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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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1,867 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,867
Reviews: 486
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 320
Gots: 315 | FT: 7
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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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4.93/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- Copper color, not much head or lacing here. Literally the ONLY fault with this beer, IMO.

S- Pumpkin pie. It's as simple as that. Nice, beautiful, freshly made pumpkin pie, and its traditional spices.

T- Pumpkin pie spices dominate this at first. There is a clean hop bitterness in there as well. Finishes with a taste of pure pumpkin. Though it may be my imagination, it's almost sweet enough for me to pick up traces of whipped cream. When it gets toward the bottom of the glass, the alcohol begins to come through with a nice, warming quality.

M- I always find this one to be luxurious. Nice, smooth, and creamy.

O- This is one of my favorite beers ever. Hands down. It is nicely balanced, and it delivers exactly what it advertises. I anxiously await this one every year, and this year the brew is outstanding.

Gladius270, Aug 30, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: burnt/copper body, trace head,

S: cinnamon, clover, nutmeg, pumpkin, malt

T: cinnamon, clove, graham cracker crest,
nutmeg, pumpkin, malt

M: med body, smooth/solid carbonation

O: WOW! Thank you, Schlafly. Have really
enjoyed their beers in the past, but also
love this style. If you love pumpkin beers
this is for you.

DELICIOUS, GET SOME!

BeerLover99, Aug 28, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle with love on 8-10-12.
Bottle poured into a tulip.

A- Pours a deep auburn color with 2 fingers of tan had that didn't hang around very long and does not leave any lace on the glass. Upon initial pour it looks great. If the head had a better retention value it would be nicer.

S- Smells like rich spiced pumpkin. Notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and brown sugar. Smells like a pumpkin pie is baking in the oven. Pumpkin spice aroma really comes out as it warms.

T- Follows nose well. Wonderful flavor of spiced pumpkin. An excellent fall seasonal.

M- Nice and smooth considering the 8% ABV. Medium body, moderately low amount of carbonation.

O- This is one that I look forward to every fall. It is a wonderful beer to drink while enjoying the changing of the seasons.

rfbenavi80, Aug 27, 2012
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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
94 out of 100 based on 1,867 ratings.