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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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (48090) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2011

Bottle 650ml.

ABV: 7.7%. Unclear medium to dark amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy spices, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, (pumphin spices). Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, dark caramel, clove - peppery spicy mouthfell, pumpkin spices. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110223]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (44093) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
22 fl oz bottle, 7.7%. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is spiced and cookie like. Soapy. Spiced: nutmeg and cinnamon dominantly, cookies and roasted malty. Spiced and malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36911) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2011
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of pumpkim and cinnamon. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, cinnamon, pumkin, and other spices.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (27737) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle at Paps. Cloudy orange coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma og caramel and honey cake. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, honey cake and liquorice with notes of hops. Spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of ditmier. Only 7.7% in my version. Pours an almost clear deep golden with a small off-white head. Sophisticated exotic fruit aroma and spices of course. Medium body, again fruit and caramel with a pleasant spiciness. Some decent hoppiness in the finish. One of the better pumpkin beers. 230211

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (24783) - Tyres, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 7, 2006 Draught at the brewpub. (As The Great Pumpkin, 9.5%.) Hazy nut brown. Strong aroma of nutmeg and cinnamon. Sweet and extremely spicy withfull bodya nd firm mouthfeel. Some molasses, but the spices cover that. Warming alcoholic finish. Not balanced in the ordinary sense, but very interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (23995) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Hazy golden color, small white head. Aroma of subtle spice and gourd. Taste is nutmeg, cinnamon, soft bread dough, light caramel. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18930) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle post breakfast at Endos place, 11/11/14. Obscured orange amber with a decent off white covering. Nose is rich pumkin, spice, nutmeg, caramel, bitter orange. Taste comprises pumpkin pie, nutmeg, clove, caramel fudge, earthy fruit rinds. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with sweetnsour licks. Good balance, solid pumpkin beer - one of the best Ive encountered.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (17158) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 5, 2006
Hazy amber. Sweet, spicy and alcoholic aroma. Big sweet & spicy flavour - heavy cinnamon and nutmeg. Creamy body. The finish is sweet and again very spicy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (16956) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2010
On tap at TCBF, pours hazy orange. A potent strictly pumpkin aroma reveals itself in a huge pumpkin blast flavour - definitely one of the best in this style that Ive tried.


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