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RATINGS: 335   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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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mverity (268) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2013
This fall I had my first Good Gourd as my first beer for a tailgate; after most of the pumpkin hype season had died down. I poured it into a red wine glass (my best option) and immediately noticed that I liked the color and aroma much more than certain other pumpkin ales. My first sip, I was hooked. I bought up several more, two for this winter, and a few to age for next year. I picked the first one up for $13, and the next few for $14; and they were certainly worth the price IMHO.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3935) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2014
22 oz bottle. Deep copper with an average off-white head. Aroma is of pumpkin, citrus, florals, toffee, cinnamon, and ginger. Taste is of pumpkin, herbs, cinnamon, ginger, and toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4168) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle. The look is clear, reddish ok colored, and a light eggshell colored head. The smell is pumpkin, spiced, nutmeg, pie, and good. The taste is pie, spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, crust, and good gourd.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3051) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2014
Draught @ All In Beer Fest 2014. Pours deep brownish golden with a small goldenish offwhite head that leaves a small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is vegetal and spicy with graham crackers, pumpkin gourds, pie crust, hay, allspice, cinnamon, caramel and hints of pecan nuts. Taste is sweet, vegetal and spicy with caramel, toffee, pie crust, pumpkin, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, hay, soil and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is round, tiny spicy astringent and medium bodied. Finish is sweet, slightly bitter, vegetal and spicy with caramel, pie crust, pumpkin, allspice, cinnamon, soil, hay and lemon zest. Nicely balanced. Usually not a huge fan of spicy pumpkin beers but this one is good.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
katrinaez (117) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Not bad for a spiced beer. Has the rough makings of a promising one. The flavors seem to mask that the beer itself wasn’t perfect. The levels of flavor are a bit flat.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (900) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2014
Poured amber with white head. Aroma of clove, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice. Taste is sweet, spicy, and smooth. I can feel some swedish apple / cinnamon-pie.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nisse666 (4504) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Draught at the AIBF 2014 session no 3 cons 2014-11-15 AR: pumpkin meat, species - cinnamoon, cloves etc AP: orange amber, transparent wee head F: cinnamoon, pumpkin meat - no this is not good don’t like pumpkin beers put like to try everything from this brewery

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ramboraffe (730) - SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
On tap at aibf2014. Hazy orange with white head. Smell is sweet caramel, spices and pumpkin. Taste is caramel malty with fruit, pumpkin and spices. Big body with some warming alcohol. Semi dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike5326 (1021) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Poured from a tap. Medium brown color, nice creamy white head. Mild sour aroma. Medium body with a creamy malt and pumpkin flavor and a smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (2271) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle share at a buddy’s house last night. This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a nice looking hazy brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute leaving some slight lacing sliding into the beer. The smell had a really maple-ly sweet maltiness running over top of some bready and spiced pumpkin notes. Light vanilla slightly runs in and out. The taste was mainly sweet through the maple and allowing a gentle pumpkin pie - esque vanilla to come through. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation hit my tongue nicely - good for the style and for me. Overall, I say this was a pretty good pumpkin ale with a nice dose of maple added. I’d bang it again.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs (3493) - 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.


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