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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.3
Shag (3001) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Amber color with a white head. Aroma contains caramel, cinnamon, allspices. Think pumpkin flavored stuff. Very similar to an amber ale without the spice. Easy drinking and not overdone on spice.

2.5
rdixon77 (2842) - Georgia, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Maybe a bad pour/batch. But not a superstrong pumpkin ale. The elements were there, but just was not balanced well. Too much cinnamon too, and flat taste. I’ll pass over for better pumpkin options.

2.5
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle from trio. Pours hazy golden with a medium sized white head that dissipates quickly. The aroma has a bit of cinnamon and a bit of nutmeg. Very little gourd to this guy. The taste has a bit of the spices from the nose but ends with a very astringent flavor. Not good and too light for the roughness to be covered.

3.3
tmongoose (2504) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 28, 2013
draft poured medium to dark orange with white head. the aroma of spices, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and allspice dominate. the flavor is the same plus you get some pumpkin flavor on the back end. not a bad pumpkin beer but just overloaded with spices which mute the pumpkin flavor.

3.8
freekyp (2257) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Awesome fall spices led by strong nutmeg. Ample malt backbone carries the spices to a lightly sweet but drying finish. This orange-hued beer is pretty, but lacks much head. Otherwise, a fantastic take on this Autumnal pleaser.

3.4
GTAEgeek (2220) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 1, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours ruby brown, with a thin head. The aroma is pumpkin and yams, brown sugar, cloves, and some light cinnamon. Very sweet, some mellow vegetal and spice notes. Medium body, sticky, and a little warming. This is a nice, understated pumpkin beer. Mellow spice and an easy flavor.

3.4
ross (2146) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On tap at Foothills. Orange colored pour with a white head. Spicy smell, full of nutmeg and cinnamon. Smooth and pretty easy to drink - big amount of spice comes through but its not overwhelming. Lively and good - much better than the previous batch from the old Carolina brewery.

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.

3.3
Westchesterco (2043) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 7, 2014
On tap at Pangea in avon nc it is a cloudy golden color with a slight head. The aroma is pumpkin with cinnamon and clove The taste is light and spicy with flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg and pumpkin. Nicely done!

3
Luvystypotables (1967) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Weak aroma of spice particularly nutmeg, very fizzy, with a caramel colour. Nice spicy taste with a strong nutmeg taste. Spicy palate.


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