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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,890 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,890
Reviews: 1,996
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 309
Gots: 833 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of JMad
4.28/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a very clear, dark golden color with a thick fluffy white head.

The smell consists mainly of nutmeg, brown sugar, caramel and pumpkin.

It has a nice flavor, some roasted malt with pie crust followed by more nutmeg and pumpkin.

The body is perfect, it's nice and crisp with the perfect amount of carbonation and a nice mmmmph on the finish to let you know it has a powerful abv.

This is definitely one of the best pumpkin beers I have ever tasted.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of MotorboatMofo
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- amber with white head. Good carbonation

S- Balanced smell of pumpkin, brown sugar, and spices. Can't really smell too much pumpkin

T- Full bodied flavor. Don't really taste too much pumpkin. But it's there!

M- Great tasting beer. Nothing overwhelms this beer.

O- Well balanced beer. Perfect for the season. I would drink couple of these throughout the day during the holidays. I would buy this again. Great holiday beer.

Photo of nycbeerfreak
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Orangish golden color and slightly cloudy. Minimal and slightly creamy head that doesn't last long... and thats ok ...its a pumpkin beer ..not a IPA

S- Roasted pumpkin, gingerbread, cinnamon, a little hoppy

T- Pumpkin has the staying power and is most evident in latter stages of each sip. there is a tinge of bitterness, and tastes of ginger, all spice and a bit of cinnamon

M- Creamy, pleasant, flavor spreads nicely across palate

D- Very nice, a great fall brew, alcohol does not say 7% to this guy !!

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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of rievelx6
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Has an orangish amber color to it with white head

S- Good blend of pumpkin and some spices

T- At first I get the spices with some malt then at the end i get the pumpkin

M- Good carbonation with slit bite

O- Overall this is a very good pumpkin ale good taste for the season

Photo of The_GrassHOPper
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of patpbr
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Orange and copper color with a small amount of head that disappeared quickly.
S - Spices. Pumpkin, Nutmeg
T - Pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, cinnamon. Malts. Its all adds a little.
M - Medium body and moderate carbonation a little bit of bite
O - I have been noticing many Pumpkin ales, It was good enough to try more.

Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 5,890 ratings.