Pumpkick | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
80
good
1,445 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerWizard on 07-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,445
Reviews:
221
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
14.16%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
357
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,445 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of Mellowfellow43113
4.26/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SFC21
3.55/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.04/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dacrza1
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

DATE: October 2, 2016... OCCASION: a good weekend finishes with an October-worthy brew... GLASSWARE: Schneider Edel-Weisse pokal... pours a nearly opaque, medium amber body that bubbles convivially from its base... head is soapy, white and bubbly as well... lacing arcs and streams....the immediate "kick" of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice, as the label promises, is full... pumpkin spice and cookie dough make for a dessert suggestion, as does some subtle ginger... vibrant palate activates the tongue, with a medium-bodied presence that drinks amiably... the cranberries add a tartness that makes this a slightly puckering, warming finish... this drinks wonderfully well for a beer with this much to unpack... some citrus hints blend with cookie malts to balance a robust profile--quite a treat... enough uniqueness here to carve its own niche in the season...

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Photo of bsp77
3.8/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Strong pumpkin pie aroma, with only a tinge of cranberry. The taste is more restrained with pumpkin, light seasonal spices, lemongrass and tart cranberry. It balances very well but the mouthfeel is a little thin and the flavor could use a slight boost. What is here is tasty though, and I like the light tartness.

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Photo of twillingthenoz
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alexsergio
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of frontalot
5/5  rDev +41.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Alphakitty
3.83/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mengels77
4.2/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great pumpkin beer . Good price

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Photo of justinm4bama
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpolewan
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duvel1979
3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kamahl16
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TH28
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle. 1/29/17 best by date. Appearance: Light golden, hazy, with a light off white foam cap. Aroma: Strong pumpkin spicing, heavy on cinnamon and allspice, with a slight touch of berry. Taste: Bready, toasty maltiness with nutmeg, turning to a sharp cinnamon, and ends with a tart berry note. Moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a low to moderate carbonation. Finish: Bready maltiness with a cinnamon and nutmeg pumpkin spicing that pops up retronasally. Overall: Fairly standard pumpkin ale that differs by adding a touch of cranberry. The berry character is very minimal, adding a slight tartness on the swallow. There is a nice bready and toasted malt character as well. Nice beer, but not sure I’d order a 2nd

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Photo of rah1734bones
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of udfan07
4.04/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Drank this straight from the bottle. Smelled really good. Smelled of cinnamon, pumpkin, and hint of cranberry. Very drinkable and flavor was mixed well.

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Photo of nater919
3.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of seedyone
4.34/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From bottle at home. Dated best by 12FEB17. This is one pretty beer. Great deep amber with a rich, thick head that yields a fair lacing. The aroma is subdued compared to others I've had this year. The texture is superlative. Rich, smooth. a real joy. The 6% will be hard to monitor with this stuff sliding down so pleasantly. Problem is, I've only seen it here in NYC at 1 retailer.

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Photo of Matty_Ike
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Good, not great. Sweeter than Dogfish Head Punkin Ale but less sweet that many mass-produced others.
Tastes a lot like grandma's pumpkin pie.

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Photo of neenerzig
4.21/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint glass, this beer pours a clear, medium copper color with a slightly off white head that's only about 1/4 to 1/3 of an inch thick when first poured. The head makes a fizzing sound and settles very quickly to a medium sized ring lining the inside of the glass with just a slight hint of lacing. Aromas of cinnamon, all spice, pumpkin, and hints of cranberry. The taste is pretty much the same, but has a toasted caramel malt sweetness that gives way to the cinnamon, all spice, and pumpkin that are rounded out with some cranberry that gives this a nice hint of funky sourness that compliments all the sweet and spices quite nicely indeed. Has a mainly crisp, slightly prickly, medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. easy to drink in a good way. This was a good fir pumpkin ale for me to have this season.

Eric

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pumpkick from New Belgium Brewing
3.53 out of 5 based on 1,445 ratings.
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