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Baked Pumpkin Ale - Lancaster Brewing Company

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Baked Pumpkin AleBaked Pumpkin Ale

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86
very good

54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Description: Have your pie and drink it too! Bold flavor with a deep amber color, our big Baked Pumpkin Ale is sure to remind you of Grandma's home made pumpkin pie.

(Beer added by: Cylinsier on 09-28-2013)
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BodyPolitic

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-30-2014 03:10:09 | More by BodyPolitic
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DLSheidy

Pennsylvania

3.32/5  rDev -13.1%

08-29-2014 02:16:57 | More by DLSheidy
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themind

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-27-2014 22:09:07 | More by themind
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fourstringer

Maryland

3.9/5  rDev +2.1%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass. Moderate hand. Dated 21414.

A: 4.0 Rich amber-orange with good clarity. 1 finger of off-white head. Good retention. Light lacing.

S: 4.25 Sweet pumpkin pie, cinnamon, nutmeg. Smells very much like pumpkin pie filling. Vanilla. Brown sugar.

T: 3.75 Hop bitterness intermingle with pumpkin pie. Interestingly, there is not much of a progression with a beginning/middle/end, but more of an on/off. That being said, the malt notes do somewhat build and taper off. Semi-dry finish. Surprisingly clean. Slight alcohol presence. A bit more bitterness than expected.

M: 4.0 Moderate carbonation with a medium body. Decent creaminess that is well suited to the flavor profile.

O: 3.9 Pretty nice pumpkin ale. The spices are there and there is a nice amount of actual pumpkin flavor as well. Good body. Perhaps slightly over-hopped and the taste doesn't quite live up to the promise of the nose, but overall it is well above average in the typically under-performing pumpkin ale classification.

Prost!

08-26-2014 01:46:08 | More by fourstringer
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Python6586

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-21-2014 22:59:28 | More by Python6586
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

08-21-2014 21:23:43 | More by muskiesman
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EvoRich

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +23%

Look: Poured into a tulip, it's a deep, orange, copper color. Pours with a white fluffy head.

Smell: Sweet pumpkin spices, cinnamon, wheaty malts,

Taste: Very sweet Pumpkin spice flavor upfront and it follows all the way through to the end. You can taste the malts, but pumpkin is very upfront and dominates the taste of this beer. Excellent stuff!

Feel: Medium-full bodied. Medium carbonation. Just right.

Overall: This rivals Southern Tier Pumking. It's not quite as sweet and spicy as Pumpking, but it has more of an authentic pumpkin pie flavor. I didn't expect to like it this much. The steaming pumpkin pie lable is spot on to how this beer tastes. It's excellent!

08-20-2014 23:50:35 | More by EvoRich
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SamiDavis

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-20-2014 20:12:38 | More by SamiDavis
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-19-2014 18:21:58 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Prototype_IPA


5/5  rDev +30.9%

08-16-2014 21:06:55 | More by Prototype_IPA
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-16-2014 21:05:04 | More by salthemonster
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-16-2014 04:59:34 | More by Rojada1988
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Tankbonnies


4.28/5  rDev +12%

08-14-2014 23:13:28 | More by Tankbonnies
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-08-2014 00:10:14 | More by IdrinkGas
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.36/5  rDev +14.1%

12 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.
Consumed 1/29/14 (Maybe 4 to 6 months old)

Appearance
Orange / amber with hardly any head. Excellent clarity with moderate carbonation.

Nose
Pumpkin meat and pie crust with hints of allspice and cinnamon.

Taste
Sweet pumpkin meatiness with a lightly toasted pie crust. Bready with notes of pumpkin rind. Nice layers to the maltiness with additional notes of biscuit, Munich malts and sprinkles of candy sugar. Subtle hints of allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, smooth, crisp and semi-dry.

Overall
Tastes great despite being past its prime. Well balanced with a complex maltiness and a nice pumpkin taste. I'll definitely be buying fresh bottles this year.

02-06-2014 19:28:33 | More by justintcoons
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JMohl3

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-10-2014 20:00:53 | More by JMohl3
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3/5  rDev -21.5%

12-19-2013 14:31:42 | More by HRamz3
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +1%

I initially tried this beer on-tap at the brewpub, but I prefer not to geek out and write reviews at the bar if I can help it, so this review is for the bottled version.

This is a very dark pumpkin beer! The two-plus fingers of dense, foamy head were tawny, but with an orangish tint. Color was a deep-copper (SRM = > 22, < 27) with NE-plus quality clarity, enabling me to peer into the future where I saw my 30-year high school class reunion on Saturday. Nose had an odd eggnog-like smell, putting it squarely in the nutmeg realm, which is different. I have had some that were overboard on cinnamon before, but not nutmeg-forward. The sticky lacing that began to appear was going to require a jackhammer to remove. Mouthfeel was medium-to-full, not quite creamy, but on the approach. The taste was very nutmeg-forward and this reminded me more of an eggnog-type of beer than of pumpkin pie. That said, this was better than many that I have drank during this year's pumpkin ale season. Finish was dry, thanks to all of the spices, but not gaspingly dry.

11-29-2013 01:25:05 | More by woodychandler
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MCain04

Illinois

3.49/5  rDev -8.6%

bottled 9/25, poured into a Crooked Stave goblet.

Pours an amber clear body with minimal white head which quickly diffuses to nothing, no lacing.

Smell is pumpkin forward with cinnamon and brown sugar akin to a pumpkin pie, as the name might suggest. Some nutmeg and ginger, with other assorted fall spices.

Taste really falls short of the nice aroma. Little pumpkin taste is present, much more stale, bready, with unpleasant bitterness. Not much spice flavoring either. Lingering bready taste.

Mouthfeel is light to medium but leaves a heavy and dry finish on the palate. Moderate carbonation. Not very smooth.

Overall, A great smelling beer, but that's about where it ends. There are better tasting pumpkin beers easily accessible.

11-17-2013 21:30:13 | More by MCain04
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ConradKenney

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-14-2013 20:08:54 | More by ConradKenney
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Roland45s

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-08-2013 13:49:28 | More by Roland45s
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

This beer has copper color body with a small fizzy head. The aroma is strong of spice, and brown sugar. The taste has a sweet taste to it, with some sugar and pumpkin coming through but not spice not like the aroma. The mouthfeel i think is perfect, smooth and not overly heavy. Overall it is a good pumpkin beer.

11-07-2013 03:33:22 | More by chefhatt
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james582

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

11-03-2013 14:16:32 | More by james582
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RandyKemka

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-27-2013 18:51:20 | More by RandyKemka
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

10-27-2013 05:12:29 | More by tommyguz
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Baked Pumpkin Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.