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Baked Pumpkin Ale - Lancaster Brewing Company

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86
very good

77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.83%
Wants: 6
Gots: 8 | 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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Looks pretty clear caramel amber deep dark roasted notes as well with a cream khaki tan head forms nice and thick even speckled lacing is left behind.

Aroma rich pumpkin spice, caramel malts, pumpkin flesh a bit of crust notes…really works well together.

Flavor a spicy mix of booze and all spice, cinnamon, and nutmeg that all overshadow the pumpkin additions. That harsh perfume like character is out of balance here and makes it much more difficult to enjoy than some of the better versions that have more balance.

Mouthfeel is a bit harsh heavy spice notes really kill the palate and basically fatigue sets in after a few different versions of this same pumpkin ale style the good wants stand out and the bad and the average kind of run together.

Overall impression is it is drinkable but not stand out amongst the group of pumpkin ales I’ve had this year.

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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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On draft at the brewery... again. Deep amber color, full tan head, right level of spice, with vegetative hop notes and caramel on the nose, which works great for a pumpkin brew. Medium bodied, and less spice on the palate than I expected. On the finish- great spice and vanilla flavor. As I said, just a really excellent, well-made autumn brew and great representation of the pumpkin style from Lancaster Brewing.

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I paid $3.50 for the single always love trying new pumpkin ales regardless of already having a favorite (Night Owl)

A - Pours a very deep amber brown hue, clear with a solid 1/2 inch of opaque colored head that doesn't fizz out in seconds so yeah!
S - Smell is balanced no overbearing cinnamon or nutmeg, smells rather sweet with a vanilla dough like sweetness. I taste.
T - Quite good the cinnamon is a bit heavy but it masks the vegital bite of the pumpkin pretty well. Its sweet but not Pumking sweet giving a bit of malty crust like body and vanilla like dough.
M - Medium bodied sort of chewy really digging that its not overall bitter.

Overall it meets my expectations of balanced malt to spices and its doesn't have a super heavy hop profit (malty like it should be) I would have this again if approached with a six pack.

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Baked Pumpkin Ale from Lancaster Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.