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Pumpkinator - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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587 Ratings
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Ratings: 587
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 138
Gots: 202 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is the same beer as Divine Reserve #9. If you have already reviewed that beer, please do not review it again here or you risk losing the older review when the listings are merged.

 http://www.saintarnold.com/beers/p ... nator.html 

(Beer added by: FUNKPhD on 10-14-2011)
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hornsup

Virginia

4.51/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle courtesy of a trade from sjs0187...thanks buddy poured into an Intuition pint glass (yea yea)
Bottling date 9/24/12

A: Pours an opaque dark brown color, there is a bit of transparency in the thinner parts of the glass that are deep orange color in color. I like it considering its a pumpkin stout, but it could be off putting for some.

S: Heavy spices....notably nutmeg and cinnamon. Get some fresh unripe pumpkin on the nose as well

T: Tastes like someone took cocoa powder and sprinkled it on freshly oven roasted pumpkins. Has a hint of alcohol on the back end which compliments the spices quite well I think...I would have guessed 6% alcohol judging by how smooth it is. Get the nutmeg cloves and cinnamon in the middle as well.

M: Mouthfeel is a little thin, but I really enjoy it in this particular rendition. Doesn't coat your mouth but it definitely overloads and coats your palate nicely. The extra body on it replaces the heavy natural sugars seen in most pumpkin beers.

O: I would prefer this over most all pumpkin beers due to its body and the seeming replacement balancing cocoa for the natural sugars. Its really enjoyable and I actually enjoyed it colder rather than when it warmed up which is completely uncharacteristic for stouts. Spices became more pronounced when warm though...take your pick...either way its fantastic

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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nlmartin

Ohio

4.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This beer came way as part of the Values Bif. Thanks Azzy! The beer was lightly chilled and was served in an Imperial Pint glass.

A- The body of the beer wa black with no opaqueness to light. The beer had no head and no lacing.

S- The aroma of the beer is roasted pumpkin, pumpkin pie spicing like my grandmother made, nutmeg, cinnamon, all spice, cloves, vanilla, brown sugar, molassis. All the above aromas are riding a sea of darkly roasted malty cocoa.

T- The flavor of the beer gives plenty of dark roasted malt. This is a perfect vehicle for roasted pumpkin pie flavors. The pumpkin pie spice flavors are well done and consist of the usual suspects. Just an excellent delivery of the aroma. Not too sweet and not too spiced.

M- The body of the beer is smooth and very full bodied. The carbonation levels wrok well. Not a trace of alcohol heat. Kind of coats my mouth like I ate some pumpkin pie.

O- This beer is a dam tasty darkly roasted vehicle for delivering a pumpkin pie flavored beer. Only compaint was the appearance but can overlook this. Sorry I have a second complaint my glass is empty.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

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Texas

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TMoney2591

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Thanks to twiggamortis420 for this bottle!

I imagine a crossover flick, in the style of Freddy Vs Jason, between Pumpkinhead and the Terminator. God, would it probably suck... Anyway, this stuff pours a dark black-brown topped by a finger of sandy tan foam. The nose comprises mild roasted malts, very light cola, brown sugar, very light molasses, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. The taste brings in more of the same, with an avalanche of the aforementioned spices and a hint of ginger tossed in for good measure. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, a delightful pumpkin stout (wow, did I really just say "delightful"...?), one that pleasantly balances the roasted elements with a healthy spicing. Good times.

Serving type: bottle

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Pumpkinator from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 587 ratings.