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RATINGS: 135   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2723) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
650 ml bottle from Premier Gourmet. Pours a murky amber-copper colour with small eggshell-coloured head. Aroma is fairly spicy with sweet, fruity malt and some pumpkin. Flavour is sweet fruit, candy sugar, caramel ginger, nutmeg and pumpkin. Medium to full body. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pivo (2626) - 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! !!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2571) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (2514) - New York, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Draft from Waterfront Manhattan. Orangey brown pour, your standard cinnamon nutmeg etc

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2485) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
22oz bomber. Pours a deep orange color with an inch of foamy tan head. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, and all spice. Taste has lots of spice upfront, pumpkin background, finishing with a light malty sweetness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2456) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Pours a one finger light tan head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Cloudy amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Strong pumpkin pie nose and flavor is sweet pumpkin pie spices, hints of hops at finish. Higher ABV is hidden. $6.99 for a 22oz bottle from Market Basket Concord, NH.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2423) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Thin head of varying sized bubbles with minimal carbonation. Spicy aroma with lots of ginger and nutmeg along with some vegetal aromas. Color is a very impressive bright copper red. Body is a bit thin and watery. More spices dominate the flavor with some pumpkin, toasted malts and earthy flavors. Bit of a dry and chalky palate. Minimal alcohol presence for an 8% brew. Expected a bit more body for this brew. Decent but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2413) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 3, 2013
From the 22 fl. oz. bottle. This has been renamed the "Brush & Barrel Series" rather than the "Brewmaster Series." The pour is medium amber with an orange glow and even a slight reddish hue up to the light. The head is bountiful. The aroma has a great pumpkin note along with sweet malts, a little wheat, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Hops are played down. The body is bold. Here come the hops! The taste begins with a sweet and pumpkin flavor but then the hops pull out of the background and leave a moderate lingering bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2399) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle. Deep dark purple brown color. Sweet cinnamon taste with a artificial sweet potato flavor. Not bad

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2344) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from wegmans. Pours hazy amber with a medium sized off white head. The aroma has nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, pumpkin. The taste has a nice spiciness, pumpkin semi sweet.


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