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Pumpkin Ale | AleWerks Brewing Company

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4.17/5
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530 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
alewerks.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by on 09-19-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,538
Reviews:
143
Ratings:
530
pDev:
10.79%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
157
Gots:
79
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 530 |  Reviews: 143
Photo of jzeilinger
4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Nice orange amber coloring with a thin off white head.

S - Well balanced nose of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin, vanilla.

T - Cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, pumpkin - all expertly blended, not one flavor overpowering the other.

M - Medium body.

O - First time having this. Definitely is sitting in my top five pumpkin favorites.

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Photo of surrealtree
4.96/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Slack
4.27/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep amber in color, a bit cloudy, with marginal amount of head.

Pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, and sweet malt on the nose.

Pumpkin spices, most notably cinnamon, malt, sugar, and minor bitters.

Mouthful is medium and smooth with moderate carbonation. Finish is slightly dry.

One of the better pumpkin beers available. Balanced with a nice blend of sugar and spice. Hidden alcohol. Very drinkable. Use this as a baseline for other pumpkin beers.

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Photo of Zekenyce
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bmh_the_legend
4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Santiagocpr
3.4/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomMorris
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djgustafson
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rdmiller89
3/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 88caprice
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.44/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear amber color with a small white head. The flavor is a great pumpkin flavor with a semi-dry finish. An excellent pumpkin ale.

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Photo of n2185
3.92/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.38/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the growler, it pours a clear, orangey amber brown with a nice head. A bit of pumpkin and spice in the nose. Pumpkin and spice on the tongue. Enjoyable and yet not overwhelmingly pumpkin.

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Photo of crow
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryan4120
4.18/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ghirsh
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DNICE555
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Herze
3.6/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Voyageur
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.41/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look is hazy brownish orange.

Aroma pumpkin pie cinnamon allspice and nutmeg.

Taste is the slightly sour spiced flavor of pumpkin pie.

I think this beer more than other pumpkins captures the essence of what a pumpkin beer can be. Balanced and not aggressive but with a strong clear idea of what it should be. Not thin and stands up to the overpowering spice.

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Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drink_like_a_wahoo
4.46/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

My favorite fall beer. Great smell on this brew of pumpkin with subtle seasonal spices. Tastes like rich pumpkin up front with a smooth vanilla finish. Fantastic fall beer by itself or with a warm meal.

 205 characters

Photo of MyThoughtsExactly
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pumpkin Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 530 ratings
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