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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

1 hour 19 min

Scott M. is drinking Punkin AleSmooth subtle spice and not over the top with pumpkin.

1 hour 40 min

Max D. is drinking Punkin AleGood...

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3 hours 48 min

DArcy H. is drinking Punkin Ale at The Bayou - WeHoIt was free!

3 hours 49 min

Nick B. is drinking Punkin AleThe spices aren't overwhelming, which I appreciate. A little boozy and thinner than I expected for 7%, but still a solid fall brew.

3 hours 51 min

Ryan K. is drinking Punkin Ale at The Hopping Pig GastropubBy far the best pumpkin beer I've had

3 hours 53 min
Head out to Lynch's Irish Tavern, in Port Huron, and help us celebrate the first day of Autumn!
Here in coastal Delaware, the summer beach season unofficially ends this week and we roll into our favorite shoulder season -
 

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