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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alcoholica (128) - Dublin, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2003
Poured and orange-copper color, small white head. Smell of pumpkin, cinnamon and other spices. Tasted very pumpkin pie like. Probably would be better mixed as an ale instead of a lager. Decent beer.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KamGoPro (128) - Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Strong pumpkin and nutmeg nose . Light is subtle leafy start with a middle of pumpkin finished with nutmeg

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doon (109) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Iím NOT a lager guy.....but I AM a pumpkin guy... This beer is nice! Itís got the pumpkin flavor I want, not too spicy, not too thick....nice bubbly zing on the tongue.. Pours a hazy and almost amber color. Little head that dissipated immediately. Sweet spice aroma, but not very heavy... Light lager taste with hints of pumpkin and spice....very refreshing! My new favorite lager!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
burcusabrews (106) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2004
deep orange with a thin white head. Aroma of sweet pumpkin with muted nutmeg and cinnamon. Sweet veggie flavor with nutmeg and cinnamon on the finish. Not too overwhelming, in fact for a pumpkin beer, I would like the flavors to be a bit more assertive and distinguish itself from a regular bock. This one just seems comfortable sitting on the fence.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KegOstertag (92) - - NOV 22, 2012
Drank in glass from 12 oz bottle at home in walnut creek. Aroma- sweet and spicy. Nutmeg notes. Appearnce- bright orange. Light head. Looks appealing. Taste- average pumpkin taste but soapy feel. Overall. Not too impressed. Not very good.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beersak (91) - akron, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Dark orange in color with white creamy head. Strong pumpkin taste and delicious! Wonderful fall beer. Easy to drink several! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HoppyScallywag (87) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2014
I'm surprised this is only rated a 3.14. It's a pretty darn good pumpkin ale. Aroma is not anything special. Color is a bright orange. Initial taste is crisp and refreshes the palate. Light on the spices, but enough to let you know it's fall. I could definitely drink it all night. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjmurphy2 (85) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 12, 2002
Eh. Nice aroma of pumpkins and spice. Couldnít really taste it though, just seemed to be a little spicy around the edges of my tongue. Not much to it, really.

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
iggynelix (84) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Aromas of lager with faint pumpkin fruit notes under clove and cinnamon. A delicious lager that does not overdo the spice footer the season. Bottle from bottle shop.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
simonbilyk (82) - Maine, USA - APR 10, 2010
12oz. All pumpkin pie spice in the aroma, no hint of malt or hops. Flavor is similar except that there is a slight hop bitterness that blends with the spice in a not completely pleasant way. The after taste is watery but the body is on the thick side. Not bad for the first couple sips but it gets harder to drink. Perhaps itís better on tap.


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