Rivertown Pumpkin Autumnal Ale

 
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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Our pumpkin ale is a spice infused ale using dark sugars, real pumpkin and fresh ground spices. This is how we do pumpkin pie! Best served in at 59ºF in a wide pub glass. Late October-November release.

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b3shine (9073) - Indiana, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Draft to taster at Rivertown. Looks decent; brownish-orange with good carbonation and creme lacing. Smells mild, but of pumpkin and spices. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Not bad.

3.6
drfabulous (8481) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Lexington Fest of Ales. Amber body. Pumpkin aroma and flavor. Pumpkin spice. Decent.

3.6
SudsMcDuff (8468) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2014
23 skadoo!! .. . a town with a river, and it has pumpkins floating in it- how mucky .. . tan .. medium foam .. righteous! .. . decent amount of spice, baked pumpkin, and light caramel . .. elevator inspector unit. i think i’m gonna be sick..

2.9
PorterPounder (8228) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Panama City, Fl. - Kwiker Liquors #2 - 12 oz bottle. Slightly hazy medium copper pour, little to no head. Aroma is slightly funky with some sour vegetable notes. Flavor has a hint of pumpkin pie spice, a touch of ripening vegetables, a brief touch of vanilla. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Had better pumpkin ales.

3.7
JaBier (8156) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle from a sixer purchased at Blacklick Wine & Spirits. Clear copper pour with a thick beige head. Malty nose with cinnamon, ginger and allspice notes. Malty flavor with cinnnamon, vanilla and ginger before a dry, crisp finish.

2.7
AirForceHops (7689) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 22, 2013
12 oz. bottle in a trade with queenholly. Nose is cinnamon and caramel malt. Weak flavors of pumpkin, all spice and it has a strange sour ginger note. Body is thin and watery. Almost a sweet sugary finish. This odd sour ginger is real distracting and takes away from this beer. Is ginger even an ingredient in this brew? I really don’t like ginger root as a taste at all and for me this brew just does not work. Perhaps this works better on draft….

3.7
JStax (7125) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Appearance is a clear amber with a thick khaki colored head of foam. Tons of carbonation bubbles floating to the top of the beer. Sheets of lacing as the head dissolves. Aroma is cinnamon, pumpkin pie spices, malts, nutmeg. Taste is lightly pumpkin pie. biscuity malts and creamy pumpkin pie filling. Another solid beer from Rivertown Brewing.

3.4
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle:   Dull dark amber, fairly murky, thin sudsy white head, sparce lacing.   Little bit of actual pumpkin pie aroma on the nose.   Otherwise muted cinnamon or nutmeg.   Comes across as a soft pumpkin pie flavor on the tongue, including the crust!   To me it reminds me of a none imperial Pumpking from Southern Tier.   Has the flavors, muted, and not as brash or alcoholic.   Pretty tasty in that its not just spices thrown together.   Yep, its pie.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Clean finish, soft pumpkin pie lingers.   Could stand to be a bit brighter, but as its its pretty tasty.   Thanks Brad for sending a few of these!


2.9
RobertDale (6755) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 20, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy reddish orange with a decent biege head. Aroma of pumpkin, malt, and spices. Taste is pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, malt, and brown sugar. Good for a pumpkin beer.

3.6
Patrickctenchi (6692) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours hazy, bright brown with a short tan head. Scent is pumpkin, cinnamon. Taste is tart pumpkin, nutmeg. Not overly sweetened or spiced Very natural .


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