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RATINGS: 590   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


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1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MartiniFiend (104) - Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 9, 2008
Bottle. Light amer in color with a head that dissipates quickly. Sweet malty aroma with some spice. Light palate. Flavor starts out a sweet maltish with a pumpkin middle and a mix of cinnamon and nutmeg finish.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCaptMatey (13) - Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Poured from bottle a dark foggy amber with a thin white head. Aroma is rich with notes of the nutmeg and cinnamon. These spices are easily detectable with each sip of this malty ale, that is light and easy on the way down. Overpowering the key notes of pumpkin.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (1990) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 16, 2014
16 oz draft pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is spices, pumpkin and malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1497) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Orange pour. Nose of allspice, cinnamon, fruity pumpkin and light caramel. Flavor is lightly sweet malt with fruity pumpkin and finishing with a crisp cinnamon spice. Lingering spice and pumpkin. Light, nice.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
BLADT (577) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Tap. Clean amber gold. Creamy white head. Bam - allspice on the nose. Pure spice. Eck. Taste is water with autumn spices liberally added. Possible malt. Why do I do this to myself?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (890) - - AUG 8, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 10-3-12- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance – Served a golden-orange colored brew with a one finger off white head. The head fades rather fast to leave a moderate amount of lacing Smell – The aroma is malty with a good strong pumpkin smell. Mixed with these are pie spice aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg, and some allspice. While pumpkin pie like, the aroma is actually more on the savory side with the sweet smell being on the lower side. Taste – The taste begins with a malt backbone and a heavy sweetened pumpkin flavor. While not detected much in the nose, the sweetness is mainly brown sugar in nature. Spice flavors are upfront in the taste, but actually grown stronger more toward the middle. Cinnamon and nutmeg overpower at the start, but are then matched by some clove and allspice toward the middle and the end of the taste. These flavors bring the taste to the end leaving a medium robust spiced pumpkin pie flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer was on the medium side with a higher level of carbonation. While making it somewhat more refreshing, a slight decline in the carbonation would have suited the pumpkin and spice flavors better. Overall – Not too bad. Not overly sweet and it had a decent flavor and feel profile. Worth a try.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (3468) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with small white head. The aroma is spice, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg. Thin mouthfeel with sweet malt, caramel, light spice finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockeybeerguy (1854) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Alright, I guess I’ll say something about this considering I haven’t said anything about this until now. Hmmm.....here goes. Yes, this is reviewed from notes from over 2 years ago, sue me. I’ve 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 wasn’t 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, I’d say this was a good Pumpkin Ale that I’d 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 (1059) - 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 (971) - 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 (2224) - 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. I’m not picking up much of the pumpkin though.


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