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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROBC3366 (362) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Pours a dark orange with some light white head. Smells like spices and banana and tastes of spices pumpkin and is syrupy sweet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 29, 2009
1pt 6fl oz. Bottle Thanks to DChmela and his Super Sixpack Shipper. Nice frothy pour with a huge nose full of cinnamon and spice. Dark amber hazy appearence. Bold spice flavor with a coppery finish. Nice label but there are better pumpkins out there. Happy 100 Ratings! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deaconmike (328) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2013
On tap. One of the better pumpkin beers Iíve tried. Pumpkin, brown sugar and spice with a subtle, unobtrusive and pleasant hit of hops. Maybe a bit a the syrupy sweet side for me.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steeeve (326) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2010
Cloudy deep orange pour that looks more like vegetable juice than beer. Thin but fluffy white head that fades quickly. A magnificent aroma erupts from the glass after the pour. Pumpkin, tons of cinnamon and ginger, and a little bit of nutmeg. Very sweet and pumpkin pie-ish. Flavor is more pumpkin and less sweet than it smells. Still, it packs a lot of brown sugar and cinnamon flavor. Medium body with perfect carbonation. Fantastic. Maybe not quite as good as Pumking, but damn close, and a perfect accompaniment to anyoneís Thanksgiving dinner or dessert. This year Iím thankful I saved a bottle of each one!

2.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pipper (325) - Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2009
Poured from bomber into glass. Pours a dark cloudy-ish orange. Small white head, no carbonation. Straight soapy aroma, strange. Pumpkiny flavor and alcohol present for sure. Pretty good but not great.

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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruskiimperial (308) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Poured a very cloudy deep dark yellow/light orange with very light foam. Aroma is very heavy on spice and nutmeg, and not much else other than a little bit of pumpkin. The taste is very heavy on the spices, more akin to something during Christmas rather than fall. The pumpkin comes in as more of an aftertaste. Not a terribly complex beer, but definitely worth a try if you like something heavily spiced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2012
I guess Iíll take 201 then. Had a few sips of Travlrís glass. Heís right about the color for sure, and in fact I mostly agree with him. Itís spicy (nutmeg, cinnamon) and pumpkiny in both the smell and taste, but not as sweet as Pumpking, which is important for me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parrothead (291) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2011
22oz bomber. Pours a hazy dark orange color with a thin creamy head.Nose of allspice, nutmeg, malt. Thick oily mouthfeel - you can just about chew it. Wonderful flavor - you can taste the pumpkin but it is not overwhelming, with just the right amount of hops to balance out all of the sweetness. At 8%ABV you canít drink many of these, our youíll walk the plank! Arrgghh!!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hypn0toad (267) - Maryland, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Dear phone Iím a sucker for pumpkin beers and this 1 is pretty good. I am using voice dictation for this review anything for you working okay. Computer did not respond very strong pumpkin taste. I like this beer a lot and will drink it again in the future over and out


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