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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A full-bodied, deep reddish amber beer made with pumpkin and butternut squash and spiced with nutmeg, clove and cinnamon. Celebrate the bounty of harvest with this rich, malty ale and invoke the season of plenty.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerandbeyond (625) - ISRAEL - DEC 12, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Hazy deep amber color with nice red reddish hues and decent off white head. Strong pumpkin nose, with caramel, cinnamon, cardamom, and chai-like aromas. Sweet squash, caramel, heavy spice, lo bitterness and decent maltiness. Full body, rich, a bit too sweet, but overall interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerme31 (454) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark amber medium white head. Strong pumpkin aroma, cinnamon, nutmeg, and other spices. Medium sweet taste. Medium-full body, average body, spice finish. Overall all solid pumpkin ale.

3.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2534) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of olr1984 thanks! Pours a deep copper/light amber color with an ample beige head. At first sniff, the nose has a greater depth than many of the spiced pumpkin ales. Heavy on the pumpkin, a light and airy crust sensation, and nutmeg with light cinnamon. Sensational! Taste is good pumpkin flavor, but gets a little heavy-handed with the spices. Nutmeg, cinnamon, and cardamom. Finish is quite spicy. I could sniff this all night long, but Im staring at my glass wishing it would taste just half as delicious as the aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamJackson (2100) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Reddish bronze with some floaties. Creamy resilient head. This is an insane pumpkin nose. Taste is very herbal with thyme and basil. Obvious mix of pumpkin and chord with sugary sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AbbeyRoade (259) - Missouri, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Although I wish I had a stout or porter version of this, the Schafly Pumpkin Ale is probably the best genuine pumpkin ale Ive tried yet. While the others claim to be pumpkin ales and impart notes of only clove, nutmeg, and allspice, this one is similar to pumpkin pie in a glass. True pumpkin flavor prevails and makes this a smooth, refreshing drink.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Smurf2055 (1303) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 29, 2013
2012 vintage Pours minimal carbonation, hazy dark amber Smell pumpkin pie, bit of cream, faded spice Taste creamy pumpkin pastebit bitter, rooty, veggies light to medium body ok, not one to age

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (4310) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Thanks to GatorGuy92 for the share. Cheers, Matt! Pours a nice orange copper with a white head. Nose is cinnamon, roasted pumpkin, vanilla, and spice. Flavor is similar: starts off with some roasted pumpkin and vanilla, then moves to cinnamon, spice, and lots of things nice, then finishes off-dry with spice. Light to medium in body and a very nice pumpkin ale, outdone only by CCBs Good Gourd.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
partywithanM (98) - Kansas City, Kansas, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Pint. Pretty tasty seasonal ale. Definite pumpkin taste on the tongue and in the finish. There are also prominent spice flavors like cinnamon and nutmeg.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1849) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 22, 2013
12oz bottle. Deep garnet color with no head. Nice real pumkin aroma with limited pumpkin pie spice. similar flavor profile with a solid malt sweetness and nice body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (2717) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 14, 2013
12 oz. bottle thanks going again to queenholly. Mahogany color with a ring of white head that had little retention. Excellent aromas of cinnamon apples, pumpkin and cloves. Taste is a nice balance of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and even butternut squash! Also vanilla notes. Texture is creamy with a graham cracker malt base. This delivers in flavor. Top end in the style and the best new pumpkin rating of the season for me.


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