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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

1,984 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,984
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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malloyca

District of Columbia

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The bottle says it all when it comes to the taste and aroma of this beer; the pumpkin and spices (cinnamon, cardamom, clove) are there in force, but do not come off as overwrought or artificial. It smells like the real thing. The flavors all carry over onto the palate, with layers and layers of spice and pumpkin. The cinnamon is particularly pronounced. This is not a style that I personally love, but it is very well done and very drinkable because there is a nice amount of carbonation that keeps the beer lively. It also hides the alcohol well, which, with all of the added flavor, was helpful in keeping the beer from being too heavy.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2011 18:07:36 | More by malloyca
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sagefool

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4.29/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

There are three types of pumpkin beer: spice heavy, gourd heavy, and balanced.

This is definitely on the spice-heavy end of things.

Cinnamon first, followed by a hint of nutmeg and clove. You do get a hint of squash/gourd at the end.

I tend to to be more "punkin' " centric.

A good pumpkin beer, but still inferior to Southern Tier's sweeter Pumking.

Serving type: bottle

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Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,984 ratings.