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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 160   ABV: 5.35%
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A golden amber ale with well balanced malts and hops and mildly spiced. Brewed with organic pumpkins grown by Local Vermont Farmers less than 15 miles away from our brewery.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6361) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle from Total Wines. A fairly run of the mill pumpkin ale, red in colour, hazy and sweet, with a touch of spice in the finish. Fine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Bottle: Orangish straw, slightly cloudy, moderate to thin sudsy white head, spotty lacing.   Strong spicy nose.   Almost perfume like as I dont think Nutmeg, Cinnamon, or All-spice can be this strong.   Has a citrus peel sorta twang to it.   Somewhat reminds me of a cross between Orange Zinger and Red Zinger tea.   Very spicy on the tongue.   I can’t even say I would call this Pumpkin as it seems so far off.   Pale malts, rather bright in its spices up front but it fades quickly.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, but nearing the lighter side.   I still can’t really put my finger on the spices other than to say it seems artifical and very tea like.   Not a bad beer, but as a Pumpkin Ale its too spicy.   Needs to be a bit maltier and more natural.   I will say that normally organic beers have that sort of malt profile, but this one is so spiced that it covers it up.   Worth a try at least, especially if you are a Pumpkin Beer fan.   Thanks Cletus!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6148) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (6139) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2009
Bottle [12oz]. Pours a deep orange-copper with a small diminishing off-white head. Slightly mild but pleasant aroma of pumpkin and spices along with caramel malt and a hint of vanilla. Flavour follows suit with pumpkin and spice, caramel malt and a hint of bitterness in the finish -- a touch watery but not too bad. Medium bodied. A pretty good version of the style.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6126) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - NOV 25, 2009
Bottle ( 12oz ). Slightly hazy orange-amber with a large lasting fizzy-frothy off-white head (4-). Aroma of spicy pumpkin, with nutmeg and a little soap. Taste follows, a bit more soap and spice - get a bit overly bitter and harsh in the finish. Watery, very lively body .... not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6021) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Bottle, clear orange color with slack foam. Aroma of pumpkin spice, flavor is vegetal with some pumpkin and a plain finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5843) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 1, 2009
Verre de dégustation provenant d’une bouteille de 12 oz lors du Vermont Cheese Festival 2009 (Shelburne, VT). Arôme: Odeur d’épices à citrouille. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de clou de Girofle, de canelle et de muscade. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps et la texture sont mince. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Canelle et clou de Girofle en arrière goût. (Rating #2625)

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2008
Bottle from jjpm74 Thanks Nice aroma of spice and some underlying sweetness clove etc Pours a orange amber tone The flavor is where it all goes wrong It is vegetal and bitter tart unpleasant with none of the nice spice that was in the nose After the tart vegetal aspect comes a bitter earthy finish The flavor is acrid and bad really The nose was nice and I wish the flavor would have followed through

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (5592) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2010
( 12oz bottle) Pours clear orange with nice oily bubbles. Nose of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and gingerbread. Taste of bitter pumpkin, hairspray, and light sweetness. Nice oily body with lots of spices and good creamy carbonation.


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