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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
moonbug (67) - Bryan, - SEP 30, 2013
So I'm not always a fan of the obligatory pumpkin beer, but this one is uniquely awesome! Amber red like autumn leaves...aroma is a waft of fermented hops and the faintest sweet cinnamon. Ridiculously smooth taste...a bit of sour hop and malt...it is here that the pumpkin slowly and gently enters...wait and the cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove reveal themselves pleasantly...I want to carve this beer into a jackolantern...but if I did, it would have a friendly face! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2607) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Deep ruby pour. Small off white head. Plenty of lacing. Big pumpkin pie aroma with malt in the back. Taste is malty with a hint of pie spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Deep amber with a cream head. Pumpkin, spice, cinnamon, light clove. Nice palate, smooth spices, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2584) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
22 Oz bottle. Dark amber pour. Graham cracker and gingerbread. Light malts. Really quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4202) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4418) - 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,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gkeh (311) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (6289) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3741) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crispy34 (465) - 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

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