Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale | Stevens Point Brewery

BA SCORE
91
outstanding
666 Ratings
Whole Hog Pumpkin AleWhole Hog Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerwolf77 on 09-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
666
Reviews:
137
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
12.68%
 
 
Wants:
97
Gots:
150
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 666 |  Reviews: 137
Photo of Ri0
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a caramel brown with a thin tan head. Imagine a pumpkin pie baking in the oven for the aroma along with some hot apple cider with cinnamon sticks. Sensational! Flavor is a delicious sweet pumpkin pie with a side of cinnamon rolled vanilla ice cream. Thinner feel, which seems to be normal for this style and a spicy sweet finish. Very tasty and priced well.

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Photo of TildenKatz
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris_Huston
4.77/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

As many have noted, super mega pumpkin pie. Initial whiff of cinnamon is soon overtaken by that creamy sweet pumpkin pie and crust smell.

If sweet isn't your thing, then this is one to avoid. A paltry 10 IBUs, this brew is all candy. Very similar to Southern Tier's Pumking, but with more pie than spices. If you're looking for a sweet-spiced pumpkin beer, this one can hold its own with the best of them.

The only thing that was a bit un-beer-like was the head. It foamed up and fell a lot more like a soda than a beer. But color, smell, taste, and feel are all exquisite for this style.

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Photo of NDogg44
4.51/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of adamranders
3.37/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Franziskaner
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brownish orange in color and not much light will seep through this brew. There's a fingernail of beige around the rim and covering about half of the top. That aroma is very dialed in with cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and nutmeg. I taste a heavy, yet somehow balanced mélange of spices. Pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, and nutmeg are the dominant players. The body is moderately carbonated and lightly sticky.

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Photo of KnappStout
2.96/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Almost too much pumpkin taste. It literally is like drinking a pumpkin pie. I can handle some amount of pumpkin, but this was borderline ridiculous. Just too overpowering.

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Photo of northcoastwolf
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gibgink
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TooGood
4.51/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bets pumpkin beer I've ever had the privilege of drinking. It's liquid pumpkin pie, whereby the main taste is pumpkin, with the spices as a side note. Typically the spice dominates the beer and ruins it, this one is spot on!

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Photo of rsquared59
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jpinoniemi
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mordhaus
3.54/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hootie159
4.14/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of alarmclock314
4.02/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pauldig
3.52/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerBucks
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NYR2
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dirt286
3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brian29
4.48/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of moodyxc9
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of claspada
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 03_04_81
4.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eziel
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point Brewery
4.1 out of 5 based on 666 ratings.
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