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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Out of Your Gourd Pumpkin Porter is dark chestnut brown in color and is made with pureed pumpkin. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger are added to the whirlpool and maple syrup is added during fermentation. Lightly hopped with Northern Brewer hops, Pumpkin Porter is a full-bodied, rich and roasty porter perfect for all things fall Ė eating turkey, watching football or drinking with your buddies around a bonfire.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (1260) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - AUG 30, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured very dark brown, with about a finger and a half of foamy beige head that leaves some lacing on the glass. Aroma is mostly roasted malts but there are also pumpkin and spices in there too. Taste is sweet at the front, roast malts balanced with pumpkin and spices and a slight bitterness towards the end. bodied; and aroma and flavors come to life as it warms up a bit. Nice interesting beer. very good for the fall season.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11168) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Bottle. Poured a brown color with an off white head. pumpkin spices, some roastiness, and pumpkin.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
shrubber85 (10351) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Bottle. Clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin, and chocolate malt aroma. Very dark brown with minimal head. Lightly sweet cinnamon, pumpkin, very light chocolate malt, and mildly bitter herbal hay flavor. Light body. Smells good but a pretty big let down in taste department.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brownaler (508) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Smoky with a cinnamon spice mixed with pumpkin body with a bit of choclate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
swanmann (723) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 27, 2015
12 oz bottle pour into one of these (http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/91-iQoP dark chocolate brown with about a half inch of tan foam. Smells like maple, some spice, a touch of pumpkin, slight coffee. The flavor is about the same; medium sweet, pumpkin, chocolate, some bitter coffee on the back. Medium bodied but thins fairly quickly. Itís not bad but the pumpkin definitely plays the background.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NikkTwist (2608) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Draft at Irish Pol. Opaque black pour with a soapy/frothy tan head. Lots of lace. Mild blunted malt flavors but with a few darker notes. Hints of charcoal, molasses and dark chocolate liquor. Medium body. Pumpkin/gourd flavor is well in the background. Way too mild.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
McGarnigle (607) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2015
Bottle. Iím not a fan of most pumpkin beers, so maybe itís a blessing that this is light on pumpkin spices (of course pumpkin itself doesnít taste like much). But itís also not much of a porter. On the dry side with decent chocolate and roast, but thin and lacking bottom end malts. Needs more base grains and maybe more crystal.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (835) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Dark brown color with thin light brown head and no lacing. Aroma and flavor have moderate malts with light pumpkin flavor. A bit tart at first with a clean chocolatey finish. Okay overall, crisp, simple

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10000) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Draught at the Duke's Waikīkī, Honolulu, HI. Black color with a small tan head. Roasted malt, licorice, spices and pumpkin in the aroma. The flavor is dry roasted malt, licorice, mild spices and some pumpkin notes. The pumpkin-ness is not that strong in the flavor... I appreciate that. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tillmac62 (675) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2015
BOD 7/14/15. Pours dark as a starless night. When held to intense light it becomes a rich deep dried blood garnet - suitable this close to All Hallows Eve. The head volume is normal as is retention. Lacing is above normal. The nose is a touch light, but delivers a fairly strong pumpkin over hints of chocolate and roast. Light medium body with a smooth texture that lacks any creamy characteristics. Barely normal carbonation with a hint of effervescence in the middle and a slightly stronger finish. The flavor profile is good primarily due to its balance and complexity. Intensity is lacking, being more like a very light version of a porter. It begins with a pleasant blend of flavors that slowly separate. It delivers only hints however, rather than bold flavor assertions. Chocolate, roast and pumpkin wander over a subtle spice note. Unfortunately, the spices are so light they are indistinguishable from each other. Bitterness is very subtle and has more of a roast quality. The finish is a slow fade of the aforementioned light flavors with pumpkin leading the fading pack. This one, sadly, is more of a trick than a treat.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derek881 (1240) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Enjoyed a bottle of this beer poured into a pint glass to drink. The beer had a very dark amber-brown color with a huge creamy-foamy tan head with long retention and good cling and lacing. Its aroma featured nutmeg and spices along with a prominent pumpkin scent and some malty components. The beer was somewhat sweet with spices and a pumpkin effect, but also a bit of bitter earthiness and a touch sour. It was a fairly full and thicker beer with a watery body and average carbonation.


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