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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Edinburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a red - orange colour with a fair yellowish beige head. Aroma of pumpkin, yeast, grassy hops, cinnamon and cloves. Big pumpkin flavour with yeast, barley and Weetabix notes. Nicely bitter with mild carbonation and a dry finish. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dantheman278 (1361) - SCOTLAND - OCT 25, 2011
Cask at Cloisters. Amber, creamy white head. Weetabix, pumpkin, grassy nose. Similar flavours, definite pumpkin, hint of cinnamon, mild bitter finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (646) - SCOTLAND - OCT 17, 2013
On tap at the doric Edinburgh new recipe for 2013 a golden Amber beer with an off white head light sweet fruity beer with moderate carbonation and slight bitter finish less malty and sweeter than other pumpkin ales

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 2, 2010
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2012 Gravity cask at cloisters ... copper ... thin white head ... soft fruits light spice hop ... definite pumpkin nose ... light hop ... light clove long pumpkin linger ... soft malt backbone.... 3.7 ... cask at standing order ... tk2 copper ... thin white head ... light pumpkin malt nose ... sweet juicy malts .... light fruit ... light pumpkin 3.7 bow ... copper .. lightest copper ... soft pumpkin light spice nose ... soft mellow toffee loads of pumpkin... light spice in linger ... 3.7 cask at Sorder ...golden amber ... small white head.. creamy off white head ...soft spice ... light pumpkin nose ... long bitter pumpkin front ... little spice and sweeetness on linger 3.6

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3338) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask at The Southern. Clear deep amber with a good white head. Spice aromas, but also toffee and caramel. Gentle sweetness to the taste, good toffee malt and clove. Well balanced, and one of the best pumpkin beers I’ve tried.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 29, 2011
Cask at Doctors. A fine seasonal ale. majority malt flavour but with a sweet additive that can only be described as pumpkinny.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2013
On tap @ the Southern Bar. This is the best Scottish effort at a pumpkin ale I’ve had to date. The base must be a Scotch Ale or an Amber. There’s a great malt backbone that is able to hold the intense spiciness (which as always is the foil for the pumpkin itself). Clove is the spice that comes through most on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2860) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 31, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear golden amber, thin white head, malty and pumpkin aroma, moderate carbonation, fruity flavour with pumpkin which lasts to the aftertaste, easy to drink, well balanced

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 6, 2013
Cask @ Red Squirrel, Edinburgh [311013]
Dark amber, clear, very thin white head, some lacing
Aroma of caramel, light fruits, soft spicy, slight vegetal
Taste of caramel malts, spicy notes, some soft fruits. bitter quite earthy hops, dab of cereal, quite malty
Palate - Medium body, smooth, fairly sweet malts, good texture. Finish - fairly bitter, spicy, soft bitter caramel linger
Overall - Nice malts in here, not sure where the pumpkin is though -wasn’t that keen at first then got to like it

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4491) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2012
Deep golden colour with a small off white head. Sweet fruity and light spicy aroma. Medium body with a creamy texture. Nice bitter finish. A bit sweet fruity flavour. Pumpkin I quess.
[On handpull at Doctors in Edinburgh, Scotland]


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