UFO Pumpkin | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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82
good
1,090 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
1,090
Reviews:
200
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
15.24%
 
 
Wants:
59
Gots:
296
For Trade:
1
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Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MrJuengling
3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ben1313
3.83/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of timmynyc
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours somewhat cloudy burnt orange color, so so white head that completely disappears, no lacing.

Smell - Very sweet pumpkin smell, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, brown sugar. Smells alot like pumpkin pie.

Taste - Much like the smell, the taste is not as strong as the smell which is a shame. Pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla.

Feel - Medium body there seems to be a little too much carbonation.

Overall - I like this beer I wish the taste had as much flavor as the smell alludes too. Still a strong beer I enjoyed.

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Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
3.3/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Look: Pours a cloudy, orange hue with a half finger, off white head.

Smell:I'm getting Cinnamon, allspice, clove, ginger, mild spearmint and very faint notes of caramel.

Taste: Not bad, but not terribly impressive. A little watery. Mild malty flavors of custard and honey upfront. Light notes of cinnamon, clove and graham crackers in the background. A dry, soapy potpourri taste on the finish.

Feel: Light body with low carbonation. It's unfiltered so the feel has a little extra body and "oompfh" to it, but it's still on the thin side.

Overall Comments: A little bland, but not bad. I can't tell if this is an old beer or not unfortunately since there's no bottled date which I'm a little salty about... just a "best before" date... which sucks.

Also there's no % ABV listed on the bottle, what the hell is up with that Harpoon? That's very pertinent information we as consumers need to know. DWI's are no joke.

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Photo of Jentex
4.12/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cgrunin
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BB1313
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoy by 1/15/17. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy burnt golden with a fluffy off-white head that slowly falls leaving great retention and solid lacing. The aromas have a ton of ginger. There's some cinnamon and nutmeg in the mix. I'm also picking up some citrus notes, which I didn't expect. There's some lemon and pine in the mix. The flavors have a huge blast of cinnamon. The ginger and nutmeg follow. Some fresh grass with a subtle bitterness. There's a subtle sweetness, but it's balanced. Alcohol goes completely unnoticed. Mouthfeel is light with moderate carbonation. It's fluffy and very smooth. Very easy to drink.

This is a nice pumpkin ale. It's traditional and unique at the same time. I might be the minority, but I'm picking up some citrus, which makes this one different. Not bad at all.

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Photo of Triple569
3.4/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of goodshiz
3.89/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Icemann383
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of I3eer
3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TravisMason
3.06/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Griphon
3.62/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imperialking
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BEER88
4.02/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.66/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KrissyKat6
3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mcataldo8
3.32/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shellynix
3.4/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WickedBeer
3.49/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

UFO Pumpkin from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
3.61 out of 5 based on 1,090 ratings.
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