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RATINGS: 717   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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rodenbach99 (3194) - Longueuil, Quebec, - DEC 5, 2012
Bouteille achetée au Vermont offerte par Patrick. Belle robe brune avec une mousse blanche. Le nez est bien aromatique, les bières à la citrouille sont plus souvent des bières aromatisées aux épices de tarte à la citrouille, avec de la muscade, gingembre séché, cannelle, piment de Jamaïque. Celle-ci ne fait pas exception mais en plus le corps malté est solide. Les saveurs sont franches, la finale maltée épicée est longue et savoureuse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cleverlobo (317) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle; red-brown with moderate beige head; aroma- nutmeg, bread; taste-mild sweetness and bitterness, vegetables, slight smokiness, moderate carbonation. Decent. Needs more hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beachmaster (155) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 25, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a clear dark amber, with a small beige head that quickly fades. No appreciable lacing. Nose is pumpkin spice, and the taste follows the nose. Pleasant enough as a change of pace, but nothing special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheHopster (819) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - OCT 23, 2014
(Bottle). Pours a deep orange-brown complexion with thick tan head. Aroma is bready with yeast and natural pumpkin. Unfortunately appearance and aroma are its best attributes. The flavor is vegetable and spices with a bitter aftertaste. Thin palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
caffeineownsme (4) - GUATEMALA - OCT 23, 2014 does not count
Dark red color, short lasting head. I can feel a roasted caramel taste and sweet pumpkin. I don’t know why some people hate it, I liked it a lot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biznizness (1104) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Mix pack. Not crazy about it. The middle turns into kind of a muddy sweet/spiced mess that sticks to your palate. I’ve had a lot of pumpkin beers like that, I think it happens because they dial back the hops. Would not drink it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ericular (665) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Well carbonated. Nice deep orange but not much lacing. Aroma is sweet caramel malts and nutmeg. Taste is sweet with nutmeg up front, with mild pumpkin coming in at the end. Pretty good overall with an approachable fall vibe.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RickTStiles (775) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2014
pours dark amber with a very thin white head and no lacing. Aroma of decaying oranges, wet leaves, pumpkin an nutmeg. taste is very light with a touch of malty sweetness, some vague squash notes, damp brown sugar and various subtle warming spices. finish is mildly sweet. There’s nothing offensive here but there’s also nothing memorable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Mickymse (5) - - OCT 19, 2014 does not count
This ale delivers a good but basic taste as one expects from Sam Adams. Consistently good, and with a surprisingly strong aroma of pumpkin and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (7609) - Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
355ml bottle. Sweet pumpkin pie flavor, actually not a bad pumpkin beer dispite people hating it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (882) - Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours orange with deep red hues, off-white head. Aroma of oumpkin, baking spices, sweet. Taste is lots of nutmeg and pumpkin, other baking spices present, medium bodied, crisp. Good.

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