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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed at our original Capitol Hill location in Seattle. silver medalist at the 2007 Great American Beer Festival in the Fruit and Vegetable category, the worlds first Imperial pumpkin ale. Brewed with pale, Munich, Cara-Hell, Cara-Vienne, Cara-Munich and Crisp 45 L Crystal malts. Roasted pumpkin seeds in the mash, and extra pumpkin added in the mash, kettle and fermenter. Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. Formerly at 9.5%.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrypirate06 (1388) - Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2009
Bottle thanks to americanbrew. Clear orange pour. Aroma is pumpkin, clove, cinnamon, whipped cream. Flavor is cinnamon, pumpkin, nutmeg. Tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2009
bottle thanks to americanbrew. poured hazy amber with a white head. aroma was cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin. flavor was like the best pumpkin pie ever. i am not usually a big fan of pumpkin beers, but this is done right.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6558) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2009
bottle, thanks to americanbrew, orange color with white foam,spicy pumpkin aroma with pumpkin pie filling and bready crust flavors, excellent pumpkin beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miver (609) - Silver Spring, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2009
Draft at Iron Hill West Chester. Poured light amber golden in color with a medium sized off white head. Aroma of nutmeg, cinnamon, bready. Tastes of pumpkin spices, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves. Decent body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5378) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2009
bottle thanks to americanbrew. amber with a white head. pumpkin, nutmeg and other spices on the nose. decent thickness with flavors of nutmeg, pumpkin and spices.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KornDogg (570) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2009
Draft. Iron Hill WC. Nice pumpkin/ hop aroma but very little pumpkin flavor, hints of clove and cinnamon... not as much pumpkin as I would like

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
egajdzis (6377) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Amber with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of more spices, pumpkin, and caramel malts. Toast, caramel, nuts, pumpkin, and spices.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Tap at IH WC during Gathering of the Gourds 2009. Pours a translucent orange amber with a medium creamy off white head. Aroma of cinnamon, vanilla, ginger and nutmeg. Also getting some light toasted malt, caramel and nuts. Flavor was a match of the aroma. Nice mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (4638) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle courtesy of AmEricanbrew. Clear light rusted orange pour. Sweet perfumy aroma. Powdery and spicy with ginger prevailing. Large spiced taste, like licking the underside of the lid of a jack-o-lanturn after burned for a week. Hints of cinnamon but not overbearing. Well done.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle from North Texas Crew tasting. Pours a clear orange with white head. Aroma of pumpkin, sugar, nutmeg. Flavor is the same with light cinnamon. Mouth feel is light-medium body with medium carbonation. Over all, not bad at all....


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