Pumpkick is a Pumpkin Ale brewed by New Belgium Brewing Company that blends pumpkin juice with spices, cranberries, and lemongrass.

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This beer is no longer being produced by the brewery. New Belgium is now producing the Atomic Pumpkin as their Fall seasonal Pumpkin Ale. Click here to read that review.

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Pumpkick is a Pumpkin Ale that’s brewed by New Belgium Brewing Company, and for the purposes of this craft beer review, the ale was served in a tulip pint glass from a 12 oz. bottle.

What You Need to Know

The Pumpkick features the pumpkin flavor and spices that one would normally associate with a Pumpkin Ale. But there’s also tart cranberry and lemongrass as well. So how was it? Let’s get to the review.

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The ale pours a slightly hazy orange and is topped by a thin white head that dissipates rapidly.


The aromatics are strong and pleasant with a scent of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Label art for the  by New Belgium Brewing Company

Label art for the by New Belgium Brewing Company


The palate follows the nose with its flavors of pumpkin, spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. The tasting is spicy and sweet but balanced by tart cranberries and hops.


The feel has a medium body and moderate carbonation. The brew has a dry finish.


If you enjoy pumpkin seasonal brews, definitely give the Pumpkick from New Belgium a try.

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