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Magna Cucurbita - Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar

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Magna Cucurbita
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BA SCORE
87
very good

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brew3crew on 11-09-2011)
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Photo of mactrail
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Black stout color in the glass. Very fragrant with roast malt as well as the pie spice. Brewery says it's flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Not totally over-spiced, but plenty of it. I think this pumpkin-spice beer works better with a big black stout than the usual ambers. Lots of hops, which also helps fight down the cinnamon. Probably the most squash flavor of any pumpkin beer I've had, and the burnt malt gives it some character.

They called it Pumpkin Stout at the Local Habit beer dinner for San Diego Beer Week. Mike Hess rated this cask batch at 7.5% ABV.

mactrail, Nov 11, 2011
Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

GraduatedCashew, Nov 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Sparky44, Dec 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

djaeon, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

HaveUSeenMyCellar, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +0.5%

t2grogan, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of random846
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

random846, May 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

funkel81, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

DOCRW, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of brew3crew
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at tthe brewery

A dark body with a tan head that sticks around for a bit

S-very nice oumkin spice but not as strong as I would like

T-very interesting. I get some chocolate even though it iis nonot on the ingredients. Not so much cinnamin

M-medium body and smooth

O-very solid brew. Don't know if i would have more than ononr glass...

brew3crew, Nov 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

terpinsd, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

marqoid, Mar 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

TheBoog013, Nov 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

BellsFan, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

SageO, Oct 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

arfenhouse, Mar 22, 2014
Photo of Joshmistake
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Joshmistake, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of cocoapuph
5/5  rDev +25.6%

cocoapuph, Nov 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Rave, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Liana, Nov 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

johlac66, Yesterday at 11:58 PM
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Zach_Voth, Nov 02, 2013
Magna Cucurbita from Mike Hess Brewing - Miramar
87 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.