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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Important: let this beer warm to at least 50 before enjoying. This beer is black with some ruby highlights. The nose is full of pumpkin pie spices and some alcohol. There are notes of nutmeg, caraway and vanilla. The taste starts with chocolate malt with a hint of spice and rolls into a warm spicy alcohol taste which has the effect of creating the balance that usually comes from the hop bitter. There is some hop bitter on the finish, but not much. Overall, this beer finishes relatively dry for such a big beer. As it warms, the spices move forward in the taste and the chocolate moves to the finish. The pumpkin provides a pleasant undertone and a nice mouthfeel. The spices will probably fade some over time; they mellowed considerably while still in the fermenter.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hashbrown (8) - Houston, - NOV 1, 2011 does not count
The divine 9, released as the Pumpkinator this year is great in bottles or casked kegged. Its a tough stout but soooooo good!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Inthasheets (13) - Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2013
This beer takes the whole holiday season and puts in a bottle. The nutmeg, vanilla, warm spice and pumpkin blend together to create a smooth subtle flavor and lasting taste. It is now released seasonal around october as Pumpkinator in a limited series.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
legion242 (2162) - Richardson, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2009
Yep, that is right, I am giving this one as close to perfect as I have come across in a while. This is after just one bottle, so if I see that it changes, I will alter accordingly. Drank at a perfect 52*~55*. Poured deep dark and nose of chocolate and spice and pumpkin. Very, very flavorful and rich. No heat from the alcohol at all. Yet very warming, I do believe that drinking this at the right temp is really, really important.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (918) - Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Pours pitch black with a tiny beige fizz head. Smells of nutmeg, cinnamon, and pumpkin with hints of roastedness and chocolate. Taste is big pumpkin and clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, and a touch of roast. Full bodied, smooth texture, soft mouth-carbonation, Saint Arnold Pumpkinator finishes with a slight roasted, spiced pumpkin flavor.
Earlier Rating: 11/2/2012 Total Score: 4.9
Pours pitch black with a tiny beige fizz head. Smells of nutmeg, cinnamon, and pumpkin with hints of roastedness and chocolate. Taste is big pumpkin and clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, and a touch of roast. Full bodied, smooth texture, soft mouth-carbonation, Saint Arnold Pumpkinator finishes with a slight roasted, spiced pumpkin flavor.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dfinney23 (1586) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2013 Ah, Pumpkinator, how Ive missed thee, divine though thy name might previously have been. 22oz bottle pours almost black with a thin tan head. Aroma is mostly pumpkin with some malt and pumpkin pie spices. Taste is huge pumpkin and molasses along with the spices and malt. Very rich and lingering. Its criminal that Saint Arnold devotes so much capacity to their mostly average regular lineup while the good stuff sells out in hours.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeeRx (18) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2011
WOW! Best pumpkin beer out there! Its like drinking pumpkin pie followed by a cup of dark roast coffee. The smell is amazing, pumpkin spices galore. This would pair very well with a Thanksgiving meal.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GreatDane1632 (312) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Drank this on Stout Day 2013, 8 November. Pumpkinator Bomber poured into an English Pint glass. Looks pretty thick, aroma is sweet and pumpkin spicy. Holy cow drinking this beer is very good. Amazing caramel with some nutmeg and cinnamon, the flavor lingers for a long time on the tongue. A little syrupy with thick mouthfeel. Wow the best pumpkin beer I have ever had. Wish I could find more of this.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
shortamdstout (4) - Alabama, USA - JAN 13, 2010 does not count
i loved this off tap the few times ive had it so much spice just hitting your taste buds even tho i rate it very high i think this is still very young and could use a year to mellow. great brew first good dr release since about 5

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jwtinn01 (34) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Black ruby pour with great palate feel. Smell is exactly on point with what I expected. Taste is on point with an amazing fall,pumpkin beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4843) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2011
UPDATED: APR 3, 2012 My first beer from this brewer. From the 11/2011 3R6P tasting. +++ Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a medium sized brown head that lingered and left decent lacing. The aroma was sweet pumpkin, nutmeg, vanilla and intensely strong cinnamon. The flavor was overwhelmingly strong cinnamon sugar with light nutmeg, more cinnamon and then even more cinnamon. The Goldschlager of beers. The finish was long as the cinnamon coats the tongue and will not leave. Full bodied. Exceptional.


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