Rock Bottom Pumpkin Ale
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Autumn   ABV: -
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Editor's Note: This has been found at several Rock Bottom locations.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
crankball (6) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2001 does not count
granted this is the first pumpkin ale I have tried, but I really enjoyed the great aroma at every lift of the mug. And the taste was excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
amceachern99 (70) - Albany, Oregon, USA - NOV 20, 2001
Tasted good, could not drink a lot of them though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AllAboutStout (605) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2007
Pours a dark amber in color with a nice frothy, beige head. Smell is all spice and a little malty. Taste is very nice. Pleny of spice coming through. Not your everyday spices either. I’m getting a lot of nutmeg in this one. Easily one of the best Rock Bottom (Cincy) beers that I’ve had. They have a new brewer and I hope this momentum continues.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obxdude10 (2046) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2001
Never had a pumpkin beer before, so I went in with nothing to compare to - but a real nice brew - the aftertaste was almost like the aftertaste when your done eating a slice of pumpkin pie - couldn’t handle a whole case of the stuff though - but real good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fuchebu (146) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2001
A pretty good interpretation of an Autumn classic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4500) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 26, 2007
On tap at KOP location. Pours a translucent golden orange with a smaller bubbly off white head. Aroma of a nice pumpkn pie mix, vanilla and some nuts. Flavor of the same. Well done pumpkin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nuffield (3698) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2004
Someone did it! After my having some pretty bad interpretations of the pumpkin beer, this one is really tasty. Clear bronze color. Gentle pumpkin aroma, also showing hints of the pie spices. In the flavor, there is some fruitiness up front, then the pumpkin flavor comes in mid-finish, with a dry hop grassy bitterness taking over the late finish. Nicely balanced and interesting. Well done. On tap at West Des Moines, IA, location.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (850) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 14, 2012
On tap in Colorado Springs 14 Sep 12. A light Copper to Orange in hue with a small yet resilient white head of fair lacing. Pumpkin pie aromas spices of cinnamon & nutmeg. Flavor was well balanced & the spices were back notes to a light pumpkin taste. A little thin in the mouth. This is an enjoyable seasonal beer for those who do not want a heavy handed spicy beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishman (350) - Philadelphia, USA - DEC 6, 2001
Prevalent pumpkin pie aroma. Hints of cinnamon and nutmeg in both aroma and taste. Like drinking a pumpkin pie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - OCT 24, 2006
Draft ad the Seattle location. Clear light orange with a slightl but lacy white head. Tending to a medium body with subdued carbonation. The taste and aroma are basically pumpkin pie in a glass. The hops make a minor appearance in the othewise spicy dry finish. This brew is pretty decent, but it’s a good thing that Halloween is just around the corner - I’m at my limit for pumpkin beers.

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