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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
razzle (8) - Montana, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Amazing nose to this beer. finishes clean, and not to "pumpkin 5 spice". Great caramel flavor, with herbal notes. I do have to say, I cannot make this a session beer due to all the strong flavor as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1402) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2016
Pours a hazy copper with floating particles and a very foamy white head. Aroma is lots of spices, with nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon standing out, though the allspice and clove certainly add some character. The flavor is is the same spices, with cinnamon coming through strongest, and the pumpkin is more apparent in the flavor too. Has a medium body, well-carbonated. This is a superior pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smurphy711 (4) - Newark, Delaware, USA - AUG 25, 2016 does not count
Pours a dark amber. Pumpkin scent hits your nose and continues through your first sip. A little watery, but a good entry to pumpkin beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Popoff91 (93) - Oregon, USA - AUG 15, 2016
12-ounce bottles served in a large dimpled mug. I love fall/winter beers. This is one of the few pumpkin beers that actually has pumpkin, and not just the spice. Great dark color, pumpkin spice aroma, and decent alcohol content make this one of the best beers I have had this year. Still a little early in the season for this style, but will definitely continue to buy well into fall/winter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (2086) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JUL 7, 2016
Draught @ Headkeeper: This one pours a clear amber color. There was a wisp of an off white head. The nose is good. Lighter malts with some pumpkin pie spices. the taste is also good. Spices are up front, but almost too much cinnamon. Lighter malt behind the spices. Good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fordest (2421) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Draft at the Bluegrass Festival. Not a great beer. Pumpkin was there, but the actual flavor and finish were watery and offputting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sulawang (1004) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2016
Visual: (Cellared 3 years). Pours reddish brown without much head, thin hazy layer of retention, some bubbles here and there. Nose: brown sugar barley malt with background pumpkin spices. (lvl-7)-pungency Attack: sharp crisp, thicker mouthfeel, light tingly Mid-palate: cinnamon, toasted pumpkin sweet-dense, toffee barley malt, allspice, (lvl-7)-a tad cloying sweetness, brown sugar Finish: nutmeg-clove/root beer, lingering barley malt sweetness. Summary: Pretty smooth entry with a decent amount of pronounced spices and a medium bodied/short length barley malt backbone. It becomes slightly cloying and taxing on the palate halfway through a glass; Still the flavours are agreeable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
J_man (919) - Tustin, California, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Deliciously strong cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg aromas from a murky pumpkin orange body with a thin white head. Those follow into the taste with a spicy ginger and cinnamon bite. Unlike some other "pumpkin spice" beers, this one actually has a taste of real pumpkin in it. It also tastes like beer with a good caramel malt flavor in the back and some earthy hop bitterness. The body is somewhat thin, even watery, but that’s not bad. Finishes with a lasting pumpkin pie spice flavor and spiciness. A well made and delicious pumpkin ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (2281) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle from Mitsuya. Pours a clear copper with a nice off-white head that lingers throughout. Huge pumpkin pie with whipped cream nose. Lots of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger with lightly roasted pumpkin aromas. Malt backbone balances out the spices well. Slightly sweet on the palate with average carbonation. Finishes sweet with lingering pumpkin pie flavor. Wonderful dessert beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
samsmith33 (772) - - NOV 10, 2015
Still trickling reviews in from 2015 tasting. Night Owl looked great in round 1 ( 2nd of 12), but fell short of the mark in the final losing out to its cousin Great Pumpkin (and 10 others ranked ahead of it). 12th of 25 overall. Smokey, cinamon aroma. charcoal, pumkin taste, with cinnamon and other spice finish. I had it higher than others tasting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cblado (298) - Washington, USA - NOV 4, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours a nice orange copper color, pearly head, some lacing. Aroma is strongly spiced with clove and cinnamon. Some toffee malt and grassy hops as well. Flavor is medium sweetness, with a long bitter, spicy finish. Palate is perfect. Overall an excellent seasonal beer.

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