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RATINGS: 490   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Obviously brewed with a lot of pumpkin since there appear to be floaties strewn throughout. the texture is rich and soft, almost like a nice pumpkin pie. Subtle spice blend leaves this beer with great balance. Yum.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (580) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2015
For a Pumpkin I liked it some it smelled spicy but was lighter in flavor and still kept the spice required. Nice orange color. Bottle

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (1263) - - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle from Deguchiya. Rich spiciness, cinnamon, ginger bread, dark malt, pumpkin cake. Nice one, maybe more xmas-style but quite flavorful and enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPagan5 (106) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Fruity gourde smell, wierd cloudy head, but not much carbonation. Flavor was pretty good on pumpkin side. It’s ok but do not buy a bunch.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
WABeerFiend (324) - - JAN 17, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip on 08.17.14. A: Pumpkin pie. Nutmeg, cinnamon, and brown sugar. Sweet smelling. A: Somewhat opaque caramel colored body. 1 finger head that recedes quickly. T: Pumpkin, spice and brown sugar. P: Smooth and watery. O: There wasn’t as much pumpkin flavor in this as there should have been. It tasted and felt very watered down. This wasn’t that great, but it was drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3563) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Soirée Pumpkin ale au Rattle ’n’ Hum NYC. En fût. Un liquide beige. Un nez simple d’épices et de vrai citrouille. Une bouche simple avec des épices et un fond de citrouille. Elle m’a semblé manqué une dimension.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5360) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Tap. Pours a clear dark orange body with a small frothy off-white head. The nose is sweet malt and light spice of nutmeg and vanilla, rather subtle and pleasant. The flavor isn’t overly sweet or spiced, it’s very drinkable compared to many pumpkin beers. I think there’s a little vanilla in here that really mellows out things and works with the sweetness of the malt. Medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Pretty good beer.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
siennaemerson (11) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2014
This beer lacks the intense spicing of some pumpkin ales and has a natrual pumpkin flavor (possibly a hint of allspice). It tastes like the pumpkin juice was squeezed out of the pumpkin for the purpose of this ale.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pumpkin87 (127) - - NOV 22, 2014
Very attractive deep red orange, fizzy one-finger head that vanishes completely. Fruity bouquet, but not exactly pumpkin, more orange-lemon. That should be a warning, because after an initial taste of fruit and spice, hops keep trying to push their pine-citrus profile over the pumpkin. This is like a novice’s idea of what a pumpkin ale should be after drinking only US IPAs. Gets better as it warms, and some actual pumpkin arrives. The finish is thankfully less bitter than the typical IPA, but the sour citrus notes remain. Not the worst, but with so many good pumpkin beers on the market _ including better ones from Elysian _ don’t waste your time.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nilz (458) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2014
31/10/14 Cask, a moderately dark reddish ale with a slim off-white head. Aroma, they is pumpkin, malts. Taste, pumpkin, sweetness, fruity, pear, minimal bitter finish. Different and it has an appeal.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3236) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Draft at Red Star. Pours opaque murky copper with a creamy beige head. Tastes like sweet roasted pumpkin, cinnamon, sugar, cloves, squash, light alcohol. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like pumpkin cookies.


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