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RATINGS: 668   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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!


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - OCT 21, 2006
Golden color with a light, white head. Not too sweet, but a little bit with some bitter flavors. A decent beer that drinks pretty easily...not huge on the pumpkin flavor though.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheninhell (488) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2006
dark gold with a white head that sticks around. aroma light pumpkin spice. flavor light malt pumpkin and pumpkin spice with a hint of hops. light body. finish fairly bitter pumpkin spice. this beer is nowhere near as good as i remember it being last year.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcruicks (282) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Its a yellow color with a hint of orange and a small white head. This beer is very drinkable, almost too much so. It smells very much like pumpkin, and tastes very spicey with maybe carrots and cinammon, some malt, some light fruit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Pours a rather light, almost macro yellow with just about no head. The nose is a bit more inviting. Holiday spices, light malt, and a hint of something vegetable-like? Hell, maybe even pumpkin. The body is fizzy and light, which I suppose suits the style, a real session beer. The flavor isnít bad, but doesnít distinguish itself from the rest of the genre. Light malt, filled to the gills with cinnamon and nutmeg, with only the slightest bit of pumpkin rounding out the end. Perhaps, a bit soapy. Still, I could drink a dozen of these, and I was in the mood for this at the time, so this is a decent beer, when in the mood for an easy drinking seasonal.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WISEGUY572 (1377) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2006
An OK pale ale with some pumpkin overtones. Nothing special in its appearance. Some hints of cooked pumpkin, lighly spiced in what is otherwise a pretty straight forward ale. Better than some pumpkin ales I have had recently ... at least the pumpkin is not spoiled. But I donít see any point to a beer made of cooked squash or cooked carrots or whatever ... unless it adds a distinctive sweet spice to the beer. This is just a lightly vegetal ale. Yeah ... ok but sort of pointless.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NaturalIce (148) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2006
Excellent spicy pumpkin aroma, but I was a little disappointed with the pour; very little head, decent color. Somewhat weak finish but the overall palate is great, starting with spicy pumpkin and moves to nut/fruit finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2006
Bottle: Clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma, cinnamon, pumpkin, caramel and some grassy hops. Flavor, pumpkin, and some maltyness, some light spicing. It was pretty smooth but a little too light bodied for me.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Found this one bottled at my local Binnyís in St. Charles, Illinois. Orangeish-yellow pour with a thick, off white head. Peppery in the nose with a bit of clove and pumpkin. Flavor is sweet, with pumpkin, nutmeg, orange peel and lemon. Finished strangely astringent. I liked everything about this but the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - OCT 8, 2006
12 oz bottle: Pours a slightly cloudy medium yellow color with smallish off white head. Aroma is malty, hint of pumpkin, allspice, black pepper. Flavor is slightly malty, with a faint twinge of pumpkin. Finish has a metallic note and is a bit too bitter IMO for this type of brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowe1983 (1413) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2006
Pours a hazy golden color wiht a thin whilte head. Aroma is of pumpkin, spices, fruit malt, and slight bitterness. Flavor starts off with the pumpkin then gives way to the spices and fruit. Finishes slightly bitter. Better then I expected but still isnít anything Iíll be looking forward to getting every winter.


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