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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed at Trafalgar. The new beer captures the essence of pumpkin pie that’s rich in aroma and spicy in flavour. The beer uses real pumpkin in the brew kettle and is infused with a blend of spices including nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon prior to fermentation. The result is golden ale heady in spices and flavor.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ILduce (206) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle LCBO: orange brown with small head. Smells like pumpkin pie with some grassy notes. Mellow, balanced taste is spicy- cinnamon, nutmeg- with pumpkin. A little earthy with a nice bitter end. Solid seasonal.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darrennelson12 (414) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
In bottle from LCBO .. not bad, nice balance of pumpkin and spice. Better than some of the other options available .. I would consider buying again

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
asheft (2512) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle. Spicy gingerbread aroma with a little clove and brown sugar. Dark yellow under some of white lace. Faintly bitter ginger and brown sugar. Delicate. Light body, moderate carbonation, slight lingering bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Eructoblaster (3024) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle - 500ml. Amber body with average carbonation and a thin, fading, off-white foamy/bubbly head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with spicy and pumpkin hints. Taste is well balanced but it could be a bit stronger. Pumpkin and grassy notes are noticeable. Ends with a short bitter/herbal finish. Not bad, but rather ordinary.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
samzim (205) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2013 Spicy aroma with notes of clove. Hazy clear orange colour. Flavours of pumpkin, cinnamon, and cough syrup. Medium body. Not the best pumpkin ale i’ve tried.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Canmoore (260) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2014 This is a re-rating, as the first time I tried it I believe the beer had gone bad. Pours a rich amber colour, with basically no head at all. Aroma is pleasant with notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and pumpkin. Tasting notes include distinct pumpkin, with notes of ginger/nutmeg/cloves. Fantastic seasonal, and much better than my first go around with this brew!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6752) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
Bottle, shared with TylerDurden and my wife. Burnt orange body, average off white head. Sweet spicy pumpkin pie nose, lots of nutmeg. Toffee and spices, and definite PUMPKIN character which I really enjoyed. Much better than expected.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer (3113) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2013
found this rating in my backlog. Another unremarkable, but not awful offering from black creek. It’s well made, but its boring. Light spices, cinnamon, cloves, sweet pumpkin. medium bitterness, mineral, spicy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HipHopOpotamus (229) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2014 I actually found this beer enjoyable. Nothing crazy or outstanding but I would buy it again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJester (1883) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2013
500 mL bottle. The latest offering in this brewery’s line of solid if unspectacular offerings. Not over-spiced, which is good, because I don’t like super spicy pumpkin beers. Just not a style I’ve ever learned to appreciate.


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