Fat Headís Spooky Tooth Imperial Pumpkin Ale

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich amber color with aroma of sweet pumpkin pie and savory spices with hints of sweet malt. Rich and creamy with a chewy mouthfeel that you can sink your teeth into. Flavors of pumpkin up front then sweet malt, pie crust, spice, hints of brown sugar and a clean finish. We stopped just short of the whipped cream. But we like the way you think.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10761) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Draft... Pours clear and deeply amber with shimmers of copper and a small, creamy, off-white head. The aroma features tons of rich, medium-roast malts and autumn spices. Full-bodied with adequate carbonation. The flavor is malty-sweet and moderately spicy. There may be some actual pumpkin in here. Just enough bitterness to prevent the sweet, rich malts from getting carried away. Very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaltsterMash (27) - Kokomo, Indiana, USA - OCT 30, 2016
Not much aroma but what it lacks in that it more than makes up for it once you take the first sip. An Imperial Pumpkin Ale, with full body and creamy texture with average carbonation really packs a punch with 9% ABV. You donít notice this until after youíve had one, which is how I like my imperial beers. Once I took a sip I immediately got the brown sugar with the sweet malts (caramel) and spices. A much more approachable Imperial Pumpkin Ale than Cigar City, easy drinking but complex. A great beer from Fat Headís.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clarkdvm (480) - Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Bottle in Fl. Aroma is plain. Tastes like pumpkin beer with hint of bourbon. Typical allspice fall flavors. Tasty

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjgmd (2051) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Back with Zack, pours an amber color with a very ephemeral head . Nose is pumpkin and ífallí flavored spices. Taste is heavy with pumpkin and allspice with alcohol very well hidden . Very drinkable ! Finishes on the same spicy seasonal notes, dryly. Quaff Score 7 / 10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1922) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours an amber orange with a beige head and nice sweet pumpkin spice, malty aroma. Taste is of pumpkin pie spice up front, with malty notes along with fall spices of nutmeg and allspice leading to a pumpkin pie finish. Very drinkable pumpkin style brew

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarkSachon (970) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2016
12 oz draft at North Park Lounge in Pittsburgh. Pretty good for a pumpkin ale, hardly tasted the bad parts of so may other pumpkin types. Sweet overall wtih a high alcohol punch

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (3631) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 2, 2016
Dark amber color with aroma of spice, brown sugar, and pumpkin pie. Pumpkin pie flavor with hint of spice,and brown sugar. Thick body. Very nice beer in a style is often over done.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2893) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Draft at Moriartys. Murky dark garnet red pour with soft off-white foam. Feels like a spiced Weizenbock/Eisenbock. Medium-dark bready malts. Pumpkin spice - clove, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg. Squash. Pumpernickel. Currants. Raisins. Zucchini bread. Molasses. Darkly sweet but not cloying. High ABV mostly hidden. Balanced enough for what it is.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (8046) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Generally the only thing worse than a pumpkin beer is an imperial pumpkin beer. This is slightly better than most pumpkin beers as there is a hint of malt and booze at least. Otherwise... Tap at brewpub.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (1823) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2016 Pours an amber brown with a short antique white head. Pumpkin pie and root beer nose. Richer. You can tell it has a larger grain bill.


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