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RATINGS: 441   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
scarletfire65 (972) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Aroma and flavor of canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice. Solid sweet malty base carries it well. A bit of warming alcohol on the finish. One of the better pumpkin ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fratto (2632) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle from Mom’s Liquor Cabinet. Murky brown pour with an off-white head. Aroma is kinda baking spice, a lot of nice malt, and some sweetness. Taste is plastic, pumpkin, and dark malt. Vegetables in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Xebbe (67) - - OCT 30, 2014
Luktar julöl. Pepparkaka. Söt och mjuk. Kvalmig och inte så god. Ingen hit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drcboehm (62) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Pint glass at 10th Ave Burrito in Belmar NJ. Great food. Visit if near by. The beer. Very surprised by the whole character. First thing I said was it tasted like it was aged in a bourbon barrel. I likey.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian (1142) - Canadiana, Nova Scotia, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
pours a ruby/ burnt wood sort of colour. Huge pumpkin spice aroma with all the classics, nutmeg, allspice and ginger. On the palate it doesn’t have all those aggressive nutmeg and gingery notes that I expected but the pumpkin is there in bunches. It also has a bit of heat adding a sort of burbon character to it. Okay but not great. Too much pumpkin for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2479) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
650 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a clear reddish brown with average-sized light tan head. Aroma is rich caramel and fruity malt with pumpkin pie spices and brown sugar. Flavour is quite malty and sweet with caramel, some dark fruit, lots of brown sugar, pumpkin pie spices and a little pumpkin. Body is on the fuller side. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (42) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2014
Flaska från SB. Mörkbrun med lite skum. Doft av söt kanel. Smak av kanel och lite ingefära. Kunde varit lite sötare.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hangunder (247) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2014
Smells nice, very caramel malty, nutmeg, cinnamon. Hazy ruby color with a long lasting off-white head. Tastes good but slightly sweet and cloying. Upfront malty sweetness, almost a candi-sugar like flavor, middle is filled with a number of pumpkin pie spices and sweet with an earthy hoppyness. Medium body and carbonation. Alright pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5499) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle (65 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear mahogny, medium beige head. Bready and bisquity malt aroma, plenty of spices. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with low to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gaultier (410) - SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2014
@ Nedre Mölla 20/10-14. Aroma: Christmas spices (cinnamon, ginger, allspice, clove), caramel. Taste: Dito + sweet, notes of licorice. Body is medium, the finish is sweet, caramely and spicey (see aroma).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5170) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Amber pour with slightly off white head. Aroma is pumpkin pie spice that leans towards the cinnamon. Flavor is same pie spice with a medium floral bitterness. Medium bodied and a tad fizzy. ok spice

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