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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Formerly Chatoe Rogue Pumpkin Patch Ale.

The newest addition to the Chatoe Rogue series is Pumpkin Patch Ale, a beer made using fresh pumpkins grown in a patch that borders Rogueís 42 acre hop yard. The pumpkins are picked, loaded into Rogueís farm truck, driven immediately 77 miles to our brewery in Newport, quickly roasted, and pitched into the brew kettle to create a batch of Pumpkin Patch Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerFunGuy (862) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2012
This beer has a very good looking brown color with some subtle amber undertones. It has a thick creamy head. The pumpkin flavor doesn't really come through but it is a well made good tasting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernest (6901) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white to light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy dark amber. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel, cookie, nuts), lightly hoppy (flowers, apricot), with notes of nutmeg, clove, peanut butter, pumpkin. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Delightful stuff. Most of the holiday spice-pumpkin beers on shelves are pretty crappy, to be honest, so this one shines in comparison. For some reason itís really hard to find something clean, enticing, and drinkable in this style. The nutmeg and clove are prominent here, but they donít drown out all of the other delightful elements...peanut butter aroma is distinct and unique and somehow works in this context. Rich, sweet malt in the mouth with *just* enough to balance...very flavorful without being a train wreck. It would be better if it was just *slightly* more attenuated, but itís not fatiguing. Mouthfeel is not great, but not bad. Not the type of beer I ever crave, but fun to try and a very good example.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle poured into glass. Dark brown color, murky with a soapy bubbly head. Aroma has since subtle hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin spice and brown sugar. The flavor/body is a little thin which cuts down on the pumpkin experience, but overall itís pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Pours deep amber with notes of pumpkin pie spices. Pumpkin notes continue to enhance as the mouthfeel lingers. Excellent pumpkin ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4560) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Bottle. The look is a decent beige colored head, clear, and light brown in color. The smell is squash, nutmeg, allspice, sweet, and cinnamon. The taste is the same as the smell.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4355) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Cloudy brown with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of pumpkin, squash, cinnamon, toffee. Taste is of earth, pumpkin, leaves, allspice and cinnamon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mdntklrmth (34) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Poured into my Free State pint glass. Cloudy. Already has some points in my book. Who says beer has to be crystal clear? I am not that big on filtering. Pumpkin colored with thick, bubbly head that dissipated fairly quickly. Smells of maple syrup and ginger. Not a bad combo. Already I was worried that this beer would be too heavy handed with the spices. Then I remembered it was Rogue. I put a lot of trust in John Maier. Not too heavy handed on flavor. It seems to be a beer first, then pumpkin and spices second. Spices seem to come up in the aroma more than the taste. I get enough hop bitterness to balance. Medium-light on the palate also. Still not a huge fan of pumpkin beers (except once in a while) but this one was actually pretty good. In John I trust.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - NOV 8, 2012
750ml Bottle. It pours a clear medium burnt orange with a large (2-3 finger) off white fizzy head that quickly diminished until there was almost nothing left, but did have a tiny bit of spotty lacing. The aroma was mild of a sweet bread malt and a light doughy yeast with notes of pumpkin, clove, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar. The taste was lightly sweet and quite malty with a touch of brown sugar and nutmeg throughout. Then a slight bitterness crept in along with a bite of clove and a hint of vanilla, with the ending having a spicy cinnamon taste. The flavor was average in duration following the swallow, with a light spiciness lingering on the taste buds for a bit longer. Mouthfeel was somewhere between light and medium in body with a watery yet slightly dry texture and a fizzy carbonation. Overall this was a light and tasty Pumpkin Ale with a slightly sweet start, a spicy bitter middle and a nice cinnamon ending. Yep, itís Fall alright...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crispy34 (490) - Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Bomber bottle. The aroma is a duller pumpkin smell, I assume cause they were fresh pumpkins. Nice pumpkin spice aroma. It looks really good. Dense brown with a lasting cream head with some decent lacing. The taste starts out subtly spicy and rolls into what i am picking up as fresh pumpkin. The spice carries through out. The palate is pleasing, with some spice aftertaste. Overall, a great pumpkin beer for seeming to just be a fresh pumpkin gimmick. Well done, rouge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (1234) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
Bomber. Really dark amber, clear i think...drank on a dark patio. Smells of pumpkin pie, quite heavy on pumpkin and not so much on the nutmeg and all spice (this is a good thing). This is actually one of the better pumpkin beers, maybe iíll let my wife order for me more often.

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