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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

2,077 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,077
Reviews: 948
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 103
Gots: 151 | 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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mmink27

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-29-2014 11:17:11 | More by mmink27
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balintkr

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +3.9%

08-29-2014 01:31:51 | More by balintkr
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Doublechar0517

Kentucky

3.76/5  rDev -3.3%

08-29-2014 00:58:00 | More by Doublechar0517
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freshtojeff

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-29-2014 00:39:28 | More by freshtojeff
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-27-2014 14:56:02 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

08-27-2014 06:50:26 | More by ohiobeer29
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EvoRich

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Look: Poured into a snifter, poured a ruby reddish amber color. Almost reminds me of cider (real cider, not "hard" cider). Very little head, it's sizzles to nothing immediately.

Smell: Cinnamon is very powerful upfront, with the pumpkin pie scent in the background. Just a slight hint of alcohol.

Taste: Again, the cinnamon is the most dominant flavor. The spices and pumpkin flavors are very noticeable

Feel: medium-full bodied with medium carbonation. Leaves a faint spicy feel from the cinnamon.

Overall: Pretty good ale. I'd like the pumpkin flavor to be a bit more obvious, but otherwise is a great beer. The cinnamon is a bit TOO upfront and over powering the pumpkin.

08-26-2014 21:43:13 | More by EvoRich
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.54/5  rDev -9%

Bottled 8/12/14, BB 4/12/15 at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of nutmeg and spice
Head average (3 cm), off white, frothy, diminishing to 2 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing – none
Body medium orange, clear
Flavor of pumpkin spice but not overwhelming, sweet; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.25, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.5, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.5. Final weighted score: 3.535
A little on the sweet side, but overall a passable pumpkin ale.

08-26-2014 02:26:11 | More by Ozzylizard
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glass_house

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-25-2014 14:57:57 | More by glass_house
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Knaglich

Pennsylvania

3.36/5  rDev -13.6%

08-24-2014 23:47:02 | More by Knaglich
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Aficionado_Shawn

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-24-2014 03:26:34 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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briandaube

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-24-2014 01:12:35 | More by briandaube
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psdonnelly

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-23-2014 23:33:33 | More by psdonnelly
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WhiteHillsStore

Connecticut

3.89/5  rDev 0%

Very nice pumpkin ale. The appearance is a dark mahogany color with a khaki tan head that traces the glass. The smell is full of pumpkin and spice like nutmeg and cinnamon. The taste is straightforward with pumpkin and almost a sour taste that compliments the sweetness of all the pie spices. Very nice. The mouthfeel also had good consistency and I would definitely pick this one up again.

08-23-2014 23:04:18 | More by WhiteHillsStore
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ryguy31

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-23-2014 16:34:24 | More by ryguy31
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malfunxion

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-23-2014 06:41:04 | More by malfunxion
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9pmac9

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-23-2014 05:09:38 | More by 9pmac9
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Drew88

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -4.9%

08-23-2014 04:29:06 | More by Drew88
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Ronan201

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-22-2014 17:24:06 | More by Ronan201
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Big_Dave

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-22-2014 08:33:14 | More by Big_Dave
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Mineo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-22-2014 04:10:09 | More by Mineo
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jascott2112

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-22-2014 03:46:48 | More by jascott2112
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Python6586

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-21-2014 23:01:12 | More by Python6586
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utopiajane

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
New York, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pours orange and a,most opaque except for a haze that let light in and made this beer a bit of pastel. Nose is ginger, bright ginger and nutmeg. Not too much cinnamon and thank goodness for that. bit of allspice and clove and lastly cinnamon. This beer has the bitter scent of the actual pumpkin on it via touch of grass from hops. Lovely. Weyerbacher has deliiverd quite the abv in this beer. 8% to warm a bit as it finishes. But first. A bold pumpkin flavor with a bit of sourness or of twang if you will . Like the pumpkin and like the pumpkin pie. It has a dry crust for malt. Dry, floury and not too sweet. So a biscuit malt. Lightly over the top is a touch of bright honey to go with he bright ginger and now I am really excited. No diacetyl except in the mouthfeel. A bit of buttery sensation adds to this creamy beer with a decent bitterdespite it’s abv. A touch of hop grass and bitter finish this one like a surprise and WOW a great Imperial pumpkin ale from wyerbacher that tastes like an ale and has a great abv to kick it home.

08-20-2014 21:14:46 | More by utopiajane
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-20-2014 16:21:49 | More by atrocity
Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,077 ratings.