Pumpkin Ale | Long Ireland Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Long Ireland Beer Company
New York, United States
longirelandbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by John on 10-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.27
pDev:
18.04%
 
 
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Photo of allistermcg
3.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of tigg924
3.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours hazy, orange-brown with 1/3 inch head. Taste is cinnamon, clove, light bread, and a plant like taste--green leaves. Goes down really easy. Good enough to keep me interested in the brewery, but not a pumpkin ale I would rush out for.

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Photo of MispeledStalion
3.28/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fosters9
3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hammertimeee1
2.54/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

I am absolutely stunned Long Ireland company couldn't do a better job then this!! Very little pumpkin flavor and more of nutmeg. Taste of vanilla and other spices to make up the lack of Pumpkin flavor. Carbonate is low to almost flat. Taste slightly better at room temp then chilled.. I am brewing my own pumpkin beer and it taste better after only 2 weeks then this beer. Sorry guys. I love your other beers: ie: Celtics but this seasonal brew is clearly not one of your better Beers!!!!

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Photo of beerloserLI
2.98/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours an amber/orange color with no clarity. A nose of muted pumpkin with slight spices.

Initial sip yields a rather earthy pumpkin flavor. Smooth and a bit robust with slight spices notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg. This really seems to be aimed at a pure pumpkin flavor taste. I really get almost a pumpkin puree flavor. The finish is a bit malty and a tad off tasting. Mouth feel is a bit light and even watery at times.

Overall, I found the beer to be a bit below average for the style.

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Photo of Icemann383
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coffdaddy
4/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While this isn't the worlds best pumpkin beer it's a good "go to" pumpkin beer. A nice fall session beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

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2.24/5  rDev -31.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

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3.6/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Suds
3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

This is an amber colored ale with a slight head an nice clarity. The aroma is of pumpkin spice and a touch of malt. The flavor is balanced, with some malt backbone. Spice is pleasant and not overpowering. A bit more sweetness could help the beer, although I'm happy with the restrained spice. The body is medium-full, and the finish is more subtle than I expected. Not outstanding, but good.

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4.8/5  rDev +46.8%

Photo of ZenBiscuits
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of dextermcgurk
3.28/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Griffith
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Nolen12
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Photo of jkball01
3.5/5  rDev +7%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of campfirebrew
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of Bieniek30
3/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of Vermonthiker
2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

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Pumpkin Ale from Long Ireland Beer Company
3.27 out of 5 based on 46 ratings.
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