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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2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SpecialSauce (47) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 20, 2005
Very light bodied, not sweet at all. A dry, nutmeg and cinnamon-flavored nose. The taste here is almost entirely derived from the smell, it’s almost like drinking heavily scented seltzer water. Not quite what I was expecting.


3.3
GTAEgeek (2425) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 30, 2017
Shared bottle. Pours a dark brown color, with a thin, tan head. Strong pumpkin spice aromas, with some cloves and vanilla. Sweet and no balance. Light to medium body, with a thick, creamy mouthfeel. Good spice, but nothing special.

3.6
krepps616 (1) - - OCT 27, 2017 does not count
This beer has a decent pumpkin flavor. It’s not the best pumpkin you’ll ever have, nor the worst. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
ghostbeer (248) - Nebraska, USA - OCT 1, 2017
Pours deep amber. Mouthfeel is almost creamy. I love that this is not too heavy on the spices. There are notes of burnt caramel that is great with the pumpkin pie flavors going on.

3
ads135 (5031) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 16, 2017
A pretty decent pumpkin ale. Pours orangish gold with a thick pumpkin spice character. Cinnamon, nutmeg, squash and brown sugar. Tried for the first time in 2007.

3.7
gripweed57 (2868) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2017
From old tasting notes. Brassy golden color. Fine bubble white head. Interesting pumpkin malt aroma with a hint of cloves. Flavorful spicy malt flavor with hints of cinnamon and allspice. Yes you can taste the pumpkin. Smooth, mild spicy finish.

3
LetsGoState (910) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2016
Appearance is dark brown. Aroma and taste is a pretty nicely spiced pumpkin ale.

3.4
astanford (52) - California, USA - JAN 24, 2016
toast, roasty, herbs, clove, brown, hazy, minimal head, light body, soft carbonation,

2.6
chinchill (5318) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Porter Bar goblet. Appearance: clear dark brown body with orange-red highlights and a frothy, medium size tan head that reduces to a ring. Aroma: artificial vanilla and holiday spices with a hints of baked bread and baked winter squash. Flavor: Lightly sweet with some roast pumpkin flavor; over spiced and the spice mix i not very appealing. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body with light carbonation; smooth. Overall: not bad but nearing that mark.

3.6
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle. Dark Amber. Aroma is pumpkin pie and nutmeg. The taste follows with the typical fall spices, mainly clove. Light and drinkable. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Drjohnrock (841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Poured from 12 ounce bottle purchased at Whitey’s Wine and Liquor as part of a mix six pack, tasted on October 11, 2013--review from old notes. Cloudy amber/yellow color, pretty strong pumpkin aroma with some spice notes, moderate pumpkin/spice flavor with enough bitterness to keep things from getting off kilter. Not bad at all but seems to have lost something since I first tried it a few years before this try.


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