Kinnegar Long Tongue Pumpkin Ginger Rye

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Brewed by Kinnegar Brewing
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Rathmullan, Co Donegal, Ireland

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottled, winter seasonal
Long Tongue is a warming winters ale made with pumpkin, ginger, rye and a hint of cinnamon. Special thanks to Donal Doherty at Harrys restaurant in Bridgend for supplying this seasons pumpkins from his walled garden at Burt, and to Keelan McMichael and staff at Rathmullan House for helping Rick to roast them. Happy Thanksgiving.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
zvikar (5593) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - NOV 5, 2016
Brown, huge head, fruity aroma, caramel, cardboard, vegetables, bitter flavor, vegetables, caramel, cardboard, light bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (46578) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 30, 2016

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Kinnegar Long Tongue Pumpkin Ginger Rye ].
[ Courtesy of my Local Swap 2016-1 - Beersiveknown ]. Clear medium amber orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, rye, spicy, pumpkin - pumpkin spices, ginger. Flavor is moderate sweet with a long to average duration, spicy, caramel, ginger, pumpkin, rye, pumpkin spices. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20160422]

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrOrla (2519) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of ginger, spice, herbal, light malty. Taste is ginger heavy, herbal, spicey. Hmm

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
saxo (17588) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are pumpkin, malt, caramel, fruits and hops. Not good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (13638) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Some ginger notes. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rasmus40 (18747) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 220416

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (1803) - ISRAEL - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting. Thanks Tom L. Hazy amber with a big head. Smell of ginger and pumpkin. Taste of ginger, pumpkin, bread, caramel, low bitterness. Medium-bodied, smooth.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DSG (12576) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Maxs place. Thanks Tom L. Cloudy dark orange. Aroma of ginger, caramel, pumpkin. Sweetish flavor with caramel, ginger, spicy rye, a bit of pumpkin, bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9940) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle from the Garvie dregs-run. Pours dark brown with a thin head. Aromas of fresh ginger, clove. Taste is clove, sweet vegetables. Oily texture, clove-bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (6059) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle thanks to the cgarvieuk tasting. Appearance - dirty honey colour, kind of dark muddy amber. Decent head. Nose - get the ginger alright. Some pumpkin follows, in unison with some biscuit notes from the malts. Taste - more of the same really. Palate - close to medium bodied with a tangy and crunchy texture and a fairly balanced finish. Overall - for this style of beer, I found this pretty balanced and enjoyable. The sweetness somewhat envelopes the ginger.


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