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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%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (2854) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Another decent pumpkin beer from Elysian. I actually prefer the Night Owl but this is not bad. Aroma was mostly nutmeg with a slight ginger and cinnamon tinge. Pour was a nice light brown with a one finger off white head. Taste was all spices (like the Night Owl) however the elevated ABV brought on more sticky sweet caramel malt. The nutmeg is strong in this one with the cinnamon dominating the aftertaste. Medium carbonation. Finish was like Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal. YES!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1720) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2013
newer bottle pours orange amber. lots of cinnamon with nutmeg, pumpkin, and crust. the cinnamon pushes the envelope but never gets overbearing. full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ReggieDunlap (3071) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Pours clear orange/amber with a medium off white head. Aroma has nice light pumpkin pie and spice with just a touch of crust. Flavor is very pumpkiny!...tangy pumpkin...spice is minimal but creeps in nicely with mild crusty notes as well. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish keeps the spice creeping in atop pumpkin pie. Very awesome!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4643) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
From a growler, last night. Poured a very nice orange color, some hazy, nice white head for a 15 day old growler. Aroma was lots of cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread, spices. Flavor was amazing. Spicey pumpkin pie. Amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KKBreakaway (4) - marysville, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2013 does not count
pumpkin pie aroma, light copper color. spicy beginning with a sweet bread cinnamon middle taste and lingering nutmeg ending

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerandhockey8 (228) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - SEP 21, 2013
From 22oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a nice orange yellow, darker and hazy. The nose is gingerbread, cinnamon, pumpkin, spices. Taste is medium bodied, mostly sweet. Finishes so well with that spicy pumpkin pie feeling on your pallet. Elysian absolutely murders these fall beers, very impressed.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
patxa (189) - MEXICO - SEP 19, 2013
En barril, @the ginger man, NY. Magnífica cerveza a base de calabaza, con un aroma que parece que estas a punto de comer un pay de calabaza y cuyo bouquet dura hasta el último trago del vaso. Con un cuerpo medio pero sabor de bastante carácter, lleva muy bien su alto contenido alcohólico. Sabor con notas propias del ingrediente principal, caramelo y una variedad de lupulos. Un liger sabor a licorice y anis en el paladar hacen de esta cerveza un producto complejo en sabores a pesar del dominante gusto a calabaza. Grandiosa y robusta.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (745) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Tasty and scrumptious. Tastes like fall spices. Excellent pumpkin beer...up there with the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (678) - Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2013
One of the best pumpkins yet. Pour is orange to amber with a medium white head. Aroma is great all the pumpkin pie spices and pumpkin. Well balance beer that could sneak up on you at 8%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
twindog (261) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2013
hazy copper, thin white head, tons of nutmeg, pumpkin, spicy hops. Good lacing, this is my top 2 best pumpkin beers very nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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