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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The secret is in the 2.5 pounds of spice per barrel for this fall brew. We add the pumpkin during the mash at precisely the right time to create just the perfect balance of malt, hops, pumpkin and spice.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
txs (10) - - OCT 13, 2012
Meh. Nothing special. Basic ale with a light touch of pumpkin. Not impressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5356) - Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Draft to tulip. Looks good; a transparent burnt-orange with off-white head. Smells solid; pumpkin and appropriate spices. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Tap. Amber with one finger head. Sweet with lots of pumpkin and spice. Slight alcohol warmth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Tap at Barcade: Pours a copper amber with a off white head. Sweet aroma. Lots of vanilla and clove notes. Medium carbonation with a firm spiciness in the flavor. Some clove, nutmeg and vanilla. Relatively quick finish. Not bad, one dimensional.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
maxwelldeux (3605) - Everett, Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Bottle. Bleh. Pours a slightly darker amber color with a moderate head. Too spicy and "pumpkiny" for my tastes. I like these a bit more muted.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (939) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Pours orange with an off white head. Heavy notes of nutmeg and allspice accompanied by alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theflowjr (5) - - SEP 30, 2012 does not count
Really liked this one, my as malty as most pumpkin brews. The aroma isn't too impressive but the pumpkin flavor is present from start to finish. A little lighter in color and taste which works well. Nice and balanced ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
iron_maiden (18) - Newnan, Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Taste like cinnamon nutmeg clove allspice brown suga - liquid pumpkin pie... If you see it, buy it you wont be disappointed !

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Poured a clear copper with a two finger white head. Aroma is pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove. Taste is a slightly boozey version of the smell (not a bad thing) with a bittersweet finish. Feels medium bodied with a creamy texture. I dig it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3508) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Tap. Pours clear amber/copper with thin, fizzy white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is pumpkin, caramel and cookie malts, vanilla, nutmeg, floral hops, and light spice. Flavor matches the nose with sweet malts forward, pumpkin, vanilla, nutmeg, and light hops towards the end; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


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