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RATINGS: 217   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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boliv (1149) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Bottle, labeled Wolaver’s Pumpkin Ale; no mention of Will Stevens. Pours hazy dark orange and red with a small beige head. Aromas of pumpkin and light cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg. Some brown sugar. The flavor is sweet sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and a bitter grassy finish. Crisp, with medium carbonation. Average. [794]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrodooo5 (1015) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - SEP 12, 2011
The pumpkin flavor is very subtle with a pretty bitter finish. A different style than the sweet pumpkins that I prefer. An overall decent beer. Just not what I was expecting

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeyplush (630) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2011
Best aroma of the ones I have tried in this variety - nutmeg, pumpkin custard, some yeast. Cloudy orange color and a thin white head and soapy lacing. Flavor is sweet and lightly spicy with tastes of pumpkin pie that linger on the palate. This is definitely one of the better pumpkin beers from the ones that I have tried.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1306) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 8, 2011
New bottle. Different label. Simply "Wolaver’s Organic Pumpkin Ale". Not sure if this is a different recipie or not. It is a light orange brew with good carbonation. Light pumpkin and spice aromas. Flavor is of cinnamon and clove with a light sweet pumpkin base. Very smooth. Tasty. Not overly sweet or spicy. Well balanced. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3385) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Amber body with too much in the way of head. Aroma is of pumpkin spices, namely cinnoman. Taste is a little bit sweet, and obviously very spicy. Easy drinking through and through. Pumpkin and spice flavors are most prominent towards the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2011
Amyliz4 picked up a sixer of this at Whole Foods in Alexandria. Served in a Dogfish Head Alehouse Punkin pint glass. Pours a slightly-hazed orange color with a thin light tan head and some slight lacing. The nose carries a bit of pumpkin and spice, mostly cinnamon and clove. The flavor is fairly heavy on the spice with quite a bit of cinnamon. Feel is overwhelmingly full of cinnamon and a bit of clove. Medium body with light sweetness. Not a fan at all.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Photog (215) - Camillus, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2011
I THINK it’s this year pumpkin. Strong pumpkin, cloves, and spices in the aroma. Taste is malty with a very mild bitter finish. Caramel malt and pumpkin flavor. Was expecting a bit stronger flavor, good though.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
freekyp (1484) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 30, 2011
A well crafted ale with real pumpkin flavor. Nutmeg plays a lead role with some cinnamon as support bolsterered by a strong pumpkin guts backbone. Sufficiently malty with a nice round body and a spritzy finish to cleanse the palate. Pours slightly hazy copper with a small but resilient head.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (8393) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2011
Bottle labelled as "Pumpkin Ale." Pours amber brown. Off white head. Nose/taste of pumpkin, fake all spice and nutmeg. Some metallic notes lingering in background. Light with a thin watery body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2011
Brown orange, beige cover. Aroma is pumpkin spices a bit metallic. Taste is thin, metallic, allspice mix. Eh.


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