Night Owl Pumpkin Ale | Elysian Brewing Company

Night Owl Pumpkin AleNight Owl Pumpkin Ale
BA SCORE
3.95/5
1,281 Ratings
Night Owl Pumpkin AleNight Owl Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States
elysianbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with 150 lbs. of pumpkin in each batch. Made with Pale, Munich and Crystal malts green and roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin in the mash, boil and fermenter. Bittered with Horizon hops. Spiced in conditioning with nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-11-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,901
Reviews:
379
Ratings:
1,281
pDev:
12.15%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
139
Gots:
278
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,281 |  Reviews: 379
Photo of unklemike
3.31/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taste like a fresh pumpkin when your a kid carving a jackolantern

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Photo of almostjay
3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dannyfayy
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jadler16
4.71/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Risenhower
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mttwttmyr89
4.95/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Great pumpkin flavor, really satisfying

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Photo of Harvest06
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GilGarp
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served chilled in a shaker pint glass.

Night Owl is a very hazy redish copper color. This head is thin and quick to settle.

Aroma is a little faded since last fall when it was fresh. Still has that pumpkin spice and pumpkin pie sweetness.

Flavor is much the same with pumpkin pie sweetness up front and more of the pie spice from middle to end.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated.

Overall a very good pumpkin ale with a great balance of sweetness and spice.

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Photo of j0hnc2468
4.55/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 510a
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thumperskibum
4.29/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of italianstallion
3.26/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Inglum515
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerMeUp12
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My absolute favorite fall beer

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Photo of jaemeno3
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of dexterk1
3.78/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of mattcrowe
5/5  rDev +26.6%

The best pumpkin beer you will find!

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Photo of Treyliff
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, poured into a snifter

A- pours a dark copper color with a reddish hue, small creamy white head reduces to a film on top, leaving short lasting lace behind

S- right off I notice that this is one of the few pumpkin beers that smells like pumpkin pie. most have only the spicing element, but this has that aroma of raw pumpkin flesh, perhaps emphasized by the addition of the pumpkin seeds. Cinnamon, clove & nutmeg all come through on the aroma. The malt is sweet, bringing shadows of whipped cream, caramel & pie crust

T- spicing up front with and emphasis on cinnamon and nutmeg, slight resemblence of cola. Raw pumpkin flavor kicks in mid-palate with some nutty notes, perhaps from the pumpkin seeds. Sweet malty notes of brown sugar, toasted pastry and caramel. More pumpkin on the finish with a hint of sweet vanilla cream on the linger

M- medium body with moderate-low carbonation leads to a prickly mouthfeel and a creamy & silky finish

O- very well balanced pumpkin ale that showcases the pumpkin itself, rather than the spicing like most pumpkin ales

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Photo of Mister_Faucher
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of BlackHawk89
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of BAsbill
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of wrogers19971
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dtomes
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of craftaholic
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Night Owl Pumpkin Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 1,281 ratings
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