on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.

bagalagalaga's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bagalagalaga (151) - Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2013
New Belgium seems to be showing off some experiments lately, this one was pretty good. Itís exactly how the bottle describes it. Most pumpkin ales that pop up in fall are pretty similar, with some going overboard on the nutmeg and allspice and winding up crappy, but the cranberry undertone of this one sets it apart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cheap (4755) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Smells like slightly spiced pumpkin, not like pumpkin pie. Slight haze on a light brownish orange ale. Initially it does have a slight undesirable pumpkin spice to it but the cranberry tartness makes it a little more acceptable. Yes, almost makes me think it comes across a little wild. Just enough tartness to tart it up but not enough to make it artificial. Not too bad for a pumpkin beer. Iím not one to enjoy punky beers but this was not too unacceptable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (5085) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Sampled at the brewery, 11/24/15. Clear orange color with an off white head. Lots of pumpkin pie type spice here with some underlying malt notes as well. Nice pumpkin overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5076) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
355ml bottle pours a slightly hazy golden orange color with a finger and a half of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is pumpkin with nutmeg and cinnamon. Taste is a light tartness with the nutmeg and cinnamon and a fruity and malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with some modest carbonation. Overall, I found this brew to have a nice balance of flavor. Enjoyable and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle. Very nice pumpkin beer. Slightly hazy orange pour with a smaller rocky head. Pumpkin pie spices, hint of tart berry - very mild but there. Nice creamy texture. Good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
delnoche (484) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - NOV 8, 2015
12fl oz bottle poured into a shaker. Cloudy orange with a modest white creamy cap. Aroma of pumpkin pie. Wow, okay. I just reviewed a different pumpkin ale and said it was the closest thing to liquid pumpkin pie I'd had. New Belgium has beaten that with Pumpkick. This has a lot of pumpkin flavor along with the spices. The other brew was lacking the pumpkin in comparison. This is delicious. Well done New Belgium, well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kidobutai (560) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Small head, cloudy golden appearance. Smoothe and creamy texture, nutmeg with the pumpkin taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (3224) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Pours copper orange with aroma of pumpkin and some spice. Mostly pumpkin flavor-slightly sour(?) with spice backbone. Okay beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Floback (546) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - NOV 7, 2015
12-pack from Big Red Liquor, Indianapolis. Pours a small white head over a muddy, dark orange body. Lacing is a tight cascade. The aroma is very mild; struggling to pick up some notes of caramel. Mild spice, some red fruit sweetness. Medium carbonation and medium body. This isnít complex but it is refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1699) - Georgia, USA - NOV 1, 2015
I like the cranberry kick, but still pretty standard heavy spiced medium bodied pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (1605) - SPAIN - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle 35,5cl / Botella 35,5cl. @ Best Damn Beer Shop, San Diego, CA, USA. A: Amber / Ambar. T/S: Malt, sweet, pumpkin, spicy / Malta, dulce, calabaza, especiado.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 45

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50