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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,693 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,693
Reviews: 1,915
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 205
Gots: 333 | FT: 8
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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FIN

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-15-2012 21:43:29 | More by FIN
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JoeD15

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-15-2012 21:34:44 | More by JoeD15
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jopezu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-15-2012 19:12:29 | More by jopezu
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Partridge

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-15-2012 17:46:33 | More by Partridge
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Scandoppelganger

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-15-2012 09:18:16 | More by Scandoppelganger
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bzach

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-15-2012 05:51:24 | More by bzach
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-15-2012 03:25:06 | More by bluesplit63
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Smallish head that dissipated quickly, moderate lacing. Gorgeous orange glow, though I thought is was supposed to be brown.

Smell: Like pumpkin pie, definitely get the allspice, cinnamon as well but not as much. Slightly sweet smell to and light molasses tone (brown sugar), as well as a nice actual pumpkin smell. The malt takes the back seat, and the hops come in slightly floral and herbal but very subtle.

Taste: Very similar to the smell, but not as complex or delicate. The allspice is more dominant, as well as the hops, jumping in with a nice bitterness to cut the sweetness. The after taste is dominated more by malt and some noticable peppery bread notes from the yeast. There is a huge amount of flavor in here, even by dogfish standards.

Mouthfeel: This brew has a very robust mouthfeel, it coats your mouth. The carbonation is pretty high as well, although not to much. Compliments the flavor very well

Overall: A fantastic pumpkin ale, the first one I can say that I truly enjoyed. There seems to be a tendancy for this style to consist of a run of the mill ale that is spiced like a pumpkin pie. You can tell this ale was built from the ground up to work as a pumpkin beer. My only complaint is that they call it a brown ale, and it is not brown, which threw me off at first. I wish I could get more than just the one four-pack, this is autumn in a glass.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2012 00:23:49 | More by Siriusfisherman
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uscbrasco

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-14-2012 23:16:53 | More by uscbrasco
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SlickestWilly

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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Mcallaghan04

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-14-2012 20:45:27 | More by Mcallaghan04
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posborn215

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-14-2012 00:53:14 | More by posborn215
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-14-2012 00:32:49 | More by bubseymour
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

10-14-2012 00:17:17 | More by dvanhandel
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Jeb37

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-13-2012 21:06:58 | More by Jeb37
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2neardead

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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jesus808

California

5/5  rDev +26.6%

10-13-2012 06:16:34 | More by jesus808
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JohnFatAss

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-13-2012 03:33:50 | More by JohnFatAss
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Honeycutt

Delaware

5/5  rDev +26.6%

10-13-2012 02:54:57 | More by Honeycutt
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dphillips

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-13-2012 02:00:08 | More by dphillips
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BJasny

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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acbe

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Weebsjak

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-12-2012 16:37:02 | More by Weebsjak
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Desi


3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

10-12-2012 16:17:40 | More by Desi
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-12-2012 15:24:37 | More by smartassboiler
Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 4,693 ratings.