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RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 163   ABV: 5.42%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pumpkin Lager is brewed with pumpkins in the mash, spices added during the boil, and lightly hopped. The rich specialty grains and lager fermentation combine to produce the taste and the texture of pumpkin pie.

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3.8
fidemaster (336) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Fantastic fresh pumpkin aroma. Rich dark amber hue. It has a rich, creamy, slightly sweet overall taste. You get a ripe pumpkin flavor, with all the pumpkin pie spices, mixed in with a hearty nutty flavor. Clean finish Excellent oktoberfest beer!

2.9
kitschy (326) - Nebraska, USA - NOV 12, 2007
In bottle. Nice orangey amber color, smells like pumpkin pie spices. I felt this beer compromised itself by going for both a pumpkin and a spice flavor. I felt it ended up rather squash-y, with a weird zucchini flavor. Perhaps this means they just went all-out and added more pumpkiin than the others; if so, kudos for the effort, and just either add more or take out the cinnamon, please.

3.3
Ofortuna (322) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 3, 2006
Decent body to this one is what stood out the most. Much better than the majority out there, aside from Dogfish Head’s version. Pours a nice deep amber hue and the spices of pumpkin pie dance through my nose. A bit too sweet on the palate, but drinkable. Sad to see that the foam quickly clears soon after I’ve had my first sip. Hard time finding the hops in this one where the spice dominates. I understand it is lightly hopped, but perhaps a bit more to help balance out the sweetness.

2.9
hockey9930 (322) - - JAN 8, 2014
Orange with a thin head and lots of lacing. Aroma of cooked pumpkin. Tastes like a wheat ale with pumpkin, rather simple. Water palate.

3.2
coreyc1221 (319) - Truckee, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bright spice and artificial pumpkin flavoring. Sweet sweet aroma. golden amber color with thin white head. Nice pumpkin and light cardamon feel.Enjoyable but not mind blowing.

3
zapprentice (316) - East Setauket, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Aroma is more of a pumpkin and cinnamon spice. Flavor really brings this spice out, not really the nicest of pumpkin flavors.

3.6
agillespie81 (315) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Aroma - sweet pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg; Appearance - light copper, fluffy head, poor lacing; Taste - light malt front, balanced pumpkin flavor throughout, spice notes intensify into the back, somewhat spicy finish; Palate - slightly crisp, average body; Overall - easy drinking, not in-your-face pumpkin yet not bland either.

2.8
evanlarkin (315) - Northfield, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Pours yellow-orange and clear. Very little head. Strong pumpkin aroma, with some nutmeg, clove, and brown sugar thrown in. Taste is a bit of pumpkin, which doesn’t hold up very well against the spices, particularly the nutmeg. Not bad, but I wouldn’t say it reminds me of pumpkin pie so much. Not sweet, by the way.

3
joeymacaroni (309) - Wagontown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2008
pours a dark golden-orange, slightly hazy. thin teafroth head. aroma is pumpkin, spice, lemon/ citrus, and a musky herbal note. flavor is tart, wheaty, herbal. aftertaste is roasted pumpkin and spice. malty. kinda dry. medium carbonation, pretty thick.

2.5
soyorganic (307) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Bottle: pours light copper color. Has almost and overwhelming pumpkin and other spice smell. The first time I had this beer I was not too fond of it. But on second try it is not bad. Low carbonation and not much body to the beer. So when you put it down, it sort of ends. The pumpkin flavor is nice and not too over the top.


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