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RATINGS: 205   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (5743) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle. I’ve never been a huge fan of pumpkin beers, but if you gotta have one, this is it. Rich, thick. Spicy. Nice head. Big time clove and nutmeg spice piling on the gourd. Delicious on a cold fall evening. (#5301, 10/20/2013)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Great stuff. Bottle from WineWorks split over a horror movie. Aroma is pumpkin spice (mostly clove), tart oak, and caramel. Pours bright orange with decent film but not too much carbonation. Taste is warm and delicious. Heavy notes of oak, some spice, and a nice caramel booze taste. The heavy oak in this sets it apart. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zickbeer_ye (274) - Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Aromas of spice, pumpkin, and some bourbon. Bone colored frothy head and murky orange body. Pumpkin, bourbon, and gingerbread flavor. Smooth and a little hot on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (985) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Aromas of nutmeg, vanilla, pumpkin, and subtle whiskey. Hazy amber with a somewhat lasting beige head. Spicy and strong, with a touch of sweetness. Medium-full bodied, smooth, and finishes with plenty of vanillin and bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Frothmeister (559) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2013
1pint 6oz bottle. Pours a clear orange colour with a thin tan head. I never thought I would be saying this about a pumpkin beer, but this is beautiful. I love it! The bourbon barrels have left their fingerprints all over this beer. The nose is big oak, buttery vanilla bourbon barrels up front, with light fruity notes, spice, and butterscotch. The taste is more of the same. Though this is a pumpkin beer, the barrels take the forefront taste wise too. Caramel, oak notes up front followed by decent bitterness, alcohol, table syrup notes, a light cherry flavour, graham cracker, and very, very light pumpkin and pumpkin spice notes. This beer is entirely a showcase for the bourbon barrels, and it doe so VERY well. This is delicious. Beer nectar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nickls (1849) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Tap. Foamy light eggshell head, hazier amber orange. Woody, pumpkin pie spices; clove and vanilla and slight bourbon sweetness in the aroma. Flavor is only slightly sweet, with pumpkin spices, clove, vanilla cream, and bourbon is kinda missing but woody. Lighter to medium soft body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4348) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Poured a darker orange with an off white head. Aroma was lots of oak, whiskey, and pumpkin spice. Taste was barrel dominant, but spices definitely there. Just kinda of a strnage blend of flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11872) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Draft. Hazy golden amber color, whitebhead. Paired with fried chicken and waffles, but surprisingly it was not a good combo, mainly because of the sweetness and heavy spice of the beer. So that’s it, that’s my rating. Too sweet and too much spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tgncc (2818) - Bellmore, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2013
The aroma is pumpkin, pie spice, bourbon. The appearance is clear amber, wwhite head. The flavor is pumpkin, bourbon, spices, caramel. The finish is piney, bourbon. Bourbon is restrained, complements a mediocre pumpkin beer nicely. Medium in body, syrupy in mouthfeel. Good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1429) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bomber->SA. Cloudy dark orange with big offwhite head. A: holiday spices, whiskey, cinnamon. T: bourbon-infused pumpkin pie. Interesting, and one of the very best pumpkin beers that I have had.

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