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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Name: Pumpkin Ale
Style: Pumpkin Ale
Color: Dark Amber/Brown Bitterness Units: 22
ABV: 5.5%
Date of Introduction: August 2012
Malts: 2-Row, Wheat, Caramel 80L, and Caramunich malt
Hops: Nugget, Mt. Hood, Willamette
All Natural Ingredients: Pumpkins, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves
Packages Available: Six packs of 12 ounce bottles and the Long Trail Fall Survival 12-pack
Availability: Autumn Seasonal

Description: Long Trail is excited to launch Long Trail Pumpkin Ale, a slightly sweet seasonal treat artfully brewed with pumpkins, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. The perfect drink for a fall day, this exceptionally balanced beer has an aroma very reminiscent of pumpkin pie.

Style History: During colonial times malted barley would be in short supply so the colonial brewers would use a wide assortment of whatever organic ingredient was handy. Pumpkin was in abundance so it was one of the most common of the random ingredients.

Food Pairing: Roasted chicken, lamb, turkey and stews
Glassware: Pint glass, Nonic or a mug
Serving Temperature: 45-50 degrees F*

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
keanex (1503) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: Clear amber body with a dense tan head.
Aroma: Cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Just spice.
Taste: Clean malts, light spices. Rather bland but drinkable.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: Not bad, very mild, but better than the overly spiced crud that’s everywhere.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bloodman (6) - - OCT 13, 2013 does not count
Small Whitehead aroma is pretty pumpkin like. Medium amber color. Pumpkin is not too overwhelming are you overall a pretty good tasting seasonal beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (611) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Appearance is medium white head with clear amber. Aroma is what you would expect - all malts. Taste is sweet malts with a hint of spice and pumpkins. Overall a pretty well balanced one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2438) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Draft. Pours very cloudy medium brown with a thin white head, Tastes like sweet pumpkin puree. Very light spice. Medium body and low/medium carbonation. Bready, biscuit, nutty aroma. Pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Orange brown color. Nice mild pumpkin and cinnamon taste. Very good fall seasonal beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kidobutai (420) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Wonderful aroma and look, little head. tastes the way the a fall beer ought, nutmeg and cinnamon and pumpkin. Delicious.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nasmith003 (98) - Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Nutmeg and allspice aroma, golden orange color, weak taste with little malt, spicy palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Mild spicy aroma, balanced spicy flavor, wonderful allspice and nutmeg palate. Golden colour and no head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7181) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bottled. Poured medium orange with a short beige head. The aroma picked up sweet pumpkin meat and vanilla with nutmeg and ginger accents. The flavor found similar, picking up some complementary pumpkin tartness.. tasty stuff. Lighter-bodied with good balance.. very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (330) - - SEP 21, 2013
Medium amber Aromatic, spices Full body, balanced mouthfeel, touching all the right places. Bitter, dry, ntense and complex flavors. Nutmeg, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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