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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2201) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2008
Pours a hazy orange-amber color with a light dirty beige head. Smell is slight pumpkin and some subtle nutmeg, and tangy lemony malt. Taste is tangy and malty with very light dull meaty pumpkin flavor and subtle spices. Fairly lemony and bright as well, and it makes it a unique pumpkin beer. Medium bodied and normal carbonation. Spice flavor is not overdone and the lemony element is interesting. Perhaps worth another try.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
carl4beer (521) - Fairfax Station, Virginia, USA - OCT 1, 2008
12oz. pours deep copper with small head. aroma is pumpkin and spice and very yummy. mouthful is tart and tangy with some lingering vegetable taste... the pumpkin and spice was hard to find... a little let down.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rocbyter (1856) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Pumpkin spice, nutmeg, and cinnamon bread aroma. Clear orange color with some white foam. Spicy from the beginning. Mainly nutmeg fading slowly in the finish. Cinnamon develops in the end. High amount of carbonation and very drinkable. The six pack however was rubbish leaving me with only a five pack.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
hopson (635) - Williamsville, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2008
looks good- at first, I found the overtly spicy brew somewhat pleasing, but was not sure why. Then a friend mentioned that the beer tastes exactly like worchester sauce (which I like). He was right. Then the reality set it- this was not a good beer. A sad drain pour followed. Thanks Tricia.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (4902) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Trade from BMan113VR - Thanks! pours cloudy brownish orange, with a thin ring of foam. Smells like ginger, pumpkin, and nutmeg, maybe some clove, too. Flavor is similiar, with a vegetal pumpkin not up front, and cinnamon, ginger and other spices in the background. As it warms, an odd metallc note emerges.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
NJBeerman013 (1043) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Bottle. Pours a burnt amber in color with a pure white, medium head. It has a bitter spicey aroma, with no pumpkin whatsoever. The flavor is much the same. This beer tastes more like a spiced pale ale then a pumpkin ale. There are much better products out there in this style.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cakanator (452) - South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 26, 2008
12oz bottle. Not my favorite wolavers product. Too much spice and not enough body. Not balanced and thin.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 25, 2008
Draught sample at the Big E. Pours copper with anice tan head. Smells of pumpkin pie spice, some pumpkin, caramel, some earthy hints. Tastes of pumpkin, a hint of spice, some peppery splashes. Great beer!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2377) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 25, 2008
Pours a three finger beige head that fades slowly to a thin layer, leaving a good lace. Nearly clear amber color. Light carbonation and light-medium bodied. Pumpkin nose. Flavor is pumpkin and some citrus, hints of a bitter finish. $1.45 for a 12oz bottle from Cabot Quechee Store Quechee, VT.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nearbeer (3424) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2008
12 oz, bottled 08/21/08. Hazy copper with a lasting disc of cream and nice frosty lace. Aroma is mostly the typical spice mixture, but atypical in that there seems to actually be some pumpkin in there too - a lightly sourish vegetable aroma. Alas, the flavor indicates otherwise, as the spice flavors dominate from the get-go as in so many pumpkin ales out there. This one is mostly ginger; maybe some nutmeg and allspice that help to hog the spotlight. Light-medium body is a little fizzy, and dry and tingly from the spice. If you like ginger, you will like this one.


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