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RATINGS: 584   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Ichabod combines malted barley and real pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg in a delicious and inviting brew. A rewarding complement to many dishes, Ichabod pairs well with autumnal foods such as poultry and root vegetables. After dinner, try it with your favorite dessert!
2011 vintage 5.2% abv


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockeybeerguy (1704) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Alright, I guess Iíll say something about this considering I havenít said anything about this until now. Hmmm.....here goes. Yes, this is reviewed from notes from over 2 years ago, sue me. Iíve poured this into a pint glass practically every time. The appearance was a nice semi-dark to light orange to brown color-ed body with a nice less than a half fingered white foamy head that died extremely quickly. Lacing, hmmm...what lacing, there wasnít any. The smell had a nice cinnamon to ginger spiced somewhat pumpkin-esque sort of spiciness trying to let a semi-decent maltiness to come about it. Does it? Hmmm....Not really, but still good for the most part. The taste, hmmm....well, its a fairly good spicy to sweet to a light hoppy bitterness combining and coming all about into itself. On the palate, it sat at/about a fairly light to medium on the body leading into a decent sessionable quality and having a fairly good carbonation running about its body. Overall, for the most part, Iíd say this was a good Pumpkin Ale that Iíd have again as it had everything I was looking for.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmohno (1053) - Iowa, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Clear copper pour, ok head, head retention, light lace. Ok, I hated this beer at first but after cellaring the soy sauce tastes seemed to mellow. Aroma is ok but still a bit soy saucey, maybe even like smoked bacon a bit but more like smoked soy sauce. Its in taste even as well, and I remember now I compared it to beef jerky,it still tastes like this in a not so good way. Has some caramel sweetness otherwise,light spices. Not great.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
NeoHippie2 (938) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Wow this was unexpectedly bad. Dark orange pour with a white head. Funky spice aromas. Flavor is faint pumpkin with a strange artificial flavor-perfume-cologne sharp finish. Very unpleasant. What a sad waste of pumpkins!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2187) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2013
9/2/2010. From bottle. Dark orange with a white head. Aromas of spice, malt and light fruit. Malty flavors with spices showing. Iím not picking up much of the pumpkin though.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (544) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 22, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours orangish with a off white head. Taste pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (611) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 9, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Hazy amber orange color. Small creamy beige head. Light grainy malt aroma. Notes of ripe fruit and cinnamon. Toasted malt flavor has a spicy backdrop. Hints of cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg. Overall, pretty mainstream as pumpkin ales go.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (1997) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 6, 2013
A: Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Decent Lacing S: Yams, Mild Cinnamon T: Mild Yams, Mild Cinnamon M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Spicy, Semi Watery Overall, too bad the taste didnt live up to the nose because that was drinkable...the taste wasnt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NikkTwist (1539) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Draft at Farmers Cabinet. Hazy orange amber pour with a clutching foamy head. Light pumpkin flavors. Unexpected notes of bile and nail polish remover. Not appealing but at least not the standard Pumpkin Ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
tap. Deep amber with small head. Medium malt base. Caramel, light pumpkin and spice (cinnamon and nutmeg especially). Good for the style

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rubbishystuff (1811) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Thanks to Gil. Decent pumpkin ale. Spiced well, a little pumpkiny, maybe a bit sweet. Thin mouthfeel at the end. Serving: Bottle


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