1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

Not Rated.
Punkin AlePunkin Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

4,726 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,726
Reviews: 1,915
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 214
Gots: 343 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 4,726 | Reviews: 1,915 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by techfed87:
Photo of techfed87
techfed87

Michigan

4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer pours a bit of a head, but not much more. Color is a dark amber and quite transparent. Smell is nice and spicy, with enough color to it to make it apparent that it really is a pumpkin ale, but not so much as to overwhelm you with the individual ingredients of it.

First sip is quite well bodied. There is a predominant spice component to it; however the overall feel of the beer doesn't appear to be put too off kilter with it being there. Carbonation is solid and quite complementary. The aftertaste does a great job at finishing the beer, all the while giving off several unique flavors that aren't perceived anytime other than there.

As pumpkin beers go, this one should be the one you judge all others off of. It really is a solid find.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2011 00:24:58 | More by techfed87
More User Reviews:
Photo of AleHunter805
AleHunter805

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-25-2014 11:27:45 | More by AleHunter805
Photo of tboileau
tboileau


4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-25-2014 02:09:48 | More by tboileau
Photo of Idrankitall
Idrankitall

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-24-2014 19:57:51 | More by Idrankitall
Photo of JD_Schaffer
JD_Schaffer


4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-23-2014 22:16:49 | More by JD_Schaffer
Photo of rbfurr3
rbfurr3

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-22-2014 23:22:35 | More by rbfurr3
Photo of joegard
joegard

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-22-2014 14:04:05 | More by joegard
Photo of alexm1309
alexm1309

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-22-2014 12:47:48 | More by alexm1309
Photo of Stagga_Lee
Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-22-2014 04:15:19 | More by Stagga_Lee
Photo of BarrelAgedG
BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-21-2014 05:38:59 | More by BarrelAgedG
Photo of Howlader
Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-20-2014 16:19:16 | More by Howlader
Photo of Duffman79
Duffman79

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-20-2014 11:15:56 | More by Duffman79
Photo of ndraughn84
ndraughn84

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

07-20-2014 04:38:01 | More by ndraughn84
Photo of CraigTravor
CraigTravor

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-19-2014 05:25:12 | More by CraigTravor
Photo of jyacco15
jyacco15

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-17-2014 18:47:03 | More by jyacco15
Photo of pjvie
pjvie

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-17-2014 13:23:01 | More by pjvie
Photo of costanzo_mike
costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-17-2014 12:27:43 | More by costanzo_mike
Photo of GriswoldR3
GriswoldR3

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-17-2014 04:40:53 | More by GriswoldR3
Photo of Aquatic25
Aquatic25


4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-17-2014 02:10:00 | More by Aquatic25
Photo of noperative
noperative

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +26.6%

07-17-2014 00:08:41 | More by noperative
Photo of Walkerjgt
Walkerjgt

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-16-2014 18:43:51 | More by Walkerjgt
Photo of wdf210
wdf210

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-16-2014 00:20:52 | More by wdf210
Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

07-15-2014 22:38:54 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
Photo of trxxpaxxs
trxxpaxxs

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

07-15-2014 20:45:07 | More by trxxpaxxs
Photo of core42
core42

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-15-2014 15:21:29 | More by core42
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 4,726 ratings.