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Good Gourd Almighty - Cigar City Brewing

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263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 116
Gots: 60 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Good Gourd Almighty is an Imperial Pumpkin Ale brewed with copious amounts of pumpkin with Ceylon cinnamon, Jamaican all-spice, Zanzibar cloves and nutmeg added, and then aged in rum barrels.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-25-2013)
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3.55/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to the members of El Catador Club for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Bottled 10/18/13.

Pours a murky dark orange-brown with a foamy beige head that fades to nothing. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, pumpkin, cinnamon, clove, earth, and rum aromas. Taste is much the same with pumpkin spice and rum flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and smooth mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with spice qualities that are more individually distinct in the aroma.

UCLABrewN84, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

zestar, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

nmann08, Feb 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Texasfan549, Jan 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

kjkinsey, Jan 01, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

No head really on a murky and muddy brown with gold tinged body. Aroma is incredible with very sweet caramel, vanilla, rum, nutmeg, pumpkin, brown sugar and cinnamon. Aroma is better than the flavor could ever be, one of the best smelling beers I have encountered, possibly the best. Flavor follows with a complex blend of fresh pumpkin, vanilla like I have never experienced , spiced rum, cinnamon and nutmeg. Smooth and thick body. Great beer. Would be even better with right food choices.

kylehay2004, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Knapp85, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.4%

largadeer, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

nickfl, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

oline73, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

mendvicdog, Dec 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

MarkyMOD, Apr 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

beernads, Nov 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

InspectorBob, May 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

drewone, Mar 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

yourefragile, Dec 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

orangesol, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

duceswild, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

Gonzoillini, Mar 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

billab914, Feb 23, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Shared large bottle.
Drinks like a barleywine, with a somewhat thin body and obviously high ABV.
Overly sweet but otherwise good balance and good, if strong, use of rum barrel aging. Subtle pumpkin.

chinchill, Oct 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

sendbeer, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

iL0VEbeer, Jan 20, 2014
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Good Gourd Almighty from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.