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RATINGS: 527   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An all malt fall seasonal brew in Limited Edition. Brewed with golden delicious pumpkin and select seasonal spices including nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and clove for a unique satisfying flavor.

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1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 23, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2006 GABF 05. Pours gold yellow with a faint pumpkin spice aroma. Flavor is piss and pumpkin. Watery palate. Another loser from Michelob. At least Coorss Blue Moon makes a respectable effort at the style. Bottle. Almost identical numbers. Leaves a mediciny taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheBeerGod (6105) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 11, 2011 Draft at County Grill in Yorktown, VA on 10-21-05. Came out a nice orange-brown body with a small tan head. Promising appearance. Aroma was a let down, but not too surprising of one. Light spices(nutmeg, allspice), sweet malts, hint of caramel, and light fruit. Taste is a bit better with more spice notes coming through as well as sweet malts, caramel and a hint of "pumpkin". Its a much tamer pumpkin beer than most others Ive tried, but this is very drinkable and not a typical BMC beer. Body is light and, surprisingly, at times, creamy with mild carbonation feel. Finishes with more spice (nutmeg and cinnamon), bigger "pumpkin" and light caramel. Not bad for AB!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (6529) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2005 On tap: Im assuming this is the same as Jacks Pumpkin Spice Ale since its not listed. Nice spicey aroma. Lots of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Transparent amber with a small white head. Flavor has lots of spice up front. Just like the aroma, lots of cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Light pumkin. Finishes with a light bitterness. Actually a decent pumpkin. Either Jacks doesnt equal Michelob and Im drinking a different beer or the bias against these guys is beyond huge. By no means is this phenominal, but it is a decent pumkin beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mybrainhurts (394) - North Dakota, USA - OCT 18, 2005
I got a pretty good deal on this 18 pack sampler. The sampler also comes with two collectors pilsner glasses, and recipe cards. This pumpkin ale comes in at 5.5% alc and pours big and fluffy. Aroma of musty sweat socks, nutmeg, cinnamon, and faint dusty pumpkin. Flavors of grains, watery pumpkin, Some spices and finishes a tad dry. Absolutely no carbonation and gives the feeling of being a bit flat. Overall, not bad but not great. Just take it for what it is.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Terminus (3626) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 18, 2005
tap at st louis busch brewery (yes, i took the tour!). pours orange with a foamy off-white eggshel head. highly spiced aroma here-cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice with a light yeasty funk note (maybe adjunct). light musty flavor from the adjunct with all the spices. the adjunct was definately found on the finish. not bad alltogether, but not great.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DragonStout (1410) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2005
Pours amber and has a spicy aroma.Really nothing special here.The most dominant flavor here is the nutmeg and hops.This would have to be my least favorite pumpkin beer I have had

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (4153) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 14, 2005
Pour is a hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is faint but i do detect some nutmeg. Flavor is pretty decent. Lots of pumpkin and cinnamon to go around. Swallow is spicy and rich. Quite tasty and reminds me of Thanksgiving.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mustangjoe (183) - redondo beach, California, USA - OCT 14, 2005
UPDATED: APR 14, 2006 Tap. Nice dark brown hue with a medium sized head. The cinnamon and spice came out nicely in the aroma. Nice spicy flavor, slightly sweet. My first pumpkin ale, but I enjoyed it a lot.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2005
Bottle. Hazy orange in color with a nice head. Spicey clove aroma. Nutmeg and clove notes. Cinnamon. Thin. Not much to say. Watery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chuckmotor (1) - USA - OCT 11, 2005 does not count
I bought this in the collectors pack that also included the lager, pale ale, marzen, amber bock, and the honey one. This was my favorite of all of them because of the unique flavor and festive aroma.


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