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RATINGS: 388   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This rich and luscious brew indulges in flavor with over 28Ibs of pumpkin per barrel, for a full bodied sweetness and deep russet color. Classic pumpkin pie spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice ignite a warmth and spark that’s deepened by an undercurrent of roasty smoked malts. The result is a delectable brew full of enveloping layers of flavor and spice. At Samuel Adams we love experimenting. This series of limited edition brews represents some of our favorite small batch creations. Style: Pumpkin Beer Hops: East Kent Goldings, Fuggle Malts: Samuel Adams Two-Row Pale Malt Blend, Caramel 60, Special B, Smoked Malt Extras: Real Pumpkin, Cinnamon, Ginger, Nutmeg, Allspice

Initially released on tap as "Double Pumpkin" in 2011, it was bottled as "Fat Jack Double Pumpkin" in 2012.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1274) - Fischer, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
(A bomber from Ken) Pumpkin and all the typical (and appropriate) spices greet the nose. A clear maghogny pour with thin tan head and minimal to no lacing. The taste is overall sweet yet spicy. Pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, ginger with some graininess in the finish. Medium body with medium carbonation. Slick mouthfeel. Overall, a nicely brewed pumpkin ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HuskerTan (343) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Draft. A- Pumpkin, alcohol, spices. A- Mahogany color, clear liquid, white head. T- Pumpkin, alcohol, cinnamon, spices. P- Medium body, average texture, high carbonation, spiced finish. O- A strong pumpkin beer. The 8.5% abv is a welcome plus, but it’s got a little too much spice that outweighs the pumpkin tones.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (2371) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 26, 2013
Placeholder rating with just the numbers to get everything into the database before the end of 2013. Proper text should follow in the next 1-3 weeks.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (5984) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear mahogany-amber with a huge fairly lasting beige-tan fizzy/foamy head. Aroma is big pumpkin spice and mild ceral malt, some alchohol. Taste follows, some cucumber, which is weird. Average body, astringent, solid carbonation, longish spicy dry finish. Damned good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stefannilssons (1309) - SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2013
Det här var rätt okej, men kryddningen blir lite för påträngande mot bottnen av flaskan. Kroppen var okej och balansen likaså, smaken bar toner av halm, nejlika och pumpa.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Slubgob (172) - West Hartford, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bomber into water glass. Sweet pumpkin and typical lyre slice nose. Very nice dark orange. Inn the mouth pleasantly pumpkin with food and not overwhelming spice. A bit of sweetness.Finishes with more prominent pumpkin and a bit of spice. Good version of a style that’s too often over spiced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewballs (161) - USA - DEC 1, 2013
I had this at the Big Hops Growler a few months back and didn’t think too much of it. I bought a bottle of it before I went to that even and thought maybe when I popped it open for Thanksgiving Day it would be a waste of money. I was wrong. It has a dark hue, unlike other pumpkin brews I have seen. Smooth head. Notes of cinnamon and other sweet spices. The pumpkin is more stark in this one. It contrasts the bitterness of the pumpkin with a sweet, molasses flavor. Mellow wash down. Actually quite a good brew. Excellent seasonal beer!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trujahwarrior (479) - Monroe, Washington, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Bomber pours a brownish dark amber color with a medium tan head that leaves good lacing. Smells of pumpkin, caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and smoked malt. Tastes of the same things in the smell. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with good carbonation. Pretty good Imperial pumpkin ale nice pumpkin pie flavor with a touch of smokiness. Will be having some again next year for sure.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WilleLW (166) - Lund, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2013
Dark red/amber colour with a tan head. Aroma of hops, alcohol, spices, burnt caramel and pumpkin. Cosy spicy taste of pumpkin, some ginger, caramel and spices. A nice "just enough" sweetness and a smooth body. Some taste of syrup with a light finishing bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1078) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2013
(tap) clear orange amber colour with a small tan head; aromas of pumpkin, stewed fruit, spice; balanced flavour


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