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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed at Trafalgar. The new beer captures the essence of pumpkin pie thatís 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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4775) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle: Poured a deep amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light pumpkin notes with light cinnamon notes. Taste is also dominated by medium pumpkin notes with some cinnamon and ginger also discernable. Malt backbone is present and provides semi-sweet caramel flavours. Body is about average with light creaminess and good carbonation. Nothing extreme in this beer Ė just good balance mix between pumpkin and light spices.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (6150) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle [500ml]. Pours a cloudy, bubbly orange-amber with a small lasting fizzy off-white head. Decent but simple aroma of pumpkin, some sweet vanilla, spices and caramel malt. Slightly watery flavour follows the aroma but itís a little subtle for the style. Light bitter finish. Average bodied. Like I said, itís decent but I like more flavour in my Pumkin beers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2410) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
Pours an orange amber with a frothy white top. Aroma is light pumpkin and sweet malts. Taste is a light combination of spice, pumpkin and caramel malts.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6126) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2012
500ml bottle from the LCBO. Clear bubbly copper with a smallish fizzy off-white head. Sharply spicy slightly vegetal aroma - plenty of nutmeg and cinnamon. Taste follows, a bit buttery. Light body, sharp carbonation, weirdly oily - taste fades incredibly fast. Meh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (1092) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle from LCBO. Pours clear orange with a thin white head. Aroma of yoghurt, slight pumpkin hints, and no spice. Taste, however, is just pumpkin and spice. Thin-bodied. Not bad, but not great.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
OntBeerDrinker (442) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
Orange ambery red to light orange golden pale away. 1 finger head. Fast amount of carbination then bam goís slow with all carbination. Smell is pumpkin pie. Taste well 1st sip was real pumpkin insides with roasted pumpkin seeds and was a tad sour. The roasted seeds came back on sip 3. It leavís me dry and the wetness goís fast but you also get cinnamon as the base, cloves that scrach up the throat and mabye some nutmeg. All pumpkin beers rock but some r better then otherís and thereís better. Fan of pumpkin beerís.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Metalchopz (2318) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2012
Pours a slight hazy amber colour with a creamy off-white head that gives out a bit of lacing. Not really enjoying the scent. Reminds me of when you forget your pumpkin puree in the fridge for a while and they start turning bad. OK, not as bad as it sounds, but kind of outdated (maybe gets better near the last pour). Cannot smell the spices either. The taste is a bit better. Creamy mouthfeel with the Black Creek grain malt flavours. Still, not much spices. Preferred the new Rickards Cardigan for the spices of Autumn.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ontbeertaster (2338) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle, pour is dark aroma is nice and spicy the flavour is spicy as well, pretty yummy, a light spice, and a good malt base. Nice offering

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmacleod75 (107) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2012
Poured from 500ml bottle. Poured clear copper orange colour with decent head, but disappeared quickly. Slight pumpkin aroma, with spicy malts. Taste about the same. Pumpkin flavour malt. Different, a nice change, but nothing spectacular.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JesseM (1151) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2012
500mL LcBo bottle. Pours a nice clear orange with no head. The aroma is a lifeless spiced pumpkin type character that fails to impress in any way. The flavour is marginally better, with some standard pumpkin spice aspects propping up a mediocre malt body. Feels light with some residual sugars. I donít know, this stuff was so bland I really canít give it much points for anything really. I usually expect better from this brewery, even the stuff made at Trafalgar.


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