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Night Owl Pumpkin Ale - Elysian Brewing Company

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Night Owl Pumpkin AleNight Owl Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

739 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 739
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 81
Gots: 53 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with 150 lbs. of pumpkin in each batch. Made with Pale, Munich and Crystal malts green and roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin in the mash, boil and fermenter. Bittered with Horizon hops. Spiced in conditioning with nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-11-2002)
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Ds650rida

New York

3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked one of these up as a single bottle and I've heard good things about it. Poured bottle into an oversized wine glass. Date on bottle is 20513 (i assume it means february 5th, 2013.)

A: Off-white head was about 1/2 finger thick. Leaves behind little lacing and quickly fizzes away after about 15 seconds. Hazy dark amber when held up to a light.

S: Right off the bat i get strong notes of clove and ginger with a hint of allspice & pumpkin towards the end.

T: Ginger takes over off the bat. Tastes like ginger bread. Not much pumpkin, though i pick up a hint of it at the end and give a slight note of pumpkin pie. However, as the beer warms up, I get a lot more of the pumpkin taste over the spices.

M: I hardly detect hops at all. Very wet finish and the spices cover the pumpkin pie flavor.

O: Beer is very drinkable, in my opinion leaves a little to be desired as far as pumpkin flavor as the spices seem to cover it up throughout. I could sit through 4 or 6 of these and be happy with my choice. But I think if you're looking for that robust presence of pumpkin, there are other choices.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 22:43:04 | More by Ds650rida
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Night Owl Pumpkin Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 739 ratings.