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Pumpkinator - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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596 Ratings
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Ratings: 596
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 143
Gots: 207 | FT: 18
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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Ratings: 596 | Reviews: 113 | Display Reviews Only:
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seeswo

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.2%

01-22-2012 23:47:31 | More by seeswo
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MisterGrizz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-20-2012 23:06:18 | More by MisterGrizz
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.2%

01-20-2012 02:03:10 | More by kew
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tjkinate

Nebraska

4.28/5  rDev -0.7%

I'm so happy to see my Texas breweries stepping up their game.

A: Single fingered creamy cocoa colored head with decent retention settling to a thin film remains atop the brew leaving behind some lacing as this deep brown bodied brew lowers.

S: Pumpkin, cinnamon, lots of nutmeg, smells like pumpkin pie hiding the high ABV well.

T: Very robust flavor, much more potent than the smell led on. The strongest in the pumpkin department I've had so far. Back end is where the spices I detected in the nose make their presence known, but unfortunately they drop off quicker than I would have liked.

M: Medium for the style, very well carbonated, slight burn as the brew passing down the throat.

O: Pretty awesome. Probably the best pumpkin beer I have ever had, but I know it can get better.

01-17-2012 00:03:02 | More by tjkinate
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev -7.7%

Bomber - Thanks to cfrancis for this

Appearance - Black/brown colour with a small size fizzy dark beige head. There is a low amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for just a few minutes.

Smell - Malts, chocolate, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, pumpkin

Taste & Mouth - There is low amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, chocolate, and pumpkin. There is also a lot of spices going on.. ginger, nutmeg, and lots of clove. It ends with a malty/spicy aftertaste.

Overall - At first I was really enjoying the beer. It has a taste all it's own and it wasn't cloying like most of the other stronger pumpkin beers are. The amount of spices in it did start to wear on me a little bit though. Still a very good beer that is well worth trying.

01-16-2012 18:31:34 | More by spinrsx
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whartontallboy

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-14-2012 00:57:13 | More by whartontallboy
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Frozenmoses

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.2%

01-12-2012 16:28:04 | More by Frozenmoses
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hannaho

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.2%

01-09-2012 16:51:33 | More by hannaho
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.2%

01-07-2012 03:42:05 | More by TurdFurgison
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TasteTester

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-29-2011 19:12:35 | More by TasteTester
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cdwil

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.2%

12-26-2011 13:58:42 | More by cdwil
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greid

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

12-26-2011 01:07:38 | More by greid
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TexAggie011

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

12-25-2011 20:23:46 | More by TexAggie011
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

12-24-2011 23:24:16 | More by acurtis
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tsludge

Texas

5/5  rDev +16%

12-21-2011 19:40:15 | More by tsludge
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bradc7178

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

12-21-2011 03:17:03 | More by bradc7178
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duff247

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-18-2011 07:19:15 | More by duff247
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trojankeg

Texas

5/5  rDev +16%

12-17-2011 02:55:10 | More by trojankeg
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

12-13-2011 14:27:49 | More by TXhomebrewer
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jlb502

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

12-13-2011 05:34:00 | More by jlb502
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SquidVicious

Texas

5/5  rDev +16%

12-12-2011 22:12:51 | More by SquidVicious
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.85/5  rDev +12.5%

Aroma: Lots of holiday spices... Mostly cinnamon and nutmeg with a little bit of meaty pumpkin, chocolate malt and more roasty malts on the back end

Appearance: Very dark brown almost black, 1" to 1 1/2" khaki tan head with decent lacing that fades slowly and lingered through the session

Taste: Flavor follows the nose pretty closely with a lot of Cinnamon and nutmeg upfront, dark chocolate and a little dark roasted coffee come from the base stout to balance out all of the spices... alcohol is an afterthought and it is dangerously drinkable for the advertised 10%

Mouthfeel: Thin to medium mouthfeel... would be better with a fuller body but doesn't detract from the enjoyment of the beer, makes it a little more drinkable

Overall: Easily one of the best pumpkin/holiday beers I have had to date. I always associate cinnamon with the fall/holiday season which is one reason why I didn't want to stop drinking this... if it got cold in south Texas this would be absolutely perfect on a cold clear night sitting out on the back porch

12-12-2011 04:29:29 | More by Texasfan549
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mdvatab

Indiana

3.93/5  rDev -8.8%

Received in recent trade w/ cosmonick. (Thanks!)

Poured from 22oz bottle into large Bordeaux wine glass.

Aroma: Ginger, cinnamon, malted milk, and roasted pumpkin. A well-balanced blend of the spice components one would expect in a pumpkin ale.

Appearance: Deep, dark brown. Light tan 1/2 finger head disappears quickly. Minimal lacing.

Flavor: A rich, roasty maltiness combines surprisingly well with cinnamon and ginger. A black licorice note is also there. A nice amount of malty sweetness, and a pleasant smoky note appears at the end.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied with medium carbonation. Definitely a peppery touch of booze in this one.

Overall: Likely to be one of my last pumpkin ales of the year, and I enjoyed it. Going into this one, I questioned how well the rich chocolaty stout flavors would meld with the pumpkin spices. St. Arnold did an excellent job, though. I recommend you try this one!

12-11-2011 17:44:53 | More by mdvatab
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alalvarez75

New York

5/5  rDev +16%

12-10-2011 00:44:34 | More by alalvarez75
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.2%

12-09-2011 07:03:47 | More by DoctorB2B
Pumpkinator from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 596 ratings.