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Pumpkin Beer | O'Fallon Brewery

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624 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery
Missouri, United States
ofallonbrewery.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Like pumpkin pie in a bottle...we add 136 pounds of real pumpkin to the three-barley mash and then season the finished beer with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

11 IBU

Added by maxpower on 10-10-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,923
Reviews:
246
Ratings:
624
pDev:
17.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
84
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 624 |  Reviews: 246
Photo of mschrei
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Like how this looks and smells-brown/orange with a lot of particulates, strong pumpkin scents. Pretty good flavor, plenty of pumpkin with a mild spice presence. Only complaint is it's a little thin.

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Photo of Trott31
4.36/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smooth delicious pumpkin beer. I really enjoy this on crisp autumn evenings. The smell reminds me of pumpkin pie on thanksgiving. It pours a reddish coppery tone with thin, quickly dissipating head.

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Photo of pstam87
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nmurta88
4.28/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful color from the bottle. Wonderful smell. The scent reminds me of Fall right away. The taste is almost sweet at first, very original compared to the other pumpkin styles. A little sweet for me after 2-3. Still very good.

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Photo of porters4life
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Well hazed orange brown color. Two fingers of frothy off-white head with average retentions and a short ring of lacing is left.

3.5 S: The nose is mainly pumpkin and spice. The base appears to be fairly bland and is just a vehicle for pumpkin goodness. That said there's a touch of caramel amidst neutral malt. The pumpkin, however, is done well and offers strength. Spices include cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg.

3.5 T: Taste is simply more of the nose. Pleasantly pumpkin with spices mentioned above. Not a whole lot else going on. The base is bready but neutral overall with just a hint of caramel.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. A combination of spritzy and creamy. Good here.

3.25 D: Not super impressive, but at least the pumpkin is done the right way. I wish the base beer would be a bit more interesting and would contribute more, but in any case, I'm not unhappy putting this one back.

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Photo of Raime
3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wholesale case for $10. Not the best pumpkin beer but better than anything at that price.

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Photo of beagleyx2
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Botulizard
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mattjp03
3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sappyjoker
3.97/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of psmith161
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlarmClock314
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 412drinking
4.74/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

one of my favorite pumpkin beers so far this year. great taste, easy to drink.. great seasonal beer. Bottle that I poured into glass.

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Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dum3z
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Mostly clear orange/tan body, off-white head that fades entirely. Nose hits first with baking spices, in a restrained amount, followed closely by a sweet malt, caramel and biscuit-like, reminiscent of a marzenbier. Flavor subdues the spice in favor of the sweet malt, and a kind of pumpkin-essence element. Spices are mild, cinnamon and nutmeg, a bit of unwanted clove/bubblegum. Body is highly drinkable; appropriate carbonation, medium weight, maybe a bit slick.
I know pumpkin beers are allowed to be sweet, but that odd malt sweetness is not for me. I still appreciated the likeness to traditional autumn beers (Octoberfests), and also the restrained spices (too little is better than too much), so this ended up being a decent cooling-weather beer.

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Photo of FBarber
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Lots of cinnamon and clove on the nose of this one. Pumpkin is present but balanced. Smooth easy drinker. One of the better pumpkin ales out there - spices are nicely crafted bad pumpkin is balanced.

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Photo of craigbelly
3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason_cs
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of norinco
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Suds
3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is an orange-amber color with a light haze and a white head. The head is thin. The aroma is great...pumpkin pie spice and malt. The taste is quite good as well....malt, spice, it's not unlike pie filling, but not cloying. Full in body, but not heavy. Good.

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Photo of ordybill
4.44/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a murky orange with a small white head. The aroma matches a pumpkin pie! The taste is pure pumpkin and spice goodness. One of the best pumpkin ales I have had.

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Photo of firkingroovin
2.32/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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Pumpkin Beer from O'Fallon Brewery
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 624 ratings
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