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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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HIPP-O-LANTERN Imperial Pumpkin Ale brewed with pumpkin puree and spices.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2144) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy deep orange color with a thin tan head. Aroma of light pumpkin spices with a grainy background. The taste is also of light pumpkin spices and grainy malt, with a mildly spicy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (3073) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle thanks to Ramy4G. Thanks a ton! Pours a murky dark copper color with a beige head of thin foam. The aroma is spicy and doughy, like a pie crust. Pumpkin pie comes to mind, but more the crust than anything. I do pick up on a whipped cream aspect of the beer that really interests me. Taste is heavily spiced with lots of clove and cardamom with just a touch of vanilla bean and pie crust coming through in the finish. Alcohol warmth sneaks into the picture deep into the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpkin (28) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2012
12 oz bottle, pours orange reddish and hazy, nice white head that stays white around outside of glass, nice spice pumpkin and alcohol smell, taste is of vanilla nutmeg pumpkin and alcohol, slightly creamy with medium carbonation, taste lingers in a good way, nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
2nd January 2011
Cloudy dark red - amber beer. Small off white head. Light dry palate, smooth. Sweet pumpkin. Mild spice. Trace of vanilla oak and mild bourbon. Very dry finish. Nicely joined up. A cut above most pumpkin beers but too dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (923) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2013 Re rate: whever I had this last time did not clean lines or glass; appearance same ; aroma milder and spicynutmegy; amber with long lasting off white head; aroma of soap and flavor of scented candles; what the ....... We’re they trying to do???? Laundry????????? It’s still beer and better than any mass produce domestic, but.....

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dbingham (69) - - NOV 4, 2012
Pours a cloudy dark orange with a two finger head. Pumpkin & pumpkin pie spice in the aroma, with a boozy sweetness. fairly dry with a good amount of hop bitterness on top of the pumpkin and alcohol flavor. Less sweet than other imperial pumpkin ales I have had. A bit of a watery finish - surprising for an 8% beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2059) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Draft. Just like eating pumpkin pie.. Boozy taste with a Belgian backbone. Bready. Good for a warm day ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2612) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Pours thick but clear amber in color with an orange hue and creamy sandy white head. The aroma and flavor bring sweetened pumpkin flavor and fall spices that are not powerful, but prevalent and present on the tongue. The flavors of cloves, cinnamon, and other spices are quite pleasant on a just full enough and excellently carbonated body. I thought it was really decent for the pumpkin beer style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHopster (814) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2012
(bottle). Clean pumpkin aroma with some alcohol. Unfiltered orange-amber complexion with dissipating tan head. Flavor is authentic pumpkin and mild spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4031) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 13, 2012
12oz bottle in a plastic cup. Pours brown with a lacy, off-white head. Aroma of pumpkin, some caramel and toffee from the malts, spices, and floral hops. Flavor about the same. Average texture. A pretty good pumpkin beer.


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