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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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Directions 1. Take pale, Munich and crystal malts and mash for 90 minutes. 2. Lauter with pumpkins baked for 60 minutes at 420 degrees and boil wort for 70 minutes. 3. Add hops at beginning and end of boil and add pumpkin pie spices at very end of the boil. 4. Ferment with Belgian ale yeast, cold condition and bottle. Best served chilled in a goblet-style glass to goblins, ghouls or naughty nurses at your favorite Halloween party or uptight in-laws at Thanksgiving dinner.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2313) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
22 Oz bottle. Dark amber pour. Graham cracker and gingerbread. Light malts. Really quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3826) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2014
22 oz bottle. Brown in color with garnet highlights and a decent sized beige head. Aroma is of cinnamon, all spice, pumpkin, brown sugar, and squash. Taste is of pumpkin, all spice, nutmeg, cinnamon toast, and wood.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4053) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. The look is dark, beige colored head, and brownish dark colored. The smell is pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, more spices, and ok. The taste is sweet, pumpkins, caramel apple, alcohol,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkeh (218) - Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Deep mahogany color, thin tan head. Aroma is sweet caramel and mild spice. Taste is sweet caramel, very noticeable pumpkin, and nice spice notes. A very good pumpkin beer. I like that it is not overly spiced, like most pumpkin beers I’ve tried.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle:   Nice head and lacing, fairly full bodied on the tongue.   Seems like a nice medley of spices, nothing too strong but its flavorful.   Moderate to full body and mouthfeel.   Finishes spicy,a bit chewy, and even with a bit of heat.   Not quite an imperial Pumpkin, but it feels spicier and heftier than your average example.   I wished most were as good as this one.   Recommended.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (5833) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2013
22 oz bottle acquired as an extra in trade on BA. Thanks. Pours a deep well hazed brownish orange hue, gentle copper orange glow on the edges and bottom. A darker body and well hazed middle makes way to some pretty edges. Frothy tannish head atop dies to a decent frothy layer atop. Stick around is gentle, loose filmy layer laces small as it dies down. Aromas are distinct pumpkin, pie spices are stronger with caramelized malts, sticky toffee, gentle toastiness. Sweeter and a bit thicker. Initial is medium bodied, a bit more thinned and approachable as we work our way in. Middling to decent pie spice elements are subtle cinnamon, firmer spicy ginger. Some vanilla, caramel and biscuity malts. Ginger spice really kinda asserts throughout. Some gentle body, roasted pumpkin, carmelized malts into the middle. More spiciness, a touch more cinnamon, subtle mace and clove. Gentle sweet toffee, carmelized cooked pumpkin, biscuits. A gentle Belgian yeast influences makes this a bit fuzzy, gentle spicy synergy. Finish is a touch of dark fruit, spice. The body doesn’t get out of control, and it doesn’t get too sweet. Some spiciness, ginger, more cinnamon and gentle clove back here. Carmelized biscuits, pumpkin, gentle warmth and spiciness trail out well. This one seemed like it would be much sweeter and assertive on the nose, but ended up more manageable. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3728) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Yum! This is good... love good pumpkin beers. Very dark amber but clear. Still nigh translucent. White blanketing head. Pumpkin pie aroma. Creamy, spicy pumpkin flavor. Just delicious. Some bitterness and maltiness are backgrounded so at least you still know its beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crispy34 (400) - Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Bomber bottle. Aroma is pumpkin spice. Appearance is a dark brown with a little tan head. Taste is a darker pumpkin spice. A brown with a hint of pumpkin spice. Palate is pretty nice. Overall, a decent beer. Too light on the spice for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8269) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2013
This brew is a brownish-amber color with a medium foamy off-white head that recedes gradually to a film. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of pumpkin and roasted malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of pumpkin spices, graham cracker and roast malt. The finish is sweet with a toasted pumpkin and ginger aftertaste, Pretty good overall.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
soupy (33) - - OCT 4, 2013
Cinnamon and nutmeg presence on the first sip. Liked this much better this year, do not know if they adjusted the recipe, smooth and sweet, strong enough for a great buzz, a good beer.


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