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RATINGS: 326   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fritz123 (1040) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Disclaimer...I typically do not like Pumpkin beers. (I do like pumpkin pie which is weird I know.) 750ml bottle at the Sybarite Pig in Boca Raton, FL. Snifter. Pours a dark brown with a hint of amber. Thick white-tan head. Good lacing. Man it sure smells like ma’s punkin pie baking. Aroma is spot on with pumpkin, bread, cinnamon, all spice and nutmeg. The taste is also very close. I almost thought about taking some and warming up but thought it would destroy it. Probably one of the best pumpkin beers I’ve had. Full body, smooth finish with the all spice just cranking away on the tongue.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs (3335) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 25, 2014
22 oz. bomber from Homer321. It pours a hazy amber color with a disappearing orange head. The aroma is surprisingly fruity with notes of baked apples, pear, molasses and of course, nicely balanced cinnamon, clove and allspice. The flavor is pretty much the same. More baked apples, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, touches of caramel and molasses with a fairly spicy, bitter finish. The body is very full, but not oppressive. The spices are definitely used well and not overdone. I also liked the baked apple aspect of this one. A nice one for a cool, fall evening.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
elbernays (572) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 22, 2014
Pint bottle from local liquor store orlando. Pours dark orange with no head. Aroma is spice- cinnamon, clove, pumpkin. Flavour is sweet pumpkin, caramel malts, cinnamon, cloves. Although very sweet it is really well balanced. Low carbonation. Good body. These beers are usually a miss but this one is very good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4257) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2014
The aroma and the flavor really said "Werther’s Butterscotch". It was diacetyl, but good diacetyl. Clear bronze. Spice was subtle and not aggressive at all, and this may have been one of the best pumpkin brews of all time. Slippery mouthfeel. On tap, Proof Production Facility on an incredibly clear Tallahassee fall day.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Very good and solid pumpkin beer. Spices in the aroma are not over done and the flavor is just right.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1987) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Draft. Nose of vanilla, light graham cracker, cinnamon, and pumpkin. Pour is dark red, medium off white head. Taste is initially sweet and sugary, lots of crackery goodness, with a soft, subtle pumpkin influence. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
falco242 (283) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Like pumpkin pie and a dollop of vanilla ice cream. The spices are noticeable but not overwhelming. There are definite vanilla notes on the palate but you can taste the pumpkin more than most. Real nice.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
THIS is what pumpkin beers should aspire to be. THIS is what i wanted from Pumking! Dark hazy orange pour. Good God this smells nice. Spices yes, but there’s something unique in there as well. You can taste and smell the natural pumpkin as much as the spices, which are done just right. That would be good enough, but the added ridiculous creaminess in the flavor and feel as you swallow, making this as a whole like creamy thick liquified pumpkin pie a-la-mode, gives this the nod as THE best pumpkin beer I’ve ever had...and it’ll be hard to ever top."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wedgie9 (2007) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 25, 2014
From notes. Tasted on 6/30/12 at the 1st Annual Chimipalooza, from a 750mL bottle courtesy rustyham. Pours hazy burnt orange with a thin white head that completely disappears. The nose is full of pumpkin baking spice, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, nutmeg, and plenty of caramel malt. The flavor is just like a pumpkin pie that has too much cinnamon, and the caramel malt. The body is full with light carbonation and a long spiced finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5593) - Indiana, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bomber to snifter (shared with the Mrs; thanks newcigarz). Looks good for the style; a fairly transparent darker amberish brown with foamy off-white head. Smells of pumpkin, cinnamon, and mild clove and nutmeg. Tastes like it smells with a fuller but smooth mouthfeel. A good pumpkin ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3590) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2014
(Backlog) Draft at blind tiger for eyedrinkale’s birthday 9/14/2011. Brown hazy pour with tan head. Spice, pumpkin, cinnamon, vanilla aromas. Very strong vanilla, pumpkin and spice flavors.


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