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Post Road Pumpkin Ale - Brooklyn Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
okay

1,597 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 1,597
Reviews: 827
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.52%
Wants: 32
Gots: 45 | 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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ZekemusMaximus

New York

2/5  rDev -42.5%

02-19-2012 19:22:54 | More by ZekemusMaximus
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ChocolateJesus

Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-19-2012 17:15:34 | More by ChocolateJesus
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

02-18-2012 23:23:11 | More by jfcaa193
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Presticle

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-18-2012 18:46:05 | More by Presticle
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OldTime

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

02-12-2012 04:02:14 | More by OldTime
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

02-11-2012 23:04:34 | More by Tyrawlings
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spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-10-2012 20:13:41 | More by spark3148857
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.8%

02-10-2012 17:17:40 | More by tfsimpkins
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

02-10-2012 15:04:36 | More by FreshmanPour77
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matt062286

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

02-10-2012 14:41:59 | More by matt062286
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Nihilistkid

Illinois

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-09-2012 06:00:21 | More by Nihilistkid
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AMiz602

Pennsylvania

3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer is a gorgeous orangish-amber color with a lightly yellowish head. It really sticks around, and allows some clumpy lacing and extra sweet flavor.

It is highly carbonated and keeps bubbling up the whole time. It smells very strongly of pumpkin and a light, bitter hoppiness. It is a lightly spiced nutmegy, cinnamon beer with a strong hop taste. It tastes almost as if the hops were made to be more prevalent than the pumpkin.

A nice pumpkin lager for probably a warmer day. Not overly spicy, yet slightly hoppy, a good one if you don't feel like a heavy, dense, pumpkiny beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 02:30:32 | More by AMiz602
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

02-05-2012 20:46:07 | More by rydev24
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

02-03-2012 19:03:23 | More by chrispoint
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DSlim71

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

02-03-2012 13:25:59 | More by DSlim71
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rsant

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +14.9%

02-02-2012 18:08:14 | More by rsant
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3/5  rDev -13.8%

01-31-2012 21:44:29 | More by HumanParaquat
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beerborn

Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -56.9%

01-30-2012 16:24:37 | More by beerborn
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes... Props to my BA in crime joemcgrath27 for the seasonal delivery!

A - Pours a slightly hazy golden copper colour with an orange hue, finger of soapy head, solid retention and sporadic lacing.

S - Musty caramel, nutmeg, cinnamon, earthy pumpkin, and a hint of leafy green hops.

T - The caramel and toffee undertones make for a deliciously balanced ale with the earthy pumpkin coming through alongside the leafy hops. The spices are subtle but present with nutmeg, cinnamon, all-spice and vanilla coming through. Unique peppery spice lingers on the palette.

M - Medium, smooth and wet... The perfect combination.

O - Nicely balanced pumpkin and malt undertones, nice leafy hops and uniquely spiced. Not overly spiced and some solid pumpkin presence. A solid gourd ale.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 03:50:16 | More by andrenaline
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

01-26-2012 01:14:01 | More by AndrewMichael
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rogueleonardi

Ohio

3/5  rDev -13.8%

01-25-2012 20:28:15 | More by rogueleonardi
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obywan59

Virginia

3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nearly clear, orange colored ale with a pale tan head of 3 fingers. Good lacing.

It smells like pumpkin pie and light toasted malts. Kind of nice.

The taste has a light sweeteness upfront, some citrusy tartness in the middle, and a rising bitterness in the end. Disappointingly nondescript after the aroma.

Moderate in body with a slight tingle and the warmth of alcohol.

I really liked the aroma, but overall I was a bit dissapointed.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2012 03:48:58 | More by obywan59
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +14.9%

01-23-2012 01:55:39 | More by sweisel80
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acurtis

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

01-22-2012 00:54:57 | More by acurtis
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tatums1984

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -42.5%

01-18-2012 08:47:24 | More by tatums1984
Post Road Pumpkin Ale from Brooklyn Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 1,597 ratings.