Brewed by Wychwood (Marstons)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Bottle: Filtered
ABV reduced from 4.2 to 3.8% in 2013
A delicate ruby-coloured beer with the rich, heady aroma of English Northdown hops. Pumpking is brewed using an aromatic barley malt which imparts a flavour reminiscent of dried fruits. The Northdown hops provide a balance with a heady, hoppy, bitterness. A delightful mysterious blend of pleasures.
2011 version 4.2% ABV, previously 4.5% and 5.0%

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1759) - West Midlands, - OCT 18, 2012
Deep clear dark amber with a lacy lasting white sticky head. Smells nutty with malt, caramel, cinnamon and pumpkin and toasted grain. Medium to full oily body with very soft carbonation. Tastes of toffee, spices sweet fruity elements. a bit on the finish thatís seems a bit pasteurised. Its nice and super easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
NonOperational (57) - ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Canít believe people are hating on this, Iím off to get some more now. Happy Halloween, Mofís.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lokis333 (115) - Birěai, LITHUANIA - SEP 15, 2015
Clear copper color with small off white foam. Malty aroma with small hint of hops, not very strong though. Taste on the watery side with bitter aftertaste that does not last. Has bit of hops on taste too.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrBlueSky93 (503) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle from Aldi. (89p) Pours ruby red with a 2 finger off white head. Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, spices...Taste of initial sweet malts, caramel, toffee, then some spices, dark fruits, berries and then finally a slightly peppery yet synthetic faint pumpkin taste. Not the best Pumpkin Ale at all. Not great but not bad for 89p!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4449) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Reddish amber beer with a very strong head. The aroma is mildly hopped with some roastedness and yeastiness. The flavour is very yeasty with plenty of bitterness. Overall a beer with too much yeastiness for my liking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (7325) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours copper amber, nose is light caramel and fruit, taste is a bit wishy washy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
peponi (872) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Aroma: caramel, DMS, diacetyl. Appearance: clear amber-orange color, white head. Taste: low bitterness (herbs), caramel, diacetyl, spicy notes (nutmeg, cinnamon). Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, zesty finish. Overall: Average beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2145) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
500ml bottle. Not really sure about this one. It may once have been a good beer, when at 5%. But this is just a bit like dish water, a shadow of what it could be and maybe was.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rob_D_UK (1281) - Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2014
Pours a clear orangey amber with a white head. Weird grassy aroma. Weak hop taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
minutemat (2780) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
500ml bottle from my local Co-Op, Shrewsbury. My notes say: "tastes of bland, beery nothingness". Iím pretty sure thatís an accurate assessment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pricey290483 (712) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
had this bottle at a friends house not something that i would have chosen but it was nice had a good taste couldnít really taste the pumpking but the beer was still nice

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