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RATINGS: 855   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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6143) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2006 Bottle, blind rating (in a flight of three pumpkin beers). Head is initially small, fizzy, off-white, fully diminishing. Body is clear light amber. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), with notes of clove, allspice, hint of pumpkin. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately bitter. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Clove-heavy aroma, and otherwise kind of flimsy, but not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HogTownHarry (6042) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2006
Bottle (12oz). Slightly hazy amber-orange, average quick-diminishing white head. Aroma is definitely pumpkin-y, lots of nutmeg, clove and other pungent fall spices, but there’s just enough of a hint of a tang that shouldn’t be there to knock it down a bit, sort of jagged and papery - but the bottle could b a bit past it, it was purchased in July. The taste is very vegetal, pumpkins dragged through the cowbarn - uh, not all that nice. Weakish body, nicely carbonted, slightly unpleasant vegetable aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2008
bottle, orange color with frothy head, nose is spicy cinnamon and clove, flavor is a watery nutmeg and mulled spice, some banana also, thin finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2009
Disappointing pumpkin ale considering how good the orange ale is. It’s all nutmeg and cinnamon with VERY subtle pumpkin.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrSilverworm (5917) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Yellow-orange, mildly hazy appearance. White head quickly fading to minimal. Bubbles on side of glass. Pronounced, strong carbonation. (artificial?) pumpkin aroma, and not much else. Pretty much just watered-down pumpkin. Medium sweet taste. Boring bare-bones pumpkin ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (5842) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Bottle. Pours amber with a thin off white head. Pumpkin pie spice aroma, with cinnamon and nutmeg. The flavor seems a bit off, with apple juice, cinnamon and other spices. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 31, 2010
Sometimes pumpkin beers are good fro the flavour, sometimes because they don’t have flavour.. this is the latter .. Pours a murky orange brown .. light foam ,,no real sticky lacing .. muddles sweet maple and very light spice .. one of the better pumpkin brews i’ve had but ehh.. the best piece of meat the preist had was nun..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (5789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 9, 2010
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear orange color with a small white head that dissipates quickly. A sweet pumpkin nose, light spices. The flavor is nice; smooth and easy pumpkin, light spices, almost musty. A nice pumpkin ale- I appreciate these from time to time.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5576) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2004
This is liquid pumpkin pie, complete with the whipped cream topping. Sharp nutmeg bites right into the aroma. The cinnamon and clove are more evident in the flavor. Turns a lot of people off, but I kinda like it.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
riversideAK (5574) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 19, 2007
I am assuming that the draft version of this beer is 10x better, but with that being said, the bottled version isnt all bad. Smells like a pumpkin pie. Looks reddish orange. Flavor is less pumpkin and more cinnamon and nutmeg. It is very easy to drink and I will probably get some more during the next holliday season just to be festive.


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