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Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,323 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,323
Reviews: 966
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 125
Gots: 253 | 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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5/5  rDev +28.5%

AwesomeLiz, Dec 12, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

Hatshep18, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

rab53, Dec 10, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

whallgren, Dec 10, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

ALLISON01, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of tdm168
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep, orangish amber with a thin, soft layer of white head. It smells just like pumpkin pie. The pumpkin and spices smell balanced and delicious. The taste is milder and more subdued than expected, but it is a well balanced combination of pumpkin, cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg. The alcohol comes through as the beer warms and adds warmth and body. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, warm, smooth, and moderately carbonated.

This is a decent beer. The flavor is good, but mild. Unfortunately, there are better pumpkins on the market each fall so I probably won't seek this one out again.

tdm168, Dec 09, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

PaBeerLover, Dec 09, 2011
Photo of yesyouam
4.53/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale is a crystal clear amber ale with a generous, creamy yellowish head that has outstanding retention and lacing. The aroma is thick and spicy with clove at the forefront. It's quite full bodied and very smooth with a clean, quick finish. It leaves the mouth a little slick after a few sips. It tastes bold and flavorful. There isn't much bitterness and it sits between sweet and dry. The cardamom and clove kind of give it a chai flavor. I can taste the pumpkin right before the finish. It's kind of exotic tasting. This is a stand out pumpkin ale. The cardamom really sets it apart. It's like a pumpkin spiced chai latte beer. Love it.

yesyouam, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

poorbanker, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

ROGUE16, Dec 07, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

dsauter, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

OzmanBey, Dec 06, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 06, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

jilly425, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

tclapper, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

kjkinsey, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

cfh64, Dec 04, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

josefnewsong, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

DHO, Dec 03, 2011
Photo of Dope
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A deep orange pour, mostly clear. Slightly offwhite head, nice and foamy. Decent lacing, fades fast.

S: Pumpkin, nutmeg and cinnamon. Lots of cinnamon in the nose, almost tingly.

T: Strong, astringent pumpkin, stronger than in the nose. Good nutmeg and cinnamon backing it up too. Cloves perhaps? Fairly sweet, though not Pumking sweet.

M: Thick and chewy. Like drinking a pumpkin pie. Low carbonation.

O: Good big pumpkin ale. Feels thicker than you would expect, it's almost syrupy.

Dope, Dec 03, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

statum75, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

SmokeyJoesCafe, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

blange3, Dec 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.5%

bluntedboywonder, Dec 01, 2011
Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,323 ratings.