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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Long Trail Imperial Pumpkin Ale is the latest introduction to the Long Trail Brewmaster Series. This limited release seasonal treat is small batch brewed with pumpkins, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves with increased malts and a touch of bitterness for the perfect balance.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6106) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Tom L. Hazy amber with a beige head. Nice aroma of pumpkin, some clove, a bit cinnamon. Sweetish flavor with malt, caramel, pumpkin, some spices and a drier finish with some bitterness. Medium-bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (3567) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle. Orange brown pour with tan head. Cinnamon, nutmeg and some pumpkin aromas. Flavors follow, not all that vibrant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3557) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 11, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Thanks Dave! Pours a cloudy reddish gold with a small tan head. Aroma of spice, malt, and pumpkin. Taste is similar. A well balanced pumpkin beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
apotekhin (79) - ISRAEL - DEC 10, 2013
Great beer. Had it at a blind tasting and I actually did not feel the pumpkin. Wonderful.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Markkind (43) - - DEC 9, 2013
750 ml about 2 months old. Pours red. A nice creamy head. Smell isn't overpowering, but nice spice notes - cinnamon, gingerbread, and what seems to be pretty fresh pumpkin (not sure if it's canned). Taste starts with sweetness from the pumpkin, and then the spices surface and all linger together. Clean finish, minimal to no bitterness. One of the better balanced pumpkin beers I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crhensel (138) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Poured a rich dark amber with a small off white head. Aroma strong of pumpkins and clove. Taste is sweet and slightly up front with a nice bitter hop at the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3458) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2013
22 oz. bottle. Label reads "Brush and Barrel Series." Pours a lightly hazed golden orange with a moderate off-white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of caramel, malt, pumpkin, with the requisite pumpkin pie spices. The flavor is more spice than pumpkin but not totally out of balance. Some caramel and malt present as well. Mild bitterness at the finish. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stampion (155) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Puts dark amber and cloudy. The pumpkin and spice are their bit not overpowering. Nicely done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheLevi4000 (63) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Typical pumpkin beer everything, smell, taste, aroma. The thing that brings it down, is the after taste. Bitter for no reason. Why?

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2804) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Cloudy reddish caramel pour with no head. Aroma of pumpkin spices and bread. Very spicy flavor with cinnamon, ginger, and clove dominant. Some bread and slight pumpkin at the end. Very big beer. Great lacing.


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