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Hoppin Frog Barrel Aged Frog’s Hollow Double Pumpkin

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 7   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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The smooth and spicy character of Frog’s Hollow Double Pumpkin Ale is perfectly complimented by aging in used whiskey barrels. The result is a complex, super tasty combination of of flavors that is both satisfying and memorable. We hope you enjoy this very special Frog’s delight!


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Smurf2055 (1303) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Pours orange to ruby, finger off white head, better retention that non ba Smell big whisky, oak, sweetness Taste whisky and a bit of allspice Very heavy Poor example, whisky dominant, like a boilermaker and almost all pumpkin is lost.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1305) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Pours a clear orange with no head. Aroma of pumpkin spices and vanilla and bourbon. Taste is like a pumpkin pie spiced bourbon. Low carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Tough to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Philym (698) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Appearance: Clear ruby no head. Aroma: Vanilla, pumpkin, banana, nutmeg, clove, whisky notes, woody, cinnamon and butterscotch. Taste: Medium sweet, low/medium bitterness and low sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, medium body, average carbonation, lingering butterscotch, vanilla, spicy, whisky finish. Comments: Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AGGarcia44 (18) - - DEC 23, 2013
Very strong complex aroma of vanilla oak whiskey pumpkin spices. As beer warms the taste flows from spice and ginger to an embracing vanilla whiskey character. Alcohol is easily noticeable. Finish is dry and leaves a whiskey neat puckering mouthfeel. Lightly carbonated and hardly any head or retention. Medium clarity. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (2717) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 21, 2013
22 oz. bottle from One Stop Market, Haverhill, MA. Hazy amber color with thick head in the snifter. Nose is a lot of spice. Vanilla, funky white grapes, cinnamon and toffee. The flavor really is NOT pumpkin dominate, lots of spice, nutmeg, cinnamon and big vanilla notes. caramel and toffee is a big player in the malt base with different type of whiskey barrel in the finish. To be the barrel is more like a wine note rather then a whiskey however, I really don’t know how old the bottle is. The changes in the beer make me think that this bottle has some age on it. However, I really enjoy the different flavor profile. Nice medium body with correct level of Co2.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (9909) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle. Deep golden colour with a beige head. Aroma is vanilla, oak, malt, spices, caramel. Flavour is vanilla, oak, malt, spices, caramel, dried fruit. Full body. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rxeight (1047) - Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Normally i am not a fan of pumpkin beers, not a fan of pumpkin or the spices. First sip on this is a lotlof vanilla, touch or bourbon. Reminds me of a barrel aged old ale or something. Decent. As this warms, you get more of the pumpkin spice and it becomes more pumpkin which i did not enjoy. Overall decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (1544) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2013
What an extremely weird beer. Very spicey, with notes of cinnamon, some ginger and of course pumpkin. Has some whiskey sharpness as well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
barwenchfrannie (3) - Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2013 does not count
Surprisingly I really liked this beer. It has a really good flavor. A little strong at first, but then once I got used to it I really liked it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Orange pour with a white head. The aroma has a lot of ginger, pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon. The flavor is the same with the addition of some bourbon, maple and oak. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.


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