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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale | Stevens Point Brewery

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BA SCORE
4.14/5
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682 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
pointbeer.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by beerwolf77 on 09-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,750
Reviews:
142
Ratings:
682
pDev:
12.56%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
155
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 682 |  Reviews: 142
Photo of LancetherealLeader
4.63/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best pumpkin beers out there!

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Photo of _RL_
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrownAleMale
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brewqueno
3.23/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Too heavy on the spices or maybe a spice. Has raisin-y flavor.

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Photo of BadMaro
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

one of the best pumpkin ales I have had

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Photo of T_Hass
4.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jzlyo
3.42/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is pie crust, spices/cinnamon, slight mustiness and a hint of pumpkin. The flavor is spices/cinnamon, bread/pie crust, a hint of fruit and a tart finish.

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Photo of PG2G
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Footer13
4.76/5  rDev +15%

Photo of SarahB1981
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of maxcoinage
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of jimmygord
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of jredlich4
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of NoProblem
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of little_star
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of MonicaC
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of spacecake9
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

A - Pours amber brown with a head that dies down pretty quickly.
S - Pumpkin and spices fill your nose. You can smell the pumpkin as you are pouring the beer into the glass.
T - A mouthful of pumpkin. You get a great balance of sweet/sour/spice in this pumpkin ale.
M - Medium to thin mouth feel, but the flavor does hang around for awhile.
O - This is really a model pumpkin beer that others should aspire to. Full, rich pumpkin flavor but balanced and very drinkable. Top 5 Pumpkin of 2014 for me.

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Photo of ShaneSmith
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of MaxWillis
3.88/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of apasternak
3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of BeerDirigible
3.76/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Fatts
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of kell50
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Redrover
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%

12 oz longneck poured into a pint glass, the beer is orange with amber highlights. There is a sticky beige head.

Great aroma of pumpkin pie spices, toffee and caramel malts.

This is by far one of the best tasting pumpkin beers. Point has managed to balance the spices & pumpkin flavors over a great base beer. It is not overly cloying or sweet but instead has remarkable balance.

The mouth is thickish and coating. Midlevel carbonation seems well calibrated to the beer.

I wish I had bought more than one four pack, a mistake I won't make next year. Well Done!

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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 682 ratings
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