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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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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LeRose (73) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Nice orange color with small head. Nice spice level - not too much, just enough and some actual pumpkin taste to it. Not a huge fan of the style, but this is pretty decent stuff. Wife likes it giving it an extra thumb’s up.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (303) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a great pumpkin spice aroma, love it. Appearance- The beer is a murky golden orange with a fairly large white head. Taste-The flavor matches the aroma, great pumpkin taste. Palate- This is a medium bodied mildly carbonated beer. Overall- A really great pumpkin beer, will look for it next year.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1188) - CROATIA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml at Breukelen Bier Merchants, Brooklyn. Pours deep orange with small tan head. Spicy pumpkin aroma. Malt, spices, cinnamon, caramel and pumpkin in flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3737) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 7, 2015
Very interesting in aroma and quite thin but still great in shape. Nice aftertaste and spices that can be found.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FunMikeG (25) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
An almost sour smell gives this otherwise good pumpkin brew a lower score than most in my favorite beer category.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2012) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
This is a highly routed touted beer, and it is good. But I’ve had other pumpkin beers that are better. Pours an orange/amber. Aromas are pumpkin, sweet butter, some spice. Flavors are sweet pumpkin, a touch of fall spice. Boozy. Good stuff.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
WABeerFiend (274) - - JAN 18, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 08.23.14. A: There isn’t much to smell. Maybe nutmeg and clove. A: 2 finger head. See through gold body with lots of bubbles. T: Spice. P: I didn’t care about the mouthfeel. O: There was no pumpkin, cinnamon, or brown sugar here. It did have the signature Dogfish Head flavor that is in almost all of their beers. It was terrible, but I’m beginning to understand that I hate brown ales so this review is somewhat biased. Drain pour. Actually, I ’accidentally’ spilled it all over the outdoor table.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bearislandbeer (15) - - DEC 20, 2014
Dogfish Head punkin is still one of my favorite pumpkin’s on the market. However, the only reason it isn’t a 5, is that this year they changed something. The alcohol % was different and the flavor wasn’t there like it was before. I bought cases of this stuff from dog fish head brewery directly and brought them across the country to poor little Idaho where we are dogfish head deprived and it is a different beer from them. However, it is still one of the better ones out there.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Koskela (316) - Marysville, California, USA - DEC 9, 2014
I get the well blended aromas of punkin, nutmeg, and cinamon in this crystal clear bronze orangie colored brew with a small white head around the rim of the glass. Pretty much straight forward with the punkin taste. Nice and crisp with a rather lightish body for what i was expecting. A solid brew worth a buy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsandman (470) - New York, USA - NOV 27, 2014
This is a pumpkin beer. I don't like pumpkin beers. This pumpkin beer is okay because it isn't overpowered by cinnamon & sugar like a pumpkin pie. There are some hops and a cool malt profile in this pumpkin beer. In the realm of pumpkin beers, this is solid.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
geeklimit (221) - USA - NOV 27, 2014
Pours a darker orange, lacy head with lots of carbonation. Aroma is malt with slight pumpkin. Pumpkin spice flavor with a malt and pumpkin back. Noticeable alcohol aftertaste and relatively clean mouthfeel.


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