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Tröegs Master Of Pumpkins - Tröegs Brewing Company

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155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 19.2%
Wants: 5
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with native Pennsylvania neck pumpkins harvested just a few miles from our brewery at Strites’ Orchard, Master of Pumpkins conjures the spirit of autumn by combining roasted pumpkins and traditional pie spices with a French saison yeast. This natural fermentation releases a palate of vanilla, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, and honey. In addition to 750mL bottles, Master of Pumpkins is also currently available on draft and for take-out growler fills in the Tasting Room. Taste it you will see. More is all you need!

(Beer added by: orangesol on 10-23-2013)
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4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

BeerCon5, Oct 14, 2014
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1/5  rDev -71.3%

pchop77, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of DrDietz
4.54/5  rDev +30.1%

DrDietz, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.76/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served a deep burnt orange color with a little bit of haze and a one finger head of white foam. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading to leave a bit of streaky lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is heaviest of a nice roasted pumpkin smell along with some sweeter aromas of caramel and brown sugar. Some standard pumpkin spice aromas of a cinnamon and nutmeg are there as well, overall producing a mid-level in intensity pumpkin pie smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a nice roasted pumpkin flavor with a good deal of a caramel and brown sugar sweetness. Along with these flavors comes notes of a lighter spice profile of a cinnamon and nutmeg as well as a little bit of allspice. The spice flavors remain at a more subdued level however and just add a nice complement to the brew. Some more bready and doughy flavors as well as some more sweetness of a brown sugar nature come to the tongue, leaving a rather pleasant and slightly sweeter pumpkin pie flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the slightly thicker to average side with a carbonation level that is rather average. Both are good for the pumpkin flavors of the brew and with the lack of super heavy spice create a rather nice drinker.

Overall - A quite nice easy drinking pumpkin ale that is on the sweeter and not overly spiced side. A good brew.

Darkmagus82, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Lanstrum
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Lanstrum, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Headgoober
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Headgoober, Oct 13, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +3.2%

Knapp85, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Garger13
4.04/5  rDev +15.8%

Garger13, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of grimey68
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

grimey68, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of brother_kenneth
2.75/5  rDev -21.2%

brother_kenneth, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

GWC, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Oakenator
4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

Oakenator, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Buzogine
3.8/5  rDev +8.9%

Buzogine, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of ChicagoNick
2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

ChicagoNick, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of BradC
4/5  rDev +14.6%

BradC, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of orcrist_cleaver
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Deep copper with a richer amber tone. Burnt orange like falling leaves. Fast rising 1 finger beige head. Fades to film.

S: Buttery crust, pie spices prominent. Earthiness of squash lifted by typical perfumey aroma of saison yeast, which also compliments the malt base nicely. Honey florals.

M: Slick and oily. Moderately-high carbonation. A tad dry on the finish.

T/O: Roast pumpkin mid, finished with ginger, heavy dosage of cinnamon, and quite a lot of clove. Overall herbal sweetness reminiscent to Pumking to an extent. Honey nectar and vanilla lavender. Nice interplay b/t spice and sweet. I guess this would be a 'harvest saison.' While having the same bones as Pumking, the experience isn't nearly as decadent, and a deal spicier.

orcrist_cleaver, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of JP650
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

JP650, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.51/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint.

Appearance: Dark amber with heavy bubbles. Off-white head, thin which settles after a sip. He'd initially rose to about a finger's length.

Smell: strong nutmeg. Heavy pumpkin, dissipates a bit but it's to lust for.

Taste: Pumpkin of course. But could be more complex. Heavy yeast, seriously. Little different than most pumpkins.

Mouth: Medium stickiness, a bit dry.

Overall: Good brew worth trying. I would pick it up for sh*ts and giggles but there is better factoring in the price. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Oct 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Furley80, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

HattedClassic, Oct 10, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +8.9%

GregStoner, Oct 09, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +15.8%

AMarkle6524, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +14.6%

redfox405, Oct 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +43.3%

Draesith, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of cpetrone84
3.9/5  rDev +11.7%

Pour is reddish copper with a thin tan ring. Nose is light pumpkin with fair bit of spice. Some grain balance and a touch of banana bread. Taste is heavier pumpkin spice with a hint of apple cider and a touch of banana bread. Fairly strong carb with a medium to full body.

cpetrone84, Aug 15, 2014
Tröegs Master Of Pumpkins from Tröegs Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.