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RATINGS: 1103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 173   ABV: 5.77%
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This amber-colored flavored ale is brewed only in the autumn and combines the flavor of vine-ripened pumpkin pie flavor with traditional crystal malt.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2005
This beer tastes just like Blue Moon with a bit of pumpkin pie filling added. No better or worse than the original blue moon.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - SEP 30, 2005
Deep orange. Yeasty nose with a little funk. Very mild beer with weak aromas. Sweetness was a bit too much as well, with virtually no bitterness to speak of. Pumpkin pie sweetness was solid in the background.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
walter (359) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2005
Bottle. Nice orange color with little head. Aromas of pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, and caramel malt, though all are more faint than I would prefer. Flavor is a fairly nice combination of all of these, though overall it is a bit thin and watery. A fun seasonal, but it has potential for more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - SEP 29, 2005
Pours a translucent amber/orange with an average size off white head. Aroma is pumpkin, probably more pumpkin than some of the Pumpkin Ales Iíve had. But less pumpkin pie smell (I like more of the pumpkin pie smell in my pumpkin ales). Some nutmeg in the aroma as well. Flavor is again the pumpkin, and other pumpkin pie spices (but not that well balanced). Also picking up some corn in the flavor. Even though it was a pumpkin ale it still had that macro brew taste in there, cannot pinpoint exactly what it is, but it is there. A decent pumpkin ale, not up to speed with some of the others out there though.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JFGrind (1987) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2005
The most pumpkin comparison I can make of Brew Moonís offering is the autumn orange color. Just a dash of spice and pumpkin flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Firemoose15 (567) - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2005
Out of a bottle. So I wanted a comparison against another pumpkin ale. This one loses. Aroma wasnít much. Poured a nice amber at least had that going for it. Flavor was okay just not much to speak about, a slight hint of nutmeg and cinnamon but thatís it. Palate was ok nothing special either.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2005
[bottle] Pours a dark amber, with a small head that runs away quickly. I thought the pumpkin flavor was lacking big time. Its almost not there at all. This is sort of a utmeg infused Blue Moon. I canít say Iím a fan.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerAteHer (384) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 28, 2005
Ok overall but rather average. No head and little lacing; amber-rust color. Aroma is pleasantly malty and fruity but has just a hint of pumpkin. Flavor is almost the same as the aroma, perhaps a bit sweeter but rather in the corn sense. Ok silky body with lots of tiny carbonation. Get it if itís on sale.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SSSteve (4006) - - SEP 27, 2005
no pumpkin in aroma. typical malty smell. amber color. trace of pumpkin and spices. doesnít even compare to post roadís pumpkin ale.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
theshocker (329) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 26, 2005
Aweful. Simply aweful. Smells like pepto-bismol and rubbing alcohol. Tastes neither like pumpkin or pumpkin pie. Thin in the mouth, leaves a nasty aftertaste. Canít believe I have 5 more of these.


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