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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
FullObs (133) - Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Ah, the pressure of the 1st rating - lucky me. 22oz bottle - Pours clear pumpkin orange. nice aroma. Pumpkin is evident and there’s a light sweetness and a little spice - not too much in either category. The barrel is prevalent but not strong - this could be good or bad depending but I would take a little more personally. The body is thin and unfortunately this ends tasting a little watered down. Okay, but a bit disappointing especially for the $$. Somebody throw pumking in a barrel please.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hamilton23 (610) - Alpine, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Pours rich pumpkin in color with thin whispy head. Aroma is lots of pumpkin, some spice and a fair amount of whiskey. Taste follows with good pumpkin taste. It is like Pumpking on steroids. Similar to Rumkin, but not as cloying sweet or hot.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (1805) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 10, 2014
Thanks kathouse for this beauty. A bit flat.. Possibly from the journey.. But still an amazing beverage. Pours a muddy apple cider. Wonderful aromas of pumpkin, butterscotch, vanilla, and booze. Cinnamon too. Flavors are sweet vanilla and cinnamon... Pumpkin and quite a bit of booze. Bordering on harsh. I would love to try the non barrel aged version. Still.. This is magic in a bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (554) - - MAY 18, 2014
Bomber, from veterans liquor COS. Very complex aroma of spices, including clove, allspice, cinnamon and coriander. Also has notes of pumpkin, vanilla and bourbon. Pours amber-orange with a thin off-white head that dissipates quickly. All of the aforementioned spices start out the flavor profile with notes of pumpkin. Finishes very smooth with notes of vanilla, bourbon and a bit of booze. Not a lot of pumpkin flavors as it gets overpowered by the bourbon, but still very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daje (2556) - NORWAY - APR 23, 2014
On tap at Schouskjelleren, december 3rd 2013. Amber body with a tiny light brown head. Aroma of cinnamon, coriander, barnyard, caramel. Taste of cinnamon and cola, sweet caramel, vanilla, reminiscent of fruit ice, sweet palate, with a spicy vanilla aftertaste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1653) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Philym (1004) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (3295) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (10843) - 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.

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