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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
According to Linus there are 3 things never to discuss with people: religion, politics, and the Great Pumpkin. Our Pumpkin Ale, on the other hand, has made quite a buzz from New Hampshire down to Florida. Every season has its pleasures. Harvest your own with our Pumpkin Ale and reap all that Autumn has to offer. Brewed with pumpkins from only the most sincere patches, this seasonal brew is golden orange, crisp and delicious, with an innocent hint of cinnamon and nutmeg that articulates our favorite season. Gather with friends and family and enjoy the change of seasons while savoring a pint of Pumpkin Ale. Just like the leaves, itís gone after Thanksgiving.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2566) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Copper with a white head. Vegetal pumpking and light malt in the aroma. Medium body. Flavor is similar to aroma. The vegetal bit throws me off. Easy going but kinda boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (13246) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear amber with white head. Nose/taste of pumpkin, all spice and nutmeg. Taste is slightly metallic with a dry pumpkin spice finish. Lightish body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2250) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Not too bad of a pumpkin ale. Flavors of spice and pumpkin are there, but not overwhelming or artificial. A slightly malty flavor beneath.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3842) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2011
Lots of pumpkin pie on the nose, plus a hint of nutmeg. More on the palate, but now balanced with malt and peppery hop. Dry bitter finish with pumpkin returning. A lot better than I expected - very nice for a veg/herb beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thebusstop (178) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 2, 2011
I donít know why the ratings have been so low. I thought this was one of the best pumpkin ales Iíve had. The aroma, taste and palate all substantial and well crafted. This was not a simple, gratuitously sweet pumpkin flavored ale. The nose is rich with spices and, most impressive, the palate is rich and bold.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
freekyp (1838) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Lightly spiced with an aroma of sugary malt, Blue Pointís seasonal pours a clear light brown with a small bubbly white head. Medium bodied with an active carbonation, it ends with a slightly metallic overtone and dry cinnamon spice. Decent but not a top tier pumpkin entry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2011
12oz bottle poured into snifter. Not really a lot going on here. Very subtle hints of pumpkin/spice in the aroma and flavor. Sort of a middle of the road pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzi (302) - Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Pour is a light gold not much head. Smell is sugary medical cinnamon. Taste is light watery candy allspice cinnamon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Art (2917) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2012 Smells of spice. Little taste of pumpkin. Needs more to become a good beer just ok right now.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (7772) - Georgia, USA - SEP 26, 2011
9/26/11. 12oz bottle. Clear amber pour, almost orange, with a khaki head that fades but laces plenty. Faint aroma of pumpkin pie spices and sweetness. Slightly sweet gourd flavor with a bunch of spices as usual for this style. Iím kind of over it, honestly.

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