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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This crisp, dry ale uses cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger brewed with real pumpkin and a blend of North American and British malts to give Mom’s pumpkin pie some serious competition. A fall favorite skillfully brewed by Foothills.

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3.2
Beerenberger (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pumpkin and spice are the primary aromas. Pours a clear amber with a thin lasting white head and no lacing. The tastes is spice dominate. Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice with hints of pumpkin. Medium-light body with crisp carbonation. Overall, ok but I have had more balanced pumpkin ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
ContemplateBeer (2089) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Aroma: Pumpkin is a little obscured by nutmeg, ginger and clove, but the spices are very pleasant. Appearance: Still copper body with a ring of bone coloured head. Flavor: Really quite gingery and sharp; flavors seem at war instead of in harmony. The ginger wins. Palate: Light body, slick texture, flat carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: An uneven showing. Thanks to my friend Robert for bring a bottle back from his travels.

2.5
HighlanderOne (1330) - York, SC via NJ, South Carolina, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Poured from bottle. Aroma of overripe pumpkin and spice. Cider colored, flat. Decent pumpkin flavor with nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar. Quite under carbonated. Good flavor but may have been old

3.6
zizzybalubba (1869) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 19, 2013
12 oz. bottle from SoHo Organic Market, Elizabeth City, NC. Pours yellowish-orange with a quick white head. Roasted pumpkin with light pumpkin pie spices on the nose. Good pumpkin flavor with muted cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and allspice. Finishes clean with only traces of the spices clinging to the palate. One of the better pumpkin beers I have tried.

2.9
Garbageman (487) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - OCT 15, 2013
From bottle. Orange in color with thin white head. Aroma is all spice. Typical pumpkin spices. Taste is similar with a light body. .

3.2
Iphonephan (6988) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 14, 2013
From a 12 bottle served in Buxton NC. Pumpkin pie spice aroma. Pours orange gold with an off white head. Flavors of cinnamon, cloves and allspice with a hint of ginger. Malty with a crisp dry finish.

3.6
HopHead3075 (1) - - OCT 13, 2013 does not count
12oz bottle poured into a snifter. The aroma took me by surprise because it came off a little more floral than pumpkin. Appearance, poured a nice copper color with minimal head. Taste is slightly pumpkin. Even the spice is pretty insignificant. I like the lighter mouthfeel, but the flavor is a little lacking. I like that is not overly sweet life a lot of pumpkin beers, but it leaves a little too be desired in full pumpkin flavor. Overall, I would drink it again, but it’s not my go-to fall seasonal.

3
Getbetter (1033) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - OCT 13, 2013
From a bottle.The pour is a orange with a minium white head with a strong spice notes then ginger followed by pumpkin flavors.Thin body and clear.

3.8
weihenweizen (3830) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Frigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a white wine glass. Pours light amber with small beige head. Nice pumpkin aroma, medium/light body, low carbonation, and thin small bubble lacing. Taste earthy, pumpkin, nutmeg, ginger, and a hint of cinnamon. Good pumpkin beer.

4
AdamT (268) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Bought from Winslow’s on 09/30/13. Pumpkin pie with cinammon on the nose. I can see the whipped topping but cannot smell it. Orange hue with off-white mostly diminishing head with normal clarity. Virtually no lacing. Heavy bitter cinammon and spice up front with more nutmeg on the finish. Fizzy on the palate, light body.


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