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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
In the most worthy of pumpkin patches and during the silence of the midnight hour, the Greater Pumpkin raises up and pours a rich deep and burnished orange color. Heady aromas of bourbon, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and clove linger seductively over the thick white head of this tremendous brew. Its love at first sip as the full malt body, dominated by British crystal malt, brown sugar and pumpkin, slowly washes over your tongue. Bourbon barrel aging rounds out the flavors with notes of oak, vanilla, and bourbon. Pairs well with crisp autumn weather, crunchy fallen leaves, and the knowledge that your kids will be asleep soon so you can raid their Halloween candy bags.

Previously 9% abv under the Mutiny Fleet series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpringsLicker (3430) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Pours clear until you pour the sediment in the bottom of the bottle. Medium amber with an off-white head. Fruity aroma hints of apple cider. A lot of alcohol in the flavor that stands in the way of what else may be there.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (6043) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2010
(22oz bottle, courtesy of Exiled) clearish orange with very few bubbles. Nose of pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, bourbon and wood. Taste of pumpkin, vanilla, nutmeg, allspice, wood and bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Bottle courtesy of ryan. Milky orange with a thin white head. Big pumpkin pie spice nose. Flavor is pumpkin spice with nice undertones of bourbon, and vanilla. Didn’t really notice any oak aroma or flavor though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2010
Strong spice nose, lots of nutmeg and cinnamon, lots of sweetness, some light vegetal pumpkin, and a bit of bourbon. The taste moderately sweet, lots of pumpkin and spice, some bourbon and warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (6384) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - DEC 28, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2010 Courtesy or ryan

Bottle: The aroma is loaded with pumpkin pie spice...lots of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. It pours a hazy orange with a small off-white head. The flavor starts with some sweet caramel. There’s a nice cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg presence. The finish isn’t hot, but the bourbon is a little strong along with vanilla. The bourbon is a little distracting for someone who really likes pumpkin beers. Medium-full bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (5467) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2010
22 oz bottle from EZ. Poured a hzy red amber body with a foamy white head. Aroma is slightly sweet with notes of pumpkin,spice, vanilla and bourbon. Medium bodied wth light/average carbonation and no trace of the 9% ABV. Flavor isn’t quite as potent as the aroma but the pumpkin, spice and bourbon meld nicely. Very good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (8011) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours orane amber with an off white head. Light bourbony aroma, some pumpkin spikes, and a honey like sweetness. Sweet pumpkin flavor, some spices, vanilla, bourbon, and honey. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (3215) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber brown with a off-white head that left nice lacing. Aroma of pumpkin pie, vanilla, cinnamon a bit of caramel and some other spices. Silky smooth flavor of pumpkin, oaky bourbon, caramel, cinnamon and some vanilla sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hoptagon (239) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 9, 2010
22oz. bottle. Pours a ruddy orange color with a lacing white head. Great nose with hints of cinnamon, clove, vanilla and nutmeg. Flavor has a lot going on with bits of subtle pumpkin mixed with oak, caramel and vanilla. Tastes a bit like a pumpkin pie with a bourbon glaze. The palate is medium with a strong carbonation. Finish is slightly hot, but not too distracting. Gets a little cloying as it warms up. Interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (3048) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Bottle thanks to Dmac. Pours out an orangy amber color with not much of a head. Aroma is of oak, pumpkin spice, light bourbon and some sweetness. taste is complex, pumpkin spice, oak, vanilla light bourbon with alcohol content well hidden.

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