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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   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.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesewelch (210) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Very sweet/spicy aroma with some malt and caramel. Orange/amber appearance with hazy liquid and a minimal tan head. A sweet taste with some maltiness with nutmeg and other seasonal spices. Medium body. Overall, I’ve been looking for a good pumpkin/season beer for a while, so I’m picking up the local beers. This one tastes more like a normal malty ale with a sprinkle of nutmeg and other spices. Without the spices, it would taste like a normal ale and I was looking for something a bit more pumpkiny.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BroadestTom (211) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Aroma pumpkin, pumpkin spices, caramel, Appearance amber, orange, hazy, tan foam, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate medium body, sticky, lively, Overall nice spice and lively on the tongue. Real nice above average pumpkin beer that I would suggest to a friend

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhliesen (782) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Can't believe I had one this early, but it's cloudy and cool to a Floridan. Deep amber color with a head that leaves lots of lacing. Moderate pumpkin aroma. The taste is more pumpkin than spices, a nice change from most pumpkin beers, toss in some malt too. The Irish Pol in Philly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3775) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 12, 2015
This poured a red amber with a beige head. Nose of pumpkin, Medium mouthfeel. Flavor is pumpkin. Some spice show into the finish, but not a lot. What there is is nutmeg and cinnamon.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream (2237) - USA - JAN 31, 2015
On tap at Mugs and from a bottle. It was better from the bottle, since on draft there was some sour funk. Attractive label that looks like a book cover. Smooth, sweet aroma that picks up some yeasty funk as it warms. The flavor is full with some unusual notes. Pumpkin to start, with clove, hops, and ginger warmth coming in. It creates a fair amount of sensation on the palate. An interesting beer for sure.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2614) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bottled. Not bad for the style. A nice blend of ginger, spice, pumpkin and crust. Body could have been a tad thicker, but overall good job.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2277) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Nice pumpkin aroma and flavor. Spices are on the weak side but I suppose that’s better than being too strong.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (5500) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 19, 2014
650 ml. bottle. Gorgeous label. Obtained in a trade with AdamJackson. Thanks! Dark amber, small tanned head. Sweet familiar pumpkin nose, sweet with solid vegetable touch, light metal, spices are in the back largely, tad copper malt, quite a bit of cloves. Faintly bitter cloves taste, touch vegetable pumpkin, light pennies, dough & spices are light in the back, quite a bit of bitter malt, light burned sugar, faint cough syrup,… Faintly metallic & tad burned sugar body. This is decent but I feel like it could have been so much more & I have had better in the style. This one is only for fans of the style I think.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (2069) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Orange and amber in color with a fizzy (not foamy) light tan head. Some maltiness coupled with a bit of pumpkin. The spices are not too strong and overpowering, just complementing the flavor. A bit strong over the course of a 22oz bottle.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
cheap (4618) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Mad mex. Certainly some sweet pumpkin like aroma. Spices are in ther. A darker looking beer. Feel is somewhat flat but does have hints of co2 in there. Laid back for the amount of alky but bitter medicanal feel is really present. Not sure if there is any real pumpkin in the er.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivo (2641) - GERMANY - NOV 1, 2014
Spices and cinnamon in the nose. Dark amber color. Alcohol whafts through a dark heavy malt body. Big pumpkin and spice taste. Nice pumpkin ale! !!


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