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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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This is a beer made with real pumpkins. We hand-roasted over 500lbs of heirloom pumpkins from La Tercera Farms in Bodega Bay. The caramelized gourds were then added to our velvety American Barleywine and aged in brandy barrels for a year. Finally, we blended the barrel-aged beer with freshly brewed ale and added a delicate hint of pumpkin pie spices to round out this decadent autumn sipper.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Sample at Kurtkeller 001: Pumpkin-tastic 01 on 11/22/2013. Deep copper-orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes slowly. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of pumpkins, toffee and malt. Full-bodied with flavors of pumpkin pie spices, caramel malt and figgy booze. The finish is sweet with a lingering boozed pumpkin aftertaste. Good beer overall.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2354) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2014
Pours thick hazy cooked deep caramel with a foamy beige head. Aroma is divine, the caramelized pumpkin fruit spotlightling with a gentle sweetness almost honey notes. Flavor brings sweet pumpkin spices and smooth tangy sweet booze blended awesomely on the tongue so well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (5615) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Reddish orange pour. Amazing aroma of pumpkin and mild cinnamon spice. Smooth fuller palate and full flavored. Terrific.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rmussman (1688) - California, USA - APR 9, 2014
Sampled in a bottle that was aged a few months. A really exciting brew. Big time malts and a great spice palate. Really cool and enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (2915) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle as shown thanks to Tom. Pours a cloudy copper with medium frothy off white head. The aroma is spice, nutmeg, cinammon. Medium mouthfeel with strong spice, pumpkin, and light tartness. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JustDrinkIt (241) - Arizona, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Brown pour, average off-white head. Aroma of a spicy pumpkin pie, alcohol, Flavor is more of the same, caramel, spice. Probably my favorite pumpkin-themed beer thus far.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
elihapa (1525) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - MAR 10, 2014
2/7/14 notes: Bottle. Pours a nice tarnished orange, with a good frothy head. Aroma is pungent smashed pumpkin, maple, cinnamon, marshmellow. With a creamy textured mouthfeel, flavor arrives naturally, a lightly sweet spiced pumpkin with a woodsy, earthy complement. Alcohol is perfectly integrated. An excellent creation, a real treat to be had especially on a cold late afternoon. 4.1.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (4666) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
33cl bottle shared. Thin creamy white. Hazy amber pour. Lots of pumpkin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vaiz (3146) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at Dean’s aged pale lager tasting. Hazy orange pour with floaties. Aroma of fruity shower gel, fruity, spicy, pumpkin, a little messy and quite peppery. Flavor is spicy, quite sweet, a little messy and quite warming. Nice and well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dEnk (3482) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle @ tasting, thanks Vaisha. Aroma is saison, brett, funk, peppery yeast, tangy barnyard notes. LRAB.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4260) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Vaiz. Pours hazy amber with a thick beige head. Aroma of massive Brett with citrus, pumpkin, light vegetal and light vinous aspects. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.


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