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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Ratings: 1,551
Reviews: 460
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.61%
Wants: 299
Gots: 232 | FT: 6
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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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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

Bright orange golden hue. Solid finger or more of white head. Aroma is straight up pumpkin pie. Right down to the whipped cream on top. I can even smell the crust. The flavor is similar to the nose if only a bit less intense. Pie spices and a touch of heat from the alcohol. Medium creamy body. Very nice pumpkin ale. wish this was available locally.

beerwolf77, Dec 29, 2011
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4.13/5  rDev -2.1%

Many thanks to travisnd for sending this bottle my way!

A - Pours a dark orange color that's very clear, light carbonation, and an even thin layer of foam on top.

S - A little light with nice aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, brown sugar, and some nutmeg.

T - The taste does echo the nose pretty closely with the cinnamon being more agressive on the palette than the nose. There's also some vanilla, nutmeg, and some brown sugar mixed in. The flavors balance nicely and the 8% alcohol is extremely well hidden, if not totally undetectable, kudos to Schlafly.

M - Thin medium body, gentle prickly carbonation on the tongue.

O - If you're a fan of pumpkin ales, it's definitely worth trying.

jzeilinger, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

12oz bottle poured into a pint

Thanks to Keanlacrosse for the gift

Pours a slightly murky orange with a yellow infused cap that rose two fingers. The aroma is of booze, nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon and fleshy pumpkin. The flavor profile follows the nose. Heavy doses of cinnamon and nutmeg right off the bat. Ginger and pumpkin carry through the middle. The finish is boozey with equal parts cinnamon and pumpkin.

This is a nice pumpkin ale and I am glad to have crossed this one off the list. Thanks to keanlacrosse for the bottle. I enjoyed this with a slice of pumpkin pie after Christmas eve dinner.

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Thanks for the bottle Danny. 12 oz bottle dated 10-7-11. Served at fridge temp into a Schlafly pint glass.

A. A hazy brown with ruby highlights, A 2 finger off-white heads appears then dissappears quickly.Lots of carbonation coming from the glass.

S. Smells of nutmeg,all spice pumkin pie I get some cinnommon notes in the back end coupled with pie crust.

T.See above .Exactly like the smell,it's like drinking liquid pumkin pie.

M. Good medium feel, it's smooth and spicy. Goes down easy. I can not taste any alchohol.

Overall this is a top notch pumpkin ale one of the best ones I have had the pleasure of drinking.

Marty30, Dec 06, 2011
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
94 out of 100 based on 1,551 ratings.