Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale | Tommyknocker Brewery

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Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest AleSmall Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery
Colorado, United States
tommyknocker.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A hearty brown ale brewed to celebrate the fall harvest season. Brewed with a hint of spice and a touch of molasses, Small Patch has a malty backbone rounded out by an addition of real pumpkin to the mash and brew kettle.

Added by Domingo on 08-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
325
Reviews:
97
Avg:
3.32
pDev:
16.27%
 
 
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9
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26
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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -47.3%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Patdonahue0719
3.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

this is a wonderful light flavor pumpkin spice ale that has a malty smell with a hint of fall spices. i poured it into one of my 5 oz. tasting glasses and the head was thin yet white with a bit of a organish tint. the color of the body when poured is an amber red and clear color. once tasting this "octofest" flavor beer it was very suddle and not over poweringly sweet like some pumpkin spice ales tend to be. it is a very smooth silky drink with a subtle bit of carbonation. overall i would recommend this beer if someone is looking for a nice lightly flavored pumpkin spiced ale for those cool fall nights.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of spokeydonkey
3.28/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark amber with a thin white head.

Not much aroma going on a bit of spice and maltiness.

Tastes pretty mild for a pumpkin beer. A little sweet up front with mild pumpkin spice: cinnamon, possibly nutmeg behind it. A bit watery.

Mouthfeel - light and a bit on the watery side. Enough going on to make it a nice session beer, but it's definitely on the lighter side of the style.

Overall - a decent pumpkin beer. Nothing stand-out, but as a sessionable pumpkin beer, it works.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.69/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Damn, two new pumpkin beers in a week? Diggin' it. This stuff pours a clear garnet-auburn topped by a half-finger of short-lived sandstone foam. The nose comprises blackened gingerbread (imagine leaving your cookies in the oven for a bit too long), light brown sugar, light cinnamon, and a hint of candied orange peel. The taste brings in more of the same, with everything toned down, mellowed so as not to o'erwhelm the tongue. Some extra caramel-y sweetness is injected for the sake of it. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slick feel. Overall, a fairly solid pumpkin beer, one that doesn't overdo things and actually drinks pretty easily.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.85/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer last year and wasn't impressed, but this year it really impressed me. Sweet but not overly so, full but not heavy. I would happily drink this all night. It was out of a bottle, so I can't comment on glassware or anything like that, but it was great as-is.

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3.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12 oz.

Pours a deep opaque brown, approaching black, with a little bit of yellowish lacing.

Smells of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and mild gingerbread.

Tastes of semi-sweet pumpkin, nutmeg, and a bit of caramel. Some vegetal bitterness.

Medium body with a slight carbonation.

An interested ale with a good aroma and a disappointing taste. Could have been something great but just ends up being underwhelming.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Small Patch Pumpkin Harvest Ale from Tommyknocker Brewery
3.32 out of 5 based on 325 ratings.
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