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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Pumpkin Ale is pumpkin pie in a bottle. Skip the pie after dinner and just have a couple of these! An American Amber Ale flavored with all those fall spices we love!


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zmaninvb (3) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2012
This is one of my favorite pumpkin beers. Smells of pumpkin pie and nutmeg, nice lacing, pours nice amber color, and it is quite drinkable. This is one fine brew.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (2289) - Michigan, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle: Muddled copper, honing in on full opacity with an off-white, slightly less than an inch-thick head on top. Recedes at a normal pace. Aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, graham cracker, caramel malt, toasted bread, small hint of apple pie spice (cardamom? allspice?), & a touch of leafy hoppage closing things out. Nice. Nutmeg is heaviest on the palate with cinnamon at a close second. Small leafy bitterness from the hops that fades into a soft, apple-like sweetness with an overshadow of sweet caramel & toasted graham cracker malts. Slight ginger spice works its way into the mix adding a cookie vibe in the final moments. Malty finish of caramel & nutmeg, though not overly sweet. Semi-creamy mouth feel. A really nice pumpkin ale, better than most of the "easily" available offerings in my area.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Fellini (534) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a mostly clear amber light brown color with a light tan head. Aroma is full of pumpkin, spices, not overly sweet. Flavor is packed with pumpkin as well, well balanced, again, not too sweet like some of the other pumpkin beers. Definitely one of the better ones.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1179) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Orange-amber color. Aroma and taste is really nice. Lots of that great pumpkin pie reminenice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Where and how: bottle 355ml
Aroma clove, pumpkin spice. Vanilla with sweet candy. Touch of cinnamon.
Appearance :
Top: bone white top, nice contrast created with its base.
Base: amber.
Palate : oily texture on thinner body
Taste: gingerbread, solid pumpkin theme created.
Other notes nice seasonal ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c_lee_burton (115) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle. Tastes exactly like the description, pumpkin pie in a bottle. Smells nice with fall spices and not overdone in a sweet way. Pretty good for someone who doesn’t like many pumpkin ales.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (789) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Aroma of pumpkin pie, all spice and cinnamon. Nice looking orange color with a short lasting white head. Great taste of pumpkin pie, with spice and a hint of sweetness. Creamy feel with a spicy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopbag (107) - - SEP 8, 2014
Really nice pumpkin pie flavor. Ginger, clove, nutmeg. Canned pumpkin in the finish at the back of the palate. Sweet but not overly so. Red amber color with almost no head. Really nice beer for the category. Executes the concept well at the cost of head retention. Could drink two of these in a sitting before it becomes cloying, which is pretty good for a gimmick beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1017) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Clear caramel color, no head. Mild pumpkin aroma. Medium body with a cinnamon and nutmeg flavor with a slight bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
devman171 (1047) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2013
On Tap at the brewery, pours amber with nice head. Aroma is sweet malt and some clove and ginger. taste is nice medium pumpkin and spices. Pretty tasty

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamT (185) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 30, 2013
12oz bottle compliments of zizzybalubba. Orange hue hazy clarity with mostly diminishing off-white head. Virtually no lacing. Nutmeg, spice & citrus on the nose. Medium spice on the initial taste with an average moderate tspice finish. Watery on the palate. Would try again!


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