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Pumpkinator - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

607 Ratings
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Ratings: 607
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 149
Gots: 209 | FT: 19
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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5/5  rDev +16%

kjkinsey, Dec 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

huadog, Dec 01, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

imperialking, Dec 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

bpgpitt10, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of brewskifan55
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

Poured into a snifter on Thanksgiving night

Appearance: Cloudy, cola brown; light head, very little retention; some lacing.

Smell: pumpkin pie, cinnamon, leather

Taste: hard core pumpkin pie! Lots of cinnamon and nutmeg. Maple syrup. Smooth, black pepper finish.

Mouthfeel: medium with strong carbonation. Fizzes on the tongue.

Overall: Best pumpkin beer I've tried. Solid, robust. Great with ham and turkey. This is the perfect finish to Thanksgiving. I know what I'm thankful for.

brewskifan55, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

Ungertaker, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of imasloth
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

A- I've had this twice now. The first time it poured beautifully: deep dark brown with toasted brown head. Good size but quickly dissipating. Oddly, the second time I had it there were chunks of stuff floating to the top - Looked like cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice ... Not entirely appetizing.

S- Lots of dark malt, pumpkin pie spice/cinnamon and some anise.

T- All of the smells coming together simultaneously. Good thick pumpkin taste and just a slight tinge of alcohol.

M- Good heavy body. Leaves the mouth coated with its deliciousness

O- It's was my favorite pumpkin beer of the year. The chunks of stuff bummed me out a little, but ... I love the flavor.

imasloth, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of HopsKeepDroppin
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%

Poured from 22oz bottle into Maudite snifter.

A- Very dark brown almost black with a creamy tan colored head that lingers.

S- Pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg. Such a great aroma.

T- Follows the nose. Cinnamon and the spices are the first thing you get and then it finishes with an almost coffee bitterness. Delicious.

M- Coats your mouth and is very smooth

O- My favorite pumpkin beer to date. Great job Saint Arnold. I will definitely be on the lookout for this to be released next fall.

HopsKeepDroppin, Nov 24, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

cosmonick, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

THECPJ, Nov 22, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

hannydawg, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

mclowery81, Nov 21, 2011
Photo of mjurney
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%

2011 Edition.

Appearance:
Pitch black. Creamy beige head.

Aroma:
Sweet aroma. Lots of sweet spices... Cinnamon, nutmeg, some brown sugar. There some pumpkin.

Taste:
Sweet pumpkin up front along with spices at the end. There good amount of nice bready malts, ginger bread with a touch of sweet molasses. Dark fruity character. Holiday spices towards the finish.

Body:
Medium, not too heavy.

Finish:
Spices. A little alcohol warmth. Smooth.

mjurney, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of BeersCriteria
4.6/5  rDev +6.7%

A- Pours a pitch black with a coffee colored head.

S- Pumpkin, spices (brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg), some hops.

T- WOW! Best pumpkin beer out there! It’s like drinking pumpkin pie followed by a cup of dark roasted coffee. Coats your entire mouth and the alcohol is well masked.

Food Pairing- An entire Thanksgiving meal.

BeersCriteria, Nov 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

imagery, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

johnhenryconway, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

shoky01, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

dehjosh, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

ATXRyan, Nov 17, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

jhimstedt, Nov 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

RRandez, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

Crack2000, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

bilboski, Nov 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16%

turfy, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

LSUPT, Nov 15, 2011
Pumpkinator from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 607 ratings.