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RATINGS: 870   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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An amber style ale, originally brewed by George Washington, brewed with fresh roasted pumpkins, malted barley. Cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg are added. Bottled form is brewed under contract by Portland Brewing Co.


3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brstone1 (2) - Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2012 does not count
This beer definitely pours cloudy and the aroma is lack luster at best. That being said, the flavor is definitely not bad. I don’t think i would buy it again, but I wouldn’t refuse a pint if offered..

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ocean82 (81) - Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2012
Pours hazy dark copper with small head. Good aromas of pumpkin, spice, and bread. Tastes of pumpkin, some spice, and dank bread. Good taste, but moldy bready palate not enjoyable. --- Cheers

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1903) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Pours orange with minimal head. Good pumpkin aroma and taste. Spices are relatively light.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
scottw86 (1134) - Maryland, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Poured a slightly orange color. Aroma of pumpkin, but it’s not too sweet. Taste is not too sweet either, but it tastes like fresh pumpkin. Good spices in the flavor. Overall it’s only ok.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Guest review. Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. The aroma has very little spice, but smells like pumpkin with hints of caramel. Clear appearance with a reddish-amber color. Very little head. Taste is a sharp bitterness at the beginning, then sweet with a clean finish. Almost no spice to detect, but plenty of pumpkin. Easy drinking. Almost a pumpkin-session ale.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1551) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle. Orange, clear, no head. Strong carbonation, ery light, nutmeg aroma, taste is just okay. Not top pick for this type.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (940) - Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2012 My parents had this at their place so gave it a whirl. Stubby’ish bottle poured into glass a clear copper color, off-white head. Aroma of light pumpkin spices. Taste was on the weak side, light spices and pumpkin. Not a hard drinker that’s for sure! I’ll side with others there are better options out there but decent in a pinch.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
camelorama (22) - - SEP 5, 2012
super yummy - my favorite pumpkin ale ... i wish they made this all year long

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5998) - Indiana, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle to pint. Looks solid; a transparent copper with good carbonation and off-white lacing. Smells and tastes alright; light and pumpkin spice with an average mouthfeel. More lagerish, so it doesn’t weigh you down (filtered?). Exceeded my expectations.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kdm1984 (727) - Missouri, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Slightly darker orange than Shipyard’s. Head dies rapidly and leaves pretty much no lacing. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, and just a touch of earthy malt. Better balance of spice and malt here, but again, quite watery, which washes out the taste rather quickly. I remember having a mix of pumpkin ales last year and the year before - probably Schlafly and Sam Adams included among them - and they sure spoiled me.


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