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Night Owl Pumpkin Ale - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

959 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 959
Reviews: 323
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.21%
Wants: 109
Gots: 136 | 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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Photo of ShemRahBoo
4/5  rDev +1.8%

ShemRahBoo, Sep 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Texasfan549, Sep 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

BeerHunter76, Sep 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

mportnoy, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

shockrocker65, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +1.8%

kjkinsey, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of m0ntels
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

m0ntels, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of bacher468
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

bacher468, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of DrDemento456
4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a nice clear orange brown with a 1/2 inch of opaque colored head.

S - Smells quite mild yet balanced getting some sweet spices and not very vegital pumpkin. Malts and hops seem level.

T - Wow very nice as other stated it balances the line of pumpkin and beer very well with just the right amount of cinnamon and allspice to keep it from being too vegital. Malt forward is also a plus for the style.

M - Like Fegley's Devious only more sessionable with a light to medium body make for easy drink ability.

Overall it either this or Devious but I am looking to get a case of this stuff. Good pumpkin ale indeed.

DrDemento456, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of strongaf
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

strongaf, Aug 28, 2012
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1/5  rDev -74.6%

JamesParks, Aug 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Rojada1988, Aug 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

acp21178, Aug 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

ZorroMulder, Aug 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

johnnyboy76, Aug 26, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

carteravebrew, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

jagada, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of jtierney89
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

nice clear sappy hue with a bit of off white head. smells like heaven, like fresh pumpkin pie.

Wow good show! combines drinkability with amazing pumpkin flavor. Body remains consistent and doesnt water down at all, evenly spiced with some pumpkin flavor remaining. Medium bodied, high enough in ABV to catch a buzz but low enough to session. A pumpkin beer thats a bit heavier on cinnamon than others but it's a rather good beer. This beer has a good reputation for a reason.

combines the flavor of the imperial pumpkin ales with the drinkability of the session pumpkin ales.

jtierney89, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of bstave
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into Dogfish Head Tulip Pint Glass

Pours a brilliant orange leaving little head and minimal lacing. This beer smells like pumpkin pie. Big allspice and nutmeg on the nose. Taste doesn't quite live up to the smell, but pulls through quite nicely. Mouthfeel is medium. Slight bitterness in the back end. Overall, this is a nice pumpkin beer and probably one of the best examples. I like the new six pack option. Seek out for those who enjoy the style.

bstave, Aug 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

BeerDrinkingRhino, Aug 22, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

mhaugo, Aug 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

BeefSkillet, Aug 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Brown120, Aug 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Danimal584, Aug 18, 2012
Night Owl Pumpkin Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 959 ratings.