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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Nosferatu (Bird of Death) a.k.a. Count Orlok was THE German Count Dracula. He was a blood-sucking vampire, but being German he must’ve enjoyed beer too, right? We believe it is so and thus have created a Black Pumpkin Wheat Ale in his honor...a ’beer noir’ if you will.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (5009) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2015
500ml bottle. Darkest brown colour with average to huge, thick, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Sweet-ish pumpkin aroma, hints of clove, a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is dry, dark malty, mild pumpkin notes, a wheaty touch, minimally tart-ish, unspecific fruity overtones, a touch of cinnamon and clove. Twinkle-toed Pumpkin Ale, not a mu fusty, not too sweet, well-considered mildly spiced. A cheers for Urban Chestnut, a cheers for (Bielefeld-born) F.W. Murnau: "The Master is coming!... The Master is here!"

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10805) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
Das Bier ist sehr dunkelbraun/schwarz und hat eine große beige Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, reife dunkle Früchte, Gewürze, etwas Kürbis. Geschmack nach reifen Früchten, wenig Röstmalz, Hefe, Gewürze und Kürbis.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBunn (2588) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with a one finger tan head and aromas of pie spices and a bit of decaying leaf matter. Flavor has a heavy handed pie and pumpkin flavoring that buries any of the dark malt that tries to express itself. A hint of roasty malt is about it here. Decent but not my favorite.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (3039) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Brownish black with a solid head. Aroma is cinnamon and spice. Flavour is ginger, some pumpkin, yeasty on a burnt finish. Made a stew with this, worked really well

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (790) - - OCT 26, 2014
2014 bottle. Nice malt flavor with only a bit of pumpkin. Medium mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (1384) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - OCT 26, 2014
The beer pours a very dark brown color with a large off-whitte head that fades somewhat quickly. The aroma is roasted malts, cinnamon, and wheat, and the taste being mildly sour and slightly sweet with some cinnamon; it has a medium body, soft carbonation, and a slick, somewhat thin texture, and the aftertaste is sour with a little pumpkin coming through.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jahshuwuh (496) - USA - OCT 25, 2014
A medium dark brown color with half a finger of cream head. Smells of gingerbread, pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon. Taste is not as sweet as expected, in fact there's not much at all. A mild hop bitter, throughout with the nutmeg, cinnamon, pumpkin spices shining through in the middle. Finishes with a little spicy hop, a plastic like taste as well that's not good. Overall the taste is pretty thin as well as the mouthfeel. The type of hops seem out of place, and the spices are about what you would expect. Mediocre, but I do like the bottle art. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1721) - Missouri, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Tap - good size foamy head, black color, fair cinnamon/pumpkin aroma and flavor, mild roastiness, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (889) - Missouri, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Pours a clear dark chestnut with a nice tan head that sustains well and has good lacing. Aroma of actual pumpkin, light nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar. Taste has mild flavors all around with roasted malt, nutmeg, clove, pumpkin and banana from the german yeast. Light body and mouthfeel with moderate/high carbonation. Like a dark Hefeweizen with pumpkin and a little additional spicing that isn’t overdone. Very drinkable and enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (6738) - Indiana, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Draft to pint at Stacked around the corner from Perennial. Looks good for the style; a very hazy dark brown with a touch of amber to it. Head is light beige that slowly dissipates into lacing. Smells malty with a bit of clove as well. Tastes like it smells with a mediums bodied mouthfeel. I don’t get pumpkin at all, I get clove... Dunkel Weisse.


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