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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

450 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 450
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 64
Gots: 75 | 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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Photo of martyl1000
3.95/5  rDev -4.4%

Another surprisingly good pumpkin beer -- Dogfish Head Pumpkin ale being the first good pumpkin beer I've tried in a long line of disappointments.

This actually doesn't taste much like beer. It's a pumpkin soda that cloaks its 7.5% abv completely. It's much sweeter than the Dogfish Head, which isn't a good thing. Wish there were more malt flavor (the "pie crust" flavor found in the Dogfish Head) and bigger body.

But it's definitely better than ten pumpkin beers I've tried in the past month.

martyl1000, Oct 19, 2014
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4.22/5  rDev +2.2%

Fusebuddy, Oct 19, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.6%

Cbunch82, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of lunarbrew
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

lunarbrew, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of rob111270
4.5/5  rDev +9%

OUTSTANDING BREW!!!!! Tough to find in my neck of the woods, but I was able to find a few 4 packs so that I could give this one a try...boy did it NOT disappoint!!! So far, this one has been my favorite pumpkin ale that I have had so far this year...just a tad better than the Dog Fish Head Punkin...great flavor, spices are perfectly blended and it is one smooth brew!!! I highly recommend you gove this one a try...it is pure bliss...pumpkin pie in a bottle!!!

rob111270, Oct 16, 2014
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2/5  rDev -51.6%

ejimhof, Oct 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

Jcbranner, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

cardinals22, Oct 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

DrFunkenstein, Oct 16, 2014
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1.2/5  rDev -70.9%

Kford27, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of drpimento
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Poured this at a perfect temperature with a small fizzy head that promptly disappeared, no lace and a clear brown color. Aroma is spicy pumpkin pie and more bold than the flavor. This is one of the better pumpkin beers where the flavors are not so overpowering. There is some balance; malts can be tasted; still not one of my favorite kinds of beers but this isn't bad. Good body. Decent finish with a very slight hint of alcohol.

drpimento, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

PBIU, Oct 15, 2014
Photo of Stevedore
4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Bluephie's in Madison, Wisconsin. 16oz served in a shaker pint glass 10/14/2014.

A- Clear light brown-amber body, minimal head, not a whole lot of lacing. Pretty generic-looking. [3.25]

S- Pumpkin pie galore. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice. Good lord, there is certainly a lot of it. The sweet grainy caramel malt services quite well as a pie crust here. [4.25]

F- Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, allspice. Even a little bit of whipped cream with the malt sweetness also providing some of that sweet grainy crust. Very intensely spiced up, this is quite close to what actual pumpkin pie tastes like. [4]

M- Thinner bodied, but still packed with flavours. Nicely carbonated, peppy on the palate with a nice spiced up finish. [4]

O- This is the opposite of New Glarus' Pumpkin Pie Lust. This is all spices, all the way. It's very interesting to see how the two contrast. Not sure which one I'm more impressed with, but this is pretty impressively spice-forward. If that's your thing, I certainly recommend this one. [4]

Stevedore, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

SweetChicken, Oct 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

hollywood_15063, Oct 14, 2014
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4.94/5  rDev +19.6%

Great desert beer. One of my top 3 pumpkin beers I've had to date. Closest to Pumkin pie that your going to get. Sweet and delicious. Highly recommend.

pjkelley82, Oct 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

SamSchmeltzer, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

BoJengs, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Michaeldmanley, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

ctrevino, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Lukass, Oct 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

equinox1, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

FeelinSurley, Oct 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Grinky, Oct 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Hos89, Oct 12, 2014
Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.