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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Pumpkin Ale is pumpkin pie in a bottle. Skip the pie after dinner and just have a couple of these! An American Amber Ale flavored with all those fall spices we love!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcos (1571) - Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2011
This beer was too sweet for my palate. My I held onto it for too long before drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle. Aroma of allspice and mint mostly for me with sweet malt behind. Flavor vaguely vegetal along with the very prominent spices, not much cinnamon, so a bit different than most pumpkins. Pretty rich, quite sweet even over all the spices. Could be a great mood beer I suppose, but I guess not my mood.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1498) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2009 12 oz. bottle from Grape & Gourmet. Pours brownish-orange with a thin off-white head. Strong pumpkin pie aroma as well as cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar. Noticeable cinnamon flavor upfront with pumpkin pie flavor underneath. If you are a fan of pumpkin beers this is the one you have been waiting for. In my opinion Southern Tier Pumpking is too sweet whereas this avoids that. I’m amazed at how much flavor is packed into this beer. Williamsburg AleWerks just may be one of the best kept secrets around right now. This is another fantastic addition to their lineup.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeff789 (1408) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2011
clear amber with a small white head that fades quickly... spicy aroma, cinnamon and allspice dominate... some mild graham in the flavor which is the key flavor component for quality pumpkin beers in my opinion... Some nice spicing, not too heavy on the spices, and a touch of actual pumpkin comes through... medium body, good, lingering spice, very very good...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1372) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2011
very nice Pumpkin ale at the trellis in williamsburg, cloudy nice frothy head and full mouth with malt and spices a plenty

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mephisto (1270) - TAIWAN - SEP 13, 2011
pours copper hue with thin white head, it has caramel aroma with hint of spice. slight vanilla bubblegum flavor with floral aftertaste, this brew is well balanced and hides alcohol well.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1232) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours a clear brown-amber with an inch of head. Aroma of pumpkin spice, caramel, cinnamon, ginger, and crust. Flavor of gingerbread, pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon, and pie crust. A bit on the sweet side - a tad too sweet for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1183) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2009
(bottle from ksurkin) Pours a clear dark amber with no head. The aroma has a bunch of baked pumpkin, plenty of cinnamon, nutmeg, and a bit of pie crust as well. The cinnamon is quite strong in this pumpkin ale, which sets it apart from other pumpkin ales I’ve had lately. Another aroma that sets this apart from other pumpkin ales is a bit of hay, which was quite a surprise. The flavor has a little baked pumpkin and sweet caramel, that switches to a nice spice finish, with the cinnamon carrying on long after sipping. Mouthfeel is medium to full, and carbonation is smooth. This is a better than average pumpkin ale, but my only complaint would be that there isn’t enough of the rich baked pumpkin in the flavor. Thanks Ken!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1181) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Orange-amber color. Aroma and taste is really nice. Lots of that great pumpkin pie reminenice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bvc (1161) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2009
12oz from suzygreenberg. Copper clear amber with thin white ring of a head. Big cinnamon, nutmeg, grahm, pumpkin, banana, bubblegum...very much a thick pumpkin pie nose. All of the aromas from the nose are happening in the flavor. So balanced and such a wonderful beer. The little bit of banana jus works to tie everything together. Last year the best pumpkin beer I ever had was ST pumpking...this year, this is it.


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