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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,101 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,101
Reviews: 1,941
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 270
Gots: 536 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

hoppy91, Thursday at 11:13 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

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4.08/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

km02600, Thursday at 10:51 PM
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2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

JohnnyK, Thursday at 10:00 PM
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

JHop, Thursday at 07:44 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

aProtagonist, Thursday at 03:24 AM
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Dig the new goblin eating pumpkin labels for 2014

drink-Frank-drunk, Thursday at 02:53 AM
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Salud24, Thursday at 02:17 AM
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4.08/5  rDev +3.3%

DrJones, Thursday at 02:05 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Pumpkin flavored beer is not my favorite - that being said everything about this Pumpkin Ale is excellent, less the taste because of the basic spice profile for me. If you like pumpkin flavored beer, get this beer.

gonzo000, Thursday at 01:53 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Grodd87, Wednesday at 11:53 PM
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4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.36/5  rDev +10.4%

alostplot, Wednesday at 11:25 PM
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4.15/5  rDev +5.1%

I hadn’t been able to get ahold of this beer for over 5 years (after enjoying plenty of them back in the day). And the wait is worth it. This remains a world-class pumpkin beer!

Pours an attractive golden amber, with a pleasant head of off-white suds. Lace is loopy and lovely.

Aroma - A rich pumpkin and spice mix, with notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and brown sugar all making their presences known.

Taste - This is a complex beer, with none of the spices overpowering the pumpkin, which makes me happy after having so many pumpkin ales that don’t get that balance right. With plenty of taste, character, and subtlety, Punkin Ale remains one of my favorite pumpkin ales, and one I’d return to again. Only negative is the price (I paid $13.99 for a 4pk).

secondtooth, Wednesday at 07:15 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 5,101 ratings.