RATINGS: 863   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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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2.5
Sickboy282 (1114) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 8, 2003
a decent brew that you'll only want to have one of. Interesting, but try buy a bottle before the 6 pack

3.1
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2003
The initial aroma has a hint of pumpkin pie to it. Of the pumpkin ales, it tasted best to me. Nothing great but not bad either. Interesting for the season.

3.3
hopscotch (11181) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 28, 2003
Looks nice. Deep, golden, hazy ale. Smells like fresh-baked pumpkin pie. Smooth, malty, spicy flavor, but too thin for me. Watery mouthfeel with fizzy carbonation. Short, crisp, clean finish.

3.1
Aesir (130) - Tustin, California, USA - NOV 23, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2006 Well, this was a decent beer, smells of Pumpkin. Initial taste of pumpkin and nutmeg, but it finishes really weak--almost no hops. It’s like drinking pie!

3
PeterA (342) - EL SALVADOR - NOV 21, 2003
More pumpkin in the flavor and aroma than the other pumpkin ales I've tasted. Definitely some nutmeg in both as well. Nice orangish-brown color, not much of a head.

2.5
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2003
I usually don't get into novelty beers, but I'll try anything once: Hazy amber-brown with a thin head. Mild carbonation; light texture, even watery at times. Big, spicy flavors/aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Cinnamon lingered on the tongue and kind of dried it out. A little hop bitterness was detected in the finish. Some sugary, pumpkin-flavored sweet notes, too. Gladly, though, it wasn't overly sweet like other pumpkin ales I've had.

3
gerdy555 (163) - Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2003
aroma is of pumpkins nutmeg and ginger. pours a redish orange with a small white head that doesn't last long. flavor is kind of weak a little bit of pumpkin, some hops. not very memorable.

3.2
Cobra (1100) - - NOV 11, 2003
12 oz. brown bottle. No freshness date seen. Poured out a brilliant copper color. Excellent clarity. Not much in the way of a head, though. A slight ring of bubbles around the rim of the glass was about it. Aromas are mostly of fresh pumpkin, and lots of spices. Very sweet & spicy to the palate. Thin mouthfeel, and too much carbonation make for a not so pleasant drinking experience. Overall, it's ok, but nothing to go out of your way for.

1.9
Mumma (2) - Portage, Michigan, USA - NOV 7, 2003 does not count
Drinking this beer makes me want to get a bio-engineering degree and create a bacteria that will rid the world of pumpkins. Buffalo Bill's Brewery? It should be called Buffalo Bill's Cowpies.

2.7
Reid (2605) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2003
Ok saw this in my local grocer bought one 12 ozer in the brown bottle says on the label "Brewed and Bottled by Portland Brewing Co., Portland ,Oregon". Nice enough beer to look at..a darkish orange colour witha medium sized pure white frothy head. A beer with a most strong aroma of pumpkin pie thats highly spiced..I liked it. Taste is a big let down after the tremendous aroma..very weak and with a strange astringency at the back of the tongue. Very watery and somehow over carbonated mouthfeel. Pretty easy to drink but a severe dissapointment after the great aromas.


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