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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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We get a kick out of collaborating. Harvesting the creativity of Kim Jordan of New Belgium and Dick Cantwell of Elysian produced this ruby-hued, slightly sour, pumpkin, cranberry ale. Itís a treat that does the trick.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5004) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Reddish in color light head. Big aroma with lots of cranberry and sour flavors. This was a KICK to drink nice sour ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8719) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2013
Surprisingly tasty and a nice sour. Very lacey, on Orange peach body, a great picture.A little funky yeast. Orange citrus taste, the cranberry is there and its just observable. The pumpkin is in the secondary. A good pumpkin for people like me outpumpkined. December 2011 bottle. My only complaint is the cranberry should be natural cranberries and not added in j. Thanks FlandersNed.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4135) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 7, 2013
This really tastes like itís on the verges of a sour. Has a pumpkin smell, though once the liquid is on the lips the sense of gourd is gone - itís good for someone like me who doesnít much like pumpkin beers. Cranberry comes through in taste more than anything. Pours cloudy blond with some lacing. Finishes light sour with some astringency. Bottle thanks to Sammy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arondee (568) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Pours an orange color with a small off-white head. Aroma is sour peaches, and pumpkin spice. The taste is sour pumpkins and cranberries, amazing! Iíd get this all the time if I could find it. Really good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6083) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Backlogged rating from bottle: Rich deep gold hue with minimal head. Nose of cranberries, ginger, mint, hibiscus, biscuity malts and some herbal hops. The taste is twangy, acidic, with plenty of pale and caramel malts. Clean and actually sort of simple but tasty, light alcohol presence noted. Some spicy notes but not much pumpkin character. The mouth feel is refreshing and tart with a light tannic finish. Pretty nice but not sure I would buy again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
indigentone (10) - Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2013
22oz bomber purchased at my local liquor store. The beer poured a hazy orange with slight foam and lacing that dies away quickly. Initial aroma is sour with some obvious funkiness. I didnít get much pumpkin, perhaps some cranberry from the overall sour aroma. The taste pretty much mirrored the aroma though the more I drank of it the less tart it felt. As it warmed it still remained nice. Medium mouthfeel and not too much carbonation. Sour finish that dies pretty qucikly with just a touch of the sour lingering for a while. In my mind the beer inproved as I drank it, perhaps because my palate grew more accustomed to the sour element. The sour is by no means over the top.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3300) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Serving: 22 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a deep gold with a small but lasting white head. An odd musty metallic nose. The flavor has a unique tartness with a hint of sweetness around the edges. The cranberry really comes through, but the pumpkin adds a hint of earthiness. Medium bodied with a lingering sour and bitter cranberry finish. Unfortunately that finish starts to wear on you after half a pint. Unlike most sours that end refreshingly, this one just gets less and less inviting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (5863) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2012
had on tap when this first came out and in bottle last weekend, aging isnít for this one, the fruit and spice have died down quite a bit .. . mild cranberry and spice .. . mouth is thin .. . there have been better LoF beers .. . . the nuclear bomb scene in teminator 2 is still awesome!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Huhzubendah (2615) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Crystal clear and radiant pumpkin orange, with a small head that leaves sparse lacing. The aroma brings some squash flavors, along with a touch of alcohol, malt, and spice. The flavor is spicy, mostly cinnamon and perhaps nutmeg. Pumpkin pie, but a bit too sweet. The cranberry flavor is there, but sweetness prevails over tartness. An overall lack of a cohesion. A bit cloying, I canít imagine drinking much more than a snifter sized portion of this. Sweet and fruity, with moderately low carbonation. Ok stuff, but I wouldnít seek this out again. I have had it twice now, and been unimpressed on both occasions. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-23-2011

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
22oz bottle purchased for $6, not a bad price. Clear light orange color and not much head. Smells sour with a hi t of funk and just the slightest touch of cranberry. The taste was mostly sour ale and reminded me a lot of the sourness in Ericís Ale and Le Terroir, maybe itís the yeast. This was a great sour beer value and Iíd definitely purchase this again if I saw it. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-08-2011 20:20:12


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