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RATINGS: 229   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4462) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 2, 2011
12oz bottle in a shaker. Pours copper with a thick, light beige head. Aroma of pumpkin, spices, some caramel malts, and a decent amount of hops. Flavor about the same. Average texture. A decent pumpkin beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (4444) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2011
Bottle I think from vintage estates. Smell is sweet spicey pumpkin, but not overwhelming. Taste is unsweetened pumpkins and asssociated spices. Typical pumpkin beer. Sometimes a tad creamy. Finish is somewhat mild bitter medicine. Not bad overall, I guess. Sometimes has that old lager thing going on in there.
Earlier Rating: 9/26/2008 Total Score: 2.6
Must be new, very few ratings. Sweet punky aroma. Pale brown at first when poured. Clear pour goes swirling towards end of bottle. Taste is a blend of pumpkin spices and bitter ale. Decent friendly sparkly carbonation. Veggie unrefined back of throat impression. Palate indicates good carbonation. Some lingering bitterness in the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4389) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Pumpkin and cinnamon, nose, not strong. Hazy amber thin head. Not strong at all, but the flavor is dominated by pumpkin. Bubble gum is detectable when quaffed. Faint hints of nutmeg in the finish. Nothing objectionable, but rather weak.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4302) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 15, 2008
The aroma is weak and somewhat odd but it does have the requisite pumpkin, malt, and spices. The appearance is amber with an average head. The flavor is like the aroma. The palate is smooth but thin. Overall it’s interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4186) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2008
Bottle... Poured a hazy orange with an off-white head that lasted quite awhile. Lots of spices and warm pumpkin on the nose. Foamy and full palate, pretty hoppy with smooth, balancing malt and a backbone of pumpkin flavors. Good pumpkin ale.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (4105) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Tap. Pours hazy copper with thin, creamy white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is pumpkin, nutmeg, cookie and caramel malts, floral hops, and light vanilla. Flavor is mostly sweet malts and pumpkin with some nutmeg and spice; flavor leaves quickly leaving a somewhat bland finish. Light/medium body and low carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nearbeer (4026) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Butters (3939) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2009
Clear copper pour with thin ring of offwhite head. Nose is like that of gingersnap cookies. Flavor is uninspirirng, but has all the typical pumpkin beer notes. Medium thin body. Average for the style I guess.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3930) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3779) - 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.


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