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Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale | Stevens Point Brewery

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beerwolf77 on 09-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,748
Reviews:
142
Ratings:
682
pDev:
12.56%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
155
Trade:
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Ratings: 682 |  Reviews: 142
Photo of ruzzal
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Impressive. Not a pumpkin guy, but good enough for me to write a review. Great.

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Photo of DubiousGopher
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bmeehan
4.61/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is one of the best pumpkin beers I've ever had. The pumpkin flavor is at the forefront and it has such a nice sweetness to it. It almost tastes like it's a mix of pumpkin and maple syrup, and it's fantastic.

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Photo of sposter4
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of acp21178
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Slack
4.61/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale amber in color and a bit cloudy. A ring of white head and a bit of a lacing on a sip.

Nose is cinnamon, sweet sugar, nutmeg, and pumpkin.

Taste is a mix of spice and sweetness - cinnamon, nutmeg, a bit of clove, mild sugar, and pumpkin throughout.

Mouthful is medium and smooth but a bit syrupy and thin on the finish. Carbonation is average. Finish is semi sweet.

This is very good, one of the better/best non barrel aged pumpkin ales I've had. The nose is pumpkin pie, the taste is pumpkin pie, and it looks like pumpkin pie. Very drinkable, very enjoyable. Minor drawback is the mouthful. Very desirable.

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Photo of BellsFan
4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

You can really taste the pumpkin and spice in this one! Had one off of draft. Little to no head. Minor fizzy (I don't like too fizzy anyway). Orangish brown color. But the biggest thing I look for is the taste. This one has a lot of that!

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Photo of dmorgan310
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jakea
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerucee
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Spices were perfect with this pumpkin!

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Photo of porters4life
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nunya
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Determined419
4.61/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ron_Mexico
4.94/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of vidper
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This Pumkin is top hog! Pumkin beer is and should be , a brief seasonal affair. You break up in November. But September and October it's on! This beer is syrupy sweet Pumkin spice w a bit of hop. Deelish. Right there at the top w southern tier
pumpking.

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Photo of surfrogue1
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark. Cloudy. Almost a muddy, brown pour with an approximate 2-finger head. Definite smell of pumpkin pie spices. Tastes more like pumpkin than most, but the sweetness pushes too much towards caramel. Not overly viscous, so not too heavy...for a heavy (7.5% ABV). Unlike some, I think some additional hopping would have helped. Overall a very nice Pumpkin Brew. Ale. Beer. Whatever. Not what I'd call the best, but I'd definitely drink it again.

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Photo of Lucular
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smells and tastes like pumpkin pie more so than any other pumpkin beer I've tasted to date, including some pumpkin beers I also love (Selin's Grove, Pumking).

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Photo of paullmcm25
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pittbeermur
4.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pumpkin pie in a bottle it's my favorite pumpkin beer so far!

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Photo of Phoodcritic
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JeffSK
4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wer34truh
3.89/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy brown color with a small head which dissipates almost immediately.

Smells of ginger and pumpkin. Also smells of sweet biscuits, and nuts.

Taste is fairly conventional, yet tolerable, if not outright delightful.Bitterness is kept at minimum, and sweetness is perfectly nuanced. Mouthfeel is light, as is carbonation.

I am admittedly not a huge fan of pumpkin ales, yet this is pretty much the best pumkin ale I've had. Rock-solid!

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Photo of eldoctorador
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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