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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Woodchuck Private Reserve Pumpkin is limited to only two and a half hours on our production line. Fresh and crisp with pumpkin at the finish, it’s crafted to be served at 45 degrees and pairs perfectly with roasted duck, turkey, squash ravioli as well as creme brulee and fresh cheesecake. Be part of the select few who get to savor this small batch.


1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
drowland (5981) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - APR 3, 2014
Basically the same base as all of their ciders but this time with pumpkin and pie spice flavorings. Basically nutmeg cider. Why does everyone say pumpkin when it’s actually nutmeg? Anyway, this one pours with an orange tinge. Aroma of sweet apples and nutmeg. Flavor of sweet apples and nutmeg. Blech.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (8947) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Gold pour, white head. Simple flavors of pumpkin pie spice and apples. Pretty sweet, lightly artificial, but drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
bottle. golden with very small head. i expected the worst here. i’m not a pumpkin lover, but this worked pretty well. more spice than pumpkin.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 23, 2014
Very nice and spicy. Some cinnamon features in addition to the obvious ones. I liked it much.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (1633) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 16, 2014
I have had this a couple of times. Nice apple taste and complementing pumpkin without being too over the top.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bigkid895 (13) - - FEB 20, 2014
Woodchuck trying to leach off the popularity of pumpkin beers but squash and cider dont mix and definitly sweet

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BMMillsy (1278) - Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Grabbed one of these for the holidays a while back. I guess we are allowed to rate these now. Pours a golden orange color with bubbles quickly floating to the top. Aroma of rotten pumpkins, a little spice, apples, vomit, sweet sugar. Flavor follows that aroma closely with rotten pumpkin and comit flavors behind sweet apple cider. Medium carbonation and heavier bodied for a cider. Overall I thought this was pretty awful.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Wegman’s Leesburg. Pours a clear copper color with a thin fizzy tan head. Pumpkin and tart apple aroma with a bit of earth. The taste is tart apples and a mild bit of pumpkin. Thin bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2014
I guess this one is finally rateable? This was overall a pretty decent cider, but I didn’t get a balance of sweetness or spice to really make me love it. Pumpkin was definitely present, but the crisp bite was always on top - which isn’t really good or bad. Maybe pumpkin just wasn’t represented enough here.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (1045) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a golden orange/amber color with a very thin off-white head that doesn’t last. Smells of apples, pumpkin, spices. Tastes of apples, light pumpkin. Light body with a semi-dry finish. Lingering pumpkin after the finish.


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