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Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,163 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,163
Reviews: 952
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 113
Gots: 190 | FT: 2
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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Bottle, poured into a tulip glass.

A: Poured a very enticing caramel, with a big creamy head that maintained for a bit. Scattered lacing. Looks like autumn in a glass.

S: Dark, sticky nose--reminds me of a gingerbread cake, with a super-sweet molasses burst but not cloyingly sweet. Besides, you know, an earthy pumpkin smell. With all the spice you can taste in the beer, it's balanced well and those notes are more background on the nose. Very nice.

T: Well balanced mix of 'spice'--hints of cardamom, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, but none is overpowering--but mostly it's a hit of a creamy pumpkin, like a good dense custardy pumpkin pie with fresh whipped cream. Caramel, molasses, but not overly sweet, and the aftertaste is unmistakably pumpkin with a touch of dry cinnamon.

M: Warming, but really smooth. Mouth-watering and spicy yet finishes dry.

O: Exceptional. The pumpkin beer for people who hate pumpkin beers--meaning, the pumpkin beer for folks who usually find them too spiced, too sweet, etc. A study in balance, and the only pumpkin ale I can stomach to have more than one in a sitting (not an easy feet, and at 8%!).

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Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,163 ratings.