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UFO Pumpkin - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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Ratings: 953
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15.83%
Wants: 46
Gots: 182 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mostpoetsdo on 07-23-2011

Imagine a pumpkin vine wound its way in a field of barley, and a brewer harvested it all to make a beer. Add Northwestern hops and a blend of spices, and you've got UFO Pumpkin. The malt combination provides a smooth body and slightly sweet flavor, which balances perfectly with the earthy notes derived from the pure pumpkin. And like all of our UFO beers, UFO Pumpkin is unfiltered so all the wonderful flavors are right there in your glass. Cheers!

20 IBU
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Drank from a 12 fl oz bottle
Enjoy by 02/15/15
Served in a pint glass
Thanks to Jess and David for giving us this beer as part of a mixed six-pack.

The beer poured a hazy, medium amber color and was topped by and inch tall, sudsy, off white crown that quickly fell to a thin ring. No lacing whatsoever.

The aroma was spicy and quite bright for the style. Ginger was most noticeable. Pumpkin pie spices came through as well. Cinnamon was detectable. Touch of clove and allspice.

The flavor profile mimicked the nose. Lots of bright ginger root and pumpkin pie spice notes on the front end. The beer was anchored by a dry, crackery malt base. Some wheaty and lemony notes came through in the center. Slightly tart. The beer turned dry and earthy on the finish. A touch bitter.

The mouthfeel was medium bodied. Crisp and snappy. The liquid contained a fine, soft, frothy effervescence.

I thought this beer was going to be a straightforward pumpkin ale but, as the UFO name might indicate, it seemed more like a pumpkin ale/wheat beer hybrid. While many people complain about pumpkin ales coming out earlier and earlier in the season, this beer might serve as a nice transition into autumn.

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A: Hazed orange amber, great head retention, and lacing.

S: Spice, pumpkin meat, pumpkin pie, fall leaves and grass. Good intensity.

T: Follows smell, with smooth, crisp, toasted grain, spice, pumpkin meat, yeast, spice,

F: Medium, comforting, semi-dry.

O: A best pumpkin beer, must try.

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UFO Pumpkin from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
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