Pumpkick | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
80
good
1,443 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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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:
1,443
Reviews:
220
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
14.16%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
357
For Trade:
0
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A: 3.75 - Clear dark copper color with a moderate (centimeter) head.
S: 4.0 - Lots of cinnamon, a little allspice.
T: 4.25 - tasty! This is on the well-spiced range of pumpkin beers, with a lot of cinnamon, some faint nutmeg. It also has has a pleasant light tartness, which according to the label comes from cranberries. The taste isn't identifiably cranberry--in fact, I thought it was cherry at first--but it does give a subtle fruitiness. Well-attenuated with that finish that's not quite dry, but not sweet either.
M: 4.0 - Soft bodied,
O: 4.5 - NB continues to get further and further from their Belgium heritage, but this is easily my favorite new beer from them in the last few years. It's a well-done pumpkin beer that stands out from the crowd, and is highly drinkable. Too bad they jump from new beer to new beer, and this will probably never be made again. Get it while you can!

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 4.13

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.64/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.44/5  rDev -2.5%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.68/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

I bit to much of a pumpkin taste for me. I prefer something more subtle pumpkin taste. I like pumpkin ales with some other spice taste to compliment the pumpkin.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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4/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Gold like a real pumpkin with excellent flavor. Very nice and one of the better pumpkins this season. Wasn't a big New Belgium fan beyond Fat Tire when they came to North Florida but the newer brews are really some of the best I've had from any brewer in a long while.

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Pumpkick from New Belgium Brewing
3.53 out of 5 based on 1,443 ratings.
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