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Punkin Ale

 
ABV: 
7.0
IBU: 
28
Availability: 
Seasonal
On Tap At Tasting Room: 
At the Milton Tasting Room
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

A full-bodied brown ale with smooth hints of pumpkin and brown sugar. We brew our Punkin Ale with pumpkin meat, brown sugar and spices. As the season cools, this is the perfect beer to warm up with.

Punkin Ale is named after the seriously off-centered southern Delaware extravaganza 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 its debut as it claimed first prize in the 1994 Punkin Chunkin Recipe Contest. 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, drop by and visit us.

Since its debut, we've brewed Punkin Ale each and every fall. It is released right around Sept. 1 each year. When you find it, grab some extra because it's usually gone by Thanksgiving.

Every Beer Has A Story... here's Punkin Ale:

We currently send Punkin (in season) to our wholesale partners in the following states:

AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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Tasting Notes: 
Malty, pumpkin, caramel, brown sugar
Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Turkey, roasted duck, lamb, stuffing, dessert dumplings, sharp cheddar
Glassware Recommendation: 
Pint
Wine Comparable: 
Mulled burgundy

Beer Activity

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Sara is drinking Punkin Ale at Dogfish Head AlehouseMommas back! It's been a long 8 months ;)

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Brian R. is drinking Punkin Ale at Fiery Tasting RoomPumpkin 2014 Beer 27: Requires more sampling. Subtle very subtle spice or sweetness. Got a 4 pack. . More input to come

15 hours 45 min

David Martinez is drinking Punkin Ale at Nomad's Craftlife ClubhouseActually not that bad. Pretty smooth. Can taste the pumpkin and brown sugar with little bits of spices

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