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RATINGS: 344   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollinsr (383) - Atlanta, - OCT 14, 2012
Pours a cloudy amber with a thin layer of off-white head. Aroma is pungent cinnamon spice with some sourness as well. The spices carry well in this beer and do not overwhelm the sweet malty backbone. I personally like my pumpkin beers a little more malt heavy but this one has enough to make a nice and rich pumpkin beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (1191) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2014
4 oz draft pour at ChurchKey. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of pumpkin, cinnamon, spices. Tastes of pumpkin, spices, herbs. Medium body with a dry finish. Medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (327) - Louisiana, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Rated from notes taken 28 Dec 2012 -- Terrapin has a pretty strong offering in the realm of pumpkin beers. I could drink this any night in fall/winter. I’m a big fan.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 30, 2014
Label has changed but it was nice and quite pumpkin features. NIce and easy to drink. With the characteristics of.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10908) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Orlando, FL. Pours rather orange with a slight white head. Light pie spice aroma. It’s fairly strong spice. Perhaps heavy on clove. like it for strong flavor with a firm malt backbone to carry it. Very tasty for such a low ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (2495) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 3, 2014
The beer is bright orange with just a mild haze. Beige head that settles as a thin ring on top. Aromas of lager, fall spice. Cinnamon and nutmeg with some squash character. A bit sweet, but not too. An interesting take on a fall seasonal, going the lager route as opposed to the typical ale choice. Crisp finish with a subtle hop bitterness. A solid beer, especially if you’re a fan of Oktoberfest and/or pumpkin brews.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (322) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 29, 2013
The aroma contains pumpkin, auspice, cinnamon. It a bit cloudy amber with an slight orange hue. It’s lively with dominate pumpkin flavor and weak remnants of the other spices.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidobutai (342) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
A fairly bland offering as far as a pumpkin goes. As a matter of fact, I was handed this and tried it blind, and I didn’t know it was a pumpkin ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (607) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Aroma of spice, allspice and cinnamon. Amber colour no head. Taste of spice is overpowering and palate is pure spie.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (867) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2014 Poured from a bottle. Medium clear orange color, with a medium white head. Light pumpkin and nutmeg flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattern33 (99) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle. Solid initial pumpkin aroma. Medium amber clear color. Pure malt flavor profile (no noticeable hop prescence). Smooth on palate but no hop flavor like i prefer. Good pumpkin beer.


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