Punk'in Disorderly
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
Pumpkin Beer
3.74 | pDev: 10.7%
May 12, 2017
Oct 16, 2012
Very Good
Notes: None
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Reviewed by 57md from Pennsylvania

4.06/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A fresh pumpkin beer in the late spring??? Well, anything can (and usually does) happen at Al's.

Pours a muddy copper with a significant head that is higher than a finger. The nose has notes of pumpkin pie spice. The flavor notes include pumpkin and the traditional pie spices along with a sweetness - brown sugar, perhaps - on the finish.

The flavors in this offering seem to open up the deeper one gets into the glass. Tasty, even if it is out of season.
May 12, 2017
Rated: 3.46 by brian60 from Pennsylvania

Apr 27, 2017
Rated: 3.92 by cyber_phoenix from Pennsylvania

Nov 20, 2016
Rated: 3.78 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland

Nov 18, 2016
Rated: 3.74 by Budlum from Maryland

Nov 05, 2016
Rated: 3.62 by JNForsyth from Pennsylvania

Nov 01, 2016
Rated: 4 by reizorc from Pennsylvania

Apr 13, 2016
Rated: 3.99 by yergermeister from Pennsylvania

Feb 27, 2015
Rated: 3 by barflybastard from Pennsylvania

Oct 13, 2014
Rated: 4 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Oct 11, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by baybum from Pennsylvania

Oct 06, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by BeerCon5 from Pennsylvania

Oct 03, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Liberatiscioli from Pennsylvania

Oct 01, 2014
Rated: 4.36 by Gmusser22

Sep 22, 2014
Rated: 4 by Mipper from Pennsylvania

Sep 21, 2014
Rated: 4 by CTJman from Connecticut

Sep 19, 2014
Rated: 4 by MicroBeerMan1980 from Pennsylvania

Sep 15, 2014
Rated: 4 by DrBier from Pennsylvania

Apr 17, 2014
Rated: 4 by bigfnjoe from Pennsylvania

Nov 09, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by Invictus from Pennsylvania

Oct 13, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by BMart from Pennsylvania

Sep 03, 2013
Rated: 3 by runner_pe from Pennsylvania

May 04, 2013
Rated: 2.75 by StormKing47 from Pennsylvania

Feb 07, 2013
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Reviewed by stakem from Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Draft offering at the source. Notes from over a month ago. The brew appears a clear burnt copper color with a white cap about a finger strong. Spotty strings and patches of lace stick to the glass.

The aromatics are a bit muted but includes some toffee and caramel malt sweetness with an earthy, mild vegetative aspect reminescent of pumpkin flesh. Some very subtle spicing is present enough for it to be felt but not easily identifiable.

The taste is sweet almost like a belgian candy sort of aspect instead of maltinesd with the flavor of pumpkin very evident with a soft earthy to veggy aspect. Again, a very mild pumpkin spice is felt in the aftertaste but isnt bold enough to pick apart or individually identify.

This is a medium to fuller bodied brew with a modest of carbonation. It is smooth and easy drinking with a very subtle spice inclusion instead of a bold/overdone feel that I fault other examples for. As it warms up, it gets earthy like nutmeg more than anything. The alcohol is well integrated and never perceived and fruity or alcoholic. Nicely done.
Nov 28, 2012
Rated: 4 by Rojada1988 from Pennsylvania

Nov 17, 2012
Rated: 4.25 by jagada from Pennsylvania

Nov 17, 2012
Rated: 3.5 by Rhettroactive from Virginia

Oct 27, 2012
Rated: 3.75 by stmgl01 from Pennsylvania

Oct 21, 2012
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Reviewed by philbe311 from Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
A - An active billowing pour yields two full fingers worthy of light tan colored head that is equaly parts rich, creamy, whipped, and frothy... Excellent retention... The color is a vibrant burnt orange... Still with no discernible carbonation... A good bit of lacing clings to the glass...

S - Very subtle and a bit understated... Mashed pumpkin guts... Some pie crust... Just the faintest of autumnal spices...

T - The sweetness gets ratcheted up on the palate... Brown sugar... Canned pumpkin puree... Graham cracker crust... The spices are present, but lie way beneath the surface... There's mostly cinnamon and nutmeg...

M -Medium bodied... Sleek... Smooth... Goes down very easily sip after sip... Seems to be a bit under carbonated...

D - Highly quaffable... Excellent appearance and flavor... The aroma is a bit too subdued... The mouthfeel is very nice, but a bit more carbonation would go a long way... Overall an enjoyable pumpkin ale that with a few tweaks would be upper echelon...
Oct 20, 2012
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Reviewed by orangesol from Pennsylvania

3.97/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden

A - Pours slightly hazy copper orange with a small half finger tall white head leaving very little lace down the glass. Not sure if it was the pour or the beer, will have to have another to see for sure.

S - Smells of fresh pumpkin pulp, light thanksgiving spices - mostly cinnamon and nutmeg - graham crackers, faint hop bitterness and some caramel and toffee from the malt.

T - Starts off with a bunch of fresh pumpkin pulp slowly giving way to hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, graham cracker pie crust, light caramel and toffee sweetness and a bit of light booze toward the end.

M - Medium body with moderate to low carbonation. Smooth feel with a very nice balance between all the flavors from start to finish. Only a touch of booze creeps in at the end of the glass.

O - This is a pretty nice pumpkin beer. Mine could have used a bit more carbonation and it could have been something special. I will have to give it another go in the near future. Either way another solid offering from Pizza Boy.
Oct 16, 2012
Punk'in Disorderly from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 30 ratings