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RATINGS: 408   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.42%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Pours a dark orangeish colour with a full generous off white head. Aroma is strong of pumpkin pie, butternut squash and apples. Mouthfeel is light, but creamy. Body is well carbonated, taste is decent, obviously pumpkin infused but not too rich in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2008
Medium golden pour. I got a strong nutmeg aroma with a little malt but no pumpkin yet. flavor begins with an average lager taste moving on to a medium pumpkin taste and finishing late with a dry grainy nutmeg. Reasonably well balanced brew. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
undsioux7 (868) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2008
Pours a clear orange color. Nice pumpkin spice aroma. Nice flavor. Light on the palate. copyright grimreeser.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2008
(Bottle) Pours a dark shade of amber with a good amount of head. Aroma is heavy on spice, especially ginger. Taste includes some clove and cinnamon roll. Honestly, I am not getting a lot of pumpkin notes in here... just a lot of spice. Fair mouthfeel and body. Not too bad, but probably something I would skip next time around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheAlum (6487) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2009
12 oz bottle from the brewery (Milwaukee, Wi) from my February trip. Pours a striking amber pour, clear and well carbonated, with decent offwhite head that dissipates entirely. Aromas are a nice light bready malt body, with pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, and light brown sugar making a good showing. Quite inviting, really. Initial is light bodied, bitter with some pumpkin bite, moving to very vague cinnamon and nutmeg body. Light, bitter. Stays away from malty dominance. A little unfriendly late palate, decent aftertaste. It tries, but it doesn’t quite do it for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (4292) - Georgia, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Aroma is strong and malty with a good overtone of pumpkin and cinnamon, rather appetizing. It pours a clear coppery amber with not much of a head. Pumpkin flavor is strong, but does not overpower the malt; there are hints of cinnamon and hops. Texture is glass-smooth and just a little tingly. A good fall beer, but enjoyable any time of year.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (8911) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2009
Bottle. Poured an orangish amber with minimal head. Aroma is full of pumpkin notes with a sugar sweet undertone. Flavor begins pumpkin, but sweet flavors tend to over power by the finish. Not bad as pumpkin beers go.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber with a half finger off-white head. The nose is spicer than the Michelob Jacks I just had. Pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and malt. The taste s spicer also and follows suit with the aroma. This will never be mistaken for Southern Tier Pumpking, but not a bad overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 5, 2010
Yellow/orange pour. Small creamy white head. Aroma has a roasted pumpkin mixed with pumpkin pie spice. Flavor is overly spicy. Pumpkin takes a big backseat to the spices. Not bad, but just too much spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drpimento (2645) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Having a bottle that’s a couple years old so I’m giving it the benefit of the doubt. Very slight pop when opened and small tan head that quickly disappeared and no lace. Color is a hazy orange amber with a little sediment. Aroma is pumpkin pie spice with some natural pumpkin and malt. Flavor is like aroma but with some sour. Beer is turning/turned. Finish is like flavor. I’ve had these fresh many times before and they’re much better.

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