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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This is a subtly spiced Fall ale Brewed with Real Pumpkin that will evoke memories of holidays and family. It is brewed with our own proprietary blend of spices that will make this one of the best recieved pumpkin ales available.

KajII's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - NOV 9, 2012
12oz Bottle. The pour was a clear medium burnt orange with an average (1-2 finger) white fizzy head that was mostly diminishing, reducing to a light film and small collar with fair spotty lacing. The aroma was of a light bread malt and a mild doughy yeast with notes of pumpkin, nutmeg, brown sugar, clove and a bit of cinnamon. The taste was sort of thin with a light brown sugar sweetness and a malty pumpkin flavor early on, then became infused with a mild dose of spices and had a slight astringent taste towards the finish. The flavor was short lived, fading almost immediately after the swallow and leaving nothing behind. Mouthfeel was light in body and watery in texture with a lively carbonation. Overall this was like drinking a “Light” Pumpkin Ale, if there is such a thing. It did however possess a decent drinkability and a nice refreshing taste...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lobosaintori (77) - - NOV 25, 2015
The best pumpkin beer I have had this year. pours a nice amber with a decent head, but was a bit cloudy. Aroma was that of autumn spices taste was just right no excessive pumpkin flavor but rather a nice mix of pumpkin and spices. Finished a bit too quickly.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Tap @ Raleigh Times: Super cinnamon and clove spice aroma. Sweet pumpkin pie and maybe some pumpkin lotion in your mouth. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4389) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Pint on tap. Clear copper with a small head. Nose of mild pie spices. Tastes of light pie spices, dry grass, squash and caramel apple. Near-medium body has a nice balance and a smooth medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1587) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a cloudy orange, with a small, bubbly, beige head. The aroma is caramel, pumpkin, strong cloves, juniper, and some herbal notes. The flavor is sweet up front, with a strong, acrid bitterness and metallic twang. Medium to heavy body, acidic, harsh, and flat. Overall, this is an abusive pumpkin ale. The pumpkin is present, especially in the initial nose, but the flavor is surprisingly unpleasant. Thanks for mentioning it, Lutz2jm. It does improve as it warms, into something considerably more mellow and approachable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lutz2jm (210) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2014
One of my favorite pumpkin beers! Out of a bottle pours a cloudy light brown with a small white head. Not much lace. Flavor is cinnamon and nutmeg and no clove. Gets better as the beer hits room temp. Great beer for the fall!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Can. Nice aroma of spice with some earthy notes as well. Very tasty, spices are well integrated. Very nice. (from notes)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Overall good pumpkin beer, on tap at a small cafe in raleigh, nice sipping beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4290) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
bottle. golden orange with half-finger of head. medium malt with mild pumpkin and spice (cinnamon and nutmeg are a proprietary blend, apparently). aboverage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6106) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle, thanks to one of my friends. Poured a orange, copper color with a small white head. Aroma was notes of nutmeg, cinnamon. Nice caramel and pumpkin notes in this. Flavor had plenty of pumpkin pie filling, nice spice balance in this one. Really enjoyed it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3388) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

11/21/2010: Big Boss Harvest Time Pumpkin Ale... Aroma: Big nose of ginger. Appearance: Light amber color; cramy off-white crown; fine sediment suspended in the beer. Flavor: Ginger, clove, allspice; nicely spiced without being overwhelming. Palate: Body is medium; soft, smooth feel. Overall: Not too bad.

12 fl. oz. bottle shared by alexsdad06. Thanks Brad! Rating #88 for this beer.

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