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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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The Painted Ladies Annual Fling celebrates the renaissance of downtown Lake Mills. Although named for the restoration of the many Victorian storefronts, some of the more adventurous women-folk added a playful twist and dressed as, well, painted ladies. Inspired by these bold and spicy women, we brewed Painted Ladies, a pumpkin and spice-infused amber ale. This fall, make sure you enjoy a fling with a few Painted Ladies.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Pours orange in color. Great notes of true pumpkin and the backing spices on both nose and mouthfeel. A real and true pumpkin beer. Fantastic!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Thanks to BeerFMAndy for sending this out as an extra. Served in tulip. Pours an orange-copper color with a really nice white head and quite a bit of spotty lacing. Nose is quite a bit of sweet pumpkin pie with a bit of cinnamon in the background, though mostly nutmeg. The taste is, again, some pretty sweet pumpkin with mostly nutmeg and a bit of clove. Medium body with a tad bit of spice. Drinks pretty well and is a nice pumpkin beer all around. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-10-2010

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle received as an extra in a trade. Thanks! Pouts deep ruby/copper, fluffy off-white head. Nose is clove, nutmeg, light vegetal matter, some nice caramel malt and a bit of alcohol. Flavor is Sweet caramel maltiness, a nice blend of warm spice (nutmeg, cinnamon, light ginger) and a bit of vanilla and pie crust. Really quite nice- like a richer pumking that isnít quite so extract-esque.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6241) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Bottle: † Reddish amber, moderate white head, foamy, spotty lacing. † Shoebox like pumpkin nose. † Soft nutmeg and cinnamon. † Sweet yet subtle pumpkin pie flavor on the tongue. † The spices are not too heavy, but provide a nice balance and donít make this one cloying as many others can be. † Body and mouthfeel are moderate. † Sweet malty finish. † Had I tried this blind I may not have said its a Pumpkin Ale because while it has some of the spices, its not very heavy or strong. † Seems to have more Pumpkin like flavor than the associated spices commonly used in these beers. † Fairly tasty. † Thanks to Skyview for the bottle!


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fear025 (213) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2011
Aroma:Some light spicy notes. Appearance:Pale orange in color. Taste:Iím not impressed with the flavor on this one. Itís got some malt and spice notes, but thereís absolutely no pumpkin flavor. Palate:Light to medium body. Good carbonation. Overall:Itís a sub-par pumpkin beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6158) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2011
Pours clear orange with white head, aroma of clove, cinnamon, slight pumpkin, hint of sweet cream. Taste is a bit too spice driven, notes of cinnamon, clove, other spices but covers up any pumpkin taste, goes into some caramel, and finishes sweet. Good start, but doesnít deliver.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1824) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2011
12oz bottle on sale at Archers. Pours an ruby toned body with a thin white head. Pumpkin, squash, and carrots with a mild spicy background. Ginger, pumpkin seeds, and all spice. Lots of ginger, anise and more spices. Incense, spices, dry and thin with a light linger of spices to finish. One of the better pumpkin ale Iíve had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7553) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Bottle. Pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove aroma. Slightly hazy amber color with small head. Sweet pumpkin malt and nutmeg flavor. Nice body and moderate carbonation. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10780) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 22, 2010
A: The pour is a clear, dark, amber color with very minimal head formation, just a thin ring of tan head. S: A lot of great spice smells that are certainly reminiscent of pumpkin pie. Good nutmeg and cinnamon as well as some actual pumpkin. T: Nutmeg, cinnamon, and all spice start this one off providing an almost liquid pumpkin pie flavor. Good sweet and starchy pumpkin character, too. M: The body is medium with a low to medium carbonation and a fairly smooth mouthfeel overall. D: One of the best pumpkin beers I had this year (or ever, I suppose). Tyranena makes another good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (3425) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2010
Deep copper color with a tall off white head that left nice lacing. Nice spicey nose that reminded me of cinnamon toast. Flavors of white sugar, all spice, cinnamon, buttered toast and water. It seemed a bit thin. Itís an alright spice beer.


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