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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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The Gruntled Pumpkin planted the seed and started a revolution for all of pumpkin-kind. To guard the promising vines of the future that would eventually blossom to become the bottom of the barrel (and thatís a good thing) of this new pumpkin ale.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (566) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy orange-brown, thin tan head. Aroma of pumpkin and spices, more natural aroma than some other pumpkins brews. Medium sweet flavor. Medium body, nice spice finish of cinnamon, nutmeg. Overall a good pumpkin brew.


2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (4625) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Pumpkin beers already? No way, must be an old bottle left over from last year! Big foamy head with lots of lively co2 visible. Beer has lots of co2 on the tongue as well. Good rocky and foamy experience for eyes and palate. Hazy. OK, after a long search found a date code on the bottom: 7/14. Stronger pumpkin beer with a moderate amount of spices and the alky content is not as in yer face as the 7% would indicate. Typical difficult higher alky punpky beer. Interesting to try this at this time of year. Smooth mellow pumpkin aromas.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ordybill (695) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass Aroma- Faint pumpkin and malt Appearance- This beer is a cloudy orange color with a small white head Taste- Malt, Pumpkin and a little citrus. Palate- A medium bodied beer with a mild bit of carbonation. Overall- an OK pumpkin beer, there are a lot of better ones out there.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5395) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange body under a one finger frothy beige head. The nose is pretty spicy, but tempered fairly well with a hefty sweet caramel malt base. The flavor is a bit high on the nutmeg, and Iím tasting some heavy ginger I think. Itís still not quite as bad as many Pumpkin Ales, but itís still all about the spice and not the pumpkin meat. Medium bodied and a bit clingy with soft fizzy carbonation. Around average for the style, wouldnít seek it out for a second go around.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
solidfunk (5472) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Boozy and some sour mash malt. Amber pour with OK head and lacing. A good beer to do a tickers ball style half a half ounce rating. Kind of a sour finish. Just seems like pumpkin with the spices. Tap sample pour at crios.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2621) - New York, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Bottled. Orange. .Strong herbal bent to this one. OK but not my favorite pumpkin ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2981) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of toasted malts, nutmeg, cinnamon and pumpkin spices. Flavor was thin and grainy with caramel, nutmeg, cinnamon and light pumpkin.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dmac (4740) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2014
12oz bottle from Xroads. Poured a slightly chill hazed brighter burnt orange body with a smaller foamy quick fading off white head. Aroma started off with some pumpkin pie spice, fresh pumpkin meat, pumpkin seeds, dough. Medium body, sort of a milky mouthfeel with softer carbonation and a quicker fading aftertaste. Flavor isnít that good, some pumpkin meat, bad candy, brown bread and ight spices.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (1061) - Dover, Delaware, USA - SEP 13, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured clear in a light shade of orange, small and non lasting white head. Aroma of spices, pumpkin and malts. Taste is sweet, malty, lots of pumpkin and spice, a bit hoppy too. Good beer, quite drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pjames317 (93) - Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Pours an odd lighter orange, a color normally reserved for pale ales, not pumpkins. Minimal head, somewhat fizzy. Aroma is overwhelming spice; clov, cinnamon, nutmeg. Pumpkin pie, sure. This had been done before, many times. And quite frankly, this doesnít hold up well to those others who were first to market and therefore incurred more risk in consumer acceptance. Seems everyone wants a slice of the gimmicky pumpkin ale pie. Taste is somewhat thin and overly fizzy/carbonated. Booze isnít masked terribly well. This beer needs work. But in the end, it is a pumpkin ale and for that I enjoyed it to some extent.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle Poured into a pint glass -- Very heavily carbonated, four finger-width head. Aroma is faint pumpkin and a hint of toffee. Flavor is the same, but flavor is greatly hindered by the excessive carbonation. Not a great pumpkin.


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