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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 160   ABV: 5.35%
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This pumpkin ale is brewed with organic pumpkins grown by Will and Judy Stevens, of Golden Russet Farm in Shoreham, VT, less than 15 miles away from our brewery. They have been growing organic vegetables and flowers for more than 25 years. Using local, organic ingredients whenever possible and supporting local farmers is just one of the many ways that we strive to minimize our impact on the environment. The subtle flavor of pumpkin and mild notes of spice enhance this golden amber ale, making it a perfect choice for the season. Wolaver’s offers a variety of styles to suit every taste, craft brewed in small batches at our "green" family owned brewery in Vermont. Our products contain to preservatives, are not pasteurized and, like all fresh foods, will change over time We print the date we bottled on for your information


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2008
On tap at Mellow Mushroom (Citrus Park, FL). Pours a generally clear amber with a thin off-white head. Flavor is decidedly pumpkin and spice with notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, some slight hints of ripe fruit. Flavor is similar with sweet malt, pumpkin, spice, and nutmeg-like notes. Generally light to medium body with a slightly spicy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopBackDoc (474) - Hatboro, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2008
Slightly cloudy deep amber pour with off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, pumpkin and spices. The flavor hits the taste buds with a mix of sweetness and spice followed by a malt/pumpkin combo for some balance. A bit too much in the spice department, but a decent drinking pumpkin ale nonetheless.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
djones (121) - Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2008
Dark amber-orange body. weak on flavors all around, was expecting a bit more spice. dry, tart, bitter, and lacking a balanced sweetness.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DYCSoccer17 (3288) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 25, 2008
12 ounce bottle purchased at the Davis Food Co-Op. Weird aroma, which doesnt sit right. It is a bit sour, acidic/acetic with some of the pumpkin spiciness. Stuff like nutmeg, and ginger, and cinnamon. Has a weird metallic note. Mildly transparent orange body with a smallish off-white head and decent lacing present. Well, this is sour, tart, acetic to start with some pumpkin like spice in the middle. Very spritzy and overly carbonated. Infected and significantly flawed. All of the bottles tasted like this.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kidmartinek (3507) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2008
Pours clear orange, dark amber. Small film head. Aroma of dirt, pumpkin, and spice. Flavor is dry, bitter, pumpkin, cream and spice and has a dirt hue to it. Must be the organics. Palate is tart. Too tart and bitter, and not sweet enough for a fall pumpkin ale for my tastes, and I don’t even like sweet beers. This one could use a little more creaminess though. It’s just too dry and bland on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3366) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 22, 2008
(bottle - 12 oz) Clear orange color with a fizzy off-white head. Aroma is chock full of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin pie spice. Flavor is very spicy and pumpkin-y at the beginning with a sweet and spicy middle and a very sweet finish with a lot of cinnamon. Quite nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3324) - Laurel, New York, USA - OCT 22, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Pours a crystal clear orange amber with a moderate white head. Pleasant aroma of pumpkin along with the requisite pumpkin pie spices. The flavor is similar, and none of the flavors are timid, which I liked about this beer. The bitterness at the finish is a bit excessive for me, bordering on but not quite acrid. The mouthfeel is a bit waxy at the finish. Worth a try but not worth repeating.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4269) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 20, 2008
12oz bottle. Big pumpkin pie aroma. Medium to dark color for a Pumpkin Ale, nice and murky. The taste is full and spicy, but somewhat different a lot of beers it’s style. The spicing is well done and very balanced, earthy nuances and hops coming through. Harshly underrated thus far at 3.15, this one is recommended for those inclined to enjoy the style. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5830) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2008
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. The aroma has pumpkin pie, clove, cinnamon, and ginger snap. The flavor starts toasty, reminds me a lot of a ginger snap, and also has cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice. Quite good.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kopher (592) - New York, USA - OCT 19, 2008
Hazy orange, very thin white filmy head. Deeply sweet aroma, like molasses or brown sugar, with some nutmeg and maybe (green?) apple. Very mild flavor, some spice and light sweetness. Thin, and really not much there, but not bad.


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