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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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bpreo (1782) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2013
The perfect Pumpkin beer, and easily one of the tastiest overall beers I have ever had. All the extra flavors (pumpkin, cacao, cinnamon) taste rich and natural. The Porter aspect of the beer is excellent, rough, tough, heavy, and ready. Single Batch only, so get it while you still can!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (4643) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Deep dark brown with a faint ruby highlight around the edge of the glass with a wee tight foamy light beige head. Lovely roasty sweet aroma with pumpkin spice and cinnamon and sugar dark malts. Maybe a touch of coffee as well. The flavor is nice and dark with a nice earthy sweet touch. There’s a subtle pumpkin spice note alongside some dark toast and black roast malt. Not shabby. Finishes with a bit of pumpkin.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (3808) - Everett, Washington, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours a near black color with a moderate tan head on there. Nose is filled with a lot of pumpkin and chocolate, with some roasting, and relatively little amounts of spice; only a bit of clove comes through for me. Taste is pretty sweet with a lot of pumpkin at first, but a fair bit of roasting and chocolate (and just a hint of bitterness), too. Solid brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pdx76 (646) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle - pours pitch black with small frothy head. Nose is complex combination of smoke, nutmeg, chocolate, coffee, and pumpkin. Taste is intense dark chocolate with pumpkin and spice presence. Nice dessert beer for the Fall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2340) - 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

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 don’t over power the pumpkin and the beer as a whole is pretty delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Tap at 16 Tons. Dark brown pour with light hints of red and a coffee colored head that lasted for a while. Big aroma of cinnamon, chocolate, ginger, nutmeg and a lot less pumpkin than I expected. Flavor much the same, with the spices and chocolate dominating and the pumpkin playing a small supporting role. This one is more reminiscent of pumpkin pie spices than actual pumpkin, which is honestly how I prefer my "pumpkin" beers. I enjoyed this one quite a bit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4176) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Tap @ The Hop & Vine... Poured jet black with a moderate head. Nose had some toasted grains and pumpkin squash tones. Loads of dark chocolate with spices and fleshy pumpkin flavors. Could definitely get ginger especially towards the end. Quite pleasant, very smooth with hints roasted malts and ash.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nightrider (754) - encinitas, California, USA - NOV 26, 2011
On tap at Über in Seattle. Black with min head . Aroma of clove pumpkin. Medium body with bitter hops, Indian spice, and cocoa. Long some what dry finish. Interesting tasty beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 9, 2011
At Uber in Seattle Pours dark with about a finger of off white head. Black. Some larger bubbles remain for the course of the beer. Nice lacing. Smells strongly of pumpkin and spices. Not much from the porter comes out. Taste was no surprise; rich and creamy pumpkin with a hint of smokiness and and chocolate. A bit of a bitter finish. Palate was a reasonably carbonated, creamy, but a bit watery. Overall, this is right up there with Dark’O’the’Moon, but not as full bodied. Very good take on it though, a great blend.


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