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RATINGS: 316   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zdk (1808) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2011
tap at Blind Tiger for Mikeís b-day bash - nice pumpkin spice, cloves and nutmeg. Really sweet and full bodied. Nice fruity tarts with some pie crust doughiness. Full sweet finish. Very tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours light cloudy brown. Off white head. Nose/taste of all spice, pumpkin, pie crust, cinnamon and nutmeg. Medium body. Well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 14, 2011
On tap at blind tiger. Reminds me of the early pumpkings... A tad more cinnamon. Nice pumpkin pie, cinnamon, whipped cream, and spice taste... Graham in the finish. Good but not legendary.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iowaherkeye (2690) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Draft blind tiger. Hazy medium dark orange with a Tony off-white head, no retention. Aroma ofearthy pumpkins and toasty malt, and the nutmeg and cinnamon in the right amounts--nothing overspiced or overbearing. Flavor is a little bit sweet, but it suits the whole pumpkin pie aspect just fine. I feel like Iím getting a little vanilla as well as the typical spices. The finish is semi-dry, bitterness peaked at a 2-3, thankfully. Just a little bit of alcohol noted. Low carbonation with a full body. Tasty--glad this didnít let me down, as Iíve been looking forward to this for two years, I think.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (3530) - Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2011
On draft at Cigar City, poured a caramel orange color with aromas of all spiice, pumpkin, clove and sweet malt. Aroma was subtle, not overpowering which was nice. Flavors of pumpkin, all spice, clove, sweet malt in the middle, and a touchh of hops in the aftertaste. Really good beer and one of the better pumpkin beers out there.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adam42381 (372) - Fort Myers, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2011
2011 Edition Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Spiegelau tulip. Appearance: Pours a medium orange-caramel with a 2 finger foamy off-white head. Nice lacing. Smell: Sweet malt with pumpkin and a nice mix of pumpkin pie spices including nutmeg, cinnamon and clove. The smell is a little more subdued than I had hoped for, but the aroma that is there smells good. Taste: Delicious mix of pumpkin pie spices up front followed by sweet malt in the middle before ending with a decent hoppy bite at the finish. Aftertaste is spicy with a touch of bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a decent amount of carbonation. Goes down very smooth. Drinkability: Excellent drinkability. The elevated ABV% is very well-masked and it goes down very smooth. Overall: Excellent beer overall. One of the best pumpkin ales on the market. Like almost everything from Cigar City, I highly recommend this one.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beernovice39 (3102) - Montana, USA - AUG 10, 2011
A breakfast draft at Kickbacks! With no doubt this is the best pumpkin beer I have had so far.! Murky tan with a small off white head. Scent is amazing! Pumpkin pie and spice scent. Taste is sweet and spicy with a bready note. Really good at breakfast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2011
on tap-pours a light tan ring with dark copper color. Aroma is medium malt, nutmeg/cinnamon, pumpkin, some spice. Taste follows.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
juiceisloose (1055) - Windermere, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Draft at redlight redlight. This one pours a cloudy, golden orange color and topped by a small head of cream colored foam that settles down to a thin film. A sudsy wash of lace coats the glass. The aroma shows notes of fresh pumpkin, graham cracker, honey, and cinnamon spices. Nutmeg and clove add to the spicy kick. The flavor follows suit with the fruity pumpkin up front along with notes of honey and graham cracker. The cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg add a nice spicy kick. There is a bit of a twang in there as well. Nearly full bodied with subtle carbonation and slightly sticky on the palate from the sugars. There is a nice balance between the sweet and spices, but the fruity twang and alcohol throw things off a bit. Still a really nice pumpkin beer that I hope gets bottled this year.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nellie (349) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Smells like buttered popcorn, nutmeg, alcohol. Hazelnuts, quite a hot beer, though. It makes my cheeks water. No dice.


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