LegenDAIRY - Pumpkin | Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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3.86/5
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LegenDAIRY - PumpkinLegenDAIRY - Pumpkin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
pizzaboybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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#20,390
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
15
pDev:
8.55%
 
 
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Photo of heddar33
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cylinsier
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap

Pours clear golden, white head retains well as a sudsy film.

Smells of cereal, pumpkin pie, all-spice and graham crackers.

Flavor is of pumpkin, pumpkin pie, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and biscuit.

Light to medium body, tingly carbonation on the tongue.

Good sweeter pumpkin beer. Drinks really easy and goes down smooth. The spices offset the sweetness nicely. Worth trying.

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Photo of 57md
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy straw color with a half finger of head. The nose has decent notes of pumpkin spice. The flavor has a slightly sweet pumpkin essence and a dry finish. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Budlum
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfhhead25
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of caahare
2.9/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

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3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Valley Road Enterprises / Pizza Boy Brewing Co. "Legendairy Pumpkin"
Sampled from what seems like a 16 fl. oz. can but which is not labeled as such. Coded "GOURDGEOUS 10/23/17 11:54:25"".
$3 at the brewery

Notes via stream of consciousness: Surprisingly golden-amber in color, I was expecting it to be darker. Hazy, even cloudy like a hefeweizen. Full frothy head of off-white. It seems to be holding well. The aroma is sweet and pumpkin pie spice-like with some nice vanilla. I wonder if there's any pumpkin in this or if it's just spices. And is that cinnamon? Or is it Ceylon mace? I guess we'll find out in the flavor... hard to tell, the cinnamon component seems to be more of an aroma than a flavor, but I do get lots of vanilla. No disrespect, but in both the aroma and the flavor this reminds me of the smell of a Yankee Candle shop. Looking back, there's nice lacing, so there's that. Very nice lacing in fact. The aroma appears to have changed a bit now that I've had a sip and I'm finding less cinnamon and more vanilla and floral character. There is some spiciness but I'm not sure if it's nutmeg of cinnamon or something else. Somehow I don't think they used real spices and this is some kind of extract but that's not listed on the can. Of course neither is the volume, so there's that. Back to the flavor it's sweetish, and nicely flavored with "pumpkin spice", and although not that bitter still balanced. It's not the best pumpkin beer I've had, but it's miles ahead of some of the worst examples, and it's certainly unique. Mouthfeel - there must be some lactose in here, which would explain the name, and that gives it a smooth, medium body with a dextrinous edge that makes it seem bigger than it is. Median to moderate fine-bubbled carbonation. Overall it's OK, it's nice, it's nothing fantastic but it makes a good pint.

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Photo of jmg480
3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EersandBeers
4.4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrBier
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of orangesol
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rizzy17
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jagada
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbaker67
4.19/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

LegenDAIRY - Pumpkin from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 15 ratings