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RATINGS: 1093   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed with Pumpkin and Spices(Cinnamon,Nutmeg,Cardamom,Cloves). This 8.0% ABV pumpkin ale is heartier, spicier, and more caramelly and pumpkiny than its faint brethren! Perfect finisher on a cool autumn night, or match it up with a slice of pumpkin pie and fresh whipped cream. If you don't agree this is the mother of all pumpkin ales, then you just don't like mothers!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (744) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - APR 6, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a light tan head. Aroma and flavor is a well balanced pumpkin and spice. Perfect for the holiday season. Definitely one of the better pumpkin ales.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adasko (809) - Poznan, POLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Unlike the other pumpkin ale, here the pumpkins are really easy to feel in aroma and taste. Perfect combination of pumpkins and spices.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10726) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, nutmeg, clove and cinnamon. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, cinnamon, nutmeg and light clove with a smooth lingering spiced finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Tasted on 1/25/15 from a capped 12oz bottle obtained as an extra in a trade. Pours clear burnt sienna with an average white head that slowly recedes to an average collar of lace. The nose is all about the pumpkin pie baking spices, with a little bit more cardamom and cinnamon than the rest, and just a touch of caramel malt. The flavor is dry and all about the cardamom and clove herbal notes, with the same very light hint of caramel. The body is nearly full with a sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkinWell (335) - - JAN 16, 2015
Pours a brownish ruby red. Caramel and spices on the nose. Sweet, malty taste with slightly creamy mouthfeel. Hoppy bitterness at the back of the tongue. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvikar (3903) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
BBOTMC 2013. Pours red with a nice head, aroma of pumpkin cake and lots of spices like clove and nutmeg, flavor is slightly Alcoholic with Pumpkin and spices, medium bodied.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (2366) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Draft at keg no. 229. Pours a dark brown purplish color. Sweet and cinnamon flavor with a decent aftertaste. A little too sweet for me

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3467) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Soirée Pumpkin ale au Rattle ’n’ Hum NYC. En fût. Un liquide brun foncé avec une mousse beige. Un nez de légumes épicés. Une bouche piquante qui est le contraire de ronde. Elle a beaucoup d’épices tant au nez que sur le palais.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arn8897 (107) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2014
pours a hazy caramel color with a then tan quickly dissipating head. Aromas of pumpkin and nutmeg pumpkin is very pronounced. Taste of pumpkin nutmeg and cinnamon very little alcohol taste. Little to no lacing on the glass very enjoyable beer. Pairs well with sweet potato.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamT (230) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2014
12oz bottle from The Beer Store Wilson. Dark red hue, murky clarity with fully diminishing medium khaki head. Virtually no lacing. Cinnamon, dark fruit, booze and nutmeg aroma as the beer warms. Light nutmeg up front with more of a cinnamon finish. Didn’t get much if any pumpkin out of this one. Mostly spices and booze. Dry texture on the palate. Okay pumpkin beer.


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