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Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: Pumpkin Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Rogue Farms GYO Pumpkin Patch Ale

13 Ingredients:
Rogue Farms Pumpkins, Great Western 2-Row, Carawheat, Weyermann Carafe Malts, Rogue Micro Hopyard Rebel Hops, Ginger, Cloves, Vanilla bean, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, Free range coastal water and Pacman Yeast.

25 IBU
75 AA
25º Lovibond

Added by JohnGalt1 on 10-19-2011

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Ratings: 950 |  Reviews: 215
Photo of nbrent
3.13/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jodio
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Djoneil
3.16/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Draught pint at The Brass Tap in Baltimore. A nicer looking than drinking beer. VERY little pumpkin smell or taste.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I tried this at The Nook in Huntsville, Alabama. It poured a hazy amber with white head that left some lace. The scent had pumpkin and spice notes. The taste was pumpkin leaning but not enough to make it enjoyable. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's an ok beer.

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Photo of Nass
3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This year's version of Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale is just not hitting the spot for me. The pumpkin is not there enough & it taste sort of watered down. The cost of this fancy looking bottle it is just not worth it folks. Rogue should put some more emphasis on what they are putting inside the bottle than how pretty & eye catching their bottle or can is. Cheers! B-

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Photo of desertdude000
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bloodchaos94
4.11/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

6.1% ABV. 25 IBU. Really like this beer. It's October so I figured I'd give it a go, and I'm glad I did. Sweet, mild but enjoyable pumpkin taste mixed with subtle earthy spices. Slightly bitter finish. Definitely worth the try. If it didn't cost so much ($13) I'd buy another.

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Photo of cruzmartinez
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a small chalice: color is amber, head is light tan with fine bubbles that present about 1/2 inch thick.
Smell is pleasant mix of pumpkin flesh and pumpkin pie spice with cinnamon and ginger notable.
Taste is similar with a notable pumpkin flavor then pumpkin pie spice blend of cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg; light grassy hop character, some breadiness.
Mouthfeel is fairly crisp with quite a bit of drying from the spice level.
Overall a very good pumpkin ale with quality pumpkin character and just enough spices to counter the light flavor.

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Photo of Diura
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bobv
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Moderate pour yields a one slightly off white head over a deep amber or copper body with scant lacing. Nose of pumpkin and spice and everything ni...where was I? Oh yeah. the taste is where the pumpkin pie comes into full effect, very tasty, and just shy of becoming over the top with the spice. Good feel and overall, I would drink this again, at an autumn party with the aforementioned everything nice dragging me along.

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Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nicholas2121
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale brewed by Rogue Ales, with an ABV of 6.10% This pumpkin ale pours into a pint beer glass a nice light brown color with a small white head. There is some spotty light lacing to this brew, it does stick to the side of the glass. The smell is rich with spices and pumpkin. Smells just like pumpkin pie, you pick up cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. The spices might be a little over the top, we shall see. This brew reminds me of fall. Now for the taste, it is rich with lots of spices, with pumpkin flavors. You also pick up on some nice grains and malts in the taste as well. Really an easy drinking brew, there is nothing overpowering about this brew. Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale has a super nice balance to it. It is really hard to pick up on the 6.10% in this pumpkin ale, it is just that smooth. The mouth feel is Bold, rich, spicy, Pumpkin, clean, smooth and Refreshing. Overall I'm going to give Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale 4.25 out of 5. I would definitely look this brew up again giving the opportunity to.Rogue Ales, did a real nice job with this pumpkin ale. If you enjoy pumpkin ale or pumpkin pie this is one to look up.

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Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A marzen looking pumpkin beer brewed with real pumpkins, this is the greatest pumpkin beer. Taste is straight up pumpkin with a touch of nutmeg, cinnamon, and Oktoberfest marzen makes this the perfect autumn beer.

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Photo of Ryan4120
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

L - Opaque brown with a medium tan head that sticks around and leaves some lacing behind. There's a very slight orange glow around the edges. Definitely different compared to the other pumpkin beers that typically have a hue favoring orange but still not a bad looking beer.
S - Pumpkin and fall spices - nutmeg, ginger, cloves, cinnamon.
T - Follows the nose: pumpkin and fall spices: nutmeg, ginger, cloves, cinnamon. The pumpkin is definitely the dominating flavor though. I don't taste too much vanilla - it's there but not as present as it is in other pumpkin ales. There's somewhat of a slight watery aftertaste which is surprising because the initial taste is very flavorful. Sweet malt to tie it all together.
F - medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Nothing off-putting but nothing special in terms of feel.
O - A really good pumpkin beer, but just somewhat lacking in some finer details that make other pumpkin ales, in my opinion, better than this one. This beer tastes very authentic in its pumpkin flavor but is sticking to that "natural" pumpkin flavor, I feel the flavor feels somewhat subdued to other greats in the category. Overall a good beer that's definitely worth a try.

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Photo of Cunny123
2.98/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of HoodviewBrew
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad beer but the the price should have a heavier mouth feel and a little more pumpkin spice taste. This was a little bland. Plenty of more affordable pumpkin beers out there that are better such as Blue Moon Pumpkin Wheat.

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Photo of shelby415
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasatch
4.35/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml
ABV: 6.1%

Poured into a Trillium glass a pretty nice dark golden amberish color, pretty nice carbonaition, with a pretty nice thick/creamy/foamy off-white head, which leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with a nice touch of cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, pumpkin, cardamom, slight hop note, slight ginger. The taste is really nice, malty, slight hop note, very nice touch of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, cardamom, ginger. Medium body, ABV hidden very nicely, nice sweetness with this one. Overall, a very tasty Pumpkin Ale!

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Photo of Dschamp
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a clear mug.
The appearance was a semi-dark copper color with a thin wisp of a little white foamy head. Not much lace, but somewhat brisk and sliding.
The aroma had a nice balance of biscuits and caramel/toffee malts to cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Vanilla extract seemed to glide in underneath.
The flavor was moderately sweet with the vanilla extract coming in faintly for a nice balance and then those spices came in to grace the overall balance of the taste. Aftertaste was somewhat pumpkin fresh sweetness with the biscuits and the allspice.
The mouthfeel was almost medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt good. ABV felt as projected.
Moderate finish of the allspice and pumpkin fresh sweetness.
Overall, a pumpkin ale that has stood the test of time, many people can hate on Rogue's, but they keep brewing this beer because people keep drinking it and it STILL gets good marks. Me, this is one I'll have again. Also, it pairs well we cheesecake but keep the cherry topping off, just a light drizzle of maple syrup on the cheesecake is all one needs.

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Photo of Cylinsier
3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22 oz

Pours clear orange amber, eggshell film for a head.

Mild sweet pumpkin aroma, hints of caramel and biscuit.

Flavor of sweet pumpkin and caramel malts, allspice, brown sugar and nutmeg. Coppery finish.

Medium body, tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Decent pumpkin brew, pretty good flavor and drinks easy. Worth a go for pumpkin fans, definitely a lot worse.

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