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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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very good

5,613 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,613
Reviews: 1,973
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 295
Gots: 734 | FT: 6
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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12oz bottle from Bullock's (Woodstock, GA). 8.99/ 4 pack. Bottle date is on a strange format but I believe 6/14/14. Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Pours a clear, deep copper with about two fingers of white head. Nice retention across the top and a few spots of lace.

Nutmeg, pumpkin and a malty sweetnness on the nose. Not much going on but it's pleasant enough.

Taste is straight forward as well- toasted malts, brown sugar, pumpkin, allspice, faint nutmeg and a little cinnamon. Smooth and unassuming, this goes down very easily.

Body isn't heavy but has a nice creamy weight to it. Soft carbonation. Finishes with pumpkin, pie spice and brown sugar.

I'm not sure why it took me so long to get around to trying Punkin Ale. It's a very approachable pumpkin beer. Not too spiced and not overly boozey. It might not be my favorite pumpkin brew but it is very well rounded and incredibly easy to drink.

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Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 5,613 ratings.