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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.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hershiser2 (1208) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2004
Hazy orange-amber in color, small head. Looks nice. Smells like fresh pumpkin pie- and I happen to love pumpkin pie. Lots of spices in there. A nice, but a bit plain flavor. The taste is much weaker than the scent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2004
Bottle at Andyís. Nice. Orange and clear in color. Not as spicey at Smuttynose. Mild tasting. Nutmeg. Clove. Pumpkin Pie Spice. Enjoyable. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
achtungpv (209) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2004
This beer just got me through another horrible Thanksgiving with the in-laws. Beer really is the only true solution to all lifeís problems. Anyway, this was really tasty. Too many fruit beers over do the sweetness, but this had just the right amount of pumpkin and spices to balance out the alcohol. Not an every day beer, but Iíll get it again next Thanksgiving.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GG (2039) - NorCal, California, USA - FEB 28, 2006
First off, I only wish that I had tried tihs back in Oct/November instead of late February. Fate is fate though so you just go with it. Anyways, I thought this beer was rather intriguing and canít WAIT to try it again in said months. The aroma wasnít too bad with some soapy aroma and a little pumpkin thrown in. I didnít get nutmeg as some reviewers did. As it warmed up a bit I also got a slight metallic nose too. Appearance was just beautiful with a dark maple appearance and a huge head, although the carbonation was fairly lacking. Mouthfeel was nice and soft, although a bit flat. Flavor was pumpkin, but in a way that was pleasing not distracting. There was some maltiness to it that was also nice, although unlike other reviewers I didnít get (again) any nutmeg or allspice. Perhaps wishful thinking or just that time of year. Overall this was a nice brew that would go wonderfully during Oct/November. Canít wait!

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drazil91 (41) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2009
The pumpkin aroma is unmistakable, the flavor falls just short of how good this smells.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike4aker (27) - USA - OCT 9, 2009
Initial impression when pouring - looked like pumpkin. Very pleasant taste, hints of pumpkin and cinnamon.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2002
Yummy nutmeg goodness! Brownish-orange color, sweet spicey aroma. What a great fall beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drpimento (2151) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2005
starts off with a foamy white head that mostly dissapates. Nice pumpkiny color, strong but pleasant pumpkin pie spice aroma. The flavor isnít bad, but itís over carbonated and seems a bit thin.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spiritsbeerman (47) - Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 2, 2009
I love this time of year. pumpkin beer is a little wierd I know but this is so holiday and I am so ready for a celebration, and thanksgiving is a good one.I love america.

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.


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