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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,725 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,725
Reviews: 1,915
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 213
Gots: 339 | 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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dwren89

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4.65/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: coppery orange/brown with some cloudiness and thin off white head

Aroma: pumpkin heartiness but also a very beer like aroma. Slight nutmeg and cinnamon hints but this beer smells impressively beer like but with pumpkin notes.

Taste: bear perfect blend of pumpkin, spice, and real malt taste. Pumpkin flavor complements bready malt taste rather than overpowers and the nutmeg, cinnamon, and brown sugar additions give the beer a pumpkin pie like flavor. The finish is drying and pleasant.

Mouthfeel: full bodied but drinkable for a pumpkin ale. Medium carbonation

Overall: one of my favorite fall pumpkin ales because it balanced pumpkin and spice flavors with real beer and malt flavors. Sometimes pumpkin ales are overdone and overwhelming to the palate with sweetness and dessert like flavors. I like this one because it is one you can definitely drink a full six pack of and not completely fatigue your palate.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 18:16:16 | More by dwren89
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Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 4,725 ratings.