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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed at the Elysian on Capitol Hill. a perennial favorite, brewed with Great Western pale, Crisp 77 Crystal, Munich, Cara-Vienne, roasted, chocolate and Special B malts with roasted pumpkin seeds in the mash. Pumpkin in the mash, kettle and fermenter. Bittered with Magnum and finished with Saaz and crushed cinnamon.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2013
09/28/13 Big cinnamon to sweet cream scent. Pretty pour, tan head over a rich dark body. Medium slim feel. The taste is dominated by cinnamon with some pumpkin and roasty stout qualities coming through near the finish. Overall, I would have like a more balanced flavor with a bigger pumpkin presence. This came across more like Hoppin Frog Christmas Ale than a pumpkin ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (1952) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - SEP 24, 2013
22 oz bottle from trade with michaelinwa. Pours black with a small foamy head that quickly fades to a ring. Really nice fresh pumpkin pie aroma including cinnamon, pumpkin, graham cracker and some light chocolate. Taste is a great mix of dark chocolate with pumpkin pie. Light sweetness with a moderate bitter, cocoa finish. Thin to medium body. Overall, a tad thin but tastes delicious.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KKBreakaway (4) - marysville, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2013 does not count
smell of cinnamon and chocolate, sweet pumpkin beginning and roasted malt after taste

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerandhockey8 (228) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - SEP 21, 2013
From 22oz bottle to shaker. Pour is nearly black, thick khaki head. Nose is immediate cinnamon, heavy malt, pumpkin. Taste is a slight bitter, heavier body with sweet notes at times as well. Thick feel, finishes very smooth with a lingering taste. Phenomenal beer, Elysian continues to impress.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chuckstout (247) - Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Lots of cinnamon in the aroma. Pours a dark black with a mocha colored head that resides slowly leaving good lacing. Cinnamon, earth, dark chocolate, roast medium bodied with some warming. Tasty night capper.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator (943) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pint on tap. Black, goods lacing, light head, tan, fantastic aroma, punkin pie. Tastes just a tad weird, is this the first brew? Still it has kind of an oaky taste, as if you got into the woods and lost your way out. Toasty and oaky big time & graham cracker a tiny bit cocoa nibs, heavy brewdog. Nice palate, clean for the style. Not sure that pumpkin melds with toasted pumpkin seeds.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1779) - portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Black with a light brown head. Aroma is mostly cinnamon, and same with thetaste, where it comes on spicy, and finishes with earthy pumpkin an roasy. $7/22

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nellie (349) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Chocolate, ginger, raisins, chocolate. So good. Best pumpkin beer i have had. Liquid pumpkin chocolate chip cookie.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1204) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Beautiful. Strong cinnamon aroma, which follows thru in flavor coupled with pumpkin, over a non-roasty stout base. Sweet. My only complaint, and it's minor, is that it is just a tad too sweet. Nevertheless an awesome pumpkin stout! B+/A- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2099) - Newark, Delaware, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap at 2SP. Pours a deep black color with a finger of tan head that fades into a frothy ring with little lacing. Smells of roasted malts with semi-sweet chocolate and some notes of pumpkin spices that are subtle. Tastes of roasted malts and cocoa, with some light pumpkin and spices. Medium to thick body with low carbonation.


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