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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1210) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Pour from a 22oz bomber. Darker amber brew with off white head. Big aroma dominated by cinnamon and other pumpkin spices, bourbon and booze. Taste is sweet malt and sour fruit (pumpkin) p front with a rather heavy handed spice coming forward and an added layer of bourbon and booziness in the finish. Big brew - lots of flavor and a kick. A bit much, to be frank.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
koleminer20 (744) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 26, 2014
22 oz bomber. The pour is a hazy amber with a decent off white head and some spotty lace. The nose is distinctly pumpkin. There is some various note of spice, cinnamon and all spice and a the light vanilla from the bourbon barrel. The flavor has much more vanilla, and the spices take a back seat to that. There is a light pumpkin presence, but the barrel dominates the flavor. The mouth feel is velvety, almost creamy with a delightful lingering in the aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ajcanon711 (35) - - JAN 19, 2014
Aroma is sweet and bourbon. Dry, bourbon taste. Big beer, but 10% abv not so noticeable. ---AJ's Approval

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slubgob (194) - West Hartford, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle into glass. Orange hue with fine white head. Strong vanilla nose. In the mouth, more vanilla, you do get a sense of bourbon.the pumpkin flavor is light and in the background, and spices are basically non-existent. Somewhat more hops than I expect. Pretty good brew but not a lot of pumpkin character.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Blitz3989 (4) - Andrews, South Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2013 does not count
Way to much bourbon flavor for me. Could not get past the alcohol flavor and sadly that is not a flavor I like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Aromas of pie spice, oak and bourbon. Orange color with a thin white head. Definite bourbon flavor with enough pumpkin ale substance to stand up to the ABV. Lingering pumpkin and alcohol flavor. Very cool take on pumpkin ale, but you’ll want to split this one with a friend or call a cab home.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2473) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2013
9/23/2010. From bottle. Sampled together with the Great Pumpkin. This one is a little more complex and the added alcohol make it more interesting. Spice, pumpkin and malt leads the way with light hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3066) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Pours hazy amber color with off white head. Aromas of bourbon and pumpkin pie spices. Similar flavors. Not really a fan of pumpkin beers but this one was decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2434) - 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.

   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.

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