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RATINGS: 279   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (709) - Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Black in color with a medium dark brown head. Aroma is weak and a little malty. Sweet and full of flavors like cinnamon and a nice bitterness. The pumpkin is lite and mostly on the finsh. One of the best pumpkin stouts I have had.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yudetarou (2) - JAPAN - DEC 3, 2014 does not count
Black, tough, cinnamon taste, chocolate, slightly pumpkin, really elegant and abstemious beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5108) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Tap. Pours a dark brown body with a nice frothy brown head. The nose is big pumpkin spice with lots of nutmeg and a fair amount of ppl in meat. The spice is balanced nicely with the chocolate and toast notes. The flavor is very well balanced between the spice and the roasty notes of the stout. There’s a nice amount of actual pumpkin flavor in here as well. Medium bodied and a little creamy with soft gentle carbonation. Pretty good stuff!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2435) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle gift from Mathew, from Philadelphia Craft. Nice brown sugar and cinnamon aroma, roasted malt , cinnamon, bitter chocolate smooth dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 25, 2014
This beer is amazing. Black pour and frothy tan head. Notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and fresh baked bread. Like a cinnamon roll. It's not overcrowded or cheapened by any flavor. Cocoa, cinnamon, a tough of pumpkin, a little root like bitterness to cut the sweetness. WOW ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernovice39 (3160) - Montana, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle pours a black brew with a brown top. First whiff is pumpkin, spices and chocolate. Taste is roasty with coffee, bitter chocolate and some spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (166) - USA - NOV 14, 2014
22 poured into a stout glass offers a dark abyss in a glass topped with a minimal, latte-colored head. The aroma is heavy nutmeg, cinnamon and is slightly nutty. I tip the glass for a first sip expecting nothing but spices, but am surprised by the depth of the flavor. I feel the cinnamon on the tip of my tongue, the nutmeg on the sides, but there’s a nice, dark, cocoa foundation holding everything together. Not over-spiced at all, lightly bitter with a short-lived and fairly dry finish. The carbonation is heavy enough to carry the brew, and maybe a little more than I am appreciating, but still not over the top. This is the first solid pumpkin beer I’ve tried, and am excited that it was an Elysian. A good pumpkin stout!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3351) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 7, 2014
LARGE TAN HEAD DARK POUR MILD CARBONATION AROMAS CINNAMON PLENTY OF RICH MALT CHOCOLATE SPICY PUMPKIN THE FLAVOURS SWEET ROAST PUMPKIN LOTS OF CINNAMON IS PERHAPS TOO MUCH CHOCOLATE COCOA NOT THAT MUCH TO THE STOUT ALTHOUGH THE CINNAMON IS OVERBEARING KNOKING THE OTHER FLAVOURS OUT THAT IS THE PROBLEM AT THE FINISH A PITY

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4960) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Black with a khaki head. Cinnamon, spice, pumpkin, roasted malts, and nutmeg. Easy palate, spice, pumpkin, nutmeg, roasted malts, smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32298) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
From tap. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan to brown head. Aroma is herbal, spiced and roasted malty. Caramelish. Spiced, soapy, toasted malty and herbal. Bitter and dry roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2337) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Cinnamon seems to be the dominant factor, in both aroma and taste. A little nutmeg is also obvious. These two flavors mostly obscure the stout underneath, but also blends nicely. Overly smooth, slightly savory, and all around nice fall seasonal.


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