Pumpkin Beer Ratings and Rankings in 2013

This table has the ranking list, from my least favorite (in the first row) to my most favorite (in the last row) of the 84 beers I reviewed during the 2013 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 2013 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 2013

Kennebunkport Brewing Company Pumpkin Ale *
Indian Wells Spicy Pumpkin Ale *1/4
Eerie “Johnny Rails” Pumpkin Ale *3/4
Beer Works “Black O Lantern” Imperial Pumpkin Stout **
New Belgium “Pumpkick” Pumpkin Ale **
Redhook “Out of Your Gourd” Pumpkin Porter **
Three Notch’d “Three Chopt” Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Penn Brewery “Pumpkin Roll” Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Devil’s Backbone “Ichabod Crandall” Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Flat 12 Bierwerks “Flat Jack Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Harpoon “UFO” Unfiltered Pumpkin Ale **1/4
Traveler “Jack-O Traveler Pumpkin Shandy **1/2
O’Connor “Punkelweisse” Pumpkin Dunkelweisse **1/2
Fire Island Pumpkin Barrel Ale **1/2
Dogfish Head “Punkin” Pumpkin Ale **1/2
Elysian “Hansel and Gretel” Ginger Pumpkin Pilsner **1/2
Lakefront Pumpkin Lager **1/2
Horny Goat “HornyCopia” Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Beer Works “Pumpkin Works” Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Alley Kat “Pumpkin Pie” Spiced Ale **3/4
Two Beers Pumpkin Spice Ale **3/4
Thirsty Dog Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Howe Sound “Pumpkineater” Imperial Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Saucony Creek “Captain Pumpkin’s Maple Mistress” Imperial Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Stone/The Bruery/Elysian (2011) “La Citrueille Celeste de Citricado” Pumpkin Ale **3/4
Shipyard Pugsley’s Signature Series “Smashed Pumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***
Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus ***
Fordham Spiced Harvest Ale ***
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. “Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale” ***
Big Muddy “Pumpkin Smasher” Pumpkin Ale ***
Mendocino Pumpkin Ale ***
Granville Island “The Pumpkining” Pumpkin Ale ***
Southern Tier “Warlock” Imperial Pumpkin Stout ***
Full Tilt “Patterson Pumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***
St George “Pumpkinfest” Pumpkin Beer ***
Champion “Kicking and Screaming” Pumpkin IPA ***
Cambridge “The Great Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale ***
Epic/DC Brau “Fermentation Without Representation” Imperial Pumpkin Porter ***
21st Amendment/Elysian “He Said” Baltic-style Porter ***
Anderson Valley “Fall Hornin’” Pumpkin Ale ***
Champion “Spice Must Flow” Pumpkin Spice Ale ***1/4
Flying Dog “The Fear” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/4
Terrapin “Pumpkinfest” Pumpkin Beer ***1/4
Urban Chestnut “Count Orlok” Black Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Jolly Pumpkin “La Parcela No. 1″ Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Wolaver’s Organic Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Nøgne Ø Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Ithaca “Country Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Rogue Chatoe Rogue “Pumpkin Patch” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Long Trail Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Harpoon Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Grand River “Highballer” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Big Boss “Harvest Time” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
McAuslan St-Ambroise Citrouille “The Great Pumpkin Ale” ***1/2
Sam Adams “Fat Jack” Double Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Three Brothers “Five Pound Fall Ale” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Fat Heads “Spooky Tooth” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
21st Amendment/Elysian “He Said” Belgian-style Tripel ***1/2
Lickinghole Creek “Pumpkin Ain’t Easy” Pumpkin Ale ***1/2
Elysian “Night Owl” Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Strangeways “Gourd of Thunder” Imperial Pumpkin Porter ***3/4
Thomas Creek Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Southern Tier “Pumking” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Avery “Rumpkin” Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Upslope Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Hardywood Park “Rum Pumpkin” Rum Barrel Aged Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Uinta “Oak Jacked” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Hardywood Park “Farmhouse Pumpkin” Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Two Roads “Roadsmary’s Baby” Pumpkin Ale ***3/4
Hoppin’ Frog Barrel-Aged “Frog’s Hollow” Double Pumpkin Ale ****
Crown Valley “Imperial Pumpkin Smash” Imperial Pumpkin Stout ****
Blue Mountain Barrel House “Spooky” Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****
Alaskan Pumpkin Porter ****
Horseheads Pumpkin Ale ****1/4
Saint Arnold “Pumpkinator” Imperial Pumpkin Stout ****1/4
Heavy Seas “The Great’er Pumpkin” Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****1/4
Schlafly Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****1/2
Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged “Smashed Pumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin Ale ****1/2
AleWerks Pumpkin Ale ****1/2
Lakefront “25th Anniversary” Brandy Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Lager ****1/2
Almanac Heirloom Pumpkin Barleywine ****1/2
Stevens Point “Whole Hog” Pumpkin Ale ****3/4
Cigar City “Good Gourd ” Pumpkin Ale ****3/4

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


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