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Whatís that bite of tartness doing in a pumpkin beer? Adding the unexpected kick of cranberry juice to brighten this traditionally spiced seasonal ale. PUMPKICK is brewed with plenty of pumpkin juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice, but itís the cranberries and touch of lemongrass that send your tastebuds sailing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
SneakyBawls (2) - Denver, USA - AUG 8, 2013 does not count
The cranberry gives this flavor a nice change of pace to usually boring pumpkin ales. I donít mind pumpkin ales but they rarely have much going on pumpkin flavor wise. But this was a surprisingly good combination that frankly Iím kind of amazed no one thought of before. Cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie are a no brainer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1085) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 7, 2013
12oz bottle shared. Poured dark orange color with red tint. White head that doesnít stay around to long. Decent spice aroma of allspice and cinnamon. The flavor is mild pumpkin and spice mainly the cinnamon and allspice. The warmer it got the more the cranberry comes out in the flavor. The Pumpkin is so mild though was hoping for more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogiergrove (120) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Pours red-amber, little head and moderately fizzy. Some cinnamon aroma. The little bit of cranberry tartness makes this an unusually refreshing pumpkin beer, which is appropriate given that it came out in August when summer beers are still in demand. I donít love it, but I like it enough to drink 4 or 5 of them on a cool late summer evening.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrana (351) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Nice and full of pumpkin pie spice with a hint of tartness on the side of the tongue. Not overly pumpkiny which allows the notion that you're drinking a beer to not be loss. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
VatMasterson (52) - Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2013
This Pumpkick was poured with great anticipation. A nice aroma as expected and good amber color, good head also. Where this one goes astray from pumpkin ales is with the addition of "unexpected kick of cranberry juice. . . . and touch of lemongrass" denoted in the descriptin on the label. I would recommend it for bizarre foods like hot and sour soup or anything else where you are not sure what exactly is going on with your tongue. Huge gamble at 9 bucks a sixer. I lost tonight with this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9030) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of clove, allspice, cinnamon, carmel and light pumpkin. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of carmel, clove, allspice, lemongrass and a hint of cranberry with a smooth lingering spiced finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (2124) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2013 Shared 12 oz. bottle poured to "on the rocks" samplers, showing a bright, brassy gold color, with a decent layer of white, fine bubbled head foam, and wavy lacing. The nose was light pie spices, a little earthiness, and a hint of cranberry tang. Light bodied, softly carbonated, low to no hop bitterness, and a little thin & watery, but a pleasant, sessionable, seasonal-type brew nonetheless. Next time, on tap, and served to plastic at the Lionís Club concession for the annual Sister Bay WI. Fall Fest. Soft yeast in the nose, livelier carbonation this time, and more noticeable hop bitterness and body. Same tartness & spicing, but served a bit too cold.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (7940) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Listening to Pumped Up Kicks while rating this. Not my favorite song, but it is catchy, and given the name of this beer I thought it necessary. Bottle from a Kroger. Pours a clear amber color with a large large foamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of earth, cranberry, pumpkin, mild burnt sugar, spice. The taste is earth, pumpkin, mild spice, herbal notes, tart berries and some hops in the finish. Medium bodied. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle. Deep reddish orange with a thin light white head. Wow, the nose is fascinating. It has the definite pumpkin and spice character that you normally expect, but then that is tweaked with a slightly sour fruity character. The spicing is like cinnamon and clove. This is not sweet as I thought it would be given the nose. A tasty and interesting beer, but seems more like a gimmick than anything that people would want over and over. Not enough pumpkin to keep the fans of the typical beers interested and not sour enough for the sour heads.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thehodgie (13) - - AUG 6, 2013
Pretty average as far as pumpkin beers go. Didntí get much of the cranberry except a little tart on the aftertaste. Easy to drink, will definetly purchase later in the season to compare when more Pumpkin beers are out.

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