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RATINGS: 2004   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2009
Bottle 12fl.oz.
Clear medium to dark amber color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy pumpkin, cinnamon, cardamom. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, spicy and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091122]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden deep orange with a small white head. Aroma is spiced and sweet sticky note. Cinnamon, cardemomme and sweet sticky malty base. Light fruity touch. Ends caramelish and sweet into the finish alongside a mixed spice sensation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2009
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a thin light tan head. The aroma has notes of pumpkin and cinnamon as well as some caramel and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of cinnamon and other spices combined with notes of pumpkin and caramel, leading to a dry spicy finish. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of JohnC. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Spicy cinnamon aroma. Medium body, sweet pumpkin notes, caramel and cinnamon. Quite some hops in the finish. 221109

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 29, 2008
Bottled (big thanks PilsnerPeter!). Amber colour, small head. Aroma is spices, hops and that’s about it. Flabvour is brown xmas cookies, some slight acidic fruityness as well as spices. As it warms up lots of pumpkin and spices, which also dominate the aftertaste. A very Christmassy beer, though not "made exclusively" for that season.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (20464) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2010
Draft @ Hackney’s, Chicago, IL. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy pumpkin aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel and pumpkin flavor. Has a malty spicy pumpkin finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2011
9th March 2008
Sweet aromatic beer with obvious pumpkin, allspice and nutmeg. Dry bittersweet finish. Not hugely fond of Pumpkin beers but this is decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (17705) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2010
I guess pumpkin beers are unavoidable at this time of year, but after a staffer at Churchkey made me try Tom Schlafly’s version, I decided I would try to overcome my prejudice and try a few more. This version is a decent enough spice beer, where the vegetable (a squash is a vegetable, right?) is very subtle. Tasty enough to try again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 15, 2007
Amber color. Aroma of malt, vegetable and light cinnamon. Full bodied caramel taste, with a stronger cinnamon touch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle An almost clear one, pale amber in color and with a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is mostly on the spiced side, with some bready, caramel malts. Meaty hints too. It’s medium bodied and with a nice carbonation level, quite dry and with a nice bitterness. Meaty, caramel and bready flavor with a good dash of spices. Too much or the wrong ones according to my palate. Decent though. Lasting spiced, bready finish with the spices dominating. Well, it’s not bad for a pumpkin spice ale, but it’s not my kind of beer anyway. 150622

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