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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,924 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,924
Reviews: 2,008
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 313
Gots: 875 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 09-26-2002

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
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty fast dissipating head on a amber colored body. This beer really does smell like the holidays. Malty smell followed by spices and pumpkin pie. The taste is the same. Rich and deep malt flavor with with a nice alcohol middle and a spicy sweet finish. Great beer for the holiday season.

Photo of Illmaticzx
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- clear dark pinkish/ orange tint, one finger head dissapates fairly quick

S - sweet, spices, brown sugar, hint of pumkin

T- brown sugar, all spice, pumpkin, subdued hops, really nice sweet after taste that lingers pleasantly, alcohol blends nicely, nicely balanced flavors overall

M- creamy, moderate carbonation, medium body, very much an ale

O- My first pumpkin beer that I enjoyed, i like how balanced and easy drinking it is, loved the smooth sweet after taste, thought it could use a bit more pumpkin flavors in the forfront. If there are other pumpkin beers as good or better I may need to give more pumkin beers a chance.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of JMad
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very clear, dark golden color with a thick fluffy white head.

The smell consists mainly of nutmeg, brown sugar, caramel and pumpkin.

It has a nice flavor, some roasted malt with pie crust followed by more nutmeg and pumpkin.

The body is perfect, it's nice and crisp with the perfect amount of carbonation and a nice mmmmph on the finish to let you know it has a powerful abv.

This is definitely one of the best pumpkin beers I have ever tasted.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of MotorboatMofo
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- amber with white head. Good carbonation

S- Balanced smell of pumpkin, brown sugar, and spices. Can't really smell too much pumpkin

T- Full bodied flavor. Don't really taste too much pumpkin. But it's there!

M- Great tasting beer. Nothing overwhelms this beer.

O- Well balanced beer. Perfect for the season. I would drink couple of these throughout the day during the holidays. I would buy this again. Great holiday beer.

Photo of nycbeerfreak
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Orangish golden color and slightly cloudy. Minimal and slightly creamy head that doesn't last long... and thats ok ...its a pumpkin beer ..not a IPA

S- Roasted pumpkin, gingerbread, cinnamon, a little hoppy

T- Pumpkin has the staying power and is most evident in latter stages of each sip. there is a tinge of bitterness, and tastes of ginger, all spice and a bit of cinnamon

M- Creamy, pleasant, flavor spreads nicely across palate

D- Very nice, a great fall brew, alcohol does not say 7% to this guy !!

Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 5,924 ratings.