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Steamworks The Great Pumpkin Ale

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Steamworks The Great Pumpkin Ale
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Formerly brewed at Steamworks Brewing (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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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Pumpkin Ale is a malty, copper coloured brew that’s 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


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgreb (399) - Marburg, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2009
growler, filled at brewpub - hazy brown beer with a thin beige head. Aoma of cinnamon and other spices. Flavour is not to sweet but strong and has also spices like clove.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6125) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2013
22. Thanks r! Pours a burnished crystal clear dark amber. Rich caramel and pie spice nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Rich caramelly pie like mid palate despite a fairly average body weight. Mild caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4620) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 15, 2007
GCBF sample. Copper. Minimal head. Dark pumpkin and light spice in the nose. More spice than pumpkin in the flavour. Meaty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5637) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2010
Tap. Spicy cookiedough aroma. Cloudy brown, offwhite lace. Chewy fruity, spices are wellbalanced. Slightly weird, but a quite pleasant dessert actually. Probably first pumpkin beer I enjoyed.

3.3
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 9, 2007
Delivers as advertised. Liquid pumkin pie. Spiciness, gingerbread, pumpkin. Even pours a pumpkin orange.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6404) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2010
Sampled at GCBF ’10, pours deep amber with a beige head. Very strong pumpkin aroma with nutmeg and cinnamon as well. Flavour is quite spicy pumpkin and nutmeg. The body is quite hard-edged, but this wins points for potency.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Japalo (1169) - DENMARK - SEP 30, 2013
Tap@steamworks brewery. Dark mahogany. Slight haze. Intens cinnamon. Some complex wooden flavours from the pure. Strange perfumed brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2010
Brown,small beige head.Big pupmkin pie nose. More of same in palate, nutmeg, allspice, pumpkin, etc.Faint hop finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (959) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
I dig the dark ruby colour. Not too much pumpkin smell. More spices that anything. Nutmeg. Cinnamon. Vanilla. Taste is more of the same spices, with upfront bland malt. Overall, decent taste, but not much body.


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