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Punkin Ale | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Punkin AlePunkin Ale
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6,635 Ratings
Punkin AlePunkin Ale

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States

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

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Pours a burnt orange color with a small white head that dissipates quickly leaving no lacing down a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is of pumpkin and spice. Has a really sweet smell to it.

Taste is of the pumpkin and spice but it has a harsh astringent medicinal taste that was somewhat offensive. The dont get the medicinal taste on the 2nd or 3rd sip.

Mouthfeel is decent. Medium to loose with a good carbonation.

Overall, this one has a few things that keeps it in the 3s for me but it also has some good qualities that I like. Wouldnt mind trying it again on down the road.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 6,635 ratings
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