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RATINGS: 1981   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kabsetter (103) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Pours a crystal clear dark amber with a robust head. ...beautiful. but for me it was downhill from there. Taste was not bad, balanced but I had better pumkin beers. Pallet is thin and crisp, with a tad wack aftertaste that I find common in this type of beer. Not bad, but with CC Good Gourd, UFO and S. Tiers offerings, I wont want this again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (222) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle pour powder keg beer and chili festival. Aroma is dominant pumpkin as expected. Appearance is golden brown with minimal sparkle, small white head with poor retention and fair lacing. Taste is pumpkin sweet flavors with spices. Palate is light bodied with average carbonation with some effervescence. Overall, a good but straightforward take on the genre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yy0pp (969) - - OCT 8, 2015
Thanks to Adam from Brewhemian beer shop for sharing the bottle. Clear amber color with tiny white head. Aroma - Malty, spicy. Taste - Light sweetness, dry, spice, malts, slight pumpkin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redtechnj (273) - Williamstown, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Appearance- Clear medium amber, average creamy white head. Average lacing. Aroma- Cinnamon, pumpkin, caramel, malts. Flavor- Sweet but dry, cinnamon, caramel, pumpkin, medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1760) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Pours no head on a clear straw body. The aroma is pumpkin pie with lots of spices. The taste is mildly sweet. The texture is creamy and soft. It’s fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BierMeHoos (383) - Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Appearance is copper color with a white head. Aroma is nutmeg, pumpkin, brown sugar, caramel. Taste is pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar, caramel flavors. Palate is medium full body and average carbonation. Overall pretty good for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrownALEx (364) - Portland, Michigan, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Aroma of nutmeg, all spice and pumpkin. A clear pour with a white head that dissipates quickly. Taste is more spice and nutmeg. Palate is light bodied. Overall, a good ale, to be honest though I expected more from this brewery, but that says a lot.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tysongillmore (16) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 1, 2015
I have had this about four years ago and it reminded me of pumpkin pie. I could taste all the typical flavors and now, not so much. It's still good but not as amazing as I remember. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1379) - California, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Amazing spicy aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg. Color leaves a bit to be desired, light straw red with minimal head. Taste is nice spicy, pumpkin with clove, cinnamon and hints of citrus. Pumpkin flavor is good, subtle. Overall a really nice fall beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (1453) - SPAIN - OCT 1, 2015
Tap / Tirador. @ Hackney’s Printers’ Row, Chicago, IL, USA A: Dark amber / Ambar oscuro. T/S: Sweet, pumpkin, cereal / Dulce, calabaza, cereal

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (504) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Poured from bottle dark amber brown with a two finger foamy off white head. Aromas of mild pumpkin spice and cinnamon. Taste is malt cinnamon spices and mild gourd.

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