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RATINGS: 783   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This beer is made in the pumpkin beer tradition, except instead of pumpkins we used yams, and lots of them! A big Belgian-style brown ale of 10% ABV, this one is bringing pumpkin beers (or yam beers) into new territory.


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3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dukeredhair (243) - California, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Aroma of maple, yam, holliday spice, nutmeg, cinnamon. Pours brown opaque. taste is sweet with noted spices. palate is thick and syrupy, as it warms the maple really becomes overpowering. Overall it tastes like thanksgiving but that doesn’t work until the weather actually turns.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (9505) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle, shared with Robbie. Burnt orange with a low cream coloured head that retains poorly. Burnt sugars (maple?), spices, estery yeast, sweet with a warming finish. Not picking up yams or pumpkin, more like a spicy Abt/Quad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - AUG 5, 2016
Bottle. Pours an amber color. Aroma and taste are molasses, pumpkin pie, and some maple syrup.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (2260) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
(bottle) clear very bright reddish amber colour with a small beige head; aroma of stewed fruit, candy, spice; smooth palate; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish; very nice

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3792) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Sampled at the Societe Party 2016. It poured a dark mahogany color with a tan head. The aroma was of spices, malts, pumpkin, wood and caramel. The taste was similar to the aroma with some yams, malts, caramel, spices and syrup. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (2793) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Draft 10 oz pour at Malt and Vine. Paid almost as much for this as the bottle is, because I’m an idiot. Bright cloudy orange pour with a thin fizz head. Big time sweet aroma with nape and vanilla. Sugar sweet, maple, brown sugar, and a cool finish. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (4174) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
Bouteille de 750ml, capsule métallique. Premier nez qui semble contaminé. Le liquide semble mince. La robe est cuivrée avec une mousse crémeuse épaisse et beige. Elle semble vouloir persister. Une bouche qui goûte les épices avec une purée de patate douce, pour amateur.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (1426) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Sweet and complex aroma and taste, but very much up my alley. Heavy on the sweet components - caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, maple syrup - with a very smooth mouthfeel. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bonnie628 (50) - Tustin, California, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Cloudy brown but settled out after sat. Yeasty nose with sweet agave maple like aroma. Taste pretty damn good brown sugar some sherry some sweetness some yeast and lots of wonderful spice notes. Really good.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2782) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Bomber thanks to one of the three cousins in the bario. Leafy nose. Light booze upfront and syrupy. Slight spice and milk chocolate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa (2433) - Tuusula, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2015
Tap at matchbox, palm springs. Dark brown color, white head. Aroma has cinnamon, ginger, plums, suryp. Nice sweet body, plums, ginger notes, suryp and spices.


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