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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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In celebration of the fall harvest. Here's an autumn favorite that's as enjoyable as pumpkin pie. This hearty ale is brewed with cinnamon, allspice, cloves and vanilla. Look for a full body and amber color. We're sure you'll enjoy this special brew.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ritterkreuz (179) - Seneca Falls, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2006
A good smell, one that goes well with fall foods with hints of clove and nutmeg. Not too filling, a caramel/orange color.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Trooper11 (468) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2006
Orange brew huge foamy white head. Heavy aroma of spice, cloves and nutmeg. Same for the taste but kind of fizzy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (3395) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2006
Caramel colored beer with a big bubbled beige head when poured out of the bottle. Light nose of spice. Typical spiced pumkin ale, with lots of cinnamon and clove flavors. Caramel sweetness, with the vanilla coming out in the finish. This is my first pumpkin beer of the season, and it reminds me why I like this beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - SEP 27, 2006
bottle. Pours out a deep amber almost brown color, transparent, off white head. Pleasant spicy aroma, allspice, cinnamon. Fairly malty up front with notes of vanilla and spice, kind of bready. Medium bodied, easy drinking. Actually not that bad, not overly spicy or all that bland.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1287) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2006
Copper colored clear liquid with a fine head. Nose is pumpkin and spice. taste is a dry a a little thin beer that has a faint nutmeg taste. A restrained pumpkin option to rival a few of the more intense pumpkin options.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Pours an orange color with almost no head. Aroma has plenty of cinnamon in it as well as some cloves. I don’t know if there’s actually any pumpkin in this beer at all but it doesn’t taste like it. Mostly clovey with some cinnamon. Very thin. Not really enjoying this one.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skippapotamus (29) - USA - SEP 21, 2006
Dark pour, white head common to Saranac. I can taste some pumpkin sugars in there, but I think they went light on actal pumpkin flavor, and is shadowed by vanilla. Had almost a metallic taste. Good mouthfeel, if a bit light. Pleasing overall, but they tried to balance things too delicately and it seems as if the flavors neither stand out nor blend as well as they could.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - SEP 18, 2006
Bottle provided by Tom and Larry, two of Georgia’s finest. Probably consumed in the spring of ought-six. Deep amber colored and clear. Small whitish head fades to a ring. Nice lacing. Good pumpkin aroma and flavor. Nice caramel insinuations. A bit thin at times. Some spices in background. One of the better pumpin beers I have had.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2006
Typical mechanical Saranac beer with the unholy duty of being a pumpkin beer. A sweet crazy mess that is cloying.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - SEP 13, 2006
From a 12 oz. long neck brown bottle with a blurb on the neck label, fall ’06 release. Poured a clear amberish copper with a foamy white head that settled into a thin lacing. Aromas of cinnamon pie spices, a light pumpkin and bready malts. Good carbonation and a crisp, dry and smooth medium bodied mouthfeel. Tasty and malty, bready with a light caramel sweetness, cinnamon pie spices and a light pumpkin flavor, a soft hop twang towards the end, and a spice bread finish. This was quite nice, tasty with a smooth, easy drinkability, a good seasonal.


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