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RATINGS: 2057   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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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brain_Parasite (70) - California, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Pours an orange amber with minimal head. Not a strong aroma, some brown sugar notes. Flavor is very fall/winter-like: cinnamon, cloves, some pumpkin and a sugary sweetness. One of the best pumpkin beers Ive had, definitely worth having around in the fall.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Korcz (1822) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Dynia po belgijsku.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brandon1989 (528) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Pours a clear amber color with a small ivory head that dissipates quickly. The aroma is brown bread, pumpkin but not overpowering, and some spices but faint. In the flavor I pick up lightly roasted malts, caramel, some spice up front with a mild hop kick, and there is some pumpkin but once again not overpowering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1217) - Xiamen, CHINA - DEC 21, 2016
355ml bottle at House of Belgium, Xiamen. Pours clear orange brown with a white head. Aroma of malt and vegetable. Not picking up the spices. Can taste brown sugar. Sweetish finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1926) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2016
Sample at brewery. Orangey golden with nice head and lacing. Smells sweet, lightly spiced, and grainy. Spiced, but not terribly overdone.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (1188) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 29, 2016
32 oz crowler pours a hazy orange color with a nice white head. Aromas of pumpkin, sugar, roasted malt. Medium bodied, a nice pumpkin ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
dlihcsnatas (668) - Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Light amber with small fast fading head. Smells of pumpkin spices as would be expected but the flavor lacks any real pumpkin flavor and it seems thin for a 7% brew. Not full bodied, not brown, not really tasting much pumpkin, so overall yet another over priced big hype dogfish failure. Not sure why I took the chance since dogfish has let me down many times with their pricey nasty brews but guess it was a momentary lack of thinking that I hope never to have again on future dogfish offerings.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SONOFWODEN (39) - New York, USA - NOV 19, 2016
Basic pumpkin. . . .to be honest, I was expecting more from Dogfish Head. Good, not great.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (968) - Berlin, - NOV 7, 2016
Tap in Harlem - Hazy orange color, creamy head. Slight pumpkin aromas, cooked vegetables, medium malty. Okay but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tstamba (775) - Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2016
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. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RSRIZZO (1972) - 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 its not much different then most pumpkins out there and I was really expecting more from Dogfish, so in the end Im a little disappointed.


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