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RATINGS: 126   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!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 23, 2009
12oz bottle. Minimal off-white head atop crystal clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, nutmeg, bubblegum, some cinnamon, clove. Taste is moderately sweet, bubblegum, nutmeg, cinnamon, some caramel, light clove. Medium body, some stickiness, minimal carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1228) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni (3002) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2011
From the tap poured an orange color with a small amount of head. Sweet spicy malty flavor with a lingering finish.

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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mar (4884) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2010
bottle thanks to exiled. i must be crazy since this thing is rated fairly high. orange, cream head. pumpkin, light spices. nice palate, big pumpkin up front, light spices, caramel finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mephisto (1269) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2340) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
09/28/2013. Sampled at a local tasting. Amber color with a white head. Aromas of malt, spice, pumpkin. Nutmeg and cinnamon flavors. Good if you’re into this style of beer, but not my kind.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (942) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear caramel color, no head. Mild pumpkin aroma. Medium body with a cinnamon and nutmeg flavor with a slight bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4773) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2010
Clear copper coloured body with a caramel and ruby glow and a non-existent head that just leaves the top oily. Aroma of very potent spice - allspice, cloves, pumpkin pie spice, anise and yes - cinnamon. Medium-bodied then closer to fuller-bodied; Strong pumpkin flavour results in a chewy mouthful after the first second. Potent caramel and roasty sweetness also noticeable and the spices hit soon afterwards with a lot of clove and cinnamon, nutmeg too. Aftertaste is potent with the pumpkin strongest, almost acting like a meal! Overall, a very strong and potent pumpkin spiced beer with a bit too much body and spice for me - almost a meal as opposed to a drink. Well crafted, just a bit too much in my opinion - there isn’t a balance here - it’s simply a LOT of ingredients. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Bon Vivant Market in Smithfield, Virginia for US$1.85 on 14-October-2010, sampled at home in Washington on 28-October-2010.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcos (1562) - Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2011
This beer was too sweet for my palate. My I held onto it for too long before drinking.


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