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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15501) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013
Draft @ Falling Rock Tap House, Denver, CO. Pours a dark ruby black color with a small tan head. Has a fruity weak roasted malty spicy pumpkin aroma. Slightly roasted malty spicy pumpkin flavor. Has a roasted malty spicy pumpkin finish with hints of chocolate and cinnamon in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (13350) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2012
13th October 2010
Opaque black beer, little tan head. Sourish malt nose. Rich dark malt - very slightly sour. A little fruity pumpkin makes things interesting. Very lightly spicy. Finishes dry and with lingering spice. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (11779) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2007
Dark brown colour. Coffee roast nose with light chocolate notes. Milk chocolate character with late roast and a hint of cinnamon, just like Mexican chocolate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2010
(22oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a black body with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, raisins, pumpkin, cinnamon, caramel, and roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate, cinnamon, pumpkin, caramel, and burnt grain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Snallygaster, draft. Orange-tan head, black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, ginger, allspice. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, allspice, some ginger. Medium body, light stickiness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10343) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 28, 2009
Bomber from Malt and Vine. Pours quite black with a very dark tan head. Aroma is strongly chocolate over very toasted malt. It smells smooth. Medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is chocolate, smooth burnt malt. It finishes quite bitter. Wonderful stuff. Perhaps the pumpkin accounts for the smoothness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10076) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2010
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured clear orange copper color with a large off-white frothy head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Solid doughy pumpkin pie aroma. Medium body with a creamy texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy balanced pumpkin pie flavor with a medium spice sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Good seasonal beer.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Draft at Paradiso Dupont. Black, brown head. Aroma of gourd, light spice and coffee ground. Taste is roasty dark cocoa and Christmas spice. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Bottle shared by arminjewell. Pours opaque with a medium, frothy tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is pumpkin pie, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, raisin, cookie and nutty malt. Flavor is roast malt with chocolate notes, pumpkin, spices, dark fruity esters and a dry finish. Full body, medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9024) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2010
Bomber poured a translucent dark brown nearly black with a lasting brown head. Aromas of dark chocolate, cinnamon, pumpkin and light coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of dark chocolate, cinnamon, pumpkin, light roastiness and a hint of coffee with a smooth dry lingering cinnamon finish.


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