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Johnny Rails Pumpkin Ale - Erie Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Morey on 08-03-2013)
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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.96/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

The appearance of this beer, well it pours into my chalice forming a slightly hazed copper amber body with a light beige head, which dwindles rather quickly and leaves behind minimal lacing.

Aroma, has caramelized malts with pumpkin cream character, and spice lingering with each sniff.

Flavor is a bit too buttery, the creamy pumpkin notes and mild spices are nice, but a heavy thick butterscotch component sends it over the edge for me.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied cloying sweetness lingers with mild spices that make you want to scrape your tongue to get rid of it.

Overall, I can’t appreciate something like this with that much lingering sweetness and abrasive spice notes, even compared to the other pumpkin ales out there it’s again in the middle of the road for me.

WVbeergeek, Sep 05, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.28/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a nicely carbonated copper color. The white head is really small and dissipates almost like a soda and leaves no lacing.

Smell: Weak smell of pumpkin with a little clove, and some spicy/peppery.

Taste: Exactly like the smell, with maybe a touch of copper.

Mouthfeel: Medium body but lacking carbonation badly.

This is better than an average macro, and easy to drink, but the flavor lacks yumminess. I'm not saying it's bad, because it is decent, but there are too many pumpkin beers that are way better than this.

donmonkey1, Mar 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -13.3%

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Johnny Rails Pumpkin Ale from Erie Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.