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Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,987 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,987
Reviews: 938
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 80
Gots: 117 | 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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jpoder

Pennsylvania

4.22/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I love this seasonal! truly my favorite pumpkin beer. definitely smells/tastes of fall holidays (halloween, Thanksgiving)

a) deep red/orange hue big head that fades quickly to tacing.

s) clove and cinnamon. second whiff brings orange zest

t) more of those pumpkin pie spices, clove, cinnamon, cardamom. Its hard to believe that the smell carries through to the taste, but it does. a little tart/bitterness on the finish. very thankful it is NOT cloying or overly sweet

m) nice thick mouthfeel. a little oily/silky mouthfeel reminiscent of rye beers

d) I really love this beer...nice slow drinker...to be enjoyed and savored

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2010 01:30:39 | More by jpoder
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Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,987 ratings.