Brewed by Great Lakes Brewery (Ontario)
Style: Saison
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Pumpkin Saison brewed with Saison Dupont yeast.

JoeMcPhee's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, - SEP 20, 2012
Cask at Castro’s Lounge. Hazy amber-orange pour. The nose is softly spicy with some clove, vanilla and a distinct pumpkin flavour. Coriander and a little bit of soft spiciness. Medium bodied and I’m not sure the cask really works here. There is a fairly assertive bitterness here that kind of works. Lingering spiciness. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portwood (187) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2016
Clove, banana, pumpkin pie. Effervescent, banana, medium body, slight sour note. Spicy, pumpkin pie, hint of citrus, slightly dry, low bitterness. (no date stamp)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Raistlin (315) - London, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 19, 2016
Fruity aroma with some peach and pineapple notes. Foggy orange under some white bubbles. Peppery phenolic flavour complimented by tropical fruit and finishing with a moderate bitterness that lingers. Medium body, moderate carbonation, lingering herbal finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChadPoole (319) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2016
Pours cloudy orange gold with a white head. Aroma is pumpkin pie spices, pepper, and citrus. Flavour is same as aroma but with banana. This is my first pumpkin beer of the year, looking forward to trying more if they’re anything like this. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daje (4123) - NORWAY - APR 8, 2016
Bottle, april 30th 2015. golden/orange body with an offwhite head. Spicy aroma of peppers and the spices people use to kill the pumpkin taste in whatever product they promote as a pumpkin something. Also grassy and flowery hops. Taste of cinnamonm (another pumpkin taste that isn’t pumpkin) clove, saison yeast. funky banana and orange finish. Mildly spiced aftertaste. All in all a good beer, though a bit out of the box as a famhouse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (19369) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 4, 2016
Tasting at Matt’s
Cloudy dark blond color, no head. The aroma has a strong coriander component, and banana. The mouthfeel is dry, quite weak, and the flavor is poor.
Drinkable Saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2442) - , Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2015
(bottle) lear, bright orange colour with a medium tall white head; aroma of spice, then lilies; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1826) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 8, 2015
Bottle to stange Banana, lemon, light funk, and wheat; no pump; no spices, well maybe a hint of clove. Eventually, I smell brine. Translucent light amber with heavy and fast effervescence and a 1 cm long lasting frothy and bright white head. Taste is, um, weird. At first I get hit with a slightly bitter, kind of light citrus. Further sips increase the bitterness, but the light citrus becomes, ash, wheat, and yeast. More sips brings out some pepper and green bell pepper. This is very strange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (12904) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle - Banana and some light citrus. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Light sweet banana and not much else. Pumpkin spice but too much banana.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (14665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 7, 2015
650mL bottle, pours a cloudy orange with a medium white head. Aroma brings out Belgian yeast upfront, with subtle pumpkins and banana. Flavour is strange, bringing out lots of banana upfront, with some garbage-y notes, pumpkins and Belgian yeast. Too much banana on this for it to be pleasant, though at least it’s not disastrous. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1692) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
Une bière orangée comme une citrouille, légèrement trouble mais mince et peu mousseuse ; le nez est d’écorces d’orange, de gingembre et d’épices diverses. La bouche est quant à elle sèche, avec des malts minces en avant-plan, un peu d’épices de tarte à la citrouille en finale, avec une signature de levure saison plutôt discrète mais bien présente. On sent du poivré en gorge après une bonne lampée. Une excellente bière, pas vraiment explosive d’originalité ou de saveurs, mais solidement réussie.

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