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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This crisp, dry ale uses cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger brewed with real pumpkin and a blend of North American and British malts to give Mom’s pumpkin pie some serious competition. A fall favorite skillfully brewed by Foothills.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1480) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Bottle. Clear orange beer with very thin head. Lots of perfumy aroma, heavy cloves and nutmeg -- a little too much. More released in the taste. Overall okay, but too much of the spice to be great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (3437) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Clear amber color with a frothy off white head. Big spicy nose with nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves. Soft mouth feel. Lots of dusty spice, with nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon with some coarse bread underneath. If you like spiced seasonals then this is the beer for you.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1801) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Undated 12 oz bottle from Foothills Brewing. Very good reason to believe this is a 2013 vintage. ABV listed as 5.3% with IBU = 5.2. Lower ABV and flavor strength than the Terrapin Pumpkinfest that proceeded it, but it has very similar spicing; both featuring nutmeg, clove, ginger and cinnamon.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1261) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 28, 2013
draft poured medium to dark orange with white head. the aroma of spices, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and allspice dominate. the flavor is the same plus you get some pumpkin flavor on the back end. not a bad pumpkin beer but just overloaded with spices which mute the pumpkin flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2651) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Pint at Tribeca Tavern. Good aroma. Sweet. Spiced. Nutmeg. Cinnamon. Sweet breadiness. Brownish orange color. Good head and lace. Sweet flavor. Lighter body. Creamy mouthfeel. Sweet spiced finish. Its good. Not overpowering in aroma and flavor. Has a good mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Purchased on vacation at Atlantic Beach, NC 2013. Pumpkin spice clove scent, lacking appearance due to little head, lighter body crisp feel, with a pumpkin nutmeg fronted taste some ginger sneaking in on the back end. Overall, a decent pumpkin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ross (2080) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On tap at Foothills. Orange colored pour with a white head. Spicy smell, full of nutmeg and cinnamon. Smooth and pretty easy to drink - big amount of spice comes through but its not overwhelming. Lively and good - much better than the previous batch from the old Carolina brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6241) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle:   Amberish, a bit dirty, fine sediment floats about, thin sudsy white head, little lacing.   Nose of cinnamon and apple, some clove as well.   Spicy on the tongue, cinnamon, nutmeg, the aformentioned clove (a bit stronger here), with a touch of ginger (just a touch).   Body and mouthfeel are moderate... could stand to be a touch chewier tho.   Finishes very spicy, they linger long past the finish.   Mild to moderate sweetness, provides the right balance.   Nice example of a pumpkin ale, and what I look forward to during the Autumn months.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
AndyW68 (1057) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Nope. Regular pumpkin, coriander and nutmeg. Just not a great balance and kind of watery

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ozark123 (9) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 12, 2012 does not count
A solid, balanced spiced ale. This is more about the spices (dominant) then the pumpkin (secondary) flavors. Smooth, easy drinking, Glad to see this being brewed back in NC by people who really love making beer.


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