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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale is a barrel-aged ale brewed with Kentucky-sourced pumpkin, richly spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. As the ale is aged in fresh bourbon barrels, the sweetness of caramel and vanilla are imparted upon the brew and complement its spicier base. At 10 percent alcohol by volume (ABV), this robust, limited release seasonal makes for a flavorful sipping beer to slowly warm up with as the weather cools. Some retailers will be offering collectible jack-o-latern snifters along with the ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (844) - - NOV 6, 2014
Pours an orangish amber color. Aroma and taste are a good balance of pumpkin, spices, and some bourbon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ICEatALAMO (1035) - Troy, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Draft at Broadway Brewhouse. The pour is a mild darker orange. The aroma is a perfect mix of bourbon and pumpkin. The taste is nice. Not too much pumpkin, not too much bourbon, but both are present. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
dward007 (1) - Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2014 does not count
Very smooth taste from beginning to end. The head is adequate in size but very soft to the touch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (2262) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 18, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped 112714-1. Orange, headless pour like the "Headless Horseman." But I do truly like to have a little head on my beer although some others may not. Otherwise I get a "flat" perception. The aroma is nice with a muted pumpkin spice character and an abundant cinnamon spice character. Decent medium to above medium body. It has some stones. I id not get a whole lot of bourbon on the nose but it seems to sneak in a little more in the flavor. Excluding that, I get a sweet pumpkin and cinnamon sensation in the taste with a clean finish. Sweetness abounds!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (256) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Pours dark golden with an off white head. Aroma is sweet with malt and vanilla. Flavors of caramel, alcohol, and a hint of pumpkin.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
outlawskies (453) - - OCT 17, 2014
Very nice but very boozey. If it wasn't late in the night u would be ok. Good pumpkin and not too spicey. Julie gives 3.6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5178) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Draft at Scion thanks to Travlr. Poured a clear dark golden color with a white head. Aroma was some barrel, vanilla, booze and a little cinnamon and nutmeg. Flavor was boozy vanilla and caramel notes. Some pumpkin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
solidfunk (4549) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Pretty much just barrel. Pours amber without much head or lacing. Some light pumpkin here with all associated spices. Scion thanks to Travlr.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13705) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Draftt at Scion. Crystal clear deep golden color, bright white head. Aroma of subtle vanilla. Taste has mostly bourbon.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lanyac (1) - - OCT 16, 2014 does not count
I love it so much that I practically bought out the North shore :) Just realized it was 300 calories. Oh Well its seasonal so I will over look that. Love it.

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