Square One Pumpkin Ale
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
Actual pumpkin is used to create this malty amber ale. Based on St. Louisí first pumpkin beer brewed in 1996, it is spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and will remind you of pumpkin pie in a glass!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Draft served in a flight at the brewpub. Pours a slightly burnt orange color with a small khaki head that settles into a ring and film and laces the glass. "Pumpkin pie in a glass" isnít quite the best deScriptor here because the use of actual pumpkin makes it a little more earthy and vegetal, where others use a bigger malt backbone and more spices to make theirs bigger and sweeter. This one also has your usual slate of spices - cinnamon and nutmeg, namely - and the malts are a bit lighter but still provide enough of a satisfying backbone. Itís all in balance, too. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation. Nicely done pumpkin ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5681) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Spicy pumpkin pie flavor. Pretty tasty actually. Sweet and creamy. I like. Had this poured from draft at Square One brewery in St Louis.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, pumpkin and spice. Taste is cinnamon, cloves, pumpkin and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2407) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 30, 2012
October 30, 2012 on tap at brewpub. Clear dark golden pour with limited head. Typical pumpkin, has the malt, cinnamon and nutmeg along with it in aroma and taste. Light body and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3917) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Draft at amber with white head. Aroma is nutmeg forward, cloves, and pumpkin. Flavors are sweet caramel, pumpkin mash, nutmeg and cinnamon, thin body, fizzy feel. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jandd1983 (3862) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Sampled at the brewpub. This is one of the better pumpkin brews in the area. It poured a dark copper-amber color with a white head. The aroma was lots of pumpkin with a little malt in the background. The taste was of pumpkin, clove and malt. Excellent finish with a nice pumpkin aftertaste. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - NOV 1, 2011
Sample from beer fest in Augusta. Poured a copper color with a little hue to it. Smaller white head that was gone rather quick. Aroma was dominated by the pumpkin, with some nutmeg coming through. Flavor was spices, cinnamon and pumpkin in the finish. The more pumpkin beers I drink, the more I start to like them. This one was decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Sample at the brewpub. The beer is a dark copper-amber color with a thin off-white head that diminishes to a film eventually. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Pumkin aroma with some malt in the background. Medium body with flavors of pumpkin, clove, and malt. The finish is nicely spiced with a lingering pumpkin aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1520) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - NOV 13, 2009
I like that this has more pumpkin flavor than many Iíve tasted. The spice flavor is a bit much, though--itís unbalanced. Itís a good effort, not great, but enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ilherps (248) - Carbondale, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2008
Growler from the brewery. Color is copper. This beer is great for the style. Every sip tastes like a bite of pumpkin pie. Flavors of nutmeg, corriander, and yes pumpkin come through. Very drinkable, not too sweet or artificial, a great fall beer.

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