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RATINGS: 1083   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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2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
itrosky (6) - fort lauderdale, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2013
This ale has a Caramel color, tasted like herbs, not bad clove and pumpkin spiced accentuated good overall.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10285) - 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 (111) - 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 (1176) - 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 (792) - 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 (86) - 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 (109) - 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 (84) - 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 (3957) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ndfreak77 (112) - USA - OCT 17, 2014
Pours a copper color. Aroma is of ginger and cinnamon. Flavor bursts with pumpkin pie flavors. This is one of my favorite styles of beer and this tops them all. Great pumpkin ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (755) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Chestnut brown color with a foamy beige head. Big cinnamon and clove nose with a sweet toasted malt note. Tangy toasted malt flavor with lots of pumpkin pie spices. Rich and flavorful with full body. Notes of caramel and pecan. Finish is herbal hops and and cardamom.


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