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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Our Great Pumpkin enhanced by aging in bourbon barrels. 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2305) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2013
On draft at the monkey. Nice oak, pumpkin, spice, brandy and vanilla notes all blended together to make a really enjoyable spice brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Aroma of pumpkin spice, vanilla, and very subtle hints of bourbon. Orange/amber with very slight, lacing head. Medium, mouth-filling body. A bit sweet, good carbonation, with a nice alcohol warmth in finish. This is a really nice pumpkin beer... not too heavy, good flavors, but not overly sweet.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (3553) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2013
On tap at Twisted Jimmys. Really nice bourbon aroma, oaky with vanilla and lots of pumpkin spices. Deep amber hazy with thin off-white lacing head. Medium watery body with heavy carbonation. Starts sweet with bourbon, vanilla, pumpkin pie spices. Smooth oaky notes with warming and bourbon finish. Nice pumpkin beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jasond612 (225) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2013
11/2/13 $12.95 bomber from CBO drank out front with neighbors. Pours an amber color with minimal head. Tastes at first like a not very sweet pumpkin beer but on the finish you can really pick up vanilla and the bourbon characteristics. Mouthfeel is creamy which is the icing on the cake of this my favorite pumpkin beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (118) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Good amount of pumpkin flavor but way too hoppy for me and way too bourbon taste for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimsRatings (362) - - NOV 1, 2013
On draft at Tasty Bev (Raleigh). Pours orange, which seems appropriate for a pumpkin ale. Spices come through nicely in the aroma, and dominate the taste. Pumpkin still comes through along with the bourbon. Overall, not bad. I can see sipping this while sitting around a bonfire watching the leaves change in the Fall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (697) - Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bomber into snifter glass, cloudy amber color with white head. Aroma of pumpkin pie spices, graham cracker sweetness and some oak. Taste brings out more pumpkin pie spices (clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger), pumpkin, caramel, some vanilla, slight nuttiness and some bourbon notes. Heavy body, low carbonation, syrupy with spicy boozy finish. Big pumpkin ale that’s for sure, heavily oaked influenced and delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1091) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 31, 2013
draft. I dislike almost all pumpkin beers. This actually is one of the best if not the best imho. Its mostly bourbon and not so much pumpkin. Nicely done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrunkSanta410 (176) - Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2013 Pours a dark amber with small amount of off white head. Aroma is bourbon and pumpkin pie. Taste is again bourbon with spices. Somewhat spicy finish, but it hides the alcohol well. Thin mouthfeel for a beer of this strength, was expecting a bit more. Mild carbonation. Interesting beer!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4664) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Deep orange pour with a light off white head. Aroma is large pumpkin pie spice. Flavor is sweet spicy pumpkin pie. Tones of BB. Not much bitter but a lot of flavor. Medium body with nice carbonation. pretty nice


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