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Painted Ladies Pumpkin Spice Ale - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Painted Ladies Pumpkin Spice AlePainted Ladies Pumpkin Spice Ale

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85
very good

167 Ratings
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 18
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with pumpkin and pumpkin pie spices. Available: September.

(Beer added by: beerwolf77 on 09-24-2009)
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to BeerFMAndy for sending this out as an extra. Served in tulip.

Pours an orange-copper color with a really nice white head and quite a bit of spotty lacing. Nose is quite a bit of sweet pumpkin pie with a bit of cinnamon in the background, though mostly nutmeg. The taste is, again, some pretty sweet pumpkin with mostly nutmeg and a bit of clove. Medium body with a tad bit of spice. Drinks pretty well and is a nice pumpkin beer all around.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2010 03:02:47 | More by Thorpe429
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From 10/24/11 tasting notes

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into my Ale Asylum pint glass

A) A clean looking orange, with a finger of off white head. The head dissipates to a nice dusting, and there was some decent lacing. The parade of bubbles making their way to the surface was also visually pleasing.

S) Pumpkin... Spice... The aroma is fairly sweet, but not overpowering.

T) Sweet pumpkin bread, spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Hops detected slightly in the finish. The 7.50 ABV was extremely well hidden.

M) Medium body, and quite well carbonated. Settles well on the palate. A nice crisp feel and good aftertaste.

O) A real nice pumpkin brew. It reminded me a bit of Lakefront's Pumpkin Lager, just a little more spiced. I must say, these pumpkin beers are really growing on me. I would gladly recommend this beer. Well done Tyranena...

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2011 03:04:31 | More by RoamingGnome
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klikger

Wisconsin

3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip glass

A - Medium-darkish amber with white head a ring finger thick and average lacing

S - Ginger, cinnamon, yeast, a little clove

T - Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and sweet malts --> caramel, black pepper, ginger --> pumpkin, yeast (Belgian?), lingering spices --> finish is spicy and slightly sweet

M - Medium-bodied, decent carbonation, slightly sticky as it warms

D - One is perfect, more would be a stretch for me. For the style, though, it's not bad.

An enjoyable beer, Painted Ladies is an annual treat, and it's best that way. Better than most pumpkin beers for sure.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2010 00:05:29 | More by klikger
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Ek0nomik

Wisconsin

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured In: Snifter

I can't believe I'm just now getting to review this. I was sipping on these throughout the Fall, but the constant acquiring of new beer put this on the back burner. Time to do this proper.

Appearance: The pour is a bronze and burnt orange color with absolutely no head showing up. No lace on the side of the glass and the beer is just ever so slightly effervescent.

Smell: A bit o' pumpkin, allspice, clove and nutmeg. The malt does come out as well; smells like caramel malt.

Taste: The tasting starts out with the spices coming through right away. More allspice, clove and nutmeg. The caramel malt starts to come through in the middle and the tasting finishes with sweet spice lingering on the tongue.

Mouthfeel: Thin to medium bodied. Carbonation level was actually maybe a bit on the low side for the more thin body.

Drinkability: Pumpkin beers are not my favorite style, but in the Autumn they sure do hit the spot. Cool breeze, colorful leaves and the sense of excitement from the Summer starts to come to an end. Granted, I'm a handful of months late for that to be the case today, but Tyranena's raising of the glass to pumpkin beer will end up in my crate again.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2011 01:11:05 | More by Ek0nomik
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-24-2013 18:07:42 | More by stereosforgeeks
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enelson

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-29-2012 19:13:59 | More by enelson
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Hopsiam14

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-18-2013 16:33:11 | More by Hopsiam14
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-27-2014 00:01:30 | More by GABrew
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-04-2013 02:44:26 | More by ssimpson89
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-26-2013 19:57:26 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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atone315

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-16-2013 10:59:49 | More by atone315
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stanale

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-14-2012 06:40:07 | More by stanale
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mcnkldzyn

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-15-2013 16:42:43 | More by mcnkldzyn
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-06-2013 01:12:44 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Christoff


3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-05-2012 22:13:19 | More by Christoff
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-29-2012 01:29:59 | More by hinemk76
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-30-2012 01:02:33 | More by BarrytheBear
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stxSS07

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-13-2012 03:08:18 | More by stxSS07
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

12-03-2012 00:15:01 | More by MSandahl23
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PhilDaBrewer

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-29-2013 03:05:00 | More by PhilDaBrewer
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mjpolzin

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured it a little too cold at first so it took some time for the smell and flavors to show themselves. At first it just smelled like a standard macro-brew lager but as it warmed, pumpkin and other spices were noticeable. At first I only got some spices (cinnamon, nutmeg) in the taste but as the temperature of the beer went up, the pumpkin started to come through but it wasn't overly strong.

Overall this was a nice seasonal beer that I would buy again but it isn't going to rank amongst my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 02:39:55 | More by mjpolzin
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birchstick

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - orangish copper color without much of a head

S - loads of spices billow out of the glass - nutmeg, cinnamon, and sugary crust.

T - sweet spices from the nose are upfront and give way to some nice caramel malts through the middle. The caramel malts are superseded by some more spices from the nose - cinnamon and nutmeg are most prominent.

M - creamy and full body

D - pretty solid pumpkin ale by Tyranena. This has more spices than anything else...almost like a mini Schlafly pumpkin ale. Been wanting to try this one for a while and glad I got the chance.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 03:18:45 | More by birchstick
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PTMcB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark orange with small head that is gone as quick as you can appreciate it.

S - A lot of orange with exceptional pumkin (a very good mixtured smell) with your average hints of cinnamon, caramel, and brown sugar.

T - You taste some pumkin but mainly the cinnamon/brown sugar. It seems to focus mainly for the taste of beer which I enjoy. Could use more malt, but what do I know, I just taste.

M - Almost syrup like, but not quite. Not crisp, but with exceptional carbonation.

D - Very good. Especially for a seasonal brew. For me pumkin beers are good to have one a night, maybe two, but this beer seems to wanting more. Not the most unique, but one you'll want to drink on again.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2010 00:07:57 | More by PTMcB
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-30-2012 02:11:44 | More by hilgart1
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illini4x4


3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-30-2012 02:35:47 | More by illini4x4
Painted Ladies Pumpkin Spice Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.