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Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Haarlem, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Twee Noord Hollandse speciaalbier brouwers hebben de handen in een geslagen om een bier te brouwen, dat tot nu toe nog niet door een andere Nederlandse brouwer wordt gebrouwen: Imperial Pumpkin Ale. Het bier wordt gebrouwen met pompoenvlees en veel specerijen, die normaal ook gecombineerd worden met pompoengerechten.


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
borisz (376) - - DEC 9, 2012
Not my kind of beer. Bought at the Slijterij in Haarlem. Fun to try some. inger and pumpkins in the aroma and flavor. White pepper. Cinnamon. Malty, sweetish. Not my taste.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosskie (456) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Red golden opaque beer, with a weak head. Lots of sweet banana, touch of caramel, apples, pear. Maybe cherries. Malty bitter sour-sweet, with an underlying alcoholic sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LomYst (537) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2014
Heavy spices.. some malts.. pumpkin? Sweet and a wee bit bitter... its ok for a spice beer but sub par for the rest

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZodiacM (140) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2014
Betreft de Mashing Pumpkins 2014 3.0. Een goudkleurig bier met witte schuimkraag. Een verrassende geur van mout en grapefruit en specerijen. In de smaak komen de pompoenen boven, samen met kruidnagel en de grapefruit/citrus. Een bijzondere nasmaak die ik nog niet eerder heb geproefd. Een geslaagde bijzondere combinatie.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mmahut (1106) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber body with medium white head. Aroma is spicy, malty, peppery. Taste has spicy sweetness, pumping after taste, spruce, light hebrs, earthy bitterness. Body is full, medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjik83 (645) - - NOV 22, 2014
33cl flesje via Het Bierhuis, Breda Alcoholpercentage van 9% Uitgeschonken in La Trappe glas Betreft de 2014 3.0 versie Uiterlijk: oranjekleurig met kleine witte kraag Aroma en smaak: pompoen uiteraard, kruidig, zoetig Conclusie: origineel idee, niet mijn smaak echter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MonsterMagnet (327) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle, 3.0 version, bb 10-2015. Pours copper red with a white head.Nutmeg (and quite a lot of it), clove, cinnamon, cumin, gingerbread, pumpkin, smoke, pepper.Moderate sweet, light bitter, medium thin body. The alcohol is well hidden. It?s a very spicy affair. Interesting, but too one sided. Won?t buy this again.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fdemmer (25) - - NOV 15, 2014
oh the aromas! malty, spicy, gingerbread, then a sour, citrus kick, making room for less sweet taste like pumpkin, even carrots, dry finish, light carbon.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (11048) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 18, 2014
Heller, rund hefiger Antrunk, in dem die Kürbis Aromen gut gesetzt sind. Fruchtig, süffig, gelungen da nur subtil nach Kürbis. 12/8/9/8/8/8

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3965) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle shared at Chriso’s mid-week lasting 03/07/14. orange / amber coloured pour, semi- viscous, fleeting halo of off white head. Aroma is big spicy pumpkin, alcohol, touch of smoke, brown sugar. Flavour is sweet malts, nutmeg and pumpkin spices, some hot alchol in the finish. Hint of smoked malrs. Palate is medium full bodied, lowish carbonation. Decent SHV.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (492) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
v2.0 - 2013. 33cl bottle @ home from Melger’s, Haarlem. Hazy deep orange copper color, small particles, creamy medium off-white average head, good lacing. Aroma malt, sugar, sweet vegetable, pumpkin, caramel, light soap, alcohol, bubble gum. Taste medium to heavy sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, hint of salt, whiff of umami. Medium body, creamy texture, soft to flat carbonation, sweet alcoholic finish with average duration. Interesting but not my favorite, a bit too sweet for me.


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