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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Our harvest ale, brewed with over 100 pounds of locally grown, heirloom varietal Cinderella pumpkins. The pumpkins are roasted, then pureed and added to the mash for sugar and color contribution. We add pumpkin pie spices during the last part of boil in the kettle. Very light, pumpkin pie-like flavor can be found in this orange hued brew.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3650) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2012
On draft at the brewery. Pours a cloudy gold with a white head. Aroma of allspice and cloves. Pumpkin pie spices dominate the flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2070) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 24, 2012
On tap 5 oz. sample at Mad Fox Brewing Company restaurant in Falls Church, VA. Lightly hazy, nearly clear amber with off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of pumpkin, herbal hops, caramel, bread and spice. Taste of caramel, nutmeg, cinnamon, spice, bread, fruit, pumpkin and light hops. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1834) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2014
4 oz cask pour at Mad Fox, freshly tapped right after I ordered it! Clear light golden brown with off-white head. Aromas of spices and pumpkin. Tastes of big pumpkins, spices, light herbs, cinnamon and nutmeg. Medium body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation. Might be the best batch they’ve brewed of this, pumpkin flavors were very nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DCLawyer (1554) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Draft sampler at the brewpub. Pours a dark copper with small offwhite head.Lots of seasonal spices with definite pumpkin presence. I am admittedly not a big fan of most pumpkin beers, and Punkinator did not stand out in any positive way for me. Taste is a bit muddled and too much spice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1377) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Very nice Pumkin, especially the frech light notes. plenty of nutmeg and cloves, light but fresh ale underneath

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strap (466) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - OCT 1, 2010
Nice caramel coloring with little head. Excellent mix of pumpkin spices that doesn’t overpower the beer like a lot of other pumpkin brews seem to do. Well done

1.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
matthewgerke (67) - - DEC 14, 2012
Draft. Poured a hazy orange with a super thin white head. Not a good example of a pumpkin beer. The pie spices totally overwhelmed the other flavors, especially since it was a thin beer. Needed to highlight the pumpkin richness more. Cloyingly sweet.


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