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Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

Imperial Pumpkin AleImperial Pumpkin Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,937 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1937
Reviews: 937
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%


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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Reviews by gabrielsyme:
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gabrielsyme

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle in a pint glass.

Pours orange/amber, opaque, with little head.

Smell is of cinnamon/sugar.

Taste is lots of pumpkin, with some nutmeg and a little bitterness in the aftertaste.

The pumpkin taste is delicious, like pumpkin pie, but leaves the palette quickly and is replaced with a stale aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2008 03:08:33 | More by gabrielsyme
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JordonHoltzman

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A brown hazy body with no real head present.
But as soon as I pour it out of the bottle, it's like I took a pumpkin pie right out of the oven. Wow this smells good. Fresh pumpkin and autumn spice aroma pleasantly remind me of thanksgiving that I love so much. Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove. All individually pinpointed but together make this beer smell exactly as a beer with this name should.
And the taste matches the smell. Just as I would hope.
Mouthfeel is fantastic. Smooth with medium level carbonation, which leaves the beer feeling like it came straight from the bright tank.
Overall this is probably the best pumpkin ale I've ever had, and pumpkin ale is probably my beer style. I let this beer sit in my fridge for a two or so months, not in the mood to do a review. I look forward to next year, when I will by this beer by the case!

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2014 03:52:19 | More by JordonHoltzman
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I could not disagree more with these ratings. I typically do not like pumpkin ales because they DON'T TASTE LIKE PUMPKIN! They all taste like a watery pumpkin pie,YUK.

I decided to try this one because it was an "IMPERIAL" .the only thing imperial about it is the price. PASS this one by, it fizzles.

Serving type: bottle

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Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,937 ratings.