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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
twj2000 (7) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 13, 2012 does not count
Nice spicy aroma, deep copper color, does indeed taste like pumpkin pie with a hint of carrot cake.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah (2415) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle gifted by Chaney. Thanks Brandon. The beer appears orange to brown hued. A fine color for an autumn beer. The aroma brings pumpkin right up front, followed by cinnamon, nutmeg, pie, vanilla, malt. The flavor is great, with flavors of pumpkin pie, vanilla, and Fall spices. A bit sweet, but not too. Certainly one of the better pumpkin ales I have had. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 01-06-2012

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2133) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 19, 2009
12oz bottle courtesy of dkachur. Pours clear dark amber with a 2 finger thick beige head. The nose is pumpkin, spice and malt. The taste is nutmeg, cinnamon, candied fruit and brown sugar. The mouthfeel is great – thick and creamy. Nice Pumpkin Beer. Not as good as Southern Tier Pumking, but it’s up there and the mouthfeel is better. Thanks for sending this my way Dan!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3283) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2009
12 oz bottle. Clear brown with a white haze. Nose is cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin. Medium body with a tingle. Taste is honey, graham crackers, pumpkin, clove and bubblegum. Smooth bitter finish. Good flavor saturation as compared to most other pumpkin brews i’ve tried. Sweet and tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5575) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2009
12 oz bottle courtesy of an extra from TheEpeeist. Chris.. you truly are awesome. Pours a copper reddish dark brown, fairly hazy, a moderate tannish head that stays at a decent level, laces satisfactorily. Aromas are pumkin puree, vanilla, a touch of cinnamon, caramel and nutmeg come on a bit stronger, but I really do get the pumpkin behind all the spices in this one a bit more. Spices stand up fairly potent, as smoother sweet malts of caramel, toffee, vanilla fill in behind. Initial is medium bodied, preaching cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread, vanilla, and caramel, as the actual pumpkin does fall a bit behind. Creamy sweetness mixed with potent spices, a smooth caramel, vanilla, and pie crust, with pumpkin and spice. Very light bitterness on the back of the palate, lingering spice and sweetness. Overall, a pretty good pumpkin brew in my opinion.. very quaffable and very pie-like. Probably couldn’t drink more than 1, 2 tops, of these.. but they are tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8925) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 20, 2009
Clear brown pour, tan head. Aroma pumpkin pie spices, orange peel and toffee. Flavor is sweeter than most pumpkin beers. Tastes like a sweet potato pie beer almost. Spicy and sweet with the orange showing up again. Good take on the style

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5590) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2009
Pumpkin pie spicy nose - cinnamon, all spice, black pepper? Big nose smells from a distance - sample smells nice looks nice. Rating done like a retard, was with cool dudes. Bright orange amber, thin head/beige ring. Pumpkin pie sweetness, light esters, graham crackers. Banana sweetness brings this together, makes it taste really nice. Great pumpkin beer. Drinks easily.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5549) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2010
Thanks to Exiled for sharing this bottle. The beer pours an orangish-amber color with a white head. The aroma is a nice mix of pumpkin, along with all of the spices you expect in a pumpkin pie. The flavor is more of the same. While all of the spices are present, the ones that seem to stand out the most are cinnamon and cloves. All of the spices meld nicely and create a wonderful pumpkin ale. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2478) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Growler shared by Mike at Dmac’s house. Pours out a nice orange/copper color with a small fading head. Aroma is of pumpkin spice, sweet pumpkin pie and some sugary sweetness. Taste is pumpkin spice, ah hell enough with that, its a solid pumpkin, good pie filling-like taste, some spice. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (2239) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Really nice pumpkin beer here. The flavor is very nicely balanced with a good sweetness to compliment the spice profile which isnt overdone. Really one of the best of the style.


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