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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Pumpkin, cocoa nibs, cinnamon, cloves, allspice and ginger round out this imperial porter.


2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Supposedly this is a one time thing (or at least thatís how the label makes me feel) Pours black with just a rim and scattered few tan bubbles. Smells richly of chocolate, nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and ginger. I like the nose - it seems inviting and warm. The flavor is vastly deviated from the nose. Dry and bitter, with flavors of seeds, coffee (burnt), char, soil and ash. The flavor is a far cry from the nose - that is such a let down. Body is full with soft carb and an overall nice feel. Overall this beer had so much going for it, but fails to bring it together and drastically fails in the flavor department. Serving type: bottle 10-20-2012

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brenn79 (1583) - Idaho, USA - NOV 9, 2013
22 oz bottle- Pours black with a two finger tan head that wants to stick around. Aroma is strong in pumpkin, chocolate hits more subtly, appealing. The taste is more of a blend of chocolate and pumpkin, cinnamon is noticeable as well. Body is thick and chewy, carbonation is medium. If you get a pumpkin porter this is what I look for, the roasted grains donít over power the pumpkin and the beer as a whole is pretty delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1767) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Bomber. Aroma is full of pumpkin pie spices, chocolate, candy root beer barrels, roasty, coffee. Pours a very dark brown to near black with a one-finger beige head with good retention. Taste is bittersweet with lots of black coffee and chocolate notes, followed by pie spices and a vegetal character that I assume is from the pumpkin. Mouthfeel is creamy and the body is not as full as I was expecting. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gription79 (2312) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber, thanks to 5000. Notes of chocolate, spices, malty, roasted malts, ash. This is a bit harsh, maybe tannins from the spicing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Pours black and maintains a nice tan head all the way through. Pumpkin ice cream on the nose, thin body with nice spice finish. Itís a little filmy at times and ends a little sharp. A fine pumpkin beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draught. Black with thin beige head. Aroma is pumpkin and chocolate. Very chocolaty flavour with a bit of spice. Light pumpkin edge to the malt and spice finish. Worth seeking out

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8755) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Tap at Baileyís in PDX. Huge webby mocha lace on a deep brown to black pour. Awesome lacing. Heavy pumpernickel and pumpkin spicy nose. Taste is dry, mildly soapy and quite hoppy. Very good. Dry, bitter. No sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6336) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Bomber from the grocery store. Pours a deep black color with a medium brown milk shake head. Super spicy nose with chocolates. The flavor is likewise dominated by spices, especially cloves and allspice, some light pumpkin, cocoa, dusty bitter chocolate. Light roast. Leaves your lips with spices and cocoa powder. Quite nice. Very spicy but not distractingly so.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2341) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Ontap at Brewforia. Pours black with sticky beige head. Heady dark chocolate aroma, taste is more chocolate and a touch of spice (nutmeg). Overall heavy body and lingering smokines on the palate. A nice fall warmer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (11613) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle @ Richardís tasting. Black pour with a tan head. Pumpkin spice aroma, roasted malt, and cocoa. Some toffee sweetness, coffee, and toast. Flavor is kind of papery. Bitter roast and coffee. Dark chocolate, pumpkin spice, toffee, and toast.


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