Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Cigar City Brewing
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4.55/5 rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Pours a pretty brown amber with nice clarity. Thin finger of foam leaving very little lacing. The nose hits with nutmeg, a dry vegetal pumpkin quality, cinnamon candy and baking spices - it is very much like pumpkin pie, spices are prevalent with almost a creamy pie crust scent. The nose is what gets me - multilayered complex chocolate notes - this beer looks like Theobroma and drinks like what Theobroma wishes it could be. Straight pumpkin pie in the mouth, full of spices and rich pumpkin flavor that finishes with nice carbonation and a dry vegetal quality at the end. Almost a touch astrigent on the finish and not a huge fan of the vegetal quality it presents but this is by far and away the best pumpkin beer i have had.
Serving type: bottle
10-12-2011 02:42:03 | More by Trilogy31
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Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Cigar City Brewing
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