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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Brewed with brown sugar, garam masala, torch roasted Vennetucci Farm sugar pumpkin, white sage, coriander, and grains of paradise. This version of our seasonally rotating Saison tastes like liquid pumpkin pie …. If you were in Belgium that is! 10.5% ABV.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ads135 (3785) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 1, 2014
One of the better pumpkin beers I’ve ever had. Adds some additional spice, some earthiness and some pepper to what you’d usually expect from a pumpkin beer. Picked this up in Fort Collins in 2013.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle. A beautiful well carbonated hazy brown beer with a ring of off-white head. An earthy aroma with plenty of unsweetened pumpkin - I love the beers made from Vennetucci Farm pumpkins. Some sage in the body but doesn’t interfere with the well integrated pumpkin. An excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (987) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2014
On tap last November at Stapleton Tap House. Listed as 9.5% Pours copper brown. Aroma of burnt malts, spices and nutmeg. Medium carbonation and mouthfeel. Flavors of brown sugar, burnt malts, minerals, pumpkin, tobacco, cardamon, cinnamon, pepper. Overall big and bold with a wide array of spices. Re-rate mid November at Stapleton Tap House. big aroma of herbs, coriander, sage, pumpkin. flavors of sweet malts, coriander, sage, minerals, melon. Overall big and flavorful with significant spices. I think slight aging has helped and I’m upping my rating.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10738) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 20, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2011 Bottle from my Trinity trip. Dark borwn, light head. Aroma is pumpkin, cocoa, coffee, yeast, fruitcake. Flavor is lighty tart, pumpkin, spice, light plums. Damn nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (9142) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark brownish purple pour with opaque, nice off white head. Aroma brings notes of coriander, cinnamon, sage, ginger, molasses, toasted pumpkin notes, mix of yeast, earth, slight herbal mint, caramel and toffee. Taste is a mix of caramel, fleshy and toasted caramel, hints of yeast, sage, coriander, ginger, clove, cardamom, cinnamon, hints of herbal, slight fruity notes as well. Very complex, but somehow it worked.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDurden24 (1664) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - OCT 10, 2012
At Freshcraft, brown pour with some great pumpkin aroma, taste adds some sage and other glorious flavors..damn good stuff! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oscbert (1192) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Strong pumpkin pie spices with plenty of acidic sourness. Pear and cherry Pours murky brownish amber color with long lasting fluffy white head. Malty bready flavor with sour pear like with sage and other spices. Medium bodied medium high CO2 sage spice finish. Enjoyable brew. Complex flavors blend well together. Glad to have gotten this as an XMAS present ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO (1506) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Draft sample at the brewery. Brown/copper pour. Spice aka. Taste is fruity, lightly tart, earthy, caramel, cinnamon. A bit of maple syrup on the end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - OCT 24, 2008
Tap at Trinity. Nice classic saison aroma. Smooth and easy to drink. Amber color. Some sweetness. Some banana from Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanknock (150) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 15, 2009
Rich, dark, limited edition Saison, slightly maltier than others with a lactic and creamy edge to the style, very farmhouse. Still, a peppery, hoppy and bubbly ale with nice complex notes of dried fruits, tobacco and caramel. Nice interpretation, since I generally prefer the hazy gold versions. Tried at GABF 2008.

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