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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
88
very good

775 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 91
Gots: 66 | 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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Dilbert65

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-10-2014 23:45:29 | More by Dilbert65
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soulcougher

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

08-10-2014 04:45:53 | More by soulcougher
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Anero92


4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-10-2014 01:09:27 | More by Anero92
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Stevemac7988


4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-09-2014 01:34:35 | More by Stevemac7988
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Maktupac


4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-08-2014 23:05:56 | More by Maktupac
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-08-2014 04:35:44 | More by zestar
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Tarale9

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-07-2014 22:50:42 | More by Tarale9
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orcrist_cleaver

New York

3.41/5  rDev -12.6%

Does this beer make me think of pumpkin pie or pumpkin? Amber and syrupy, no head, red rooibos tea comes to mind. Slimy on mouth like a pumpkin. Spicy cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and ginger are balanced by woody hops. Sage, floral lemon zest, coffee and caffeine. Light vanilla and peach combine with spices to give impression of herbaceous squash, earthy and metallic. Metal on palate with lemon verbena bitterness. Overall, I think the malt presence is too weak in this beer at the moment. Bitter, nutty, astringent, not yet ripe squash that is compensated by heavy spicing, served without butter, lacking decadence and fullness. In the end, this is decidedly just a pumpkin beer masked by hops, spices, and lacking the an integral maltiness. I didn't imagine myself in James's pumpkin version of the giant peach.

08-06-2014 19:05:28 | More by orcrist_cleaver
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-05-2014 01:18:49 | More by Boggdogg
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JoelClark

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-03-2014 17:49:24 | More by JoelClark
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therealsikes

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-03-2014 14:28:16 | More by therealsikes
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Donkster46

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-31-2014 16:39:25 | More by Donkster46
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-26-2014 19:21:32 | More by DrBier
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lisa_mayfield

Alaska

3/5  rDev -23.1%

07-26-2014 09:30:27 | More by lisa_mayfield
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ninjembro

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-25-2014 23:12:04 | More by ninjembro
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-21-2014 00:31:05 | More by curlybird
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-20-2014 07:02:04 | More by Howlader
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Aquatic25


4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-17-2014 02:10:30 | More by Aquatic25
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irishpride

New York

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-05-2014 00:16:01 | More by irishpride
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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-03-2014 04:58:48 | More by GClarkage
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-01-2014 00:21:17 | More by GRG1313
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-28-2014 02:38:02 | More by wrightst
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Liverocks

Delaware

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-27-2014 14:10:54 | More by Liverocks
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-26-2014 05:59:17 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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tylerbrowe

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-22-2014 18:09:09 | More by tylerbrowe
Night Owl Pumpkin Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.