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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.42%
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Pumpkin Lager is brewed with pumpkins in the mash, spices added during the boil, and lightly hopped. The rich specialty grains and lager fermentation combine to produce the taste and the texture of pumpkin pie.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottled 8/6/13. Poured 12/22/13. Pours translucent gold-amber with a thin, dissipating white head. Aroma is pumpkin spice, earthy, spicy, fruity, crisp, cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon. Taste is dry, bitter pumpkin flesh, nutmeg, grass, roast malt; but watery. Finish is bitter pumpkin rind. No lacing. Medium-low carbonation. Mouth feel is chewy. Better than I expected but not exceedingly so. Not terrible, but certainly nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
twindadplus2 (668) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 15, 2007
Clear brownish orange with a small fizzy head. Aroma of pie spices and pumpkin with flavors to match. Nice medium body and carbonation is good too. I wouldn’t drink it every day but it’s a good holiday brew.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
akoeninger (664) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Smell is pumpkin and spice. Pour is a clearish amber. Taste is pumpkiny with some malt. Not the best after taste. Average beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilnatp (663) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle. Pour is orange with an amber tint. Aroma of spice and pumpkin. Taste is sweet and slightly bitter. Mouthfeel is light with the full flavor of a really good pumkin pie but not heavy like eating one. Mouthfeel is also a bit sudsy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merlin48 (656) - Jenkins, Kentucky, USA - OCT 12, 2007
Bottle pours a hazy amber orange body with a small offwhite head. Standard pumpkin beer aroma of pie spices. Taste features some genuine pumpkin favors which blend nicely with the spicy hops and pie spices of cinnamon, ginger, and clove. This lager stands up well to most pumpkin ales in my book.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2006
Pours hazy orange with off-white head. Strong pumpkin-pie aroma (minus the whip-cream). Flavor was a mild malt pumpkin with bitter-sweet finish. Great for october!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalhead (643) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Decent holiday beer with the right amount of spices and a not too watery not too thick mouth feel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quake1028 (636) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2007
12oz bottle. Orange body, huge rocky off white head. Smells of metallic pumpkin spice, coriander, cinammon and sweet malts. Flavor falls apart, not enough pumpkin notes to please me. Finish is bland and brief. Medium bodied, sticky mouthfeel. Very average.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
sawbuck (625) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Nice bold aroma of sweet spices, raisins, cinnamon and brown sugar. Clear orange hued amber with a white head, dissipates quickly. Heavy sweet taste up front. Heavier sugar tones, but some sweet malty tones in the background. Finishes with a cough syrup type bite, mixture of molasses and bitter hops. Medium finish, average carbonation. Average.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
maltdog (621) - Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2010
Improbable shiny copper color with a creamy ivory head. Insanely pungent smells of redhots and pomanders (those clove-studded oranges you see hanging in your elderly aunt’s closet). Tastes like liquified potpourri with undercurrents of diacetyl. Caramel malts are evident. Thick, slick mouthfeel and a mouthwashy burn on the tongue. Post-vomit bilious aftertaste. Over the top spicing in this beer is orders of magnitude too much, and makes every aspect seem terribly tacky and artificial. I may have rated it too high.


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