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Fermentation Without Representation - Epic Brewing Company

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Fermentation Without RepresentationFermentation Without Representation

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very good

481 Ratings
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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 141
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 19
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 11-06-2011

Our first ever collaborative beer has all the familiar flavors of the season, but done with Epic style. To a base of strong, roasty, and chocolaty porter, we add 200 pounds of real pumpkin per batch, five spices and whole Madagascar vanilla beans. As you pour this deeply ruby brown beer, you’re greeted by the aroma of fresh cut squash,followed by rich chocolate. The flavor starts sweet with marshmallow,vanilla, and some pumpkin pie, then yields to a coffee roast and darkchocolate dryness. This beer is a great introduction for curious drinkers and a special holiday treat for fans of the style.
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Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a pub glass.
Appearance - surprisingly dark; in fact this is black with just a touch of blood orange at the bottom of the glass. A thin, mocha head leaves a sticky curtain of lace down the glass!
Smell - sweet malts, molasses and spice; very little pumpkin.
Taste - initial sip is sweet with a flavorful rush of butter, cream and spice! I detect far more cherry than pumpkin.
Feel - sweet, creamy and flavorful! Medium body that has excellent drinkability for the 8.4% ABV!
Overall - an unexpected surprise; this may be one I seek out each Fall!

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Appearance - Pitch black. Thick foamy head which laces the glass.
Smell - smell of pumpkin spice comes strong, then the smells of coffee and a typical porter come in second.
Taste - porter with a hint of pumpkin, but a nice spice after taste. Taste very good
Mouthfeel- Smoothy, very creamy. I did get a flem in my throat after not sure if the beer caused it with the spices.
Overall - Great beer, very much a porter with a hint of pumpkin and spice. Not an overwhelming pumpkin flavor

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Nice, solid porter. Needs to be a bit warm to enjoy the flavors. Coffee, smoked malt and a bit of squash and earthy flavors in the back.

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Fermentation Without Representation from Epic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 481 ratings.