Brewed by Jopen
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Haarlem, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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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   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GSAP (558) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Smaak is licht rokerig, zoetje, zurig a la shandy en iets van een licht bittertje in nasmaak. Een groente vleugje zit in aroma, rottende bosgrond, leer en wat zurig, alles in een verassend licht fris jasje. Veel bezinksel, bier komt al het flesje uit voordat de opening naar de grond gericht is.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Daanminator (248) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Kleur is troebel oranje. Schuimkraag is wit maar verdwijnt snel. Aroma is fris/pompoenachtig. Smaak is matig, niet echt mijn ding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jerohen (2061) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
Bottled, not sure where i got it from. Hazy orange colored, chunks of yeast, small head. Strong pumpkin nose combined with quite some spices, some hops, little bit yeasty. Bitter and sweet flavor, pumpkin and spices, malts. Pumpkin adds quite some complexity and mouthfeel without making the beer too sweet. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (5078) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
2014 Edition. The beer starts fruity-pumpkin intense, hints of spices. Fruit, easy to drink, pumpkin with a nice smooth yeast. Moderate bitter in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1084) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle 33cl. (label says 2014 3.0). Cloudy medium amber with a lot of floating particles, small frothy off-white head, mostly diminishing, fair lacing; aroma pumpkin, yeast, ginger, cinnamon, cloves; taste medium sweet, light bitter, light pumpkin notes, spicy; full body, oily to creamy texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste light bittersweet, quite peppery in the finish, bit salty too; strange brew but overall ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DJoer (925) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
2014 3.0 - medium white head, copper chestnut colour, pumpkin spicy cinamon herby kruidnagel, medium carbonation medium bitter spicy pumpkin kruidnagel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5869) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2015
Mashing Pumpkins - Keg at beer temple. Sweet, light fruit, caramel, burnt toffee. 3.5 Mashing pumpkins 2.0 - Keg at beer temple. Light, smoky, not much pumpkin. 3 Seemed like they were two different beers...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (4801) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2015
Bottled. 25cl sample. The aroma has pumpkin, ginger, vergetable. Hazy, orange coloured beer with a thin, off-white head. Loads of particles, so didn’t poor it fully out. The taste is sweet, bit bitter. There are vegetable tones, spice, some caramel maltiness more in the end. Medium bitter finish and relative dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (459) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
Cloudy amber beer with a white head, medium carbonation. Taste like sweet pumpkin, yeast and many herbs. Sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3555) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Backlog rating. Bottle at Craig tasting at Chriso’s, London. It pours a copper color with a small tan head. Aroma is warm, sweet and spicy with notes of pumpkin pie, spices, caramel. taste is along the same lines, warm sweet spicy. Medium bodied with ok carbonation. Overall, ok

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