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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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
SmellGood (339) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2005
Little to no head when poured. I tried to like it since it was my first spice/herb/vegetable beer but it was just too painful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
chimpscampee (566) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2007 Smell and taste of pumkin pie without the sweetness, thank goodness. Too much spice and clove form me. A style I appear not to like but this may be good example.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
bp (816) - Queens, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2007
Bottle: pours a cloudy, light orange color, aroma of pumpkin which is kinda rare for the pumpkin beers I’ve tried so far since they are usually loaded with some other spice that overpowers everything esle, also has some weaker spice aroma, it actually reminds me a lot of the smell of my grandma’s pumpkin pie, taste is a big letdown, it is watery and thin and and somewhat citrusy. Not worth buying ever again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - SEP 26, 2007
bottle. Aroma is very spicy with clove and pumpkin. Average sized fizzy head that fully diminished. Starkly pale amber hue. Flavor is weak but some clove and spicy pumpkin is there. Palate is lively and watery. This beer just plain sucks. I hope I never have to drink this again, buffalo bill you’re a dick.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
waolsen (1367) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - OCT 6, 2007
bottle. golden/copper pour with thin head. wheat, lemon, pumpkin, mild spice aroma. sour, tart, weak and fizzy. my drain enjoyed it more than i did.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
AWMiller (512) - Mansfield, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Taunted as originally brewed by George Washington himself, I was quite curious to try this brew. Sadly though, that is where the excitement stopped. This is a marginal brew to say the least and I hope that Washington’s version was much, much better! (or maybe this is why his teeth were wood!!) Thin and very watery much like that runny juice on an old slice of pumpkin pie that has sat around too long. I most likely will not be going back to this brew ever again. There are definitely many more pumpkin ales to enjoy from other breweries.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AbbeyRoade (435) - Missouri, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Not so much pumpkin as is spices and splenda-ish sweetness. Not so good. Smooth but not tasty or complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
ClarkVV (3902) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2004 1998 bottle This is an outstanding Pumpkin ale, though i havent had it in a while so its tough to compare it to my current favorite, Empire Pumpkin Ale. It has a nice strong spice aroma that leaves quickly to make room for a medium full body and good hearty pumpkin taste. 2003 bottle Well, either I didnt know good beer 5 years ago, or they just dont brew this like they used to. Probably a mix of both. Whatever the case, this is now a drainpour in my opinion (I poured mine out in bitter disappointment). This beer can be easily replicated by taking club soda and stirring in some sugar, and lots of pumpkin pie spice. Enough said.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
EKGoldings (585) - Radford, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2005
Not much exciting here guys .... I’d bet it would be decent to cook with though. Different ... the spices come though, kinda zingy .....

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
mynameisjonas (206) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 20, 2007
i was not very impressed but i dont like pumpkin. tastes of cinnamon and nutmeg as well

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