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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,846 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,846
Reviews: 1,919
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 246
Gots: 390 | 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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EdSki


4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

11-20-2012 01:27:33 | More by EdSki
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MichaelPhiladelphiaBeer


4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-19-2012 16:10:41 | More by MichaelPhiladelphiaBeer
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mcdsports

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-19-2012 03:23:01 | More by mcdsports
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sarajayne


4.18/5  rDev +5.8%

Dogfish Punkin Ale is the perfect beer for the changing season. It is only available from September first until around Thanksgiving. This award winning full-bodied brew is made from only the finest ingredients, which include pumpkin meat and brown sugar, make the perfect recipe for a cold fall night - not for the light drinker. A bit more pricey than most, but well worth it. If you haven’t had it before nows your chance.

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11-18-2012 22:58:01 | More by sarajayne
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-18-2012 11:40:10 | More by Snellgg5
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jratt79

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-18-2012 00:36:22 | More by jratt79
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TheSteak22

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

11-17-2012 19:50:55 | More by TheSteak22
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BeerJD

Missouri

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-17-2012 19:03:54 | More by BeerJD
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leinie13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-17-2012 01:50:11 | More by leinie13
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sbanacho

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-17-2012 00:23:51 | More by sbanacho
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MattGeleske


3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-16-2012 19:42:18 | More by MattGeleske
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bifrost17

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-16-2012 19:11:32 | More by bifrost17
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JRBUSNA02


4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-16-2012 19:05:11 | More by JRBUSNA02
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bruno1187

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-16-2012 01:06:00 | More by bruno1187
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fayenatic

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-15-2012 21:02:33 | More by fayenatic
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sneaks2210

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-15-2012 02:56:42 | More by sneaks2210
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

11-14-2012 17:23:29 | More by bvlaminck
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HavasuDG

Arizona

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-14-2012 05:36:06 | More by HavasuDG
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TreLey

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-14-2012 03:22:04 | More by TreLey
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RobeertWimbrew


4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-14-2012 03:19:32 | More by RobeertWimbrew
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imperialking

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-13-2012 19:49:01 | More by imperialking
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Craftonly23121

Rhode Island

1/5  rDev -74.7%

11-13-2012 19:37:04 | More by Craftonly23121
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SkeeterBoganski

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

Been stashing this for a couple months, and have now found myself with plenty to share!

A - it's kind of deep golden, or really light brown; certainly not typical brown ale-looking; very small head; unretained lacing

S - brown sugar; nutmeg; pumpkin bread; sweet malt

T - caramel; pumpkin; cinnamon; candy corn; nutmeg; more brown sugar; some bitter hops

M - it's a little sweet up front; cloying pumpkin through and through; a little boozy but well-concealed bc of all the other flavors; pretty smooth but a little bitter on the back end; bitterness stays on the back of the tongue; pleasant carbonation

O - this has for years been my go-to fall beer; I'm not a big fan of Oktoberfests and this beer always makes me welcome fall; it's up there w some of the best pumpkin beers, although I've had better for sure; in terms of balance, flavor, and accessibility...this beer stands strong.

11-13-2012 01:33:28 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +9.6%

I know I have had this bottled before (I need to review that) but today I had a very nice glass on draft at the Winking Lizard on Coventry.

It has a very nice moderate aroma. The taste matches this closely but with a nice ale balance. Like the best of this style, I could have had another. The aftertaste is very nice as well.

As I remembered it, this is much better on tap than the bottle was.

11-12-2012 02:36:25 | More by schoolboy
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

11-11-2012 23:02:58 | More by Wally1912
Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 4,846 ratings.