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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   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 ďcarvingĒ 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 grandmaís fresh baked pumpkin pie.

Formerly Terrapin Side Project Pumpkinfest.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Edmoe (241) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2013 Amber pour with good head and lacing. Aroma is primarily spice with little pumpkin. On tasting, it is apparent that Terrapin has chosen to go heavier on the spice. While not bad, I think more pumpkin is needed to balance the flavor. Light to medium bodied with a slight lingering (and distracting) nutmeg (?) on the back of the mouth. Still, one of the better pumpkin beers Iíve tried. Update 9/26/2013: I said before that it was one of the better pumpkin ales but found it a little unbalanced. Well, this time it was well balanced. Very good. (original score unchanged)


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1912) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 19, 2014
On tap at Edleyís in Nashville. Pale orange color with minimal head. Decent pumpkin aroma on top of a rather basic beer. Iím kinda surprised by the high ratings for this one. Itís good and drinkable, but nothing stand out or special.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bobbymac29649 (3) - - DEC 10, 2014 does not count
Good tasting beer. Faint pumpkin pie aroma. Nice clove / ginger finish. Too bad this is seasonal. I'd drink it more often. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4090) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy, orange-brown with a small beige head. Pumpkin, clove, cinnamon,nutmeg aroma. Strong, pumpkin, dough, the usual spices..... A really nice pumpkin beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (635) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. One of the better Pumpkin beers Iíve had in the last few years.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdb288 (581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle from the source. Lots of spice in the nose here - everything you would expect and want in a pumpkin beer. Clove, coriander, allspice. Taste is the same. Lots of aromatics at work along with a sweet, malty ale. Itís pumpkin pie in a bottle!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4167) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 25, 2014
12oz bottle in a stemless glass. Pours deep amber/copper with an off-white head. Aroma of pumpkin pie spices especially ginger and nutmeg, some pale and caramel malts, hints of fruitiness, notes of floral hops, and some dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear amber pour with a thin beige head. Aroma of ginger, cinnamon, malt and caramel. Ginger and malt flavor with some cinnamon before a spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (995) - , Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2014
not much aroma - faint toffee malt. nice darker pumpkin/orange pour. taste was more of an Oktoberfest than pumpkin - which is fine. slight earthiness with slight spice at end; better as it warms

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atom (1441) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2014
12oz bottle pours a slightly hazy amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is cidery and of lots of spices. Taste similar to aroma with some bitterness kind of watery. Not my thing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (686) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber. Cinnamon spice and pumpkin aroma. The taste adds graham cracker. Very thin texture with a light body. Basically a standard pumpkin ale like all the rest, but with the potential is there to make this one bigger and better.


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