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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Why is there only one time of year – as goblins, ghouls, and ghosts frolic on front lawns – when we embrace THE FEAR? At all other times, THE FEAR dominates us, controls us, and prevents us from greatness. What is there to THE FEAR? Disagreement? Criticism? Humiliation? Whatever THE FEAR is that consumes you, embrace it, along with this Imperial Pumpkin Ale. Only then will the true artist in you rise up.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (782) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Brown with no head; sweetish aroma ; Flava is rich with pumpkin spice, hops, and sugary sweet; feels silky medium thick with some fizzy bite; finishes long and sweet with notes if spice

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
willis94 (4) - Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2013 does not count
Very good seasonal beer! Great taste and not to overpowered with spices. Will definitely get this beer again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2085) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 1, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown mahogany color with one inch white head. Smells of pumpkin, spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, bready malts. Tastes of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, spices, bready malts, light wheat, with a lot more cinnamon than the nose. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moneyman083 (5) - - SEP 28, 2013 does not count
Had this on tap at Always Rons in Hagerstown, MD. Spice aroma is strong. Bitter after taste but full of flavor. Very 'bitey'. Pumpkin is not too apparent. This is an okay beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coolfunnj (321) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - SEP 27, 2013
theres cinnamon spice and pumpkin pie aroma in that order..smells almost like a ginger snap..brownish liquid thin off white head..tastes very cinnamony and peppery,kind of like lavoris mouthwash aftertaste a hint of sweetness and nutmeg but light on the pumpkin pie sweetness really just the spices..easily drinkable slightly hot and tingly on the palate..overall a really not bad fall beer I’d say but not really a lot of pumpkin flavor

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3045) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2013
Poured reddish amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet cinnamon, Medium body, flavour as the aroma. Not really my taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beeratarian (86) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Pours a medium brown with 1/2 inch tan head. Aroma of spices, but more from yeast, Belgian clove, banana. Taste is spicy cinnamon, clove then some hop bitterness. Finishes dry and malty. Really interesting beer. Almost a Belgian Christmas ale. I would indulge in another for sure.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Put together a mug book .. . Pours a medium brown .. . Mild foam .. . The nose is a ruddy burnt thanksgiving pie .. . Light mouth .. . Starts off promising but falls a bit short .. . . I don’t know how to tie a tie..

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GSH1976 (206) - Delaware, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Pours a very dark reddish/brown with about 1’’ of head which dissipated quickly leaving minimal lacing. The first thing I noticed in the aroma is clove but there is also some pumpkin and cinnamon present. Taste is spices with clove the most dominant and there is a little bitterness in the finish. Medium bodied. Not awful but not what I like in a beer and one is enough.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3636) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Pumpkin, clove, and molasses nose. Hazy cola color, medium yellow head with little retention. Tobacco and pumpkin flavor. Finishes with green leafy hops. Drinks a little hot. Odd, hoppy pumpkin ale, distinctive.


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