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RATINGS: 859   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.


1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
drinkbeer (283) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - OCT 13, 2003
Clear dark orangish color. Tastes like liquid pumpkin pie. Almost zero carbonation. No detectable alcohol. Watery. Dissapointing.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - OCT 8, 2007
Ugh - a cacophony of extreme flavors, none of which should be in beer - completely over the top clovey/nutmeg flavor followed by pumpkin and then a fizzy carbon dioxide flavor - the artwork is top notch but nothing else

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2008
The bottle said it was the original pumpkin ale, and it tasted like an ale made 200 years ago. Maybe I got a bad bottle, but this beer just tasted bad. Not a whole lot of good going on here.

1.6
   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.

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2525) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2001
Gross. Loaded with pumpkin pie spice - overdone and doesn’t work in beer. The pumpkin flavor is fine but leave the spices out. Chemically as well - probably due to the spice interactions with the malt. Otherwise very nice orange-copper color.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
labattblueleaf (225) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 6, 2002
Too much pumpkin pie spice killed this potentially good brew. I had New Holland’s Ichabod the same night and it was tremendously better than this.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2004
WOW!! first pumpkin beer I have had. Aroma jumps right out at you with cinnamon and cloves and I can see those little red hot candies that I used to get as a kid!! Bottle poured a cloudy gold with a small head and good lacing. This is a cool beer to get once in a while for friends to try but I dont think I would be getting it very often,, not bad, but WOW!

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
restless7 (104) - Lenexa, Kansas, USA - OCT 27, 2005
I have to disagree that the taste wasn’t overwhelming with pumpkin. I could anticipate the pumpkin from the aroma and it was very strong on my opinion. I did not like this beer because the pumpkin was too strong.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 10, 2008
RateBeer Rating, Style and Glass: 38, vegetable beer, lager, tumbler ABV, Volume & Calories: 5 % in 12 fl oz. estimated at 150 C Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $1.33 Aroma: light, some spices. 3 out of 10. Visuals: poor label, bad presentation, simple, clear color, copper, no head, no lace. 2 out of 5. Taste: sweet, flat, weak, little craft. 4 out of 10. Palate: low quality, flat texture, no finish. 1 out of 5. Overall: Watery. A waste. A hated beer. Of very low value. Not well crafted. 5 out of 20.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ICEatALAMO (938) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2012
The smell is pretty bad, so it starts off weak. The taste is ok, but nothing really happening in it for me. The pumpkin is very heavy and at the front if you like that style. Much, much better fall beers I would have before this one again.


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