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Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale | Coronado Brewing Company

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Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin AlePunk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale
BA SCORE
3.74/5
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164 Ratings
Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin AlePunk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Here in the land of eternal sunshine, it can be difficult to differentiate between seasons. Palm tree fronds don’t change color and fall to the sand, though the mercury does drop a few degrees, it’s still as paradisiacal as Southern California lore would have you believe. So, from now on, count on this imperial pumpkin ale heralding in the fall season. Brewed with brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and a heaping helping of would be jack-o-lanterns, Punk’In Drublic delivers autumn’s trademark flavors along with a hint of West Coast character, whether enjoyed in a pumpkin patch or on the beach.

Added by BeerVikingSailor on 07-17-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,129
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
164
pDev:
10.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
33
Trade:
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Ratings: 164 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of toast9
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stealth862
4.74/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

If you're looking for a real pumpkin ale made with real pumpkins and taste without too many spices...this is it. My favorite fall brew.

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Photo of Timtac
3.57/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scruffwhor
3.39/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sposter4
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 98green
3.55/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap. Smells like a pumpkin beer, nutmeg and cinamon. This one bombs in the taste. It comes with something flowery that I can't finger. Just very odd. Feel is fine and the abv is well hidden. Overall I can't get past the taste. One and done for me.

Edit to add I forgot this was brandy BBA. I did get a vinuous thing initially, forgot to note

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Photo of ackeeper
4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of ejimhof
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.38/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SteveLimoncello
3.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MikeBogert53
3.97/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KMillard
3.36/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark, stronger malts than many pumpkins, less alcohol in the taste for a high abv. The pumpkin flavor, the blend of spices is balanced, nothing yelling out in this one. This is run of the mill pumpkin ale with a higher abv and malt, certainly more brown sugar. Worthy.

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Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Just like every other pumpkin ale, it falls short in any real taste. On tap at the brewery. It looks decent, but that's about it. No pumpkin aroma and a very faint pumpkin taste, if that's what you can call it. Bottle logic "Picture if you will" was amazing. Spot on with flavors.

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Photo of reitzbrewing
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sendbeer
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrDemento456
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Latarnik
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of red94tt
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Red5StandingBy
2.68/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, mahogany color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight alcohol, strong spices, hint of caramel malt, hint of hop, and slight pumpkin. Fits the style of a Pumpkin Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. There is also a slight dryness. Tastes of sweet malt, spices, alcohol, slight caramel malt, hint of hops, hint of earthy malt, and slight pumpkin. Overall, well blended, spice is dominant in aroma and body, and quite refreshing for a high alcohol pumpkin.

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Punk' In Drublic Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 164 ratings
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