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RATINGS: 1085   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!


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2010
growler. Heavy nose of pumpkin pie spices. Taste follows thru & delivers a very solid pumpkin ale w/ out being all spices. An amazing example of the style.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arn8897 (46) - 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 (186) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10453) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
A hazed golden amber ale with copper hues, and a thin mocha head. In aroma, intense pumpkin spices with cloves, gingerbread, cinnamon, light maple syrup, nice. In mouth, a sweet fruity malt with loads of incense, cinnamon hearts, cloves, esters, nice. On tap at Syracuse Beer fest November 2014.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kchampagne (112) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Poured from a bottle. The head is fizzy and quickly dissipates. Nice sweet aroma of cloves and cinnamon. Full body. There is a nice warmth on the back end from the alcohol. Overall, a well done pumpkin beer.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1184) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle. Medium to large head that quickly disappears. Aroma is full of spices. Really quite pleasant. Taste however, is a little over-whelming. Too much spice, caramel and alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (855) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle shared by TJ, thanks! Pours orange brown with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, pumpkin, cinnamon, a touch of clove. Flavor is mild caramel, vegetal, cinnamon and clove in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chalumeaux (94) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours from the bottle dark amber with thin lace head. Aroma is very cinnamon heavy. Taste is smooth but spicy in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (135) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours a dark amber honey red color. Smells a bit malty and of cloves. Tastes of clove and pumpkin. A very good seasonal beer, but nothing memorable.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCaptMatey (109) - Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Poured a dark amber colour with a nice white head that dissipated slowly and left neat lacing. Sweet aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg with soft notes of pumpkin. Flavor is rich of pumpkin, spices and a bit of caramel malts. Well balance with a slight bite from the alcohol. One of the best "real" pumpkin beers out there.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy, orange-brown, bubbly, with a small off-white head. Very bright, cinnamon/nutmeg/pumpkin aroma. Slightly lactic pumpkin-pie mix, nutmeg, crust flavour. Sweet....lively carbonation. Nice.


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