UFO Pumpkin | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

UFO PumpkinUFO Pumpkin
BA SCORE
45.3%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 1,090 ratings
UFO PumpkinUFO Pumpkin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States
harpoonbrewery.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imagine a pumpkin vine wound its way in a field of barley, and a brewer harvested it all to make a beer. Add Northwestern hops and a blend of spices, and you've got UFO Pumpkin. The malt combination provides a smooth body and slightly sweet flavor, which balances perfectly with the earthy notes derived from the pure pumpkin. And like all of our UFO beers, UFO Pumpkin is unfiltered so all the wonderful flavors are right there in your glass. Cheers!

20 IBU

Added by mostpoetsdo on 07-23-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,276
Reviews:
200
Ratings:
1,090
Liked:
494
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
15.32%
Alströms:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
61
Gots:
298
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,090 |  Reviews: 200
Photo of IBUBrew
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KMillard
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good feel, carbonation. This is a semi sweet pumpkin pie pumpkin ale that is consistently good.

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Photo of wonothesane42
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SamuelD3
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle

Pours foggy hazy amber orange with a quickly dissipating white foam head. Smells like autumn spices, pumpkin, bready grain, graham crackery malts, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, with earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like pumpkin, bready grain, graham crackery malt, autumn spices, vanilla, caramel, brown sugar, with earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice unfiltered pumpkin ale.

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Photo of illpass78
2.71/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

12 oz. in a tulip.

Appearance: Hazy, rusty orange with a big white head of froth.

Aroma: Pumpkin, spice. Smells somewhat like a pumpkin candle.

Taste: Ehhhh meh. It's a mishmash of spices along with a somewhat cloying, jammy pumpkin. Some weird wheat type flavor, too. Honey. Malty sweetness. I'm not a big fan.

Mouthfeel: Has some body, but basically light.

Overall: Can't say I dug this. I'm not the biggest pumpkin beer fan, and this one is particularly "busy" tasting, and not in a good way. Kind of tastes like a beer version of a hastily made pumpkin pie that wasn't in the oven long enough.

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Photo of Rugg315
4.17/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

If you like Pumpkin you will like this beer. Nice spice compliment alcohol is not outrageous and price is good. One of my favorite pumpkins!

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Photo of GratefulBeerGuy
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Unfiltered.

Hazy, thick golden orange color with a full, frothu, dense white cap keeps it real.

A very nice aromatic blend of pumpkin spice, sweet maple malt, spicy-herbal hop blend. Subtle other fruity tones pop out, slightly tropical and very fresh. Spicy pumpkin pie.

A very pleasant, sweet honey malt rides in first, pumkin pure'e, brown sugar, cinnemon, cloves with an herbal hop zest makes for a pretty flavor spectrum. I must admit, Pumpkin beers are not really my thing, however I can enjoy a good version evety now and again. This version is actually pretty interesting.

The feel is pretty smooth, but also with a rather cloying, slick malty effect, long and sweet. I would certainly appreciate a mouthfeel more crisp from this style. Pumpkin flavoring can sometimes make it feel to malty/sugar sweet and slick. Perhaps a slightly highet hop profile would make it a bit more refreshing.

Maybe a bit too sweet and slick but certainly not a bad Pumpkin.

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Photo of Kgoldsbe
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vivs85
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.19/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

UFO Pumpkin has a thick, bone-colored head, an opaque, orange appearance, with some lacing left behind. The aroma is of bold pumpkin pie spices, and the flavor is of white pepper, pumpkin pie spices, gourd, and low-level beer flavor. Mouthfeel is heavy, and UFO Pumpkin finishes on the dry side.

RJT

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Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NomadDawg
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmg480
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of kw_pip
4.15/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draught

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Photo of Malbiter
4.55/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice fall beer.
Smells great and drinks real easy. Pumpkin, nutmeg, vanilla.....

If you are looking for complexity, this is not it. It's just good easy drinking fall ale.

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Photo of Brew_ski
3.73/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerma
3.96/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Yum Best pumpkin beer I have had this year! Smooth and no after taste not too pumkiny! I hope its is not too much I got in a pick a six so I don't really know. Ohio is weird our state minn are VERY HIGH!

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Photo of jmccraney
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edthehead
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Halcyon
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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UFO Pumpkin from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Beer rating: 45.3% out of 100 with 1,090 ratings
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