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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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1,857 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,857
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 320
Gots: 314 | 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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Ratings: 1,857 | Reviews: 485 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Monkeefartz, Nov 01, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -10.7%

FreddieMercuryHayes, Nov 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a tulip. An appropriate beer for Halloween!

Appearance: rich, dark orange-brown hue with no haze and a finger of ivory foam. Quite nice looking indeed.

Smell: toasty malt with a surprising brown-sugar sweetness. The pumpkin pie spice is applied with an even hand; it's well balanced and enticing.

Taste: lightly toasty, like a mild brown ale. Pumpkin pie spice is good, with balanced nutmeg and cinnamon; I like the light hand here.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of creaminess and a nice smooth texture. I dig it.

Overall: tasty and drinkable, I don't need much more out of a pumpkin ale. It didn't knock my socks off like some other reviewers here, but it's a perfectly serviceable pumpkin ale.

flagmantho, Nov 01, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -58.4%

BogAl, Nov 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

WheelsPSU, Oct 31, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%

This is a perfect pumpkin ale. The pumpkin really kicks through, not overly spicy but has that apple pie undertone. Smooth ale taste. A slight bit tart, in a good way. A mild bitter in the back of the mouth. Well balanced.

Amalak, Oct 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Shandycan, Oct 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

DerekMorgan, Oct 31, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +4%

Washuffizi98, Oct 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

relynnjr, Oct 30, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +1.7%

intovert2438, Oct 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

chiva, Oct 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

BTEMP0805, Oct 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Dag48, Oct 29, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -9.7%

jessealmlie, Oct 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

Ngntjp, Oct 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

ummswimmin, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

dbrelsfo, Oct 28, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +6.4%

Repoman707, Oct 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

FreshZ, Oct 28, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This has to be one of the best pumpkin beers out there.

Schlafly nailed it with this.

Dark orange color with an off white head.

The smell is fantastic. The usual pumpkin pie spices, malt sweetness and a little but of booze.

Sweet malty backbone, creamy mouthfeel and the perfect amount of pumpkin pie spice.

The 8% ABV is well hidden.

I love it.

JohnFatAss, Oct 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

10Crumra, Oct 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Phoenix2443, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

jgido759, Oct 27, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.2%

Eric_Leon, Oct 27, 2014
Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
94 out of 100 based on 1,857 ratings.