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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pootzboy (1677) - Hopville, Ontario, - OCT 25, 2012
1/2 liter bottle: pours an orangey-amber hazed ale in the glass - 2 finger tight-pored off white cap lasts well, laces the glass. Moderate carbonation. Aromas of musty pumpkin shell and toasty-bready malts, a hint of sweetness, some grassyness. Medium bodied, demure rounded character. Flavor is a very pleasing pumpkin and caramalt blend in the front, some tostiness, some spice, some hop bittering to balance, this intensifies a bit going to a lingering balanced finish. A substantial pumpkin ale flavourful but demure without being understated - a very drinkable pumpkin brew. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (2416) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2015
Gylden brun noe tåkete med lavt beige skum. Lukter gresskar, nellik og rett å slett julelukter. Middels fyldig, krydder, noe karamellsødme. Kort litt pepperig kort avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (959) - Århus, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2015
Clear, light brown color and virtually no head. Aroma of pumpkin and spices - it has to be noted that the pumpkin actually smells genuine. Taste is sweet, spicy, vegetable-like; once again the overwhelming pumpkin flavor is rather authentic and does not seem artificially obtained with chemicals. Medium body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and filled with a vegetable flavor. Overall not a bad beer, certainly is more bona fide than the other pumpkin ales I had the pleasure of tasting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfearnley (1486) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 15, 2015
Bottle to pint glass Pumpkin...I love it when a pumpkin ale actually has pumpkin in the brewing process. There’s a pumpkin aroma, nutmeg, ginger, and malt. Pours a slightly hazy deep reddish amber with a thin, but short lived, off white head. There’s some lazy carbonation around the edges. The taste is gourdy, not distinctly pumpkin, a little sour, and malty with ginger at the end. The taste does not live up the the original aroma. In fact, the sour aspect was quite surprising, although not a detraction.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ljthiessen (969) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle. Very nice spicy aroma, sweet malty flavour with light pumpkin and spice. Nothing incredible, but a solid pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kauge (1037) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 17, 2015
Bottle, LCBO. Pours a very dark murky coppery colour. The head dissipates quickly. The aroma is pretty solid - spicy roasted pumpkin. Taste... disappointing, well at least related to the aroma, but in itself it’s not bad. A bit shallow and not enough pumpkiny, the spices seem to dominate the pumpkin. Palate a bit thin with not enough backbone to carry it through till the end - would have loved it to have more body and a longer finish. Overall not bad though!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3759) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
Bouteille. Une bière brune noisette avec une mousse blanche peu durable. Un nez de muscade, cannelle, touche de pain d’épice. Une bouche mince aux épices de tarte à la citrouille. Pas détestable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (14792) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Pumpkin, spicy, cinnamon, high spicy, caramel, sweet malty, nutmeg, ginger.....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (20841) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy pumpkin and cinnamon aroma. Fruity malty watery spicy pumpkin flavor Has a sweetish malty spicy pumpkin finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11166) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2014
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Small light beige head. Aroma. Pumpkin, spice, sweetness. Flavour. PUmpkin, sweetness, spice (especially ginger) light citurs. Medium bodied. Ends spiced and sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sunevdj (3568) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Jesper’s. Pours a clear golden with a small white head. Sweet with aromas of cinnamon and pumpkin pie... nice, I guess... but not in a beer. Medium to light bodied. Soft carbonation. Dry and pumkin-pie-finish.

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