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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SPDickerman (918) - Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Pours ruby with a large light khaki head. Smells of pumpkin, cinnamon, hints of smoke, ginger, and nutmeg. Taste is pumpkin, pumpkin pie spices, and mild hints of smoke. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Samuel Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin finishes sweet and a little spiced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mullinger1980 (1) - USA - OCT 1, 2012 does not count
A different pumpkin beer. Dark fruit and spice. Pumpkin is present, but not over powerful. Spice is not overdone either. This beer almost reminds me of a Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
efecher (70) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Pours very dark amber color, light to medium carbonation. Depending on your tolerance, a full bottle may get you a buzz. Very prominent pumpkin spice flavor, a nice brew reminiscent of autumn. Almost seems like if a barleywine was made from pumpkin beer. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ret12 (452) - Maryland, USA - OCT 10, 2011
What a delicious pumpkin beer, very spicy and very sweet, its like liquid pumpkin pie.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WaukeganBrewer (5) - - SEP 20, 2012 does not count
Delicious spiced beer that I really enjoyed. One of the better (and stronger) examples of the style I’ve had this season.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hartung32 (212) - Indiana, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Great beer!!! Probably my second favorite pumpkin beer(Southern Tier Pumking). I'd like a tad more sweetness; other than that, perfect. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beerandhockey8 (224) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - NOV 9, 2013
From 22oz bottle (cellared 2 years) to lager glass. Pour is a deep amber, thick tan head with a thicker texture. Nose is pumpkin, spices, alcohol. Taste is heavy bodied, bitter with touches of sweetness coming through. Finishes crisp, awesome pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
chinchin (15) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAY 26, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2013 Fat Jack pours mahogany brown and gives off a nice red hue when held up to the light. Two fingers of biscuit colored head gives off an impressive aroma of nutmeg, malt, and the advertised big orange gourd. The first sip reveals an intense bright creamy body followed by an enjoyable warming effect. Big flavor with notes of fall spices, fruit, caramel, and lots of pumpkin. The finish has mild floral notes with a dominant pumpkin end. If its pumpkin you want, its pumpkin you get with this brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Luvystypotables (555) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Dark orange colour with a large creamy lacy head. Rich aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Great taste of pumkin pie, and nutmeg, Flavor goes quickly, leaving a nutmeg finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PackPride (112) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Pours a light creamy head with aromas of cinnamon, brown sugar and pumpkins. Tastes are spicy with cinnamon predominantly and pumpkins in the background. Overall a great beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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