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Great Lakes Brewery What the Christ Happened To The Pumpkin

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Formerly brewed at Great Lakes Brewery (Ontario)
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Etobicoke, Canada
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Pumpkin Ale Aged for 8 months in a Funky Barrel

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9722) - Toronto, Ontario, - OCT 7, 2012
2012-09-20. Dark orange body with a small beige head. 3+ Strong aroma of an ol canvas tent, but not as unpleasant as that probably sounds, funky very light barnyard accents, sort of woody at first, becomes fairly woody. 6+ Flavour is fairly sour, refreshingly so, pretty woody, tanniny, sort of odd melange of the above lingers in the finish. 6+ I love the sourness of it, but I am not a fan of how the wood presents itself. Smooth average plus palate with low carbonation. Okay. Volo Funk Night, Toronto

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (8537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2012
[4805-20120920] Tap. Sweet barrelly doughy yeast aroma. Clear, bright orange body with a quick bubbly head. Boozy fruitcake yeast and soured gourd funk flavour. Medium body is super funky sour. Really interesting to sample. (7/3/8/4/16) 3.8
(TBW Funk Night @ Volo, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7171) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2012
Draught at Volo for Funk Night, Sept.20. Pours a nice deep amber with a small diminishing bubbly white head. Aroma of wood first followed by some funkyness and interesting sour fruit. Flavour of sour fruit and spices, yeasty and slightly funky -- getís pretty sweet after a while but itís tasty. Average to medium bodied. An interesting beer and good one at that.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (11069) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2012
Day after Volo Funk Night II. Brett and tanic wine aroma. Light orange coloured body without a retained head. Dry finish. Cherry tartness that overwhelms the pumpkin. The two donít normally go together. Unredeemable as a cross style. One or the other.

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