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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Boxcar Pumpkin Porter is a traditional English-style Brown Porter with pumpkin added to the mash. Light spicing allows the subtle flavors of pumpkin and roasty porter to shine through. Boxcar is a session beer at 5.2% and very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lutz2jm (205) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 30, 2014
I remember this beer being better a few years back. Has some good flavors but has a finish that reminds me of mass produced craft beer (I call it the saranac taste)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6422) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Atlanta, Ga. - Hop City - 12 oz bottl. Dark copper pour, light off-white head. Strong spicy aroma with clove and allspice. Spicy flavor with some pumpkin spice, cloves and some ripening vegetable notes cloves. Thick enough mouthfeel. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4750) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Big fluffy tan head on a cola brown beer. Bad label. Standard 12 oz longneck. Allspice aroma over dark malt. Dry, tangy, coffee, spicy. Slightly roasted, some meaty notes. Loses carbonation. Didn’t love this one. Thanks to PorterPounder.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1998) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 28, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a deep red, almost black. No head. Aroma is spicy and chocolatey. Flavors are rich and complex. A little too much tang to the finish that detracts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Voodoo (459) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Poured a deep brown with a light brown head which disappeared quickly......aroma of nutmeg.....taste is the smokey porter overpowering most else, with a slight touch of the spices, especially nutmeg coming through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Darkmagus82 (2056) - - AUG 5, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-11-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Poured a deeper brown color with a big tan head. The head had decent retention fading over time to give only a lighter amount of lacing. Smell – The aroma is heavy of a sweet pumpkin smell. Mixed with the pumpkin is the presence of some chocolate, roasted malt and a little bit of nutmeg and allspice. Taste – The taste begins of roasted malt with a light hint of chocolate. A big pumpkin flavor hits the tongue immediately after the initial taste. It doesn’t combine with the roasted and chocolate flavors very well and when mixed with a light spice of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice the flavors really don’t meld. In the end a somewhat rotten roasted pumpkin flavor is left to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel- The body of the beer was on the thinner side with a carbonation level that was rather average. Overall – A beer I certainly won’t go to again. The flavors had no compatibility/melding in this brew and resulted it too off a flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Rated from notes taken 15 Sep 2011 -- Porter kinda dominates any pumpkin flavor. The pumpkin parts are too subtle in my opinion.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle. Dark cola pour with some mocha head. Burnt soy sauce, licorice, dark roast, caramel, tire, pumpkin and spice. The aroma is a bit too much for me. Good carbonation in a medium and creamy body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2657) - New York, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Draught. Pours dark with mild head. Cinammon cloves etc. Malts etc. Decent unspectacular

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tstamba (457) - Maryland, USA - DEC 14, 2013
From a bottle. Pours dark brown with almost no head or lacing. Smells of pumpkin and spice, but the flavor profile doesn't work that well for me... Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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