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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The 2012 harvest on our Mom & Pop’s farm was fruitful and this brew uses 100 fresh pumpkins and 40 organic squash. We prepared, cooked, and pureed all the gourds with the help of our friends at Carrie Anne’s Modern Diner. A blend of autumn spices adds to the intense pumpkin flavors. Uses locally grown Triticale from MA. OG 13.5 / IBUs 10 / ABV 5.5%


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1438) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Single bottle from Julio’s. A clear medium orange color. Thin head, but good carbonation. Aromas of earthy roasted pumpkin and light spice. Flavor is on the dry side, spice is in check. Bitterness on the backside. An interesting take on a pumpkin beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1116) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 3, 2013
500 mL bottle purchased from Leary’s an hour ago for $3.80. Checkout was excruciating, however. Contemplating not going back. To tulip, it pours a rusty sinopia with a creamy Navajo white ringed head barely a fingernail in length. Aromas of pumpkin pie spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger), red kuri squash, lavender, celery seed, graham crackers, peppercorn, and cardboard. Tastes accentuate its maltiness by a 3rd; pumpkin meat and spices detected. Very thin body. Respectable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (366) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours copper with an off white head. Aromas of pumpkin and spice. Flavor of nutmeg pumpkin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6908) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2014
draft at Coles, Buffalo NY. decent pumpkin. typical flavors of nutmeg, allspice, some cinnamon. not a huge fan of style but this is well done

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1854) - , Massachusetts, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle from Julios. Pours a pumpkinish orange with very little head. Very subtle spice and pumpkin flavors which makes this better than most of the other ones out there in this category than tend to be overly spicy or have artificial pumpkin flavoring.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3319) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 6, 2012
bottle. pours a clear copper with a quickly fading dirty white head. notes of sweet cooked pumpkin pie, toasted pumpkin seeds, caramelized brown sugar, with a toasted nuts and marshmallow. okay, touch too sweet for my liking. hits the sweet pumpkin pie drink character up well enough. fine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Bottle:   Deep amber, hazy, large frothy sandy head, nice lacing.   Nose of nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and perhaps a hint of clove.   Smooth on the tongue, all the aformentiond spices albeit no clove is coming through.   Simple yet clean.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Starts out slight sweet, but loses it sweetness quickly.   Finishes with subtles spices.   Nice example, would be a bit better had it been a bit sweeter on the backside.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4768) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 1, 2013
500ml bottle in a tulip. Pours dark amber/brown with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of pumpkin, spices, some pale and caramel malts, and a little bitterness. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not bad, but the flavors are a little light and the pumpkin is off in some way.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5890) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2013
50cl bottle pours a hazy copper amber with some thin, white head. Nose is nice, nutmeg, brown sugar, caramelized root, veg, some white pepper, almost a little cardamom. Flavor is earthy, brown sugar, root veg, carrot, parsnip, cinnamon, a little green tea. Clean finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4508) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 16, 2014
500 ml bottle. Mostly clear copper color with lasting head in the snifter. Aroma is about what you would expect, cinnamon, nutmeg and a light dose of brown sugar. Not much in the way of gourd but that is kind of typical. Medium carbonation, fairly light body. Flavor has caramel, dried leaves, toasted bread, spices and very mild pumpkin like essence. Overall par for the course and is what it should be for a lager.


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