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Steamworks The Great Pumpkin Ale

Steamworks The Great Pumpkin Ale
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Formerly brewed at Steamworks Brewing Co. (Canada)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Vancouver, Canada


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The Pumpkin Ale is a malty, copper coloured brew thatís spiced with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger. We add 100 lbs of pumpkin directly to the mash and the resulting beer tastes just like pumpkin pie in a glass

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
frink (467) - coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2005
GCBF. Pours a reddish brown. Aroma of pumpkin pie (duh!). Tastes much the same with medium carbonation and a light body. I liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hooker (467) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2004
Murky dark amber colour. Slight brown head. light nutmeg nose that reminds you of a mild pumpkin pie. spicy taste with hints of pumpkin and nutmeg. It realy does taste like a mild pumpkin pie

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arhythmt (69) - USA - NOV 4, 2004
I thought this beer was terrific; most of the pumpkin ales Iíve tried (Elysian et al.) just donít taste like pumpkin pie, which is what I want to taste...I mean, letís face it, if youíre drinking a PUMPKIN beer, you donít want it tasting like gourds. You want it to taste like a slightly sweet, nutmeg/cinnamon/clove glass of pie, which is what this beer tastes like. Good stuff. I had a few.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
Wow, this beer has some kick. Brown with a small tan head. Aroma is cinnamon and nutmeg all the way with a hint of pumpkin. Flavour is spicy, with noticeable ginger and nutmeg and cinnamon, tastes like pumpkin pie puree. Finish is bitter and somewhat harsh. Great for something different but it was hard to finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (8188) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2004 Deep brown colour with orange highlights and a thin tan coloured head that quickly fades. Aroma of nutmeg, coriander, and clove. Flavour is okay, spicy bitterness, slightly metallic on a faintly malty pumpkin accented brew. Body is quite thin and there is a harsh bitterness on the finish. Could have been much better

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