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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Ratings: 1,295
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 253
Gots: 114 | FT: 5
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Pumpkin Ale blends the spices of the harvest with full-bodied sweetness for a beer that tastes like pumpkin pie. Pounds of pumpkin form a malty foundation that supports the fall flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove.

While pumpkin beers were produced in the early days of the American colonies, they were different from the pumpkin beers we know today. Colonists used pumpkin and squash as the fermenting medium, since malted barley was scarce. Once malt became more readily available, it replaced these alternatives to grain. In the 1990’s, American craft brewers reintroduced the style to the delight of pumpkin beer drinkers.

16 IBU

(Beer added by: maxpower on 09-16-2006)
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centbeerfest

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass
A-A very deep dark redish orange brown. Clear and nice frothy head.
S-Excellent. carrot cake, cumin, thinking of holloween in August.
T-Jumps out with a bang and cloves, cinammon. Very good balance of character, pumpkin profile and hops throughout. Strange but a hint of cheery at the finish.
M-Could replace my morning cup of coffee. Like biting into a satisfying pumpkin creme brulee. Not too filling, just enough.

I liked this beer more than I expected. Have always staid away from pumkin ales but I could/would drink this anytime of year.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2011 04:45:06 | More by centbeerfest
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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
94 out of 100 based on 1,295 ratings.