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RATINGS: 696   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A perennial favorite at our Brewery Halloween party, this reddish amber ale is perfect for fall. Real pumpkin adds a full body and sweetness, while deep roasted malts lend a toasty finish to this subtly spiced brew.


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1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
NordicV (1162) - Malmö, Sweden, - NOV 4, 2012
Vacker rödbrun öl med smutsvitt skum. Inte mycket öl varken i smak eller doft. Kryddorna tar över för mycket för min smak. Framförallt kanelen.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockey9930 (91) - - SEP 22, 2014
Clear red with tan head. Malty dark fruit aroma. Pumpkin spice flavor with a fruity tartness. Light bodied and watery. Might be better if it wasn’t so watery and had a fuller flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (211) - CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
Pours a clear medium-to-deep amber with a short finger of white head diminishing rapidly to nothing, no lacing. Nose is pumpkin and spice, brown sugar. Taste is sweet and spicy pumpkin, brown sugar, mild bitter. Medium to full body, moderate to high sustained carbonation, and a somewhat sticky finish. Well, I’ll be: a pumpkin ale that isn’t terrible - will wonders never cease? This just might be the best pumpkin ale I’ve ever tried! (Not that that bar was set all that high, mind you, but still…) Decently spicy, with a fairly good pumpkin flavour. It’s a bit too sweet, and that adversely affects the finish, but not bad at all. Ultimately, I wouldn’t say no to another - and I think that’s the first time I’ve said that about a pumpkin ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AAEA (112) - California, USA - SEP 21, 2014
12 fl oz ($1.42) pretty good. good beer to start out a BBQ. get the harvest 12 pack, everything in it is actually decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wilnatp (580) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Tap. Sweet. Not the best pumpkin beer but nothing repulsive either. Wouldn’t buy in bottles.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopmelt (190) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Pours clear deep amber, very thin tan head, light thin lacing. Aroma pumpkin, slight roast, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar. Taste sweet pumpkin, roast malt, almost a marshmallow flavor, cinnamon and nutmeg dominate the slightly spicy finish. Mouthfeel towards the full end of medium body, low carbonation, slight spicy bite, mostly sweet finish, although spice lends a bit of balance. Overall nice beer, similar to most pumpkin beers, but a bit fuller and has the slight roasted pumpkin and marshmallow note, would be a good beer around a crisp fall camp fire.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfontain (807) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2014
12 oz bottle. Deep copper, smaller beige head. Spicy, sweet, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugary but not quite excessively. Really solid pumpkin beer, even compared to many of the more "respected" brands’ pumpkin offerings.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AKORN (141) - Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Clear amber and good white head. Nutmeg, pumpkin and spices aroma. Taste is similar to aroma just lighter. Crisp and light. Good beer

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mbgrayson (536) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Pours a clear brownish orange, with tan head. Aroma of pumpkin and spice. Taste is very much of pumpkin, and it’s a bit more than I like. Still, a good example of the style. Thumbs up.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bif (1451) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark amber color with a small head and spots of lacing. Aroma on nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin and bit of caramel. Taste of cinnamon, nutmeg, spice, caramel and bit of pumpkin. Mild bitterness and a spice finish. Moderate body and smooth feel but a bit much with the spices. Not a bad beer, but just another pumpkin beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
swanmann (604) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Clear amber, caramel color with small light tan head, settling quickly with slight lace; smells of nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, pumpkin caramel; the flavor I get a touch of roasty bitterness up front, followed by caramel, pumpkin, a sort of powdery spice quality, then mostly sweetness; the palate is medium-light, mouthfeel a bit watery. Overall, I think it needs more body, higher alcohol maybe... the flavors are all fighting each other.


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