Pumpkin Beer Ratings and Rankings in 2012

This table has the ranking list, from my least favorite (in the first row) to my most favorite (in the last row) of the 62 beers I reviewed during the 2012 season! For all of the beers, I wrote full reviews. These reviews can be reached by clicking on the underlined beers in the first column. As can be seen, the overall ratings of the individual beers are in the second column. Click here for the first post of this 2012 season, where I explain the goals for this year. Click here for my first post that kicked of the 2011 season and the beginning of the blog, where I explain the rating system as well as the aim of the blog. Click here for more about me, and the making of this blog.

Overall Rankings in 2012

Shipyard “Pumpkinhead” Pumpkin Ale *
Buffalo Bill’s Pumpkin Ale *1/4
Southampton Pumpkin Ale *1/4
Ardmore Brewing (2010) Imperial Pumpkin Porter *1/2
Cisco “Pumple Drumkin” Spiced Ale *3/4
Wild Wolf “Howling Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale *3/4
Shock Top “Pumpkin Wheat” Belgian-style Wheat Ale *3/4
Samuel Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale *3/4
Uinta “Punk’n” Harvest Pumpkin Ale *3/4
Starr Hill “Boxcar” Pumpkin Porter **
Blue Point Pumpkin Ale **
Saranac Pumpkin Ale **
Lakefront Pumpkin Lager **
Evolution “Jacques au Lantern” Pumpkin Ale **
Harpoon “UFO” Unfiltered Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Pike “Harlot’s Harvest” Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Wasatch Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Stegmaier Pumpkin Ale **1/4
New Holland “Ichabod” Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale **1/2
Sweetwater Tavern (Sterling) “Ghost Town” Pumpkin Ale **1/2
Brooklyn “Post Road” Pumpkin Ale **1/2
O’Connor “Punkelweise” Pumpkin Dunkelweisse **1/2
Blue Mountain Pumpkin Oatmeal Porter **1/2
Cottonwood Pumpkin Ale **1/2
Tommyknocker “Small Patch” Pumpkin Harvest Ale **1/2
Elysian “Dark O’ The Moon” Pumpkin Stout **1/2
Ardmore Brewing Pumpkin Old Ale **1/2
Mad Fox “Punkinator” Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Ardmore Brewing (2010) Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Karbach “Krunkin’ Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Elysian “The Great Pumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Long Trail Pumpkin Ale ***
Samuel Adams “Fat Jack” Double Pumpkin Ale ***
Terrapin “Pumpkinfest” Pumpkin Beer ***
RJ Rockers “Gruntled” Pumpkin Ale ***
Ardmore Brewing Pumpkin Stout ***
Fegley’s Brew Works “Devious” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***
Dogfish Head “Punkin” Pumpkin Ale ***1/4
Flying Dog “The Fear” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/4
Epic/DC Brau “Fermentation Without Representation” Imperial Pumpkin Porter ***1/4
Flying Dog Bourbon Barrel Aged “The Fear” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/4
Ardmore Brewing Pumpkin Porter ***1/2
Uinta “Oak Jacked” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Hardywood Park “Farmhouse Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Heavy Seas “The Great Pumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus ***3/4
Wolaver’s Organic Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Rogue Chatoe Rogue “Pumpkin Patch” Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Shipyard Pugsley’s Signature Series “Smashed Pumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Hoppin Frog “Frog’s Hollow” Double Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Elysian “Night Owl” Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Bootlegger’s Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Long Trail Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Saint Arnold “Pumpkinator” Imperial Pumpkin Stout ****
Avery “Rumpkin” Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****
Heavy Seas “The Great’er Pumpkin” Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****
Southern Tier “Pumking” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****
Williamsburg Alewerks Pumpkin Ale ****1/4
Cigar City “Good Gourd” Pumpkin Ale ****3/4
Schlafly Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****3/4

* = poor
** = decent
*** = good
**** = great
***** = exceptional

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