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A native plant of North America, pumpkins were first used in beer in colonial America as a substitute for hard-to-find malt, and none other than the father of our country George Washington had a highly touted recipe. This imperial porter pumpkin beer combines the robust, full-bodied style of a porter with a, frankly, crazy amount of pumpkin.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1005) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle shared by Kevin. Pours a dark dark amber with a ring of off white head. Aroma and taste of pumpkin and heavy spice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackfrost9p (289) - California, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Interesting combo, but probably prefer them separately. Pumpkin kinda conflicts with the traditional porter/stout notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3241) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Pour is a black with a small thin tan head. Aroma is a nice mix of brown sugar and cinnamon spices. Flavor is a smoky malt to start then comes some pumpkin pie spices and dare I say you can even taste some actual pumpkin in this. Finish is a rich roast malt and some sweetness from the brown sugar. Decent pumpkin porter, most Iíve had either go with a really heavy roasted malt or spiced out the wazoo. This is a nice mix of both

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
Medium brown, thin head. Aroma has a lot of pumpkin, spice...nutmeg, cocoa, pumpkin and cinnamon on the palate. Good brew. Nice, balanced spiced porter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpongeRuiner (745) - Michigan, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Pours a darker brown color with a tan colored head. A big fresh pumpkin spice aroma. A very slight chocolate in the background. A lot of pumpkin pie qualities. I donít think I could drink very much as its a bit on the sweet side. It does get smoother as it warms. It becomes a little more mellow of a drink. Overall not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
notalush (4910) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Dark ruby pour - soapy lace - nose is about medium in the spice intensity compared to other pumpkin beers, but there is also a nice roasted pumpkin character and some roasty malt - low carbonation, medium body - fairly sweet pumpkin flesh and brown sugar - not really any porter character - nutmeg and cinnamon through the middle - just a light bit of roast - toasty pumpkin finish - itís okay, but Iím getting a little tired of pumpkin porters and stouts that have no real porter or stout character (Iím lookiní at you, Southern Tier Warlock).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Aroma: Pumpkin, Robust Burnt Dark Malts Appearance: Dark Opague Hue, Passes No Light, Thin Off White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste.Pumpkin, Robust Dark Chocolate Malts Mouthfeel: Mediocre Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Filling

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dexter1 (18) - Florida, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Not as much pumpkin as I would like, but a good undertone. More of a brown sugar and a little bit of spice. Just a little on the sweeter side making it hard to drink more than one or two in a row, unless you are eating something salty.. then the balance is great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1421) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours a dark brown almost black with khaki colored head. Pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin, and some roast on the nose; follows onto the palate. A very well done pumpkin style beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (849) - Colorado, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown with deep red hues and off-white head. Aroma is smokey, chocolate, cloves, sweet. Taste is very chocolate, a bit of drying tobacco, sweet spices, medium bodied. Very good.


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