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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This high-gravity gob of gourd-y goodness incorporates pumpkin in the mashing process and then gets wicked with the spices including Ceylon cinnamon, Jamaican all spice, Zanzibar cloves and nutmeg.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Edmoe (241) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Murky amber pour with good white head. Good lacing. Nice aroma of pumpkin pie that isnít overpowering. Very well rounded flavor. They found a nice balance of pumpkin pie spice and beer. One of the few pumpkin beers Iíve tried that didnít over do it. Good body but slight off-flavor on finish. Overall, one of the best pumpkin beers Iíve tried.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (10692) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2011
750 ml bottle courtesy of Craftbeerdesign (thanks Geoff) poured a hazy orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of pumpkin, carmel, allspice, clove and cinnamon. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of pumpkin, carmel, cinnamon, clove and allspice with a smooth lingering spiced finish. One of the best pumpkin beers Iíve had.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
tricyclist (1000) - Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Draught into a snifter. Awesome pumpkin.... Beautiful deep gold color with a full finger head which held for a minute. Aroma of pumpkin, light spice and sweetness. Flavor is similar with light spice and mostly pumpkin. Light alcohol is noticeable. Body is light to medium with a nice lingering flavor. Definitely one of my favorites for the season

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DeputyAndy (632) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2011
Bottle at Capones from Simon. Pours a nice amber pour with nice head. Aroma is funky sour. Taste is very true pumpkin flavor. Minimal spices give the vegetable flavor room to dominate the palate. Finishes clean. Best pumpkin beer Iíve had.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2011
Bottle, thanks to my very generous trader friend dimenhetfield. Pours hazy tawny, 1-finger off-white head, moderately persistent, nice lacing. Nose is pumpkin, clove, cinnamon, red fruits, caramel, and asurprising yeast note. Flavours of spice, cardamom, clove, very pronounced yeast notem and surprisingly dry for a pumpkin beer. Nicely rounded body, strikes me as a well-rounded beer, if a bit simple and overly-yeasty. Rather clove-driven, especially in the finish. Nice, but not exceptional.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5160) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear orange pour with a medium off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and bread. Cinnamon and malt on the tongue first, then ginger and nutmeg with some spicy clove to round out the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WVHouseofBeer (918) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2011
Pours a dark copper color with virtually no head. Aromas of allspice, pumpkin and a small hint of alcohol. Flavors of pumpkin, caramel, toffee and a lot of spiciness. Relatively low carbonation with a slightly spicy finish. Definitely better than most pumpkin beers but itís not quite on the level of Pumking.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adrian910ss (2410) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2011
750 ml bottle. Pours a deep caramel amber with a small white head. Aroma of pumpkin spice, nutmeg, nuts and cloves. Taste of pumpkin spice, nutmeg, cloves, nuts and cinnamon.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3403) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Pours a clear amber with a medium sized lt tan head. Aroma is mildly seasonally spicey...allspice is most notable...some doughyness and pumpkin. Flavor is significantly spiced but does have nice pumpkin pie flavor...little doughy but a bit overspiced. Mouthfeel is a bit unlively and the finish is reminiscent of pumpkin but a bit too spicy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerFanDan17 (1028) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 15, 2011
A pretty tasty pumpkin ale. Bomber from the brewery. Pours dark orange with a medium frothy head. Flavor is pumpkiny but not too sweet. Alcohol is apparent up front but sweetness lingers. Better than most pumpkin ales, but not the best.


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