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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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1,432 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,432
Reviews: 449
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.61%
Wants: 288
Gots: 179 | FT: 4
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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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Bierleichen

Maryland

2/5  rDev -52.6%

I am simply not a fan. I know so many people that rave about this pumpkin ale and compared to other varieties available it just falls short.

08-23-2014 03:53:21 | More by Bierleichen
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-23-2014 03:20:12 | More by amstokesdb9
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doc17325

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-23-2014 03:00:49 | More by doc17325
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mj81

New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%

08-23-2014 01:03:59 | More by mj81
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blvdlover

Missouri

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%

08-22-2014 23:46:56 | More by blvdlover
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nerual96

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-22-2014 03:58:51 | More by nerual96
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Azeotrope

Nebraska

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%

08-22-2014 00:55:35 | More by Azeotrope
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mwckiltedsavage

Virginia

5/5  rDev +18.5%

08-21-2014 23:57:20 | More by mwckiltedsavage
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MadCoBeerMan14

Illinois

1.5/5  rDev -64.5%

08-21-2014 20:27:40 | More by MadCoBeerMan14
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bryangb


4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-21-2014 20:23:31 | More by bryangb
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Mineo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

The best I've ever had as far as the style goes. The only 8%+ pumpkin beer I can knock a few back of without too much nutmeg or cinnamon messing up the palate. Highly recommended.

08-21-2014 20:09:25 | More by Mineo
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Fatty_Mccracken


4.56/5  rDev +8.1%

08-21-2014 06:01:49 | More by Fatty_Mccracken
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srw

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

08-21-2014 02:35:52 | More by srw
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DrJones

Iowa

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%

08-21-2014 02:27:29 | More by DrJones
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JDizzle

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

08-21-2014 00:38:03 | More by JDizzle
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%

08-20-2014 02:45:51 | More by JamieDuncan
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JStewart00

New Jersey

4.52/5  rDev +7.1%

08-20-2014 02:41:39 | More by JStewart00
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Chelseaw30


4.4/5  rDev +4.3%

08-20-2014 00:31:54 | More by Chelseaw30
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Josbor11

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev -1.7%

08-19-2014 22:57:46 | More by Josbor11
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username

Maryland

5/5  rDev +18.5%

Advertises a "pumpkin pie" flavor and delivers with no remorse or apology. Otherwise solid without any negative qualities. The degree of pumpkin pie taste in this brew is intense, and rivaled by none in my experience thus far; leans to the sweet side. Everything I would ever hope a pumpkin ale to be not only promised, but realized.

08-19-2014 22:06:12 | More by username
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IowaBiertrinker

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-19-2014 13:46:26 | More by IowaBiertrinker
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fourstringer

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Dated 07/17/14.

A: 4.0 Chestnut brown-orange body with minimal haze. 1/2 finger of off-white head. Ok retention. Minimal lacing.

S: 4.5 Nice, true pumpkin notes with accents of nutmeg, caramel, brown sugar. More subtle cinnamon. Vanilla. Some other fruits make a low-key cameo: Apple, pear, apricot.

T: 4.25 Sweet malt with pumpkin and complementary spice open this one up. The hops slowly build to a semi-dry finish. Some lingering spice, pumpkin and a touch of alcohol heat in the aftertaste.

M: 3.75 Moderate carbonation with a slight prickliness. Moderate to full body with a touch of stickiness. Warming.

O: 4.25 Very nice pumpkin brew with some very legit pumpkin characteristics happening. My first pumpkin beer of the season and I must say it ranks well above the majority of those I had last season. Excellent.

Prost!

08-19-2014 05:43:02 | More by fourstringer
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PogMoThoin


4.8/5  rDev +13.7%

08-19-2014 04:03:35 | More by PogMoThoin
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malfunxion

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-19-2014 04:02:22 | More by malfunxion
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matthewm

New York

4.52/5  rDev +7.1%

08-19-2014 02:55:41 | More by matthewm
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
94 out of 100 based on 1,432 ratings.