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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,722 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,722
Reviews: 1,915
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 209
Gots: 337 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
A full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. We brew our Punkin Ale with pumpkin meat, organic brown sugar and spices. As the season cools, this is the perfect beer to warm up with.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 09-26-2002)
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TheAlamoWrocker

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed December 16, 2011. Poured a 12 oz bottle into a Pint glass.
I saved this for a bit because I didn't agree with how it tasted when I first bought it.

A: Poured a massive creamy two fingered head. Poured a beautiful Fulvous with carbonation rising nicely.

S: The nice sweet dark malts are quite pleasant with the strong caramel that backs it up. The Nutmeg is definitely here with some additional spices.

T: The first few times I had this beer it had strong Nutmeg notes to it, but now it doesn't taste like that. The strong point to this is oddly it's allspice taste. This oddly does feel really sweet to me which I could only imagine is because of its malt quality. A slight bitterness bites as an aftertaste. As this warms up slightly the nutmeg exposes itself more. It doesn't really feel pumpkin, but with its spices this taste quite pleasant. This doesn't really carry the pumpkin that I hoped for though.

M: The lasting head gives this a nice creamy feel that stays on the lips. The body feels smooth and its carbonation makes it bite.

O: This is quite enjoyable. For this being a seasonal I strongly suggest giving it a try for when it comes out, this is a seasonal worth waiting for.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2011 18:31:37 | More by TheAlamoWrocker
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Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 4,722 ratings.