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RATINGS: 242   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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pinball (10962) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
cloudy orange, smooth offwhite head. spicy sweet aroma, pupkin, fant bitterness flavor is way too spicy. cinnamon , faint pumpkin

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dredmond (176) - Long Island, New York, USA - NOV 4, 2011
cloudy orange pour, drank from pint glass, mix of flavor more potent than aroma, Tastes like a mutiny

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (14157) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 26, 2010
Bottle @ PapsÝ. Thanks. Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Nose is sweet pumpkin, fruit and alcohol. Heavy sweet flavor with pumpkin, alcohol and cinnamon.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (7154) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Bottle shared with others. Poured a clear deep orange with a white head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma was full of strong intense spice that overwhelmed any other note trying to come through. Flavor was similar with over powering cinnamon and other spices dominating the whole beer and note allowing the pumpkin to come through.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
Hazy orange with a medium beige head. Spicy aroma with cinnamon and pumpkins. Flavour had punpkins, cinnamon and and malty hints.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JoeMurphy (41) - Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2009
Most "pumpkin" beers strike me as really "pie spice" beers. And this one really commits - you might as well call it a clove beer. It is balanced and not too sweet, two things I canít say about a lot of other spice beers. But that big punch of clove in every sip gets old fast. I will say itís an interesting beer to eat dinner with.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Goodgrief (1818) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - OCT 18, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2010 If this beer were a cookie or maybe coffee, it would be good. Nutmeg....lots of nutmeg. Not all that good.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
djd07 (3970) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with small paperthin white head. The aroma is nutmeg and spice. Light spice and cinammon. Not much going on with this one.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
eaglefan538 (2911) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - OCT 23, 2009
Bottle from SL. The pour was amber to copper, weak head. The aroma was strong spices, nutmeg indeed, some cinammon, faint pumpkin. The flavor followed, too much spice, strong malts, sweet, this being a bit underwhelming from a brewer whose Heavy Seas brews I thought I liked more. Mouthfeel moderate for the abv and style. Meh.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
maxwelldeux (3866) - 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.


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