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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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Whole Hog Pumpkin AleWhole Hog Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

230 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.51%
Wants: 41
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerwolf77 on 09-01-2009)
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KLLG1021

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4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wanted to try some pumpkin beers, since its starting to cool down in Texas, so we grabbed this at the local liquor store in a mix a six. Glad we did! This beer was fantastic. Great pumpkin spice aroma, almost like Thanksgiving dinner. The taste follows the aroma, almost like homemade pumpkin puree from your moms pumpkin pie. It carries this taste throughout the finish. Went back to the store to grab a sixer but they were already out, and said they would be out till next year. Bummer! Definitely worth a try!!!

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 02:11:13 | More by KLLG1021
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Appearance:
Pours a lightly hazed, deep amber body. On pour, a nice, white inch thick head is present but fades to a small ring pretty quick. Light carbonation, no lacing, and light legs.

Aroma:
In a word; Fantastic! This is pumpkin pie in a glass! Plenty of pumpkin character with roasted pumpkin seeds. Traditional pie spices are in attendance (nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and even a hint of clove) with a sweet pie crust coated in cinnamon and sugar. Whipped cream tops this one off. Yum!

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Stevens Point Whole Hog Pumpkin

Look 8/10
Smell 19/20
Taste 40/40
Feel 10/10
Drinkability 19/20

Overall 97/100

Taste like straight home homemade pie... Hands down the best Pumpkin beer I ever had. Near perfect in every way... Can't wait till next Autumn~

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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.