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Pumpkin Ale - Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.

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143 Ratings
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 19.23%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
First canned Pumpkin Ale in the US.

(Beer added by: GDBEERMAN on 09-29-2010)
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kendrid

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

08-20-2014 21:45:42 | More by kendrid
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mlklein27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

08-20-2014 00:52:40 | More by mlklein27
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3.8/5  rDev +12.4%

08-19-2014 17:00:42 | More by Nbdreher
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jtransel

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

08-19-2014 06:37:41 | More by jtransel
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

05-18-2014 14:40:39 | More by Kubrickx
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

05-02-2014 00:54:13 | More by Chucker17
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Chicagoboozehound

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

04-23-2014 13:00:38 | More by Chicagoboozehound
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thsSAMO

Ohio

4/5  rDev +18.3%

03-02-2014 23:46:21 | More by thsSAMO
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Nihilistkid

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

01-20-2014 09:17:03 | More by Nihilistkid
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jlee185

Missouri

3/5  rDev -11.2%

01-04-2014 15:38:44 | More by jlee185
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sweetlou25

Illinois

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-27-2013 16:34:15 | More by sweetlou25
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

11-08-2013 23:48:47 | More by krome
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

11-04-2013 22:12:18 | More by tommyguz
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jgunther71

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-02-2013 23:58:27 | More by jgunther71
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sdonegan

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

11-01-2013 05:43:51 | More by sdonegan
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +18.3%

10-30-2013 03:21:29 | More by FreshmanPour77
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zeff80

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-27-2013 21:54:11 | More by zeff80
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Maninthearena

Minnesota

3.16/5  rDev -6.5%

Appearance- Very orange, thin frothy top, cloudy enough not to see through it. Looks like a good brew from the looks of it.

Nose- Malt, some creamy pumpkin notes. Some spice to it. A little sweetness lingers.

Taste- Pumpkin puree rather than pie-like. A lot less sweet then a lot of other pumpkin ales but pumpkin flavored nonetheless. A little bitterness although not hoppy, some toasted gingerbread adds a nice quality. Subtle wash of alcohol at the end with some tartiness.

Mouthfeel- Thin and slightly watery, I expected something a little more robust for a fall seasonal. Enough alcohol for a small warming effect on the finish leaving a thin coat on the palate.

Overall- First beer I've had from Wild Onion. A nice deviation to the overdone absurdly sweet pumpkin beers around. However, the taste lacked that oomph that I had hoped for that separates the great pumpkin ales from the rest.

10-20-2013 00:48:35 | More by Maninthearena
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xdtfx

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-19-2013 18:19:34 | More by xdtfx
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Jame515

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.2%

10-15-2013 02:29:22 | More by Jame515
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falconxman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

10-14-2013 01:31:58 | More by falconxman
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -40.8%

10-11-2013 20:21:10 | More by skaboom420
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sweemzander

Illinois

2.26/5  rDev -33.1%

12oz. can poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours a pale orange color. Some white froth.

(S)- A lighter graiy aroma. Bits of light honey sweetness. Extremely subtle pumpkin in the aroma.

(T)- Slight graininess meets a light sweetness. Very slight pumpkin hints sadly.

(M)- A good carbonation level but the feel of this beer is far too light and not much pumpkin to speak of. A light beer meets tiny bits of pumpkin.

(O)- Probably my least favorite I tried this season so far. It just lacks any real flavors or aroma for the style for me.

10-01-2013 14:03:46 | More by sweemzander
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev +0.6%

12 oz. can, with no apparent canned on or freshness date present. My second beer from Wild Onion Brewing Co., expectations are about average since I know next to nothing about this brewery.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours just under two fingers of foamy beige / off-white head on top of a nice hazed burnt orange colored body with some bubbles lazily floating topside. Looks ideal for the style.

S - Smell is of the usual suspects: creamy pumpkin puree, cinnamon, brown sugar, nutmeg, thyme, and other herbal spice rack notes. Smells suited to style, although most pumpkin beers never smell like much to me.

T - Taste is pretty standard, but tasty. Some sugary cola, crisp carbonation, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, and some other assorted spices. Spiced cola taste is most prominent to me.

M - Feel is lightly sticky. Mostly smooth, crisp, and clean. Moderate carbonation akin to what I imagine a pumpkin soda would be like.

Overall, a pretty generic and "safe" pumpkin beer offering from Wild Onion Brewing Co. Fairly generic and one-dimensional in it's attack, but it is a solid autumnal offering, and would probably make for a safe gateway beer for those that are new to the style. Looking forward to more from these guys.

Wild Onion Pumpkin Ale ---3.5/5

09-23-2013 01:41:15 | More by mfnmbvp
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

09-14-2013 00:16:12 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Pumpkin Ale from Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.