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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 26, 2013
22oz bottle: pours a clear deep orange bronze with a spotty-lacing white head. Has a lightly sweet caramel and ginger nose with some cinnamon notes and a touch of pumpkin flesh. Starts with pretty good fullness and a chewy toasted caramel sweetness with a touch of grainy notes and English hops before some cinnamon and clove spice atop a mild pumpkin flavor give way to a drier finish. Not quite as clean or as flavorful as I had hoped. More pumpkin and less spice would be preferable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7103) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle shared by John. Pours dark amber brown with off white head. Nose/taste of canned pumpkin pie, cinnamon and nutmeg - not much else. Medium to light/medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazed amber brown with a thin to medium sized beige head. Soft pie spices and a touch of pumpkin, with a bit of yeast and a little sweet malt and toast. Medium bodied, a touch of warm booze, slightly overcooked pie crust, a bit of pie and spices. Finishes with a bit of spice, a touch of tart sweetness. Decent and easy drinking, but not all that great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6023) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle:   Deep dark dirty caramel, frothy beige head, nice lacing.   Strong nutmeg and cimmamon on the nose.   Spicy up front, very bready.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Cloves seem to creep up on the backside, they linger long.   Not as big as I expected, but a bit more UMPH than your standard Pumpkin Ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (5797) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2013
My bottle [660ml] shared with HogTownHarry, GregClow, jercraigs & mabel. Pours a dark orange-copper with an average size long-lasting frothy off-white head. Aroma of spices, pumpkin, lactic notes, caramel malt, some alcohol and it’s just a touch vegetal. Flavour of pumpkin, spices, cream and a slightly harsh boozy finish. Medium bodied. Not one of the best of the style but quite good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5646) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber orange with a beige head. Sweet caramel malts, banana yeasty notes, light toasted bread, and pumpkin pie spice. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5544) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2013
En fût. Pinte dégustée chez Ramunto’s Bick Oven Pizza (St. Johnsbury, VT). Arôme: Odeur de muscade et autres épices à citrouille. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée avec une très faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de muscade et de cannelle avec une pointe d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de muscade en arrière goût. (Rating #5176)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (5371) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2013
[5059-20130113] 650mL bottle. Grainy spiced gourd mash aroma. Hazy, dark amber brown body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Burnt boozy bread and fruity toast flavour has a lingering boozy charred finish. Medium body. A little heavy on the burnt spicy boozy notes. (6/3/6-/3/12) 3.0
(w/ jercraigs)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 2, 2012
bottle, orange copper pour, decent nose and flavor of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg & allspice. spice was lighter than anticipated, evident but not overbearing, decent pumpkin

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle. Dark orange-amber pour with a medium, frothy tan head. Aroma is cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, pumpkin pie and roasted pumpkin. Hints of brown sugar as well. Taste is cinnamon and nutmeg up front with strong pumpkin pie notes, brown sugar, clove, other spices and burnt pie crust. Body is medium with a soft, creamy carbonation. Finishes with more strong spice up front (mainly cinnamon and clove), pumpkin pie, candied pumpkin and brown sugar.


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