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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2099) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Lost review from last fall. Nice spice balance, though the aroma is mostly just pumpkin and cinnamon. Earthier than many pumpkin ales.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, slightly hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of big cinnamon, ginger, touch of caramel into a bit of earth, slight biscuit and bready notes as well. Taste was a mix of grain, biscuit, bread into a bit of caramel, some pumpkin notes into more cinnamon, ginger, finishing spicy, sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11913) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 3, 2015
12oz can. Small off-white head atop lightly hazed amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, ginger, some allspice, light cinnamon, sour. Taste is moderately sweet, clove, some nutmeg, allspice, light sour. Low carbonation, light-medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrodooo5 (1153) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Kind of a dry & run of the mill pumpkin. Pretty much an average appearance, aroma, & flavor. There isn’t much here that stands out. Pretty disappointing!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2877) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
Can. Pours orange with a small white head. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon and caramel. Flavor of pumpkin, caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg and had a hint of vanilla.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
boozedude (2169) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Can..shared with hakes at club wm.clear orange pour with white head. .light pumpkin aroma. .just meh

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8341) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Can from Capone’s. Orange pour, off-white head. Nose was pumpkin puree, spice, caramel malt, Smooth flavor, well balanced in the pumpkin, malt, and spice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2570) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
This was an average pumpkin beer. Below smuttynose but lots better than the upslope garbage I had at the dia de los muertos party.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (1028) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours a light bright orange. The aroma is pumpkin spice, bread and caramel. Mediocre

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (7997) - 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.


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