Pumpkin Ale
Sea Dog Brewing Company

Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale
Rate It
Beer Geek Stats | Print Shelf Talker
Sea Dog Brewing Company
Maine, United States
Pumpkin Beer
2.72 | pDev: 23.9%
May 04, 2017
Oct 06, 2004
Pumpkin AlePumpkin Ale
Notes: A crisp and refreshing wheat ale with delightful aromatics and subtle spiced flavor. Hints of cinnamon and nutmeg make this fall brew a flavor sensation.
Recent ratings and reviews. | Log in to view more ratings + sorting options.
Rated: 3.73 by Golfontap from Maryland

May 04, 2017
Rated: 2.98 by jeffreyhill021 from Massachusetts

Mar 20, 2017
Rated: 2.23 by mmorris15 from Maine

Dec 20, 2016
Rated: 3.44 by BMaurais from Maine

Dec 05, 2015
Photo of Cavanaghty
Reviewed by Cavanaghty from Maine

2.2/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Light amber color with a thin white head.

Smell: Mostly pumpkin spice, like nutmeg, a little hint of wheat.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Taste of light pumpkin spice and light wheat.

Overall: Don't bother with this one. One of the worst pumpkin beers out there.
Nov 16, 2015
Photo of woodychandler
Reviewed by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

1.98/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.25
I am winnowing down the backlog of bottles so that I CAN return to The CANQuest (tm) and since I just had a pumpkin beer, I figured that I would have another while the first one was still fresh in my mind. Tomorrow night is looking like Oktoberfests/Marzens, but for now, it is pumpkin.

Another screw-top bottle! I had no idea, so I prised it open for the Pop! Once I realized that I had been duped, I initiated a heavy-handed pour that garnered three fingers of foamy eggnog-colored head with light retention. This had a weak nose, reminiscent of the worst: Shipyard Pumpkinhead. Color was Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 - 5) with NE-quality clarity. This called forth the Gelt Gang of Mammon, Midas & Croesus, all of whom wanted a taste. Mouthfeel was thin and watery. Taste was slightly spicy, but that was all. Did they mail this one in or clone the aforementioned Pumpkinhead? Either way, it was not indicative of their capabilities. Finish was semi-dry, begging the question of where were the spices? Either do it wholeheartedly or give it a pass. I should have given this a wide pass.
Nov 06, 2015
Rated: 3 by tdm168 from Pennsylvania

Oct 30, 2015
Rated: 3 by Rojada1988 from Pennsylvania

Oct 15, 2015
Photo of JWU
Reviewed by JWU from Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
12oz bottle poured in to a chalice

A- a muted gold/orange with a poor excuse of a head.

S- Cheap mulling spices.

T- Watery, some mulling spices, and an odd bitter aftertaste.

M- Thin, thin thin.

O- Avoid.
Sep 22, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by jagada from Pennsylvania

Sep 12, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by CharlesK from Pennsylvania

Aug 05, 2015
Rated: 3 by jaswilson2 from South Carolina

Feb 17, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by Carl_R from Oklahoma

Nov 30, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by Lare453 from Florida

Nov 25, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by ALLISON01 from Pennsylvania

Oct 31, 2014
Photo of DuffDaddy
Rated by DuffDaddy from Florida

2.5/5  rDev -8.1%
Mixed six from ABC - very subtle pumpkin flavor. Left a bitter spot on the back of my throat.
Oct 23, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by A-Sox from Rhode Island

Oct 20, 2014
Rated: 3 by InkedinRi from Rhode Island

Oct 07, 2014
Rated: 3 by Intelbeerlord from Oklahoma

Sep 27, 2014
Rated: 1.75 by maguire1330 from Rhode Island

Sep 27, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by skaboom420 from Pennsylvania

Sep 21, 2014
Rated: 2.25 by gruss004 from Oklahoma

Sep 20, 2014
Photo of misternebbie
Reviewed by misternebbie from Pennsylvania

1.75/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75
gifted a six of this and, well its just ok, I'm righting this in mid winter and still have one in the fridge, hoping one of Mrs Nebbies Gf's stops over and gloom it of on them. more over a spiced beer than pumpkin ,not bad but no other fall beer is left in my fridge either.
Sep 17, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by TTripp725 from Pennsylvania

Sep 11, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by tjcamm from Oregon

Sep 07, 2014
Rated: 3 by ConradKenney from Maryland

Sep 06, 2014
Rated: 1.5 by Python6586 from Pennsylvania

Aug 23, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Sellen from Connecticut

Jul 19, 2014
Rated: 3 by Enriquehopnog from Massachusetts

Nov 12, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

2.44/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25
A- Pours golden and clear with a small fizzy white head that retains after the pour, carbonation bubbles rising to the top

S- light aroma overall, picking up some clean notes of cinnamon and nutmeg, cola, fall potpourri & clean malt

T- very light flavors, artificial cinnamon candle, diet cola, seltzer water with a touch of crisp malt on the finish

M- Watery thin mouthfeel with medium biting carbonation, slightly foamy and crisp finish

O- This drinks like a light lager with some artificial pumpkin flavors added. This may appeal to the casual light beer drinking crowd, but there are much better options out there for a craft beer fan
Nov 03, 2013
Rated: 3 by beertardis from Rhode Island

Oct 30, 2013
Rated: 3.25 by Phramboise from Kentucky

Sep 25, 2013
Rated: 2.25 by NormLobstah from Virginia

May 25, 2013
Rated: 1.5 by tfsimpkins from Florida

Mar 25, 2013
Rated: 2.75 by ssimpson89 from Illinois

Mar 02, 2013
Rated: 2.75 by cliff1066 from Virginia

Dec 23, 2012
Rated: 3 by ACD from Massachusetts

Sep 19, 2012
Rated: 3 by rderedin from Maine

Sep 13, 2012
Rated: 2.75 by heganhound

Jul 08, 2012
Rated: 2.5 by Tyrawlings from Ohio

Feb 16, 2012
Pumpkin Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 66 out of 100 with 105 ratings