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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale - Stevens Point Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

270 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 270
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 11%
Wants: 48
Gots: 28 | 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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misterRG

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-20-2013 13:39:50 | More by misterRG
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

I am getting a little tired of pumpkin beers, especially ales, at this point, but I wanted to make this the year to review as many as possible while they were available.

From the bottle: "Hand-crafted using real pumpkin and savory pumpkin pie spices with hints of all natural cinnamon and nutmeg. Perle hops perfectly balance with Munich, roasted, and caramel malts."

This is one orange beer! The fizzy, foamy finger of head had a definite light-orange cast while it lasted. Color was an orangish-amber (SRM = > 13, < 17) with NE-quality clarity and pumpkin highlights. Nose was more sweet than spicy and I was put in mind of cinnamon toast. Mouthfeel was medium and the taste was very pleasant with the cinnamon and the malt, especially the caramel malt, interacting beautifully. I really felt like it was liquid cinnamon toast! Finish was semi-dry with the spices being balanced out nicely. I feel renewed in my attempt to review such beers. YMMV.

11-19-2013 23:32:43 | More by woodychandler
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-18-2013 14:33:47 | More by beernads
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khargro2

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-10-2013 03:58:47 | More by khargro2
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Shawner

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-10-2013 03:44:25 | More by Shawner
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Oshi

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-07-2013 01:40:48 | More by Oshi
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dkw0063

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-06-2013 22:15:29 | More by dkw0063
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-04-2013 22:17:28 | More by tommyguz
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-03-2013 22:54:48 | More by scruffwhor
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charlesjwinkler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-03-2013 17:17:21 | More by charlesjwinkler
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ACinSC

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

11-03-2013 16:53:47 | More by ACinSC
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.3%

11-03-2013 02:54:34 | More by mkennedy119
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Ironcityblackand

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

11-01-2013 17:43:47 | More by Ironcityblackand
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GoGators

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-01-2013 09:23:14 | More by GoGators
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Plastikdust

Texas

5/5  rDev +19.6%

11-01-2013 02:07:01 | More by Plastikdust
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -12%

This beer has a nice brown reddish color body with a small white head. The aroma has a sweet pumpkin smell and spice. The taste is simple, pumpkin and spice, its like a liquid pumpkin pie. Mouthfeel is smooth and overall one of the better pumpkin beers I have had.

11-01-2013 01:48:38 | More by chefhatt
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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-30-2013 20:28:14 | More by xseanprimex
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Omensetter

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-30-2013 04:38:50 | More by Omensetter
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MaseFace

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -34.2%

10-29-2013 23:08:01 | More by MaseFace
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wpqx

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

10-29-2013 16:11:57 | More by wpqx
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optimator705

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.3%

10-28-2013 14:16:24 | More by optimator705
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

10-24-2013 02:51:41 | More by jkball01
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nloyless

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

10-24-2013 01:40:36 | More by nloyless
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Canti4341

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

10-22-2013 14:57:24 | More by Canti4341
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.76/5  rDev -10%

Whole Hog Limited Edition Pumpkin Ale, Ale brewed with pumpkin and spices, Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point, WI. 7.5% alc./vol.

Hazy, dark amber, going towards bronze, under a tan head that disappears quickly.

Aroma: sweet pumpkin notes hit first, then swallowed up by cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, etcetera. Beautiful.

Taste: In the mouth, this one is not shy with the spices at all. Full-flavored, with a warming heat, and a solid, malt body below. In between blasts of spice, some hops are present on the palate. Classic caramel malt body. Easy drinker, despite the high-ish a.b.v. Tasty stuff, and highly likable.

Much thanks to Dave for providing the bottle. He wanted to share a pumpkin ale he thought I would like, after I wrote that perhaps I didn't like them anymore. I like them, when they're as good as this, but can't see having more than one in a sitting.

10-22-2013 03:44:15 | More by feloniousmonk
Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 270 ratings.