Punkin Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
88
very good
6,564 Ratings
Punkin AlePunkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. We brew our Punkin Ale with pumpkin meat, brown sugar and spices. As the season cools, this is the perfect beer to warm up with.

Punkin Ale is named after the seriously off-centered southern Delaware extravaganza Punkin Chunkin (check out some of these Discovery Channel videos of Punkin Chunkin, you gotta see it to believe it!). In fact, Punkin Ale made its debut as it claimed first prize in the 1994 Punkin Chunkin Recipe Contest. Yes, that was a full 6 months before we even opened our doors for business!

28 IBU

Added by NeroFiddled on 09-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,564
Reviews:
2,112
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
366
Gots:
1,404
For Trade:
6
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In 2007 I sample this beer. At that time, I did not think that it surpassed Brooklyn Brewery's Post Road Pumpkin Ale. It must has been an off year because there is no other pumpkin beer that can match Dogfish Head's Punkin Ale. It has the perfect balance of spice, pumpkin and brown sugar flavor. Fall is my favorite season and I think it is because Punkin Ale is the taste of the season.

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Best pumpkin beer period

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best pumpkin beer out there.

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Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
3.91 out of 5 based on 6,564 ratings.
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