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Pumpkin Ale - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

243 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.07%
Wants: 5
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Long Trail is excited to launch Long Trail Pumpkin Ale, a slightly sweet seasonal treat artfully brewed with pumpkins, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. The perfect drink for a fall day, this exceptionally balanced beer has an aroma very reminiscent of pumpkin pie.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: strengthdoc on 08-02-2012)
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shigg85

Japan

2.25/5  rDev -33%

12-31-2012 20:34:29 | More by shigg85
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev +11%

Had this after Buckeye Pumpkin Dead, so the bar is as low as it is ever going to be...

A. Pleasing. Very clear copper color with a finger and a half of cream head that lingers. Lacing is perfect and adorns my glass with aplomb.

S. Subtle hints of cinnamon, clove, allspice. Prety good burnt brown sugar notes as well.

T. Graham cracker, allspice, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg. Pretty much a spice bomb with a little bit of burn on the tip of the tongue. Subtle biscuit malt presence. Pretty good, but lacks some depth and becomes one note with spice.

M. Lacka heft and comes off watery. Well carbed but finish is abbreviated and light. Not bad, not great.

O. A good pumpkin that gets a little spice heavy. That said, flavors are well balanced and tend towards a malty bitterness, which makes a good pumpkin ale. I am not blown away, but I am certainly impressed.

12-17-2012 01:26:30 | More by siege06nd
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ZCoale


3/5  rDev -10.7%

12-13-2012 02:32:39 | More by ZCoale
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -10.7%

12-09-2012 22:51:21 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Grichard

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

12-09-2012 16:42:34 | More by Grichard
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

This was poured into a pint glass, it has a nice murkey brown colored body with a small white head that layed down to a nice lace. The smell has a aroma of spices with a little hint of pumpkin to it. The taste is spices up front followed by a little pumpkin flavor and some malt on the back of the tonuge. The mouth feel is nice, easy drinker and overall a good pumpkin beer.

12-02-2012 05:30:07 | More by chefhatt
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

11-29-2012 19:26:30 | More by Proclarush
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

11-26-2012 00:00:34 | More by tmars13
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

11-23-2012 01:24:50 | More by jlogan7
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tommyd313

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

11-22-2012 19:26:34 | More by tommyd313
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ValTass


3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

11-19-2012 15:41:27 | More by ValTass
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +5.7%

A - Two fingers worth of fluffy cloud like light brown colored head... Modest retention gives way to a full creamy lacing... Loaded with swirling rapid paced carbonation... The color is a deep vibrant amber... A bit of lacing clings to the glass...

S - Fresh pumpkin guts... A bit of nutmeg... Toasted malts... Perhaps a touch of brown sugar as well...

T - Pumpkin and toasted malts battle for top billing... There is a slight hop presence and a bit of a metallic tinge as well...

M - Medium bodied... Clean... Crisp... The carbonation was much more subdued than the appearance alluded to... Goes down smooth sip after sip...

D - Not too shabby... A solid slightly above average pumpkin ale... Very quaffable... Outstanding appearance and slightly above average in all other facets... I would never turn one down, but this won't be one of my go to pumpkin ales either...

11-17-2012 01:48:15 | More by philbe311
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JustinAniello

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -10.7%

A - Pours orange-brown with a two and a half finger head. Dissipates to a nice cap and sticky lacing.

S - Sweet pumpkin, dark toffee, and some light spices.

T - Sweet pumpkin at first, just barely sour. The darker toffee/coffee shows through on the swallow with a bit of the spice, mostly cinnamon and a little nutmeg. A burnt flavor in the aftertaste that throws it off.

M - Medium body and carbonation.

O - Not a bad pumpkin ale, but nothing extraordinary. The burnt flavor in the aftertaste really brings the experience down, and the aroma is mild on spices. Worth trying if you are looking for a darker tasting pumpkin beer, but there are better options in general.

11-10-2012 01:55:45 | More by JustinAniello
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

10-31-2012 22:08:02 | More by JayKay412
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +19%

10-30-2012 14:09:58 | More by briandaube
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twillingthenoz

New York

2.25/5  rDev -33%

10-30-2012 01:33:35 | More by twillingthenoz
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

10-27-2012 20:30:42 | More by Gatordaddy
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DCav


2.75/5  rDev -18.2%

10-27-2012 04:22:14 | More by DCav
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev +19%

10-23-2012 22:40:18 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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jslice99

New York

3.63/5  rDev +8%

Appearance- Pours an orange-copper color with about a 1/4 inch white head that sticks around for a while. It also leaves some good lacing on the glass.

Smell- Has a sweet pumpkin smell up front similar to a pumpkin pie. Very pleasent.

Taste- Almost the same as the smell. Has a great sweet pumpkin taste up front and than it is followed by cinnamon and maybe some allspice.

Mouthfeel-Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

Overall- This is a very drinkable pumpkin ale. Quite sessionable. I wouldn't turn it down but i dont think i would ever buy a six pack.

10-23-2012 04:41:01 | More by jslice99
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dvanhandel

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -10.7%

10-21-2012 00:42:22 | More by dvanhandel
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

10-20-2012 23:49:57 | More by Mikeynas
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Jim_DemonDeacon


1.25/5  rDev -62.8%

10-20-2012 21:45:11 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19%

10-20-2012 21:10:47 | More by shockrocker65
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +19%

10-20-2012 20:15:12 | More by iL0VEbeer
Pumpkin Ale from Long Trail Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.