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Punkin Ale - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,157 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,157
Reviews: 1,944
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 271
Gots: 564 | 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 +1.3%

calcnerd, Jan 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

fosters9, Jan 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

pmacuch, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

richeddi, Jan 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

Cirus, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of bcsbeer
2.8/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Hazy amber with a off white Dogfish Head. Reduced down to a ring with spotty lacing.

S: Not a lot for the nose.

T: Medicinal with a big alcohol presents. Clove and cinnamon with some pumpkin in the back round.
M: Was a little syrupy with low carbonation.

O: This was the last one of the 4 pk I bought in the fall. I have been avoiding it in the back of my refrigerator for several months, nothing changed. Not a good year for DFH. I have have had it in the past and liked it, and will give it another try this year.

bcsbeer, Jan 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Gregwa, Jan 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

BklynTerp, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

dbfp210, Jan 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

shehateme, Jan 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

hopandbarley28, Jan 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

rmeller, Jan 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

dcguitar, Jan 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Tschnab, Jan 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Kahmal, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of GossageBrewery
4.44/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured this Pumpkin Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. This Ale poured a burnt orange color, produced a average off white head, and featured average retention and lacing. The aroma of this ale contains fresh pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and sweet brown sugar. Full bodied, this ale has a foundation of malted grain, fresh roasted pumpkin, caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg and allpice. Well balanced, this pumpkin ale has a perfect amount of pumpkin pie spice, the mouthfeel is exceptional, smooth and creamy. One of the finest Pumpkin Ale's that I have sampled- Prost!

GossageBrewery, Jan 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Scandalousmrt, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

dragoondingus, Jan 20, 2013
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3.91/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle from Total Wine Tampa FL for 2$

Appearance - Clear copper colour with an average size fizzy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some faint acing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes.

Smell - Caramel, pumpkin, all spice

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste caramel mixed with pumpkin and all-spice. There is also some breads/grains/yeast. It ends with a spicy aftertaste.

Overall - One of the better pumpkin beers I've had. It has a lot of flavour but it isn't cloying in any way. I could actually drink a few of these. I'll but this again next fall.

spinrsx, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

illeagle05, Jan 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Hoshymoto, Jan 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Beergelden, Jan 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

uturn, Jan 16, 2013
Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 5,157 ratings.