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%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 325 |  Reviews: 97
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of KLHBB
3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I adored this a year ago, it's lost something on me. One of us has changed. It's not you, it's me. Rich brown color, taste of graham crackers and some spice. Pumpkin doesn't really taste to me, but I expect more pumpkin pie spices.
Light bodied, medium carbonation. Kind of disappointed.

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3.28/5  rDev -1.2%

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2/5  rDev -39.8%

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1.75/5  rDev -47.3%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of kw_pip
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Too earthy. Bad taste.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.12/5  rDev -6%

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.29/5  rDev -0.9%

$1.23 single.

Appearance (3.75) : dark cranberry/currant red body with a frothy 1 finger head that dissipates to a ring within a minute. Opacity is near 90%.

Smell (4) : Pumpkin flesh, maple, cinnamon, nutmeg, faint clean chlorinated water. An overall smell of a pumpkin pie baking in the oven is dominant.

Taste (3.75) : a little sour, watery. Aftertaste is of clove and pumpkin, and if you leave it in your mouth a few seconds the pumpkin pie flavor takes hold. A little ginger and nutmeg. It gets better the more you drink it. The aftertaste is great - spiced cinnamon pumpkin pie, and it stays with you. Better straight out of the bottle so more carbonation hits.

Mouthfeel (1.75) : kills it for me. Watery and soupy. Almost no body, and finishes like Aquafina. Slight carbonation. Better carbonation out of the bottle.

Overall (3.29) : the taste, smell, and appearance aren't half bad but the mouthfeel is totally absent in body, depth, and dimension. It's literally like spiced water. Not sure if I'd pick it up again, it may be worth a dollar but that's about it for me. Try it though, you might like it if you like light bodied beers.

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3.7/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of McMatt7
3/5  rDev -9.6%

More like KnockyTommer if you ask me.

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +20.5%

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