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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Our Classic Fall Seasonal. Crisp malt Flavor Blends Smoothly With A Hint Of Spicy Pumpkin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3545) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2010
12oz can 10/4/10 (Courtesy of a friend)-52į in Lager glass-Pours a clear orangish amber with a small off white head. Aroma of pumpkin spices:nutmeg, cinnamon, and a little allspice. Taste of the same with more spices and a bit of actual butter taste coming through as well. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite easy to drink. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrnkMcDermott (2912) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2009
Draft sample, Bavarian Lodge. Nose is full of pumpkin pie spice: nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, a little ginger. Color in the little glass is light brown. Taste has those usual nutmeg, cinnamon and other spices, and leaves you to guess whether thereís actual pumpkin in here. But I caught something else: a distinct creamy or fatty impression that immediately made me think of pumpkin pie crust, whipped cream or even a pumpkin mousse. Donít want call it "buttery" because thatís not diacetyl. A nice surprise for this kind of brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixinnixon2000 (227) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. orange color. tasted like pumpkin pie. nice full body. something different.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - NOV 19, 2006
Itís a hazy orange brew with a short-lived white head. The aroma is all pie spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice. Not too overwhelming. Moreso in the flavor, but if pumpkin was in the mash, Iím not tasting it. Drinkable, but one was enough for me.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Metalhead (638) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2006
This poured a hazy orange. Aroma was defintely spicey autumnn. Mild pumpkin and the right amoint of spices in the taste. Nice body. Iíll have to head over there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2006
On tap at my brokers office party. This is the first pumpkin beer I can remember ever having so I donít have a comparable base to rate this against. Plenty of pumpkin pie spices throughout this brew with cinnamin, cloves, nutmeg among others. Probably would have rated this higher if i thought I could drink another one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
msonnenberg (30) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2006
Liquid pumpkin pie, anyone? The overwhelming pumpkin and cinnamon flavor and aroma were quite good. Not well balanced though, the flavors makes a quick exit in exchange for a rich sugar sweetness. Good autumnal refresher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 31, 2005
Sample at the brewpub. Hazy-translucent orange-amber with little head...spicy vegetable-fruity nose, pumpkin but also sweet potato, cardamom and cumin....fairly dry body with lots of pumpkin character, malty and lightly herbal, not pie-like at all...sweetness becomes evident near the finish as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 12, 2005
Brown/Gold Coloring with White Head. Pumpkin and Spices Aroma. Malt Background with Pumpkin and Cinnamon/Cloves Spices on the Tongue as Well. Bit of a Tang in the Mouth and Light Hops at the End. Pretty Tasty Pumpkin Brew! Much More Satisfying Than the Oktoberfest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4633) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 21, 2005
Dark gold color with no head. Lots of spices in the aroma. Cinnamon, allspice, and cloves stand out. The taste is everything the aroma promises with a healthy dash of bitter hops. There is a slightly dry and musty qualtiy that could be from pumpkin, but otherwise it just appears to be a dry, mulled beer. Pretty tasty!

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