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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our pumpkin ale is a spice infused ale using dark sugars, real pumpkin and fresh ground spices. This is how we do pumpkin pie! Best served in at 59ºF in a wide pub glass. Late October-November release.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (1857) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
4 oz draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts and pumpkin. Taste is the malts, spice and pumpkin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (7575) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2012
This beer pours a brownish-amber color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of nutmeg and pumpkin. Light-bodied with flavors of grainy malt, spice and faint pumpkin. The finish is sweet with a malt and cinnamon aftertaste. Not very pumpkiny but a decent beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmikolich (1427) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2012
12oz bottle, I admittedly had this a bit too cold, as it was only 42* outside during trick or treat, its your standard pumpkin beer though, not overly sweet like pumking, not spice dominate in anyway, just a good solid balanced pumpkin beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Copper pour at GABF. Lots of roasted squash up front with some very nice pumpkin pie spices, and even a hitn of sugary crust! Flavor is lightly sweet, spice, pumpkin. Pretty good example of the style!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhp40219 (296) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 21, 2012
12oz bottle poured in imperial pint glass. Pours a hazy copper color with a decent off white head that fades to a thin ring of bubbles all too quickly. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, molasses, vanilla, and spice. Very pumpkin pie like. The pumpkin, cinnamon and molasses, as well as caramel really come through in the taste. However it is very sweet and sugary, not unlike actual pumpkin pie. Body is slighty thick for an ale, but creamy and smooth. Very well balanced! Perfect amount of carbonation, active but without stinging the tongue. Great cinnamon and pumpkin aftertaste. Overall a very well done pumpkin ale! One of the better ones I’ve had!

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Robbievegas (230) - Las vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Tried this beer on tap at the GABF un Denver, CO. I like pumpkin beers, but this is not a good one. Overly sweet, barely any pumpkin flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Zombiecleric (2) - Columbus, - OCT 8, 2012 does not count
12 ounce bottle. It was like drinking seltzer water with a slightly spiced, alcoholic, wortlike after taste. It was not only the pumpkin ale I’ve ever drank it was probably the worst beer I’ve ever drank.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7663) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle 355 ml thanks to rhialistic! Sampled on October 6, 2012
Hazy copper color, small white head. Fruity, sweet scent. Sweet, metallic taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzuriel (1281) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Rtb pumpkin pours rich red brown slightly hazy. Nose is mild spice and meaty pumpkin scent. Body is fluid and lightly carbonated. Taste is mellow with a good amount of cinnamon and clove without it being too much. Slightly warming. Nice finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
queenholly (2827) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Tap at New Albanian. Sweet pumpkin malt, nutmeg aroma - like pumpkin pie meets eggnog. Amber with a small off-white head. Pumpkin malt, cinnamon, and nutmeg flavor with a ginger finish. Medium creamy body, Outstanding pumpkin ale.


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