Pumpkin Ale | Selin's Grove Brewing Company

BA SCORE
91.8%
Liked This Beer
4.28 w/ 73 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Selin's Grove Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
selinsgrovebrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Deuane on 10-29-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,247
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
73
Liked:
67
Avg:
4.28/5
pDev:
13.08%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of logicalparadox
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of philbe311
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Worth the hype and my personal multi year wait to try this... Takes the best aspect of many of my other pumpkin beers and melds them into an awesome experience...

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Photo of ConnorSimpson41
3.66/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rizzy17
3.78/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slack
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep gold in color, a bit cloudy, with about 1 inch of head.

Smell is a muted spices with pumpkin and vanilla most notable. As it warms, some cinnamon and nutmeg come out.

Taste is pretty on point. Malt, breadiness, pumpkin, vanilla, spices on the palate.

Mouthful is medium and smooth & creamy. Carbonation is moderate.

Super balanced and easily drank. Pumpkin at the forefront with spices in the background. One of the best pumpkin beers out there.

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Photo of Lucular
4.55/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This beer deserves its reputation as one of the best pumpkin ales available. Enjoyed on nitro at the brewpub. Amazingly creamy mouthfeel, almost like pumpkin pie. The spices are present but not at all overwhelming. My favorite pumpkin beer to date.

Of course, the only problem with this beer is that it's only available at the brewpub since it's nitro...but luckily they had it around this late in the year for my wife and I to enjoy on our drive to her parents' place for Thanksgiving.

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Photo of Brian29
3.33/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of flong116
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Not a huge fan of pumpkin beers, but this is phenomenal. On nitro at the pub. Even with a solid line-up during my visit, I wanted to keep drinking this one.

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Photo of Brewski
4.32/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SharkNado
4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dfhhead25
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BMart
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Devman171
3.59/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ssteckley
3.25/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pumpkin isn't my type but this one I can stand. Still only 1 at most.

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Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Mipper
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of DrDietz
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of makeitavintage
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Zdrummer15
4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Slatetank
4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I enjoyed this on Nitro at the brewpub, served chilled in a tulip pint.

The color is like an amber sunset with thick cascade of nitro cream head with dark golden hue at base with fine bead and moderately hazed appearance. The smell is nice with a fragrant mix of spice with cinnamon woody character and smooth toasted malt odor with light nutty scent. The feel is thick and creamy from nitro pour but mildly spiced in general complimenting the malt base well with subtle sweetness and a thinner dry finish with light toast in the texture.

The flavor has a creamy spicy and mildly caramel malt flavor if you are comparing to pumpkin pie it not as dominated with spice it has a slight hint of woodiness from ginger or nutmeg perhaps with light toasted malt complimenting that and almost no alcohol in the taste but it is a sessionable strength pumpkin meaning it does not pack the sweetness or strength of an 'Imperial' version. I like the cinnamon-like taste and subtle clove/ginger quality in the dry finish. Overall this is a wonderful example of the style -very nice smooth and spicey balance very drinkable and I think the nitro kind of softens the spice but a flavorful base amber supports that.

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Photo of _RL_
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

On tap at the brewpub. Creamy mouthfeel with subtle pumpkin flavors. Not a lot of spice - nothing like Pumking or a similar over-the-top pumpkin ale. Reminds me a good deal of Good Gourd - a pumpkin made into a beer, not thrown in as an afterthought. As another reviewer said, let it warm, as it is better closer to room temperature. Worth the drive to the middle of PA.

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Photo of Chrislovesbacon
5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of Boostaddict17
1/5  rDev -76.6%

Photo of Joecaddie
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Pumpkin Ale from Selin's Grove Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91.8% out of 100 with 73 ratings
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