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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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1,367 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,367
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 278
Gots: 142 | FT: 3
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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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sabitu

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-17-2012 23:44:29 | More by sabitu
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drn

Idaho

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-04-2011 17:17:14 | More by drn
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earlholman

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +18.5%

05-14-2013 13:35:10 | More by earlholman
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +18.5%

06-25-2014 13:35:06 | More by atlbravsrno1
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jtierney89

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

Beautiful tarnished brass color with a thin pumpkin colored head. Smells like sweet sweet pumpkin pie, whip cream and all. Cinnamon and pumpkin dominate the nostrils. Vanilla cardamon and clove as well.

Rich creamy mouthfeel. Light effervescence. Pumpkin pie in a bottle. Big and rich yet remains refreshing on the spicy finish. Well blended. Simple put, one of the best pumpkin beers i've ever had. Genuinely tastes like a cool slice of pumpkin pie! I love it. Oh and also, for that 8% alcohol, you can't detect a thing.

08-21-2012 21:30:17 | More by jtierney89
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ironman88

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-04-2011 23:09:48 | More by ironman88
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Links41

Virginia

5/5  rDev +18.5%

07-23-2014 20:08:55 | More by Links41
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wtfuggles

Missouri

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-30-2011 06:08:50 | More by wtfuggles
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averagejake872

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-29-2011 20:28:02 | More by averagejake872
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camhack

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-15-2011 04:07:11 | More by camhack
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MrBarbecue


5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-21-2012 20:35:45 | More by MrBarbecue
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dmsohyea

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-02-2011 22:18:52 | More by dmsohyea
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ChiT0wn1924

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-12-2014 18:15:21 | More by ChiT0wn1924
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dtalou27

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

Been waiting over a year to try this beer, and to no surprise, it is now my all time favorite beer.... To bad it is only available this time of year, oh well, it makes it that much better!

Appearance - dark Amber color, with hint of orange. Medium head on this beer.

Smell - Smells like a Pumpkin Pie!!

Taste - Taste is even better than it smells! You can tell this beer has a decent amount of alcohol, without the alcohol being overwhelming at all. The blend of spices is perfect, and can be tasted each sip.

Mouthfeel - Malty, with a great carbonation.

Overall - Again, I've been waiting for this beer all year, and it did NOT disappoint. If I could give this beer a higher rating than a 5 overall, I would.

08-31-2011 04:32:34 | More by dtalou27
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stumac

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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cocoapuph

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-22-2011 07:03:58 | More by cocoapuph
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DevinK

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

I am a HUGE pumpkin beer fan, gotta love that time of the year when they start popping up on the shelves in numbers. That being said, I've had a number of pumpkin beers and nothing comes even remarkably close to Schlafly's Pumpkin Ale. The best way for me to describe it is like pumpkin pie in liquid form. You would never guess the ABV based on the way it tastes, goes down very smooth. If you are a pumpkin beer fan this is a MUST have for you.

11-01-2013 02:17:25 | More by DevinK
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jdash3d

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

10-05-2013 21:43:37 | More by jdash3d
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thebrood1987

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

Strong smell of nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, and smells like a sweet pumpkin candle. On the first sip its a sweet taste of all the spices I mentioned in the smell coming together with a pungent pumpkin pie taste with a slight bitterness at the end.

Its hopped just right to add a crispness to the sweetness of all the spices and pumpkin they put in this. The spices do overpower the pumpkin but not too much so. It really doesn't detract anything from the taste this beer is a excellent.

Excellent mouthfeel and very full bodied. This is an excellent sweet drinkable pumpkin ale that really delivers in smell taste and all of the above.

10-15-2012 01:15:41 | More by thebrood1987
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garrettbutler

Kansas

5/5  rDev +18.5%

03-17-2013 00:37:56 | More by garrettbutler
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drewface

Illinois

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tbizzle0

California

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mmitgang

Missouri

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-22-2011 06:44:12 | More by mmitgang
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Slapsies

Missouri

5/5  rDev +18.5%

11-17-2011 19:09:38 | More by Slapsies
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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
94 out of 100 based on 1,367 ratings.