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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Painted Ladies Annual Fling celebrates the renaissance of downtown Lake Mills. Although named for the restoration of the many Victorian storefronts, some of the more adventurous women-folk added a playful twist and dressed as, well, painted ladies. Inspired by these bold and spicy women, we brewed Painted Ladies, a pumpkin and spice-infused amber ale. This fall, make sure you enjoy a fling with a few Painted Ladies.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Bottle thanks to 17thfloor. Orange copper appearance with creamy off-white head. Aroma is sweeter spice, big pumpkin, sweeter malt, real rich, pleasant. Flavor is rich pumpkin, caramel, spice, slight toast and biscuit as well. Medium, creamy body. One of the better pumpkin beers.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mainuh_man (291) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2016
12 Oz bottle. Pumpkin and nutmeg aroma.. Sweet malt and pumpkin flavor. Long roasty bitterness. Overall... Meh. Not my style, but has its place.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4876) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Woodmans on Gammon Road in Madison, served at cellar temp in a pint glass. Moderate off-white head decays quickly atop a slightly oily amber-gold body...fairly typical pumpkin-spice aroma - ginger and cinnamon and cardamom and clove - but enhanced by more malt presence than usual, and quite fresh and fairly strong...body is sweet but not to me excessively so, lots of caramel malt, toasty Oktoberfest-like characteristics, some spicy bitterness and a juicy-fruity quality, with just a touch of dryness and smokiness at the finish...full on the palate throughout, carbonation light to moderate. Ive been sick of pumpkin ales lately but this one works pretty well; it might be too sweet for some but certainly there is more balance here between the pie-spiciness, sugar and malt body than we often see. Well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryecatcher (1363) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2016
Bottle. There are two types of pumpkin beers: ones that are over-spiced and vegetal, and ones that are toasty and balanced and make you happy the leaves are dying, that football is back (...and hockey not far behind it), that bonfire season is here, and that your kid is already thinking about his Halloween costume over a month early. This one falls (no pun intended) into the latter category. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Tap at The Old Fashioned in Madison, WI. Clear amber pour with healthy foam. Nose is spiced tea. Flavor begins with butterscotch, small pumpkin candied lemon peel. Oily, richer palate. Not bad. I should stop ordering pumpkin beers.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Itzjerm (2371) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Sweet with light bitterness. Clear no head. At the brewery. Lots of pumpkin all spice with good mouthfeel. Good basic pumpkin beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidemaster (296) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Aroma of pumpkin, spice, caramel, malt, and cinnamon. Color is deep orange hue. Nice complex flavor of pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, pepper, oak, caramel, malt, and burnt wood. Has a clean but spicy finish. great choice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
scarletfire65 (1346) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle at home. From Whole Foods. Cloudy amber when poured cold. The aroma is nutmeg,canned pumpkin, overripe banana, and banana bread. Full bodied with aggressive carbonation. Flavors include banana and wheat, aside from the token spices and pumpkin. Dry finish with lingering spices, including white pepper. Fine pumpkin ale, even in late May.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (5086) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2015
bottle. Amber with one finger head. Well above average for a pumpkin beer. Good balance of pumpkin and spice with plenty of flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
[Tap] Orange in color with a slight amount of haze to it. A small white head and decent lacing on the glass. Aromas of pumpkin pie spice, bready notes and a lot of nutmeg. Flavors of pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and lighter vegetal notes. Robust body. Lingering sweet pumpkin notes. Light carbonation. Tasting notes from 10/2014.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hype (40) - - JAN 21, 2015
Best pumpkin beer I have ever tried! Xxxvnebteenganebenegnegndgngdngsbgdgsbfwbsgbsgbgsg


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