Dark Pumpkin | Thimble Island Brewing Company

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47 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thimble Island Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
thimbleislandbrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by mute on 11-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
47
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
16.89%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of mute
5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of JGargano
5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of Sarah_Fawcett
5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of ejane
4.67/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerConny
4.63/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wonderful porter with a good pumpkin taste. Not overwhelming with pumpkin flavor at all. To be picky it could use a little less carbonation in my opinion. Don't think twice about trying this. I bought a single and now wish I just bought a six pack. Even my friends face lit up with shock as to how great it tasted. I'm proud to be so close to such a great brewery. Thimble island out does two roads and stony Creek any day.

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Photo of Theomc13
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of BranfordBound
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review on 9/25/15. Had at the brewery on the first day of the 2015 release, the girlfriend was excited they had a pumpkin. She asked for it and got this dark beer so she took one sip and handed it to me, score!

Poured murky dark brown with a tan head. Smelled like roasted malts with a wallop of spice. The taste was truly spectacular. You had a nice mix of the porter dark malts and their chocolate notes along with the pumpkin and strong spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Some lingering smoky notes at the end. Felt great, give me another!

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Photo of MichaelBuck
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PatrickKellyCT
4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tons of roasted malts with a little bit of pumpkin. Good, solid, sessionable beer for fall but nothing stands out as extraordinary.

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4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours opaque, black in color, with minimal head. Taste is molasses, cinnamon, clove, and other pumpkin spices. Moderately sweet. Really impressed with this pumpkin porter. Really well done. Tastes like both beer and pumpkin. Really well balanced. Will have to look for this again.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

On draft at Cask Republic, New Haven. Very dark porter (lighting is "intimate" at Cask so...) with a beige head. Smells of roasted malts and a light hint of pumpkin pie spice. Tastes like a well balanced porter with just the right amount of spice. Not a liquid pie by any means but not too understated either. Great mouth feel, nice solid viscosity. Not watery or sticky. A nice take on the style, worth seeking out.

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psweendogg
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikexw
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drbenderdo
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Dark Pumpkin from Thimble Island Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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