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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

5,964 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,964
Reviews: 2,012
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 321
Gots: 928 | FT: 7
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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A: Murky deep amber, little head, thin rim with fine bubbles, scant surface foam, pronounced but ephemeral lacing.
S: thin nose, hint of spice/clove
T: clean, with a hoppy, slightly cinnamon, slightly pumpkin malty mix. Well-balanced.
M:Medium body, thin but foamy, creamy
O: Very drinkable, not overpowering, you can enjoy an imperial pint or two with being sated, although you might want a palate-cleanser, even water, alongside.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler into a pint glass
A: Pumpkin-orange with a white 1+ finger head
S: Pumpkin with lots of warming spices, a bit of malt underneath
T: Matches the nose perfectly
M: Medium-bodied, a bit of a kick from the spice
O: Solid pumpkin beer

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Overall a very nice beer. I would much more consider this a great harvest ale over a pumpkin. It has almost no pumpkin notes but a lot of nutmeg. I enjoyed it personally but the pumking by southern tier was definitely a better pumpkin.

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Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 5,964 ratings.