Drink Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

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Relevant Links:
Dogfish Head Website
Punkin Ale (Dogfish Head Website)
Dogfish Head Punkin Ale (RateBeer.com)
Punkin Ale (BeerAdvocate.com)

20100919:
I wrote: "Dogfish Head Punkin Head. Apparently pumpkin. It's tasty, but I didn't taste any pumpkin flavor."

20130914:
I wrote: "Punkin Ale is only lightly spicy, very light. By the end of the beer, it left a good aftertaste and no bitterness." 9:42PM

(20130914)
Website Information:
A full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. We brew our Punkin Ale with pumpkin meat, organic brown sugar and spices. This is the perfect beer to warm-up with, as the season cools.

Punkin Ale is named after a locally-famous and seriously off-centered event here in southern Delaware - Punkin Chunkin (check out some of these Discovery Channel videos of Punkin Chunkin, you gotta see it to believe it!). In fact, Punkin Ale made it's debut as it claimed First Prize in the 1994 Punkin Chunkin Recipe Conest - yes, that was a full 6 months before we even opened our doors for business. Punkin Chunkin has grown in size and scale with pumpkins now being hurled more than 4,000 feet through the air! If you come down to see if for yourself - come by and visit us.

Since then, we've brewed Punkin Ale each and every fall. It is released right around September first each year. When you find it, grab some extra because it's usually gone by Thanksgiving.

Availability: Seasonal
ABV: 7.0
IBU: 28
Original Release Date:
11/1994
Food Pairing Recommendations:
Turkey, roasted duck, lamb, stuffing, dessert dumplings
Glassware Recommendation:
Pint
Tasting Notes:
Malty, pumpkin, caramel, brown sugar

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