Dismiss Notice
Subscribe to BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99! (Limited time offer, US delivery only)

31 Pumpkin Spiced Lager | DuClaw Brewing Company

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
31 Pumpkin Spiced Lager31 Pumpkin Spiced Lager
BA SCORE
3.54/5
Good
187 Ratings
31 Pumpkin Spiced Lager31 Pumpkin Spiced Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
duclaw.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This medium-bodied, amber German-style lager combines frighteningly smooth malt flavor with a haunting spicy finish of cinnamon and nutmeg, for a scary good brew that is definitely...all treat, no trick.

Added by Kegatron on 11-04-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,469
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
187
pDev:
12.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
36
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 187 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of Fievel
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of malfunxion
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of NJBeer265
3/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of RyanByorick
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of Redrock
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of GeorgeCarroll
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of duceswild
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of jessealmlie
3.28/5  rDev -7.3%

Photo of salthemonster
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of waiting4lunch
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of PittBeerGirl
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
3.2/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Atw0921
3/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of psruss
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Had two pints at dinner with Braised Short Ribs in Philadelphia. Not a spicy as I anticipated. Didn't get too much from the nose. Very tasty and drinkable. I think it's a nice fall selection beer on tap. I recommend it. It's not very hoppy and can be a session beer (in a safe environment, of course).

 301 characters

Photo of ajpalumbo
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of makeitavintage
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Chevelle66
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of jonbonesjones
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Slatetank
3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

enjoyed this 12oz chilled from the bottle in a tumbler at Wegman's, review from notes.

The color is deep crimson with light haze and thin beige cream with fine bead. The smell has a good amount of spice with ginger and cinnamon and light sweet scent of malt with subtle fruity yeast scent. The feel has a moderately high amount of carbonation with medium spiced body with light sweetness and semi-dry finish with low alcohol influence on the palate.

The taste is very good with nice spice flavor up front with light spice flavor up front with fruity element and caramel in the malt with dry cinnamon-like woody element in the spicy dry finish. This is a pretty good dark lager with some spice flavor -very crisp character with good blend of malt and spice flavor

 765 characters

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Zetcha7x
2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

Photo of TappaKeggaBrew
4.05/5  rDev +14.4%

A: Clear, medium-dark amber with a touch of red, and a thin head of khaki foam that quickly fades.

S: Typical pumpkin pie spices, along with the fruity aroma, but this one has a potent bready aroma as well.

T: A fair amount of initial sweetness from the malt. As the sweetness starts to fade, it is joined by a fruitiness that isn't pumpkin... I'm not sure what it is, but it's not bad. The spices then show up, and are perfectly balanced against the other flavors. After a lingering moment, faint hops bitterness appears for the finish, but never in an overly assertive way.

M: Crisp, with more carbonation than I'd expected (with the anemic head). There's just a touch of dryness in the finish.

O: A very drinkable pumpkin lager. I notice that I'm guing rather than sipping - I need to buy a few more of these.

 817 characters

31 Pumpkin Spiced Lager from DuClaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 187 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.