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RATINGS: 464   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (6018) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 1, 2009
Bomber thanks to Mike. Pours a clear orange color with a medium white head. The aroma is tons of spices, pumpkin, and some malt. The taste is loads of spices; nutmeg, cloves, essence of pumpkin, hell its all in there. A lot of pumpkin, very vegetable like as it warms. A smooth and creamy mouthfeel. I give this beer props because it really tastes natural and like biting a nice ripe pumpkin. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - DEC 28, 2008
22oz bottle. Poured dark gold with a nice fluffy white head. Nice pumpkin spice aroma, really stands out. Taste is similar to the aroma, not quite a pronounced, but still there. Good pumpkin beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8627) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2008
Very fragrant and pumkin-like, this is see-through yellow body with lots of lace. The carbonation is above average. The taste is primarily nutmeg and peppery, with less clove and ginger and so more enjoyable to me. Was great on winter night.Average mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CheersMate (1310) - Fremont (Seattle), Washington, USA - DEC 23, 2008
This was a pretty good beer. Decent color, but I must say this beer had a strong cinnamon and nutmeg/pumpkin pie taste to it. Very delicious beer. Slightly creamy, but average palate. I enjoyed this beer due to its pumpkin pie flavor. Directed towards a sweeter taste, than a spicy taste. One of the "out West" purchases that I have made since being in Seattle. Nice spice beer with a wonderful direction towards sweet and spice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilovedarkbeer (2286) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2008
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Nose: Pumpkin pie, mealt, and nutmeg. Taste is hte same is creamy and slightly like a real pumpkin and dirt. Kind of carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (4842) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2008
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. amber color with some cream froth. pumpkin and holiday spices on the nose. not bad on the palate with a pumpkin flavor that lasts throughout the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuilTTy (728) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2008
Bomber. Very hazy deep copper pour with a medium light tan head and very good lacing. Aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and pumpkin bread. More of the same in the flavor with a pronounced maltiness and the addition of milk chocolate. Mildly creamy texture and a nice spicy finish. Not overly aggressive and pretty refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lb4lb (2546) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Bottle as a generous bonus in trade from thethrone. Thanks! Pours a nice clearish orange color with a lasting beige head. Smell is lightly lemony and pumpkin meatiness with some mild to moderate pumpkin pie spicing. Taste is a bit watery with more pumpkin flavor than the traditional pie spices. Nice attempt at a pumpkin beer, but was still a bit thin... Medium to thin body and light to medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1167) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2008
(bottle, courtesy of beerbill) Pours hazy orange with a scant white head. The aroma is not very strong, but it does possess all of the pumpkin pie scents. There’s the baked pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and even some crust along with a hint of vanilla. The aroma gets sweeter as it warms. The taste is lightly sweet at first, but gets sweeter, with some salt and this strange tartness right before the baked pumpkin kicks in. This baked pumpkin really asserts itself upon exhaling. Overall this is a pretty good pumpkin beer, and it paired well with a slice of pumpkin pie. Thanks Bill!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3351) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2008
22 oz bottle. Clear topaz with a brief off-white head. Nose is dried apricots, cinnamon and nutmeg. Medium light with mild carb. Taste is blanched lemon peel and nutmeg with cinnamon, sweet corn and sour mash to finish. Not bad but not pumpkiny.


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