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RATINGS: 1062   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13404) - Frederiksberg, - DEC 27, 2006
Bottle (Thanks to Papsoe for selling it to us) at home - shared with Mette on Christmas evening, while eating Apflestrudel. Dark amber - white head. A lot of spices - Nutmeg Cinnamon, Cardemom, Cloves - as the label says. Light alcoholic, caramel, peber, berries, light chokolate, not much malt flavor..


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Yinzerita (6) - - SEP 12, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2014 Drinking out of a frothy mug i couldnt keep my nose out of it. Smell of pumpkin and spices is the best of all pumpkin beers. Isnt too sweet and has a good kick to it. Heard this was better than pumking which is my personal favorite.. It isnt but still very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (951) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Tap. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a layer of tan head. Aroma of pumpkin and spices. Taste of pumpkin and some maltiness on the back end.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AKORN (140) - Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Cloudy amber with small white head. Gingerbread, pumpkin and spices aroma. Pumpkin, ginger, light malt, good sweetness and an alcohol aftertaste. Good beer

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Hops (65) - Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle, brown pour, small head, pumpkin aroma, spices, cinnamon, clove, more pumpkin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conway (1431) - - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Dark mahogany with a 1 finger off white head. Aroma is pumpkin pie. Taste follows suit but is a little too bitter. Medium mouthfeel and carb. Not my favorite.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gamin (100) - - SEP 2, 2014
This is my absolute favorite higher alcohol / imperial pumpkin beer on the market. While the pumpkin pie spices are prevalent, they aren’t so huge as to cover up the great base beer that’s there. A warming amount of booze combined with those spices really scream fall. Don’t pass this one up.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BillaFly (7) - Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
This is one good pumpkin beer. I brew my own beer and have tried a couple pumpkins and would love to make a beer this good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstonerock24 (134) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Pours an amber to brown color. Aroma is of nutmeg and cinnamon. Flavor is of smooth pumpkin with a strong spice finish. Pretty good pumpkin ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (2779) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Light orange-brown body with a medium to thin off-white head, sparse lacing. Assertive cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove, pumpkin, biscuit, and pie crust. Medium bodied with lively carbonation, semi-sweet, not overly cloying for a pumpkin/spice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kathouse (1015) - Nevada, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Clove, cinnamon, and allspice from the red amber ale. Spice and pumpkin flavors a good at first but a little raw in the finish. Could use some more spice and sugar for my taste.


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