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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Wick for Brains is our classic and painstakingly produced Fall Pumpkin Ale. Instead of simply using spice, we use real pumpkin which lends a sweetness and pumpkin flavor not found in many Pumpkin Ales. Wonderful pumpkin pie spice intertwined in an Amber Ale creates a pumpkin sensation which is elegantly crafted. Notes of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Clove, Ginger and Allspice blend perfectly in this seasonal Ale. There are many Pumpkin Ales out there crafted by some wonderful breweries – we feel that ours stands among them and in some cases – stands apart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (1033) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours a light bright orange. The aroma is pumpkin spice, bread and caramel. Mediocre

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8540) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2014
12oz can, thanks to voodoofish65usf for sharing. Clear orange color. Thin off-white ring of head, some loose dots of lace. Nice pumpkin, mild to moderate spice nose. Cool aroma. Taste is a slight bit rougher. Some mild creme in the aroma. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Lightly slick finish. Mildly thin and watery, but not so bad. Easy enough to sip. Not bad at all. Not much to the body, but the flavor is reasonably balanced. Not bad to sip on while chatting with friends.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jeffsayyes (45) - - OCT 25, 2014
Bought in New Haven. Had trouble finding non-ipa there, but I did get the Elm City Pilsner which was very good. This Nebraska had a long pumpkin flavor, whereas most pumpk beers are shallow in pumpk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (762) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Can. A- Dirty diapers, spices, malty, nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon. A- Orange color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Spices, pumpkin, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, malty, nutmeg, slightly sweet. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, spiced finish. O- The smell is a little funky but it gives you the idea of what you are about to imbibe. The taste is that of a pumpkin spice bread. Tons and tons of spices, primarily cinnamon and nutmeg. Also some pumpkin flavors, naturally. This was good overall, but wasn’t anything I would run for again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15853) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Draft. Hazy amber color, medium tan head. Aroma of mixed spice. Taste is more spice, light gourd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2190) - Richmond, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Clear amber with a fuzzy eggshell colored head. Aroma of pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice, caramel, and toast. Tastes mostly caramel and toasty pumpkin with moderate spice for the style. Smooth, light-medium body with below average carbonation. Pretty good amber pumpkin brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2014
You can really smell the punokin meat in thus one as well as taste it. Its quute possibly the meatiest pumpkin beer Iive had. Theres a little spice in the aroma and some vream in the flavor but it might as eell be liquid pumpkin pie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (1917) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Pours a clear copper color with whitish head. Pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and some malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a bready note. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (2913) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Pint at plan b Simsbury. Good aroma sweet. Spice and pumpkin. All the usual suspects. Clean brownish orange color no head or lace. Sweet flavor. Thin body, creamy mouthfeel, sweet finish. It’s ok. Little weak in the scheme of things. But ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7657) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 23, 2014
Draft - Lots of pumpkin and some Christmas spice. Clear copper with no head. Pumpkin is king here with the spice in the background. Well balanced and for once not too spicy. Well done.

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