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Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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1,075 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,075
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 485
Gots: 248 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
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Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Legend has it that when a pumpkin comes into the world it is possessed by either a good or an evil spirit. Ours got all the good baby! Bursting with real pumpkin flavor and yummy pumpkin spices including Ceylon cinnamon, Jamaican all-spice, Zanzibar cloves and nutmeg, Good Gourd is a celebration of Fall and that spookiest of holidays, Halloween. Pair Good Gourd with pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie and costume parties.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 01-03-2009)
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Ratings: 1,075 | Reviews: 175 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev -30.2%

backbaybrewer, May 27, 2014
Photo of THECPJ
3.03/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: copper orange with a 1 finger off white head

smell: nutmeg, cinnamon,

taste: pumpkin spices, sweet, malts

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, thin to medium body

overall: rather disappointing the beer needed some more body in my opinion. glad I got to try it just doesn't stand up to the better pumpkin beers.

cheers,
The CPJ

THECPJ, Sep 28, 2011
Photo of chinchill
3.08/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours an orange-amber with a off-white head that has decent retention.

Aroma: Pumpkin nose with malt taking a background role. Hints of spicing; certainly not overdone.

Promising aroma is not followed by good taste. There is a nice bit of pumpkin/squash flavor, but it is surrounded by a rather unpleasant earthy gourd flavor.

Medium body with moderate carbonation

chinchill, Oct 04, 2011
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3.16/5  rDev -26.5%

Algar11, Oct 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

obiwan_k3n00bi, Mar 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

mcintire78, Nov 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

campfirebrew, Oct 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

ReeseMax3, Jan 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

WeizenGuy, Oct 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

belleisa_losteo, Nov 06, 2014
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3.32/5  rDev -22.8%

Mitchapolooza2, Sep 01, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -20.9%

Dogfish_jws, Sep 27, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

wow, big and boozy pumpkin beer. Strong nutmeg & cinnamon notes. Slightly thin tasting, so sweet no real character develops. Big time boozy aftertaste, reminds me of a fat Tuesday drink that tastes like a dessert and then you swallow and say 'damn, there was a ton of alcohol in that thing'. Glad I tried it, wouldn't seek out again.

Bloodbuzz99, Oct 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

olradetbalder, Nov 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

earlholman, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

cyrushire, Jan 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

user785335, Oct 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

mwbrady12, Sep 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

greenspointexas, Mar 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

BrewsandBlues, Nov 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

cfrances33, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

james582, Dec 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

SourAddict, Nov 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

dvsbizzyb, Sep 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

Mikeypnh, Oct 09, 2013
Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Cigar City Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 1,075 ratings.