Rumpkin | Avery Brewing Company

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84%
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4.08 w/ 1,383 ratings
RumpkinRumpkin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 16.73%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
We wondered what would happen if a monstrous pumpkin ale, plump full of spicy gourdiness, were aged in fine fresh rum barrels to add suggestions of delicate oak and candied molasses. Rumpkin is what happened! This first member of the Annual Barrel-Aged Series was brewed with roasted pumpkins from a local Boulder County farm, and spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger.

Added by womencantsail on 10-09-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,279
Reviews:
308
Ratings:
1,383
Liked:
1,162
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
13.48%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
339
Gots:
525
Trade:
50
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,383 |  Reviews: 308
Photo of deereless
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matt141
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HardyA
4.37/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DanGeo
3.73/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alucard
4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jason1221
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of krome
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was cellared for a year. The cellar time was probably important to let the booziness mellow a bit.

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Photo of jgunther71
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.72/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of msumike89
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Furlinator
4.27/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Slater's 50/50 Rancho Cucamonga on 09/15/16. Pours murky dark brown. Huge aroma of Autumn spices, molasses and pumpkin. The taste follows with pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, pie crust, maple, molasses and just a hint of rum. Full bodied with low carbonation.

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Photo of Eziel
3.86/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HeartofMiami
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GangOf1
4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ruger_44-Redhawk
4.42/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Update. Opened an aged bottle of the same bottle date below on our July 4th camp trip at 7,000' at Three Creeks Lake. This was awesome! Brought glassware to drink out of and this aged version brought out much of the profile below but lots of rum up front. Had to edit my taste stats because it was so good!

Had the Sep 09, 2015 bottled batch @ 18%. Very tasty imperial pumpkin, yet another great beer from one of the best breweries (some of their equipment is from Oregon as we saw during the brewery tour). Get a lot of bread, malt, spices, pie crust, a little pumpkin, vanilla, rum and the warmth of the high ABV. Although not the best imperial pumpkin, still worth getting for the cold winter months. Gather a couple for aging and save one for Thanksgiving and Christmas time as I did. Cheers.

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Photo of vfgccp
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJSFS
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BradC
4.11/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Batch No. 4, bottled 9/22/14. Pours a murky copper, even with a careful pour, lots of sediment suspended in the glass. Fair amount of carbonation and head that quickly disappeared. Smells of rum and dark sugar, plum. Taste is still pretty hot, lots of rum, some spices, hot cinammon, burnt sugar. Good but definitely a sipper. Overall, I let this one age almost 2 years and it's still good and still boozy.

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Photo of needMIbeer
4.46/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Josbor11
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tim007007
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris-1911
4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rhyzy
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OnePuttBlunder
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AleHunter805
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rumpkin from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84% out of 100 with 1,383 ratings
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