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RATINGS: 530   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (3094) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2011 Rerate on 10/15/2011. The appearance is true to its style; it’s an orange color with a off-white head, which persists in the glass. Aroma of grains, pumpkin, spices such as nutmeg, a little bit of bread. Surprisingly weak flavor, notes of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg. The finish is mainly pie spices, light resiny hoppiness. Not bad. Definitely not the best pumpkin ale out there.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (9982) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2008
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours clear deep copper with 1-finger off-white head that dissipates quickly. Nose is pumpkin spice, malt. Medium palate that isn;t very complex, with nutmeggy, pumpkin spicy, and malt flavors. Not one of my favorite pumpkin ales, but not bad for the season.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Bottle. Aroma of pumpkin, gentle spices. Flavor again with pumpkin, even gentler spices, mildly sweet, but quite dry at the finish too. Never overbearing, but always super tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3735) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Bottle, best by 12/26/2008. Pours a deep orange/brown with a thick. huge white head that leaves nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of baked pumpkin, light spices. Flavor is sweet, light pumpkin and spices. Pretty tasty, but relatively light in the pumpkin. Decent pumpkin, not my favorite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebowman (11) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Pours a beautiful translucent copper color, with a medium head that dissipates quickly. Aroma has notes of cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg; smells very sweet. Taste is pumpkin (of course) with very nice balancing of the spice. Overall, this is a very good pumpkin ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - AUG 23, 2008
very nice brew, it apper to have aged well but I have not had it fresh. Well spiced and smooth with a whiped cream and pumpkin profile.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 8, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2009 really solid pumpkin ale. A bit milder and more subtle than the Great Pumpkin but still captures pumpkin spices well.

clear orange with a lite head
strong pumpkin spice aroma
milder taste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jasonp (1573) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2008
Bottle. Cloudy amber with a white head. The nose is rather subtle, some pumpkin and nutmeg. Flavor has notes of pumpkin, nutmeg, caramel and earthy hops. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bfeldmann (1050) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 17, 2008
Poured a redish orange color with small head and almost no lacing. Aroma was lots of cinnamon, nutmeg and other spices. Flavor was very much like a punkin pie. Not a bad one nothing amazing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheSponge (342) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2008
1 pint 6 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a beautiful dark orange color. The first time I tasted this beer was back in October, and I think this bottle sat on the shelf a little too long. However, my rating is going to be based on my first impression....smooth flavor, with just the right amount of pumpkin.


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