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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The secret is in the 2.5 pounds of spice per barrel for this fall brew. We add the pumpkin during the mash at precisely the right time to create just the perfect balance of malt, hops, pumpkin and spice.

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3.1
streve (105) - Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2012
22oz bomber bottle. Pour is a hazy dark orange with a thin off-white head. Aroma is full of spice with small notes of pumpkin and light alcohol. Up front, the palette is splashed with spices and mild hop bitterness. The pumpkin comes in about halfway with a booziness that kind of washes the good flavor away. No lacing at all. Overall, it’s a solid offering, but would like even more if the alcohol was dialed down to create better balance in the mouth feel.

3.8
ellolovey (483) - Georgia, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours a murky orange color with a light off-white head. Radiating smell of pumpkin. Hops balance out the sweet pumpkin flavor. A little heavy on the spices. Alcohol definitely warms the throat. Has a slight bitter finish with all the kick of the fall spices.

3.4
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2012
[4415-20120504] 1pt6floz bottle. Thanksgiving spices and fruity pumpkin pie aroma. Slightly hazy, orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head and lots of tiny floaties. Boozy pie crust flavour has a ton of pungent spices and pumpkin rind. Medium body has quite a kick. Really interesting big and bold. (7/4/6/3/14) 3.4
Overheard: "I’m not gay but I’m not not gay!"
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, garthicus, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jerc)

3.5
blankboy (7689) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2012
My bottle [660ml] shared with HogTownHarry, garthicus, GregClow, jerc & mabel. Pours a hazy orange-amber with a small semi-lasting frothy off-white head. A good amount of sediment in there. Aroma of pumpkin, spices and light alcohol. Slightly sweet flavour of pumpkin, spices and a bitter finish. Medium bodied. Not overly complex but very good nonetheless.

3.5
jercraigs (10365) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2012
2012-05-04. Bright orange body, small beige head. 3+ sweetish aroma, light alcohol, muted pumpkin. Flavour is quite pumpkiny, sweet, light alcohol on the tongue is warming in the throat. Not super complex but enjoyable. Smooth average plus to medium bodied palate. Enjoyable. Bottle shared by Blankboy.

"I don’t like OTHER people’s asparagus pee, let’s be clear."

3.7
garthicus (2928) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 4, 2012
Thanks to Blankboy. Appearance: vibrant orange, medium white head. Aroma: citrus, mild pumpkin, a little hoppy, a little alcohol. Flavour: spicy, sour, black pepper, decent amount of pumpkin, light in body, long spicy finish.

3.5
burg326 (5482) - Florida, USA - MAR 27, 2012
22 ounce bottle pours a murky orange color with aromas of caramel, allspice, some pumpkin, cinnamon, and some brown sugar. Flavor is sweet up front with some allspice and some pumpkin thrown in. Surprised at this one, and a nice beer overall that I would drink again.

3.3
evanlarkin (307) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2012
I guess I’ll take 201 then. Had a few sips of Travlr’s glass. He’s right about the color for sure, and in fact I mostly agree with him. It’s spicy (nutmeg, cinnamon) and pumpkiny in both the smell and taste, but not as sweet as Pumpking, which is important for me.

3.3
Travlr (24642) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 23, 2012
This is the 200th rating of this bad boy, whoo hoo! Hazy brown color, thin beige head. Aroma of nutmeg an gourd. Taste resembles pumpkin pie, but it’s not overbearing.

3.6
drfabulous (7930) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 12, 2012
22 ounce. Big pumpkin aroma and spice. Heavy carbonation. Given that it was probably bottled last October, it’s held up really well and the spices are all dominant.


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