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RATINGS: 2003   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.7
RSRIZZO (2020) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2016
12oz bottle from the 2014 run (Courtesy of Headbanger) poured into a Shaker at 42°. Color is a hazy orange brown with good carbonation and a thin white head. Aroma is a slightly sour pumpkin spice scent. It has a medium body with a crisp mouth feel. Flavor is big spice a hint of vanilla and alcohol. After taste is bitter with the spice lingering on. Overall it’s not much different then most pumpkins out there and I was really expecting more from Dogfish, so in the end I’m a little disappointed.

1.4
grundsow (135) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2016
A Nutmeg-Clove-Fest with Malt making a strong showing at the party. Pumpkin invited, but maybe has just a toe in the door at this point? Not for me.

3
ehaak26 (680) - - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Aroma is pumpkin with some malt. Taste was sweet. I’d like to re-try it on draft.

3.4
PhillyCraft (7739) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Vtg blackberry backlog, Pours hazy orange color with medium sized head. Notes of nutmeg, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, yam, and hops. The body is on the lighter side. A solid pumpkin beer.

4
dimeon (363) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 20, 2016
A: Dark amber, with just the slightest orange hint N: Spices, particularly cloves T: More cloves, backed up by cinnamon and allspice, F: Moreish pumpkin pie notes O: Great expression of the style.

3.5
Oscbert (1319) - Lincoln, California, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Bready malty aroma with plenty of traditional pumpkin spice aromas Pours a hazy amber color with small creamy white head Well balanced malty pumpkin spice beer Medium body, medium co2, lingering bready spice finish One of the better pumpkin beers I've had ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
brownaler (699) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Cinnamon aroma with a pumpkin body and some brown sugar sweetness. Nutmeg aftertaste.

2.3
seehaferb23 (281) - - OCT 11, 2016
This beer was very disappointing for Dogfish Head. The pumpkin was very faint. It almost appeared to be paired with a lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Larry_Duffman (586) - - OCT 2, 2016
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours orange and amber with a small, white head. The aroma is subtle for a pumpkin beer with hints of pumpkin and spice. The taste is subtle on pumpkin at first. As it warms, the pumpkin is more pronounced. You get the cinnamon and nutmeg too. It tastes more like a brown at times. It goes down pretty easy for the alcohol content.

3.3
Karol (942) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 28, 2016
Fresh bottle from the keg ’n bottle store in San Diego. Clear ruby color. Good head. Aroma is tricky. Once the head vanishes it smells like a bud light or any other corn rice crap beer. When you stir it it smells like spices, pumpkin, cinnamon. Taste is completely different. Malty, pumpkin, spicy, cinnamon, some dark bitter fruits. Controversial beer in my opinion. Overall tasty.


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