Cuvee Pumpkin Latte | Martin House Brewing Company

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3.53/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Martin House Brewing Company
Texas, United States
martinhousebrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,097
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
17
pDev:
15.86%
 
 
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User Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 17
Photo of kojevergas
2.92/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

CAN from a Trader Joe's:

Fails both as a successful pumpkin ale and as an attempt to replicate the experience of drinking a pumpkin latte in beer form - not that that core premise is particularly worthy in its own right.

Forgettable fare from Martin House. At least dial up the coffee and pumpkin if you're brewing a coffee pumpkin ale. Is that too much to ask?

C / AVERAGE

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Photo of Premo88
3.69/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. can poured into vertical goblet

L: gold, clear, pushes up a tiny head barely more than a full skin, keeps a slight collar

S: nutmeg, molasses, clove, allspice ... loads and loads of nutmeg and a bit of ginger

T: nutmeg, pumpkin pie, pie crust ... much sweeter and more pumpkiny than the nose; not much coffee, but the second half of each swallow early on tastes like pumpkin pie with a soft crust and a pinch of whipped cream; pumpkin is earthy but sweetened by something; pinch of cinnamon; lots of nutmeg/ginger/clove; as it warms, a little bit of coffee flavor shows through, but it's slight

F: very light, soft, ale slick but not heavy, lightly crisp finish

O: this beer is growing on me as I work through the 12 ounces ... it's super spiced, the ginger/nutmeg note dominating the nose and leading the flavor, but there's some good pumpkin pie flavor, too, and the finish of each swallow that tastes like the bottom crust of a pumpkin pie with just a bit of pumpkin filling still on it and some whipped cream -- that's some tasty stuff; the can and word "latte" had me expecting more of a stout, but this is much, much lighter, definitely a pumpkin ale with plenty added; in the end I like it ... not sure I want much more than a 4-pack a season, but I'm glad I picked up the 4-pack

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Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear darker coppery color with off-white head. Pumpkin, spice, and coffee dominate the nose, pretty much in line with the name of the beer; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with the same combination of flavors, and in a beer, it doesn’t work the greatest. Odd to say the least.

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Cuvee Pumpkin Latte from Martin House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 17 ratings