Water Street Pumpkin Ale
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A brown wheat beer brewed with pumpkin and pumpkin spices is on tap at the WSB Milwaukee location!

timmy4's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
timmy4 (18) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 29, 2011
This pumpkin beer is unlike any other pumpkin beer Iíve had. Most pumpkin beers remind me of a weiss. This one is more like a sweet brown, with a strong honey flavor and sweet pumkin aroma. I look forward to this every year, and they never seem to make enought of it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewMstr (168) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Draft at milwaukee brewery. Definitively not a pumpkin-pie-in-a-glass version, aroma and taste of some spices, mostly cinnamon, though not sweet. The malt and pumpkin are well balanced with the wheat base coming through at the end with a banana finish. Worth trying!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
6ROW (461) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Iím not a big fan of Pumpkin ales, this one was better than most. Enjoyed it because the pie spice was not over the top.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardZ (2) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 9, 2013 does not count
On tap at Water Street Brewery. Clean sweet finish, not spicy like many other pumpkin beers. Mild carbonation, small foamy head, very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JMerritt (1920) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2012
On tap at Water Street Milwaukee. Clear golden amber with a tiny white head that is totally diminishing. A really striking aroma - much sweeter than other pumpkin ales I?ve tried - with a creme brulee sweetness atop graham crackers, whipped cream, and nutmeg. Moderately sweet flavor is dominated by allspice and nutmeg, but no sign of earthy pumpkin. Weak body. Showed tremendous promise at the start ... could be truly top notch with some tweaking and addition of more pumpkin/squash characteristics.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2011
On tap at Water Street Brewery. Clear amber with a thin off-white head and no lace. Aroma is faint and of malt, light spice and mild pumpkin. Taste of malt, faint pumpkins, mild spice with a pumpkin aftertaste. Smooth but a touch bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2010
On tap at brew pub, pours a clear light amber with a light white head, there is a slight pumpkin and vanilla aroma, the taste is overall more vanilla rather pumpkin and spices, not very balanced in the flavor, there are WAY better pumpkins out there than this one. Nice try.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (6412) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 5, 2010
Pint at the brewpub on 10/15/10 and again on 10/17/10. Clear orange, almost pink pour with a light pink head. Aroma is cinnamon, ginger, sweet malt and something that I can only describe as vanilla sugar. Cinnamon flavor with more vanilla sugar and a crisp (although somewhat thin finish). Not what I was expecting and certainly not like any beer Iíve ever had, but I really like what the vanilla flavor adds.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (10707) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2011 Thanks to JaBier for sharing a growler at the Horror Movie Marathon on 10/23/10. Pours a clear orange color with a medium thin white head that recedes quickly. Stringy lacing on the glass. Vanilla and spices in the nose. Medium body with flavors of malt, ginger and vanilla extract. The finish is sweetly spiced with a cinnamon/vanilla aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2009
Dark red-brown, off white cover. Aroma is sweet malty, heavy sugar, caramel, light spicing. Taste is more caramel, malts, sweet, very little if any detectable pumpkin pie spicing.

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