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RATINGS: 346   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Pumpkin beers have been an American tradition since the pilgrims hit Plymouth Rock while Oktoberfest beers have been brewed in Germany since not long after Prince Ludwig got hitched in 1810. Now Terrapin is “carving” out our own special brew by combining these two great styles into a unique PUMPKINFEST beer...This Side Project has all the complex maltiness of a great Oktoberfest lager with the delicate spiciness of grandma’s fresh baked pumpkin pie.

Formerly Terrapin Side Project Pumpkinfest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EricTeusink (679) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
I am not a huge fan of Pumpkin Beer. Too often I am left wanting a glass of milk to go with the piece of pie I have just drank. This beer does an excellent job of balancing the pumpkin flavors within the beer. Pours murky brown with thinnish white head. Scent is allspice and malts. Mild pumpkin spice flavors blends well with light malts and hops. Medium to Heavy body. A best in show Pumpkin beer. Bottle - Dakota Blue - Atlanta, GA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2052) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Brownish/Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Mild White Head Ring, No Lacing S: Pumpkin, Nutmeg, Mild Cinnamon T: Mild Nutmeg, Mild Cinnamon, Mild Pumpkin M: Mediocre Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Spicy, Mildly Watery Overall, for a pumpkin lager, its okay but under carbonated in this case.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lukaduke (2144) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pours a medium amber color with a finger of eggshell foam. Nose has lots of cinnamon, cream soda and a trace of pumpkin. Palate is very malty with some brown sugar, not overly sweet, touch of big red gum with a spicy pumpkin finish. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
samsmith33 (369) - - OCT 31, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2013 Aroma Is pumpkin, potato,yams, carrots,hint of cinnamon. Cloudy dark orange. Taste is buttery pumpkin, touch of pepper, nutmeg. A lot of flavor. Different taste with every other sip. Good stuff. Favorite pumpkin beer so far. - Values Updated after Pumpkin Beer Comparison. #5 of 8 in Pumpkin Beer Evaluation. -Double Blind Evaluation of 8 2013 Pumpkin Beers: 1-Weyerbacher Imperial Pumkin Ale; 2-Dogfishead Punkin Ale; 3-Fegleys Devious Imperial Pumpkin; 4-Southern Tier Pumking; 5-Terrapin Pumpkinfest; 6-Rogue Pumpkin Patch Ale; 7-Shipyard Pumpkin Ale; 8-Big Muddy Brewing Pumpkin

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thewade (311) - USA - OCT 30, 2013
This is a "middle of the road" pumpkin beer for me. Not much spice, but nice subtle pumpkin. I do, however, prefer this to Oktoberfest brews.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMCC2181 (1502) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle from SL... hazy orange in color.... Nose of spices... flowers and light pumpkin notes... Taste is a dull flower, hay, spices, pumpkin. Not bad more of an Oktoberfest meets a pumpkin beer. Nice body, easy to drink. Decent pumpkin brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1076) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pours dark orange copper in the glass. Nice pumpkin spice aroma and flavor. Overall, an easy drinking brew. Thanks BZK!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
strongpieman (1480) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle. Reddish gold color, pretty clear, thin head. Pumpkin spice and some clove. Medium body, lighter finish. Good pumpkin beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
can8ianben (1316) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2013
It’s fine, but I’m just not crazy about pumpkin beers... Very sweet, plenty of pumpkin spice - but is it just me or do these beers end up tasting pretty metallic in flavor??

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
On tap at GABF 2013, cinnamon, nutmeg and pumpkin aroma, taste is a bit too spicey, light body.

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