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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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1430) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (878) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2303) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - SEP 17, 2014
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount. Almost black appearance with a small, lingering tan head. Aroma of pumpkin spices, vanilla. cinnamon, nutmeg and dark malts. Similar flavor, smooth, malty and lightly sweet with mild spiciness. Medium body, creamy and pretty smooth. Iím not too big on pumpkin beers, but this one is pretty solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gkeh (219) - Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2014
First of all, this isnít a porter. Is a dark ruby amber pour. Second, the taste is overly spicy, just like some other pumpkin beers. Itís ok, nothing to write home about.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (810) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear dark reddish brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of pumpkin, caramel, allspice, and light toffee notes. Flavor is roasted malt, toffee, pumpkin, clove, cinnamon, and caramel. Medium bodied, smooth with a slightly dry end. Lingering spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
highibus (734) - Vail, Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours deep black with cocoa head. Huge spice aroma. Flavor b hits up front with those same spices but comes through with a nice roasted malt flavor as well. Spices on the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andybrownback (6) - - SEP 11, 2014 does not count
Sweet. Heavy mouthfeel. Moderate pumpkin makes it a little too sweet. Not *too* much pumpkin. Smell is of pumpkin more than anything. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (7608) - Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Draft. Dark brown. It is a typical porter (cocoa, coffee, roasted notes) with a nice bit of pumpkin and a good amount of spices. It is a more mature pumpkin beer than most and isnt too sweet or spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3859) - Bakersfield, California, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Draft at Imbibe Wine. Nose is cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin, and vanilla. Clear dark brown with a medium beige head. Flavor is pumpkin pie spice with hints of chocolate and bitterness.

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