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Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Imperial Pumpkin AleImperial Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,986 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,986
Reviews: 938
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 78
Gots: 114 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cbl2 on 09-17-2005)
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Jason

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3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz brown bottle without a freshness date.

Good foaming off of this beer, good retention as well. Dark reddish amber color shows some loose sediment from a careful pour from the bottle. Sharp spicing, mellow gord meat and a caramel maltiness in the nose. Strong ale flavor, the 8% abv is not pushy but it shows. Spicing jumps from spicy sharp to herbal nutty, clove pokes through in the beginning and the nutmeg cleans up in the end. Big caramel maltiness is balance by the alcohol and spice. Finishes with an alcoholic bite and a hint of cooked pumpkin.

Very tasty, very interesting. While I love a solid pumpkin ale imperial versions like this one actually seem more drinkable to me which could be a dangerous thing. ;-)

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2010 01:10:06 | More by Jason
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Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,986 ratings.