RATINGS: 865   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Since its inception in 1985, America’s Original Pumpkin Ale has become a Fall tradition. Much of Buffalo Bill’s acclaim originates from this beloved autumn brew. Made with real pumpkin and spices, it has a golden amber color, and the sweet aroma of warm pumpkin pie, 6% ABV.

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3.7
ordybill (1815) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a pumpkin, cinnamon and malt aroma, very nice Appearance- This beer is a dark amber color with a medium sized white head. Taste- Has a nice flavor, the pumpkin is there but not as pronounced as I like. Palate- This beer has a medium body with moderate carbonation. Overall- A solid pumpkin ale.

3
willisread (3640) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 15, 2015
Old rating. Bottle from Old Town. Aromas of pumpkin pie, clove, cinnamon all present on the nose. Average carbonation but texture is a little too thin. Light to medium body and slightly sweet on the palate. Just OK.

3.5
superspak (5996) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 11/13/2014. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy orange/copper color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of pumpkin, toasted biscuit, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and solid complexity of bready malt, pumpkin, and spice notes; with solid strength. Taste of pumpkin, toasted biscuit, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of pumpkin, toasted biscuit, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good balance and solid robustness of bready malt, pumpkin, and spice flavors; with no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth and slightly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is ok. A little watered down feeling in mouthfeel, but not bad. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very solid pumpkin ale. All around good balance and solid robustness/complexity of bready malt, pumpkin, and spice flavors; and very smooth to drink. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.

3.8
Roxer4life (7) - San fernando, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015 does not count
Awesome pumpkin beer. I'd buy this again. Pair it with some pumpkin ice cream. Pumpkin beer float. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
conway (2210) - - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Allspice, pumpkin and cinnamon candle. Thin. Not very tasty. Definitely not something I would drink again.

2.5
snoworsummer (6057) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2014
From a bottle. Pours hazy copper with a bubbly off white head. Smells like roasted pumpkin, light spice, light alcohol, and nutty malt. Tastes like musky, nutty malt, dry roasted pumpkin, toasted grains, and a light sweetness.

3.6
Wittales (884) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Appearance was clear amber with creamy off white 1 finger diminishing head, spotty lacing. Aromas are of pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, banana and caramel malts. Taste are semi-sweet malt upfront then pumpkin and balanced spices. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with light-medium body, then sweet balanced spicy finish. Overall, solid pumpkin brew just touch to sweet.

2.9
outlawskies (564) - Ohio, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Julie says it is nice but boring it is a pumpkin ale that did not try to hard overall Julie gives it a 3

2.6
slowrunner77 (12801) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
they did a great job with heavy use of pumpkin and spices to cover up what would be a very boring beer. low on "beer", high on spice. still thin, but if you like pumpkin and allspice, this one’s for you."

3.7
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Pumpkin flesh, an interesting blend of spices, and capped with a light body that does not compromise flavor. The body isn’t pulpy or thick, and errs on the side of caution, but still offers a brisk, airy and pleasant seasonal bang.


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