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Punkin Ale

 
ABV: 
7.0
IBU: 
28
Availability: 
Seasonal
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

Kim Shroyer is drinking Punkin AleA seasonal favorite.

1 hour 26 min
1 hour 26 min
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Lauren S. is drinking Punkin Ale

2 hours 26 min

Will S. is drinking Punkin Ale

2 hours 27 min
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Matthew V. is drinking Punkin AleIf I didn't already have Hop Hog, I would have given it a 4.5.

3 hours 56 min

Bob Z. is drinking Punkin AleJust as good as last year!

3 hours 57 min

Jamie Flores is drinking Punkin AleAwesome pumpkin beer without being sweet, it you want no-nonsense flavor, this is your beer!!!

3 hours 57 min
3 hours 57 min
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