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RATINGS: 1860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Punkin' Ale is a full-bodied, spiced brown ale brewed with baked pumpkins, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar. Dogfish Head Punkin' Ale is named after the annual Punkin' Chunkin Festival held near Lewes, Delaware the weekend after Halloween.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DiscerninDrunk (21) - - SEP 10, 2014
Pours light copper, thin white head, medium retention very clear. Smells strong pumpkin, tastes of cinnamon, clove, brown sugar, medium body

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salmoniform (648) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - SEP 9, 2014
2014 Vintage: poured from bottle to glass. Clear amber hue with fizzy white head that dissipated to a moderate ring. Aroma is straw, nutmeg, sulphur, ethanol. Mouthfeel is decent with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness followed by a spice-like astringtness following. Overall this is a decent beer.

1.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Lurkmoor (1) - Cape Coral, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2014 does not count
Not sure if it is always so strongly spiced, but I couldn’t get past the strong flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (108) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - SEP 8, 2014
pumpkin and spices not really detectable. tastes to me like a sweet belgian brun. Sweet, brown, alcohol warmth feels higher than its 7 percent. bottle in Berkeley.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DMLINAZ (290) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Smooth, easy to drink ale with moderate amount of pumpkin, some other fall spices. Pumpkin seems natural, not forced. I’ve grown to prefer pumpkin porters over pumpkin ales because the flavors stand up to one another, but this is still quite good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (951) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Tap. Pours a transparent light amber with a ring of off white head. Aroma of spices and malts with some pumpkin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arkurzynski (1519) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Clear amber orange. Light pumpkin, light spice, pumpkinbread and mild brown sugar/molasses. Flavor is toasted pumpkin seed, mild fruity pumpkin and faint allspice/cinnamon. Lingering bready/toasted pumpkin and light spice. Could use more pumpkin and more spice, but I guess this is what separates it from the others a bit.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ARMed (601) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2014
The beer begins with aroma and unfortunately the aroma is not good. In addition the appearance is also not good. Lack of head, lack of lacing, lack of palate. I am lot a big fan I this beer. Sorry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AKORN (140) - Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Roasted malt, dark fruits, light cinnamon aroma. Hazy golden color with small white head. Roasted malt, light butterscotch, some bitterness and no Punkin taste. Overall a good beer though. Good

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lemke10 (784) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 6, 2014
This pours a semi-clear amber color with a slight head. The aroma is mild with pumpkin, clove, and spices. The flavor is rich with pumpkin and spices. The texture is perfect for the style, but the flavors could be a little bolder. Overall this is a top notch pumpkin beer that is probably one of the top10 in the market.


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