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Imperial Pumpkin Ale - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,983 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,983
Reviews: 937
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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Stvnrmr


4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-16-2012 18:12:02 | More by Stvnrmr
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xdefeatsy

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-16-2012 01:26:56 | More by xdefeatsy
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nickfran

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-15-2012 02:26:01 | More by nickfran
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-14-2012 23:33:52 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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EigenBeer

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-14-2012 04:04:45 | More by EigenBeer
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PermanentWaves

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-13-2012 20:41:32 | More by PermanentWaves
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sailorastro

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-13-2012 15:36:12 | More by sailorastro
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Actionbastard

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

08-13-2012 14:06:51 | More by Actionbastard
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BryanK

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-13-2012 01:52:14 | More by BryanK
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Mscarpen

Tennessee

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is only my second season enjoying the fall harvest spiced beers that have become popping up. Although this one misses the sweetness others deliver, the bold spice notes make it a fun one to try.

A: Clear caramel amber. Light bubbles, <1/4” lacing. Almost non-existent head.

S: Deep notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, and baked yams.

T: Big cinnamon and clove mid-notes. Clean finish with only a slight trace of clove lingering.

M: Slight viscosity, but thinner than I would have anticipated.

O: Decent execution for a spice/pumpkin beer. Low carbonation was just right, but brewery delivered fairly well on the big spice flavors. Would have appreciated heavier low-notes and a little more syrup in the mouth feel.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 23:04:22 | More by Mscarpen
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-12-2012 21:33:16 | More by GaryMarkle84
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jacobdensford

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.9%

08-12-2012 02:13:51 | More by jacobdensford
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Imperial Pumpkin Ale pours a clear copper color, with very little. The aroma has a strong note of pumpkin, and is creamy. The taste has a nice bitter undertone, with hints of nutmeg, and cinnamon, it blends very nicely. Very nice flavors, blends good, still has a beer taste. Overall a fantastic pumpkin beer up there with the best.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 00:35:37 | More by vette2006c5r
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srw

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-11-2012 19:29:05 | More by srw
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MisledTitan

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +28.5%

08-11-2012 02:56:33 | More by MisledTitan
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-10-2012 23:47:26 | More by ssjkyle
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tsm2011

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-10-2012 23:21:33 | More by tsm2011
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance
Orange/amber with 2-3 fingers of head. Great retention and low carbonation.

Nose
Pumpkin meat, mint, clove, pumpkin stem, caramel and candy sugar.

Taste
Sweet pumpkin meat and herbaceous qualities of pumpkin stem and mint leaves. Notes of clove and ginger and a light essence of nutmeg. Caramel malts for the backbone along with some candy sugar.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, crisp and sticky.

Overall
Heavily reliant on the spices and very herbaceous this year. The 8% abv is covered well as always.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2012 14:15:03 | More by justintcoons
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Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

08-07-2012 04:52:30 | More by pascilla
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

08-04-2012 13:35:02 | More by atone315
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New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-04-2012 13:32:51 | More by joshtrich
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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -48.6%

08-04-2012 01:54:12 | More by JerryOzog
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-03-2012 17:08:53 | More by jonmorgan
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +28.5%

08-03-2012 14:24:12 | More by st9647v3
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Florida

4/5  rDev +2.8%

08-02-2012 03:35:05 | More by wo87810
Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,983 ratings.