Rumpkin | Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.08/5
1,392 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:
#2,298
Reviews:
309
Ratings:
1,392
pDev:
13.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
338
Gots:
529
Trade:
49
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Ratings: 1,392 |  Reviews: 309
Photo of Aldogg007
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SirWilliam666
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Hands down my fave pumpkin ale. Big, strong, powerful. Had it at the Great Pumpkin Alefest at Elysian Brewery. Spice, Pumpkin, and Rum all in great balance throughout. I dare say this is a Pumpkin ale for Barley Wine fans(wich I am). Wish I could have got my hands on some bottles for my cellar.

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Photo of Seemore
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of DGriess
4.79/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Patinthebronx
4.77/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2016 vintage. Poured into a stemmed glass. Light head that dissipates quickly. Smells of warm molasses and pumpkin. Intoxicating. Strong but not overbearing taste that warms the pallete. While a year or two would do wonders to this, it's an amazing beer. If you're a pumpkin fan, is a must try.

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Photo of Aldoglez511
4.77/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of AP224
4.76/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Beastcpa
4.76/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Prospero
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of jbogner
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of En29356
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Indytruks138
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of StephRai
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of LadyOfMuchBeer
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of theminutemen
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of h0ppster
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of dachp
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of TheBaumer
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of WritersBlock
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of alwaysplayin
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of ROBSTARR
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Circles413
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

This beer is a beast!

I rarely do a review this way but hey, it is what it is.

This beer is medium to full with moderate carbonation. It's like sipping on a rum covered chocolate bar. The vanilla takes over & so does the rum character.

This beer is no joke. It's high ABV is very noticeable & it burns in a good way! Look for it & trade for it! If you like a stout that's sweet with a high ABV, you'll love this!

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Photo of supaadam
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of crob3888
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a hazy burnt orange color. Smell and flavor are hugely complex, dominated first by shots of aged rums, with all that sugary and oaky complexity. Caramel and boozyfruits are present. Then the sip ends with the pumpkin spice and pumpkin pie flavors, from cinnamon and nutmeg and allspice to hints of brown sugar and pumpkin seeds and pumpkin meat. If you don't care for pumpkin beers, this may not make you a believer, but it's an absolutely successful experiment. I was skeptical of the idea of aging a pumpkin beer in rum barrels, but this is perfectly executed and pushes the boundaries of what pumpkin beer could be.

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Rumpkin from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 1,392 ratings
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