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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed on: October 10, 2011. Packaged on October 25, 2011. Our first ever collaborative beer has all the familiar flavors of the season, but done with Epic style. To a base of strong, roasty, and chocolaty porter, we add 200 pounds of real pumpkin per batch, five spice and whole Madagascar vanilla beans. As you pour this deeply ruby brown beer, you’re greeted by the aroma of fresh cut squash, followed by rich chocolate. The flavor starts sweet with marshmallow, vanilla, and some pumpkin pie, then yields to a coffee roast and dark chocolate dryness. This beer is a great introduction for curious drinkers and a special holiday treat for fans of the style.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SpongeRuiner (1089) - Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Smells like pumpkin but very slight pumpkin flavors. Dark fruit yes but not much specific pumpkin. Not the best stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nsanders (940) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2016
Bomber. Red brown with a decent tan head. Watermelon bubblicious, light smokiness, alcohol and cardamom aromas. Fruity candy flavor with a slight ashy aftertaste. Lighter body with a fizzy feel. It wasn’t bad, just unexpected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayaron (1204) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer and Beyond, Tel Aviv. Release #24. Deep brownish with beige head. Spicy aroma with some roasted malt, sweetish fruits, pumpkin and coffee. Sweet flavor, light bitterness, spicy with notes of clove and vanilla, some roastiness, a bit salty, some coffee and chocolate, alcoholic. Medium to full-bodied. Rich and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2576) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Dark and roasty and vegetal and spicy. Pretty good balance and not overly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4385) - austin, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Deep red colour. Spotty lacing white head. Chocolate and squash aroma. Very eathy flavor. Heavy vegetable influence in the taste and mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (10759) - Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Draft. Dark brown pour. Pears and gummi bears and some nutmeg. Weird shit here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hockey9930 (239) - - DEC 4, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a tan fizzy head, looks like coca cola. Aroma is weak but has a little bit of pumpkin and vanilla. Flavors of pumpkin and vanilla with lightly hoppy finish. Maybe a mix of other spices but they’re difficult to place.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swesson (347) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2015
From a bomber. Pours black-ruby red and makes a nice tan head with good lacing. Aroma is of malt, cinnamon, chocolate and nutmeg. Taste is of malted barley, cocoa, and pumpkin. As others have said, it is more of a real pumpkin than a sweet pumpkin pie taste, which I prefer. Very good ale! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (448) - Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2015
At SG 75. Poured in a snifter. Dark dry chocolate notes with a hint of pumpkin. Slight caramel sugar finish. APV= 8%. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (7732) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2015
had on draft, small glass, at the mad hatters rape room .. brown black .. good foam .. burnt pumpkin pie mostly .. mouth is sticky and thin .. not all that good but better than most epic beers .. . bang average stuff .. . . i get hit in the head a lot, sometimes i even forget how to

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1175) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Bomber poured a clear dark brown hue w/ a small lasting beige head. Mild roasty and spiced aromas. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are five-spice, dark chocolate, dark toast, pumpkin, and vanilla. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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