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Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale | Cisco Brewers Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
ciscobrewers.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by corey0212 on 09-22-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,862
Reviews:
186
Ratings:
657
pDev:
18.55%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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Gots:
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Ratings: 657 |  Reviews: 186
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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of LeRose
3.03/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Meh...not much going on IMHO. Kind of an orange/amber color - pleasant enough. Aroma didn't seem like anything much - not getting the pumpkin pie or much in the way of the gourd aroma. Flavor overall seemed quite lackluster. Lacking pumpkin flavor an maybe they waved some spices over the brew kettle. Just tasted like a plain old ale. Would not buy again, would not recommend as an example of a pumpkin fall seasonal.

Understand this will be low on the curve here. My wife likes the pumpkin seasonals, so we've tried a bunch of them (at least a couple of bottles) and this one was not a fave for sure and our independent notes are in 100% agreement, strange but true :-)

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Photo of CampusCrew
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks like a dark maerzen... great looking color beer, head is a bit bubbly... lots of carbonation... aromas are slight pumpkin spice hintes that this wont be killed and over done with spices.... good... flavor is sublte as well... amber ale base with flavors of raw pumkin and spices on the back. Not an over done spiced pumpkin... which i like, but the beer lacks complexity. Decent and i dont mind drinking because it not ruined with marketing spices.

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Photo of UnderPressure
2.66/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Slightly hazy, copper colored. Relatively thin head with great retention. Really nice lacing.

Heavy spice in the aroma. I don't really like the blend of spice. Some roasted malt aroma in the background.

I'm not a big fan of the flavor in this beer. The spices are too harsh, and the bitterness is too high for this style. The sweet malt flavor is good, but unfortunately only lasts for a second as you swallow.

Medium to heavy bodied with a silky smooth mouthfeel gives way to an overly dry, bitter, everlasting finish that attacks you tongue until the next sip.

I'm not really impressed with this pumpkin ale. The spice blend is all wrong, and it's really not sweet enough.

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Photo of Chrixsus
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of tpauer
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of TerrapinWakenBake
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of VernonKell
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Hanzo
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of VTWicked
4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of sweemzander
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.

(A)- Pours a copper-like orange color. Some good white froth and lacing.

(S)- A good deep and dense pumpkin aroma. Hints at a nice nutmeg spice. Touches of vanilla.

(T)- Not nearly as much pumpkin as the smell, but a more potent spice profile.

(M)- A nice carbonation level and balance. A bit disappointing in the pumpkin area, but light and easy drinking.

(O)- Overall, its decent for the style, but clearly lacking any big pumpkin flavor; plenty of spice though.

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Photo of aubrey
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of OldTime
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of 71ADub
4.02/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

had at the Cloverleaf in Caldwell NJ. nice looking amber brew, a tiny bit of head. nose was spicy, some slight citrus present. taste was a little lacking in pumpkin, but otherwise a nice ale. good mouthfeel, velvety. overall, one of the better pumpkin beers I have consumed. Wish I could have quaffed more...

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Photo of seplo
4.5/5  rDev +30.4%

Photo of retreminy
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of Mark5252
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of sendbeer
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

Photo of tjonesjr
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Gatordaddy
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of chefhatt
3.03/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this one into a pint glass, it has a clear copper color body with a small fizzy head that lays down quiet quickly. The smell has a spicey hoppy smell to it. The taste has a spicy hop flavor to it with some pumpkin spices coming through on the middle of the tongue. I get a slight pumpkin flavor but more malt on the back of the tonuge. The mouth feel is good smooth, a little more heavier than other pumpkins but good. Overall this is good but needs less spice and hops and more pumpkin.

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Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of BeerzMcKenzie
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of SalukiAlum
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Pumple Drumkin Spiced Ale from Cisco Brewers Inc.
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 657 ratings
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