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Rogue Farms Pumpkin Patch AleRogue Farms Pumpkin Patch Ale

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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: 825 |  Reviews: 197
Photo of BenHoppy
5/5  rDev +29.9%
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 +11.2%
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 -22.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of HoodviewBrew
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
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 -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasatch
4.35/5  rDev +13%
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 +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +3.9%
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 -3.1%
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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Photo of Birdlegs
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Shimmering burnt red body under a lumpy beige foam that fairly quickly recedes to a thick ring.

I'm happy to say, for the sake of the beer's name and description, right up front is that nicely caramelized pumpkin, followed by what simulates a charred pie crust note, with a light spice combo that is cinnamon-forward, a hint of root beer, and a round but crisp feel.

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Photo of Bluerabbitbell
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black Bear Burrito. Solid offering from Rogue. Always good to try another one from Rogue!

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Photo of GarbageMan10
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBrewsky
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrDemento456
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hard to pass up on that classic panted bottle especially at 5 bucks for the bomber. Not sure if it's from this year or last so if the flavors are muted and crap no biggie.

Very lively carbonation the head sits at a 1/4 inch that sticks around for a bit before setting to a ring. Beer is very brown looking with mild amber hues at the base much darker than I expected. Smell is fairly good all aspects of pumpkin, some brown sugar and cinnamon are all represented even though faint. Taste again a mixed bag but all muted. Hoppy... but faint
Vegital... but balanced
Spiced... but faded

All make for actually a pretty drinkable pumpkin ale surprisingly! Smooth easy to drink and downright session able.

Overall sure it may not be the most spiced heavy or pie tasting pumpkin ale but to me it's pretty much as basic as it could get without being too much. If you ever questioned to try the style I would start here it really seems they tried really hard to make an exceptional brew.

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Photo of ImperatorScab
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spursfaninla
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

looks kind of dank and sandy. Taste is soft. However, I am drinking this in Feb, and it was released in the fall. Also consider that the place I bought it, total wine, does not refrigerate.

Overall, a drinkable beer, although far from a flavorful one. You get a taste of pumpkin and the spices, but they are muted.

However, the alcohol is muted also, so it does that, so not bad.

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Photo of perfectsilence3
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBorsato
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Deep murky rust color.

Nice white head; no lace.

Yeah, straight up pumpkin pie in the nose. Like, an actual slice of pumpkin pie. Spice and creaminess in equal measure. Inviting.

Medium/thick mouthfeel.

Pumpkin pie taste recedes; slight macro-lager-ism asserts. Not bad; but far from the beergasm the smell promised. Disappointing.

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Photo of Ealanjones
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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