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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kassner (1377) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2014
On tap at Jean bonnet. Big sweet and lots of caramel with the spice. You know it’s big from mouth and obvious alcohol

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HellesBunny666 (214) - Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Vegetal and spicy aromas, also some caramel, cinnamon and pumpkin. Smooth. Caramel, cinnamon, booze, brown sugar, herbal tones. Easy drinking, not too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spokeydonkey (30) - somerville, New York, USA - OCT 23, 2014
A big boozy pumpkin beer. Pours dark amber with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is strongly bourbon, sweet caramel and subdued cinnamon. Taste is along the same lines. Starts off caramel sweet, followed up with bourbon booziness and a hint of cinnamon in the back. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with a nice alcohol kick, but not too much burn. Overall, it’s a big, sweet, boozy beer, but the alcohol cuts the sweetness a bit to prevent it from being cloyingly sweet. Best enjoyed in a snifter on a cold autumn day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
artmcd8 (1801) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2014
2013 bottle from free beer week. Cloudy orange copper pour with no head. Aromas of alcohol, vanilla, light spice, clove. Taste is sweet with a slight alcohol burn. Super flat though. Not great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (4120) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy brown/orange with some floaties and a frothy, vanilla shaded head. ....Straight up pumpkin pie aroma...... Sharp pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg flavour. Very light bourbon, but it’s there. Sweet , spicy and rich. A standout pumpkin beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4546) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Pours a hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, caramel, vanilla, oak with a splash of bourbon in a pumpkin beer. Flavor of the same mix. Really well done pumpkin base beer and the barrel aging just brings it to the next level without over doing it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1896) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2014
4 oz cask pour at ChurchKey. Hazy reddish brown with off-white head. Aromas of big pumpkin, light whiskey, spices. Tastes of pumpkin, spices, light whiskey and booze. Medium body with a dry finish. Low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LetsGoState (617) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Appearance is amber with white head. Aroma is pumpkin. Taste is some pumpkin and spice with a strong alcohol kick. Overall a pretty good fall beer.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RSeltzer (12) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Poured from bomber. Perfect copper color with little head and nice fall spice aroma. Those fall spices stick around on the pallette, along with a pumpkin taste, oak flavor and nice strong hit of vanilla. Bourbon burn is a good touch. The only drawback is the high abv sweetness. A very, very nice barrel aged pumpkin.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jaysbeers (85) - - OCT 3, 2014
On tap at Cobblestone. An clear orange amber color. Sweet pumpkin spice aroma. A sharp pumpkin ale flavor. Relatively high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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