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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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Brewed with native Pennsylvania neck pumpkins harvested just a few miles from our brewery at Strites’ Orchard, Master of Pumpkins conjures the spirit of autumn by combining roasted pumpkins and traditional pie spices with a French saison yeast. This natural fermentation releases a palate of vanilla, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, and honey. In addition to 750mL bottles, Master of Pumpkins is also currently available on draft and for take-out growler fills in the Tasting Room. Taste it you will see. More is all you need! 2014 note: now sold in four packs of 12.7 oz bottles. (375 ml)


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7710) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to Brian! Pours a hazy amber orange with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of strong spice with cinnamon and clove backed by sweet grains and a touch of pumpkin. Aroma has a bit of a biscuit and pumpkin but is mainly full of cinnamon, all spice and nutmeg.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (2901) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a burnt orange amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and ginger. Flavor of toasted malts, clove, ginger, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (955) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle. About 6 months old. Cloudy sunburst. Aroma is pumpkin pie, nutmeg, fall spices, and vanilla. The taste adds a champagne yeast sort of funk, honey, sugar, and graham crackers. Boozy in the middle. Not as much carb as I expected, average body. A very good fall seasonal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1220) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle shared by Douglas. Thanks! A: Dark amber, almost red, thin off-white head. N: Clove, all-spice, pumpkin, cola, fresh black peppercorn, esters, saison yeast, touch of lemon zest, and graham cracker. T: Sweet, spicy, slight tartness. M: Medium body, fuzzy carbonation, hidden alcohol. O: A worthy experiment in a crowded field of pumpkin beers. It stands out well, and the sweet-sour combination works well here. Better than anything I had from Elysian this year.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6939) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle thanks to Dan. Pours a clear reddish color with a small white head. A big sweet pumpkin nose. Spicy, sweet pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (450) - - JAN 2, 2015
Hazy amber, tall head. Nice, complex aroma. Medium to full body, very intense flavors, silky palate, spritzy, long with a pleasant finish. Sweet but enough bitter and tart counterbalance. Exuberant spice flavors with a hoppy background. Very nice and powerful, if you like sweet and spices. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle.
Appearance: Clear copper body, short tan head.
Aroma: Pumpkin, clove, nutmeg and hints of cinnamon.
Taste: Pumpkin up front with sweet malts. Hints of sugar, cinnamon, graham crackers and vanilla with a strong nutmeg and clove finish.
Palate: Medium bodied, highly carbonated.
Overall: This first sip was excellent, but the finish is too clove heavy. I wish it were balanced better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (3491) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Dark amber-brown body, medium sized off-white head, sparse lacing. Mild spicing with nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove. Earthy gourds, with some toffee and biscuit. Medium bodied with moderate to soft carbonation, not overly sweet for the style, clean finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1833) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2014
On the fifth day of Christmas 2014. Pours deep chestnut brown with a small tan head that left decent lacing. Aroma is pumpkin pie, nutmeg, cinnamon and caramel. Taste is sweet, spicy and a hint of acidic tartness. Medium bodied, smooth mouth feel with a slick texture and some stickiness on the finish. Overall this is a solid pumpkin that doesn?t overdue the spices.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9322) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Dark orange with little head. Big clove, ginger and cinnamon. A tad light. Ok.


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