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RATINGS: 485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Ale brewed with pumpkin & pumpkin seeds & fermented with spices. Our original pumpkin ale is brewed with over 7 lbs. of pumpkin per barrel and spiced in conditioning with nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2338) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle. 5.9% It pours a lovely amber brown with a thin light beige head. The aroma is a delicious fruity cinnamon, allspice & a hint of ginger. Medium bodied with a spicy ginger, cloves & cinnamon flavor with a nutty biscuity maltiness. Very well balanced spices, a great/wonderful pumpkin ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2135) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
On tap at Top Hops, New York, NY. A hazy dark orange/amber coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, cinammon aroma. Tastes similar, pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, cinnamon. Decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
eldridgejoe (3) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2014 does not count
Best Pumpkin of the year so far if you like the spice. No head ad no Lacing. Great Ale!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Yinzerita (17) - - OCT 9, 2014
This has the best mix of pumpkin and spices that ive tried thus far. Perfect if you arent looking for a heavy abv. Also much more affordable than the more expensive specialty pumpkin ales with just as good a taste.. Which is all that matters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (410) - CANADA - OCT 7, 2014
Pours a clear pale to medium amber with a short, short-lived off-white head, minimal lacing. Nose is moderate to strong pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, caramel. Taste is initially moderate sweet pumpkin pie followed by mild to moderate bitter, building spice. Medium body, moderate sustained carbonation, with a dry, strongly bitter finish. Wow! Another good pumpkin beer! That’s two this year! I think this one might be just slightly better than the Sam Adams - a little more pumpkin pie-ish - even though the sweetness might be a bit much if one were to have more than one. Nice balance of real pumpkin flavour and traditional pumpkin pie spices, with a decent underlying ale. I might not say yes to a second one, but I would say yes to another one, should the opportunity arise. Get it now while it’s fresh, because I can see this dimming significantly with age.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (1000) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Copper hue with creamy off white head that dissipated to a ring. Aroma is pumpkin, nutmeg, clove, caramel. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and soft carbonation. Taste is sweet (but not cloying) with a slight spice astringentness following and clean finish. Overall this is a nice pumpkin brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2014
On draft. Deep cloudy orange pour. No head. Aroma is big on cinnamon applesauce. Taste is a pumpkin pie bomb up front followed by a pleasant earthiness. Hits on a couple of different notes. Better than your average pumpkin beer, but not near the top of my list.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1628) - - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Dark hazy copper with a thin white head. Aroma is pumpkin with lots of cinnamon and a hint of ginger. Taste follows and adds a touch of clove. Medium creamy mouthfeel and light carb. Pretty good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"this one, though i have lots of respect for Elysian, was a huge surprise. started with this and by the end of the night, it was still my clear favorite, and probably the best pumpkin beer i’ve ever had (at the time). aroma was simply magnificent. if you like pumpkin, this is it! get it fresh. THE most natural pumpkin aroma that kept my nose returning to it all night. lighter abv but full flavored, smooth, medium bodied. spices were not overdone and there was an additional toasted character that fit the beer well. biggest surprise in a while. for my money - kicked pumking’s butt!! 11/10-just as nice on tap. best beer there! 10/11-almost as nice. almost. "

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mbgrayson (558) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pours a cloudy orangish gold, with white head. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, and cloves. Taste is the same. Fairly drinkable. The overall pumpkin and spice flavor is a little strong for me. Still, I enjoyed it overall. Thumbs up.

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