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Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 1,069
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 488
Gots: 245 | FT: 21
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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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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

gcare02, Yesterday at 12:59 PM
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4.32/5  rDev +0.5%

MrGone, Yesterday at 10:09 AM
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3.56/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

Fievel, Monday at 07:58 PM
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3.6/5  rDev -16.3%

skaboom420, Sunday at 10:41 PM
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4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

JillMarch1027, Sunday at 04:17 AM
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4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

GTJayG, Sunday at 12:09 AM
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4/5  rDev -7%

The nose is like pumpkin bread with a malty pumpkin tone. The spices of nutmeg and clove are obvious in the aroma.

The flavor tends strongly to the creamy pumpkin sweetness, almost like the whipped cream on top of the pie was included. There is little to no spiciness, that I can tell and nothing in the way of malty pie crust, but mostly the pumpkin pie filling.

KYGunner, Saturday at 12:14 PM
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Valentno7, Saturday at 04:44 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

malfunxion, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

seavercm, Nov 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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

olradetbalder, Nov 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

HoppySeb, Nov 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Probably the best pumpkin ale I've had. They are too proud of it though ($$$$$).

worussell3, Nov 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Mfbda1daonly, Nov 10, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +14%

Poured into my Surly goblet....
A - Pours a hazy amber brown with a small foamy head that reduces quickly to a thin cover and ring. Looks great.
S - Not overpowering but a pleasant aroma of pumpkin and spices.
T - Medium strong pumpkin flavor with a hint of spices.
M - Medium creamy mouth feel, flavor hangs around for a good long time.
O - The key to any great beer is balance and this beer has it. The pumpkin and the splices are well matched to the beer, nothing is overpowering. Delicious, the best pumpkin beer I've tasted in 2014.

spacecake9, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

bmur112, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

IckyT2012, Nov 09, 2014
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Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Cigar City Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 1,069 ratings.