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RATINGS: 361   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 543   ABV: 18.1%
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Imperial Pumpkin Ale brewed with pumpkin puree and a blend of five spices. Aged in extremely fresh Goslingís Rum barrels for six months. Consume early and often, preferably with a pumpkin pie and/or símores.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tejas (882) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2014
My bottle reads 16.73 ABV. Itís an Avery brew so I expected big and boozy and thatís what it is. Thankfully though you can still taste the pumpkin and spices and itís not alcohol hot just boozy. Still though itís just to damn big and insanely sweet. Glad I tried it though. I certainly wonít buy a bottle ever again though as I canít bring myself to pay $13 for a 12oz thatís unnecessarily big and sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2331) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Moderate to heavy roasted and caramel for the malt, light cooked orange for the hops, moderate dough and broth for the yeast, with notes of butterscotch, nutmeg and rum. Head is small, wispy, off-white with no lacing and is fully diminishing. Color is clear copper. Flavor starts heavily sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes moderately to heavily sweet and faintly bitter. Palate is full, syrupy, with a mostly flat carbonation and a heavily alcoholic finish. This Pumpkin Beer should be slightly warmed and sipped slowly as you would a bourbon in winter.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (9001) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Keg at Beer Run, 11/4/14. Batch 4. Pours a clear copper with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of caramelized pumpkin, brown sugar, spice, lemon, rum. The taste is rum, toffee, caramel, raisin, pumpkin, rye, dark fruits. Medium bodied, low carbonation. A little hot but not bad to the alchohol content.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chudwick (2216) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2014
AndyReynolds said: Pretty damn good pumpkin beer. The alcohol stands out for sure. Typical pumpkin pie aroma with stronger pumpkin vs. spice, subtle rum.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwalking05 (3939) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2014
12 oz bottle. Deep amber with a decent beige head. Aroma is of pumpkin pie, rum, toffee, oak, and caramel. Taste is of cane sugar, rum, oak, pumpkin, cinnamon, and brown sugar.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerbastard (728) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 26, 2014
12 oz bottle. Batch No.4. 16.73%. Bottled Sept 22, 2014. Reddish Brown pour. Malty toffee caramel boozy nose. Big blast of pumpkin spice flavors, with alcohol burn mixed with Rum, caramel, vanillas, toffee. Quit smooth and very rich. Finish burns. What a big beer. This starts the Holidays with a bang.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbeatty (1098) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle, 11/22/2014. Pours a clear ruby mahogany color, thin yellow beige head fades quickly to a still surface. Aroma is pumpkin, pie crust, cinnamon, nutmeg, touch of rum barrel with vanilla, booze. Taste is similar, pumpkin pie filling, heavily spiced, with rum, big boozy finish. Thick body. Alright, but verging on one-note only.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
popway (62) - California, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Wham bam thank you mam. This is a mo-shit Ass kick of a beer, I kid u not. Plenty of heat, what a Ride of what 18%? Thing is itís a silpper And a shotglass type heady drone. OK seriously very tasty full bodied Light carb, powerful, pumpkin spice pirate Arrrgghj!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Caskalefan (151) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Perfect balance of pumpkin essence, pumpkin spices, and rum. Syrupy (but not too syrupy) body, and a very sweet, but not quite cloying flavor, thanks to a dash of dryness from the ginger. The alcohol is beautifully masked for 16+ percent, and the finish is nearly endless. Pumking WAS my favorite pumpkin ale until I savored Rumpkin.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chuckstout (278) - Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Lot of oak, rum, cinnamon. Pours a nice burnt orange/red. Nice flavor, rum,sweetness, tannins, spices. Delicious stuff


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