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Patterson Pumpkin - Full Tilt Brewing

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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 16.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Tilt Brewing visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: YardmanFTB on 08-30-2013

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Ratings: 57 | Reviews: 9
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Pours a very pretty golden copper/orange color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved away into practically nothing, but an extremely thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Big aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar, ginger and all-spice. Pumpkin and malt aromas round everything out. Not much in the way of hops, however.

Taste: Great! Wow, strong malty backbone, followed by all that spice of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, all-spice, brown sugar, finished by some beautifully balanced hops. Terrific flavor!

Mouthfeel: Chewy! Almost no carbonation. With an ABV of 9.0%, there is a considerable amount of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: I had never heard of this brewery, even though it is a local Baltimore one, and as such, I wasn’t expecting much. That being said, because of this terrific beer, I’m going to be on the search for this brewery’s other beers, and I’m going to be expecting a lot from them.

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12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter

A: Hazy muddled copper body with a one finger creamy tan head. Nice lacing.
S: It definitely smells like rubbing alcohol (or solvent as another reviewer noted).
T: This just tastes like a hoppy IPA with a big malt base. I get just the slightest hint of spice to it. Not sure if I would know that this was supposed to be a pumpkin beer if I had it blind, but I like to think that I would pick it up. I can't believe this is only 48 IBUs, especially considering how hoppy and bitter is. I mean 48 IBUs for 9% alcohol is quite low for something that tastes like this. A nice bit of warming to it.
M: Smooth with just a bit of carbonation felt, and some slight burn that comes through in the mouthfeel too.
O: This is just an IPA at the end of the day. I really get no spice that is able to be separated out from that of the malt. That being said, it is quite good. I will say this is my first Full Tilt beer, despite living in Baltimore.

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Patterson Pumpkin from Full Tilt Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.