Dismiss Notice
Sneak peek! BeerAdvocate magazine #104 (September 2015) featuring Leah & Oscar from Highland Brewing in Asheville, North Carolina. Learn more ...
Dismiss Notice
Subscribe to our newsletter and get the latest BeerAdvocate updates delivered to your inbox.

Brewmaster's Choice Pumpkin Ale - Shanghai Brewery

Not Rated.
Brewmaster's Choice Pumpkin Ale
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 1
Hads: 2
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Shanghai Brewery visit their website

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BucBasil on 12-03-2013

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 2
Reviews by BucBasil:
Photo of BucBasil
2.93/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from the tap into a pint glass at the Hengshan Rd. location.

A: Dark hazy amber red-orange color with an offwhite head that has good retention.

S: Super spicy smelling - mainly cinnamon and nutmeg. Wow this is like smelling a Christmas broom or cinnamon stick. Slight pumpkin spice and bread deep within.

T: A bit more balance here. Still heavy on the cinnamon but with an added clove note. Pumpkin and crust are there in the beginning but then just covered with spices, making this one kind of a mess and somewhat hard to drink a lot of.

Overall, definitely could use way fewer spices. This seems like the brewer was experimenting with a new style and seeing what the result is. With some tweaks this could be pretty good. (734 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of portia99
2.75/5  rDev n/a

Brewmaster's Choice Pumpkin Ale from Shanghai Brewery
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.