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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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%.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerandhockey8 (230) - 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.

4.3
   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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (750) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Tasty and scrumptious. Tastes like fall spices. Excellent pumpkin beer...up there with the best.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (682) - 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%.

4.2
   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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chuckstout (254) - Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Aroma of pumpkin,floral, earth, nutmeg, cinnamon. Pours a hazy pumpkin color orange with a off white head some nice lacing. Tastes of earth, pumpkin, baked in spices a touch of bread/crust flavor with some warming.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Caytinator (948) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pint on tap. Light copper color, good lacing, small head, smell is fantastic, light, curated, and thoughtful. Wow, such a good ale, imperial in that it’s got 2x the pumpkin, but perfect in that it’s still drinkable. Not at all heavyhanded, lots & lots of pumpkin, spices included. light aftertaste but present, perfect palate. Warmer than advertised. Very good stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1236) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Really nice albeit simple pumpkin ale. Strong clove and cinnamon scent following through in flavor over a sweet pumpkin base. A dessert beer, and one of the better ones with that. Solidly good. A- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2022) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2013
Tap at the Elysian brewpub, Seattle, WA, USA. A dark orange coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Pumpkin, spice, cinnamon aroma. Tastes similar, rich pumpkin, spice, cinnamon. Pumpkin beers are not usually that good but this was really good and probably the second best pumpkin beer that I’ve ever had behind Southern Tiers Pumking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2642) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle. Pours a golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of roasted pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Flavor of pumpkin pie, light caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg and notes of ginger with a dry & spiced finish.


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