeJohn
3.84/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of dbauer78
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of benloho
3.6/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of Nuggetz
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Webbey
4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of BDooley
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of laurengatchel
2.6/5  rDev -24.6%

Photo of twillingthenoz
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Kmace929
2.72/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of Can_has_beer
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Inglewood
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of InsaneBeerLover
2.25/5  rDev -34.8%

Photo of spycow
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of GCBrewery
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of miffsudd
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of SharkNado
3.52/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Mjlong1
3.04/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of windypete
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of leansean88
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of MaSaiani
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

Photo of ruckus232
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of DrDominator
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of DenisKolkin
3.88/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

355 ml bottle served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - clear orange color, 1 finger of head. Decent retention time and some visible carbonation.

Smell - plenty of pumpkin, spices namely cinnamon and nutmeg. Some earthiness beneath. Straightforward and to the point.

Taste - starts sweet and pumpkin like, with and element of bitterness following the initial rush. Spices shine through here too. Yummy and surprisingly flavourful for a 5.0% ABV beer.

Mouthfeel - smooth, light bodied with a moderately dry finish. Feel is good but not great as it's a bit thinner than optimal.

Overall - very good pumpkin beer, focused a lot of the spices that are normally associated with pumpkin rather than pumpkin directly. However, the pumpkin still deserves top billing as the interplay between the earthy pumpkin and the spices makes this a very tasty beer that advocates should try.

Post Road Pumpkin Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 1,918 ratings.