RATINGS: 523   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
This rich and luscious brew indulges in flavor with over 28Ibs of pumpkin per barrel, for a full bodied sweetness and deep russet color. Classic pumpkin pie spices of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice ignite a warmth and spark thats deepened by an undercurrent of roasty smoked malts. The result is a delectable brew full of enveloping layers of flavor and spice. At Samuel Adams we love experimenting. This series of limited edition brews represents some of our favorite small batch creations. Style: Pumpkin Beer Hops: East Kent Goldings, Fuggle Malts: Samuel Adams Two-Row Pale Malt Blend, Caramel 60, Special B, Smoked Malt Extras: Real Pumpkin, Cinnamon, Ginger, Nutmeg, Allspice

Initially released on tap as "Double Pumpkin" in 2011, it was bottled as "Fat Jack Double Pumpkin" in 2012.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (1662) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 1, 2015
Aroma is honey, cinnamon, all spice and honey. Taste is sweet roasted malts, cinnamon and all spice. Packs a punch but overall more of a beer than,say, an overload of added spices to a bland beer. Appearance is a clear amber with a thin pearl head that retains quite well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frozer (240) - Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Light cinnamon a aroma. Very dark brown color almost like a stout. Lots of sweet pumpkin flavor. One of the better pumpkin beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
OntBeerDrinker (515) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2015
Trying it out from an yr aged bottle: from a distance in bottle roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin a little spice and ale in smell. In glass smell seems fruity and a tad spiced/pumpkin like. 2-3 finger head dark red look. Taste wise dunno how it differs from a fresh bottle but a little pumpkin taste with a bit of the spices in taste maybe more cinnamon and a cold ale taste, but truthfully it reminds me of a fruity(plum ect) Belgum high % beer. Its good even if it doesnt seem 100% pumpkin and spiced like. I cant taste the alcohol but can tell some early on. Its good and this review is of a 2014 bottle. Cheers!!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (2520) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Pours two fingers of head on a dark straw body. The aroma is an excellent blend of spices, just like a good pumpkin pie. The taste plays between bread crust, malty sweetness and mild bitterness to hold it together. Its complex and quite drinkable. The texture is smooth. One of the better pumpkin beers out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (11400) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2015
Draught at the Yard House, Honolulu, HI. Reddish brown color with a small tan head. Spices, pumpkin, sweet malt and mild metal in the aroma. The flavor is sweet malt, spices, pumpkin and more sweetness. Pumpkin beers just ain't my thing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle. I am not a pumpkin beer lover, but this isnt bad. Nice allspice, nutmeg and clove. Hides the alcohol well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (1269) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2015
22 oz. bottle pours a clear copper color with small tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is mostly cinnamon and nutmeg, but not overpowering. Taste is sweet, like a pumpkin pie, with only slight bitterness only in the finish. Body is medium with average carbonation. Im not a big fan of pumpkin beers. Too many breweries decide they have to do something like this each fall, but this one has its merits, and I may try it again next year.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1539) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2015
has a nice cinnamon and nutmeg aroma. Taste is nice blend of pumpkin nutmeg and cinnamon, a nice semi creamy body. One of the better pumpkin beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (3487) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
650ml brown bottle. Orange/amber. Dark beige foam. Sweet and spicy nose - big caramel and clove and nutmeg notes. Taste has sweet caramel malt base with nutmeg, slight earth pumpkiny notes and grains. Light spicy aftertaste with some lingering sweetness. Medium bodied. Rich and sweet, pretty nice but not particularly boozy for its strength. A good fall pumpkin ale if you like them on the sweeter side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured into a perfect pint. 5.0 A: Clear copper color. Three fingers of creamy tan head. Retention is very good and glass covering lacing is left. 3.5 S: While not the most adventurous nose, it is pleasant. Cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, but Id prefer a heftier dose. Pumpkin gives a nice earthiness. Caramel and toasted malts, but on the drier side. 3.75 T: Taste has more power in it than the nose. The pumpkin in particular stands out more. Again the spices mentioned above are on the mild side. Caramel and toasted malts. Good. 4.0 M: Medium body. Nice creaminess to this with chewiness. Good moderate carbonation. 3.75 D: Tasty beer. Other than it being a bit tame, its tasty and drinks well. ★ 709 characters DavoleBomb, Nov 21, 2013

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