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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale | The Schlafly Tap Room

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Pumpkin Ale blends the spices of the harvest with full-bodied sweetness for a beer that tastes like pumpkin pie. Pounds of pumpkin form a malty foundation that supports the fall flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove.

While pumpkin beers were produced in the early days of the American colonies, they were different from the pumpkin beers we know today. Colonists used pumpkin and squash as the fermenting medium, since malted barley was scarce. Once malt became more readily available, it replaced these alternatives to grain. In the 1990’s, American craft brewers reintroduced the style to the delight of pumpkin beer drinkers.

16 IBU

Added by maxpower on 09-16-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,091
Reviews:
580
Ratings:
2,328
pDev:
11.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
404
Gots:
532
Trade:
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look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

HORRIBLE

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1/5  rDev -76.2%

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1/5  rDev -76.2%

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1.16/5  rDev -72.4%

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1.5/5  rDev -64.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -64.3%

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1.6/5  rDev -61.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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1.72/5  rDev -59%

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1.75/5  rDev -58.3%

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2/5  rDev -52.4%

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2/5  rDev -52.4%

I am simply not a fan. I know so many people that rave about this pumpkin ale and compared to other varieties available it just falls short.

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2/5  rDev -52.4%

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2.2/5  rDev -47.6%

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I had this beer 2 times in a bottle at Churchkey and at Number 9 1/2 in DC. This beer is overwhelming with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and all spice. I want to like this beer but I just can't. I could not taste much pumpkin since the spices take over the beer. I definitely did not taste any flavor of vanilla. I prefer some vanilla taste with my pumpkin beers.

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2.41/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

A: medium brown with an orange hue.
S: Whoa! Big spiced cider smell dominates all.
F: average carbonation, heavy alcohol gives warmth.
T: This is for the pumpkin latte fans. If want a pumpkin pie flavored beer go for it. Spices dominate all with a sturdy base of fresh pumpkin underneath ending with a tart twang from the pumpkin with lingering spice and alcohol notes. A very heavy handed offering with big flavors that compete against each other and never really integrate well. I prefer a beer with malt, roasted pumpkin and very light spice complimenting each other to create a cohesive whole. If you want a more laid back cohesive approach check out SA 20 pounds pumpkin. To each their own.

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Schlafly Pumpkin Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 2,328 ratings
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