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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Brewed at our original Capitol Hill location in Seattle. silver medalist at the 2007 Great American Beer Festival in the Fruit and Vegetable category, the world’s first Imperial pumpkin ale. Brewed with pale, Munich, Cara-Hell, Cara-Vienne, Cara-Munich and Crisp 45° L Crystal malts. Roasted pumpkin seeds in the mash, and extra pumpkin added in the mash, kettle and fermenter. Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. Formerly at 9.5%.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6035) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2009
bottle, thanks to americanbrew, orange color with white foam,spicy pumpkin aroma with pumpkin pie filling and bready crust flavors, excellent pumpkin beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miver (609) - Silver Spring, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2009
Draft at Iron Hill West Chester. Poured light amber golden in color with a medium sized off white head. Aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, bready. Tastes of pumpkin spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves. Decent body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4959) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2009
bottle thanks to americanbrew. amber with a white head. pumpkin, nutmeg and other spices on the nose. decent thickness with flavors of nutmeg, pumpkin and spices.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KornDogg (537) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2009
Draft. Iron Hill WC. Nice pumpkin/ hop aroma but very little pumpkin flavor, hints of clove and cinnamon... not as much pumpkin as I would like

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
egajdzis (5401) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Amber with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of more spices, pumpkin, and caramel malts. Toast, caramel, nuts, pumpkin, and spices.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4543) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Tap at IH WC during Gathering of the Gourds 2009. Pours a translucent orange amber with a medium creamy off white head. Aroma of cinnamon, vanilla, ginger and nutmeg. Also getting some light toasted malt, caramel and nuts. Flavor was a match of the aroma. Nice mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (3842) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle courtesy of AmEricanbrew. Clear light rusted orange pour. Sweet perfumy aroma. Powdery and spicy with ginger prevailing. Large spiced taste, like licking the underside of the lid of a jack-o-lanturn after burned for a week. Hints of cinnamon but not overbearing. Well done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle from North Texas Crew tasting. Pours a clear orange with white head. Aroma of pumpkin, sugar, nutmeg. Flavor is the same with light cinnamon. Mouth feel is light-medium body with medium carbonation. Over all, not bad at all....

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7871) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 24, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2011 Bottle thanks to AmEricanbrew. Pours with a golden body and a fading white head. Aroma of pumpkin pie spice, with heavy handed use of cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is sweet with cinnamon and pie filling. Light bubbles, and a decent sweetness. Pretty darn good pumpkin beer! Nearly as good as Pumpking. 3.8

Re-Rate on tap at Falling Rock. Pours with a clear amber hued body with a small white head. Aroma is biscuity, bready with huge cinnamon notes. Flavors of pumpkin pie spices, biscuity, bready with lots of vanilla notes. Very well done. 4.0 4.0

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2009
22oz bottle from megamaltman... Pours a mostly cloudy orange brwon with a thin milky white head... Aroma of pumpkin, nutmeg, and cinnamon... Flavors are very smooth pumpkin and spiced flavors. Sweeter and less bitter than pumking. Nutmeg and cinnamon come out towards the middle and the end. Medi bodies and a very nice pumpkin beer


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