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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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HIPP-O-LANTERN Imperial Pumpkin Ale brewed with pumpkin puree and spices.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike67 (768) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2012
12 oz bottle from Traderís Joe. Pours hazy brown with a short lived off-white head and lively carbonation. Nose reminds me of Belgian sour red, also some spices, caramel malt, hints of cacao. Body is full and tangy. Taste is some pumpkin, spices, herbal hops, brown sugar, and caramel. Finish is long and very spicy. Nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
60minuteman (694) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Reddish amber with white head. Definitely a sipper. A great aroma of hop, spice, cumin, pepper, pumpkin (after it sits a while). Body and carbonation are medium. Some alcohol in the taste, as well as spice and pumpkin.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
RamyG4 (320) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep dark orange-red with a small off-white head. Aroma is classic pumpkin pie, a lot of spice; cinnamon, allspice, clove. Taste is not as sweet as the aroma indicated, but still with some decent pumpkin and spice, would have liked more sweet pumpkin flavor. Finish is sweet, a little bitter, with more spice. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. I like the mouthfeel and body a lot. Solid pumpkin beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wvunuck (2) - - SEP 2, 2012 does not count
Nice spicy aroma and pours very dark with nice head. Taste is pretty spicy and not a huge amount of pumpkin but you still get some at the back end ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (985) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Poured from bottle. Aroma of pumpkin, spice and faint soap. Nice lookin solid walnut with lasting tan head. I taste pumpkin in equal parts with spices (nutmeg and cinnamon) and malt. Brown sugar flavor is in there but this is not as sweet as I thought it would be. I just barely notice alcohol in the aftertaste. Slightly thin feel for an imperial. Good stuff

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
odinstyr (559) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Pours an orange-brown with slight haziness and a minimal off-white head. Smells of pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, bread, nuts. Taste is malt heavy, mildly sweet, a bit more bitter. Slight hint of pumpkin pie but more beer-y than most imperial pumpkins. Small presence of alcohol taste and burn, odd for its 8.1%.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (3073) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle with PAt, pours a brown amber color with medium sized tan head, not a whole lot of lacing. Aromas of pumpkin puree, cinnamon, vanilla, and brown sugar.Taste is a creamy vanilla pumpkin pie, lots of nice spicing as well. I would put this in my top 10 of pumpkin brews.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Billicus (286) - @RED BHUT JOIKIAS!, Paulsboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 24, 2012
aroam, fruity, malty, some spice, squash like esters, color, bottle, taste sutle spice, nutmeg, mild perfect blend, allowed the suashyness of the pumpkin to excel!, migled with the malt, overall, great pumpkin ale, perfect balance!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Atom (1281) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2011
12oz bottle courtesy of beerbill, pours a murky orage/brown with a small khaki head. Aroma of spices, caramel, toffee, malt, and nuts. Taste of caramel, toffee, spices present but not overwhelming and actually add a nice overall bitterness, slight roastiness with pumpkin and alcohol on the finish. Not bad for a style Iím usually not fond of.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (1791) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Nice pumpin beer for the season that had very high alcohol which is probably why i enjoyed it more than most.


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