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RATINGS: 885   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaseonem99 (19) - USA - OCT 2, 2002
Good beer, but it smells a lot better than it tastes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wiszard (19) - Derry, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2012
Average beer. Not a strong pumpkin taste. More cinnamon and cloves than pumpkin

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
iron_maiden (18) - Newnan, Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Don’t let this one fool you...It is excellent ! Smells like liquid pumpkin pie. Taste like cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, pie crust and pumpkin. Better than most of the half assed attempts at a pumpkin beer, i have sampled quite a few over the years and this one is on my top 10 list. Southern Tier Pumking, Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale, Heavy Seas The Great Pumpkn, Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin, Terrapin Pumpkinfest, Sam Adams Fat Jack Imperial Pumpkin, Lakefront Pumpkin Lager, Buffalo Bills America’s Original Pumpkin Ale, Sam Adams Harvest Pumpkin Ale, Post Road Pumpkin Ale...Theses are my favorites..you be the judge

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kevolutionary (18) - Red Lodge, Montana, USA - AUG 6, 2010
I half expected this to be overwhelmingly pumpkin flavored. But, to my surprise this was a very mild ale. Clove and nutmeg are present in the smell. Little to no head, and amber and cloudy color. Faint and pleasant pumpkin taste. I will be having another!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tiberious_416 (18) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 20, 2011
Pours a hazy golden brown with a frothy white head that doesn’t stick around long. Smells like your usual fare for pumpkin ales (nutmeg, cinnamon). Taste is pretty much the same with the addition of pumpkin and allspice. Overall a decent fall seasonal that doesn’t slam you with too much pumpkin pie essence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ScorpyX (18) - USA - OCT 2, 2011
Cloudy, straw-colored pour with plenty of carbonation. Some debris floating around. A pumpkin ale with a sweet, pumpkin scent Follows the scent closely, with the pumpkin dominating. Citrus and coriander in there as well. Starts well, but gets a little blander after the initial flavor. Medium to light bodied, also very crisp and bubbly. Starts to overwhelm the flavor toward the end. It gets to the point where it feels like a light lager with pumpkin thrown in. Started well, but ends a little disappointingly. I like the hints of pumpkin, but that ends up falling short by the finish. A little more balance between feel and taste would help.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Dexter1 (18) - Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2012
I love pumpkin, so when I buy a beer that says "Pumpkin" on it, I expect to be able to taste it! This is not the case with this beer. VERY little spice or pumpkin flavor and overall just not a great tasting beer. Would not try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
alehead (17) - womelsdorf, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2004
did not like this at first, although this beer has a hell of an aroma, but it does not carry over in the taste. The taste is like a b/m/c product only with some pumpkin and spices thrown in. Quite watery, but I have to admit...it’s an interesting beer and worth picking up a case once a year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
sofey (16) - Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2003
Spicy, Delicious, tasted much better than I expected. We don't rate labels but if we did, I would give this label a high rating too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
leapinbass99 (15) - Goleta, California, USA - JUL 22, 2002
A good alternative to Harpoon’s Winter Warmer since Harpoon is not yet distributed on the West Coast.

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