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Tröegs Master Of Pumpkins - Tröegs Brewing Company

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250 Ratings
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 17.8%
Wants: 7
Gots: 49 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

JohnDee, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

oline73, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

Zekenyce, Oct 28, 2014
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2.04/5  rDev -42.4%

antman27, Oct 28, 2014
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3.35/5  rDev -5.4%

Bottle dated best by ??? 2015:
Beer poured a slightly reddish auburn with very little head in a medium-light pour. Head does remain around edges in about the same level as shortly after the pour. Agitation brings back a thin amount of head. The nose is the darker spices of pumpkin pie - nutmeg, maybe some clove. The beer also smells a bit like an amber ale.

The taste follows the nose pretty well, which isn't a strong point. The taste starts a bit on the English bitter end, with a tartness (presumably from any pumpkin used). The spice comes through a bit better as the beer warm, but has a bite to it, also - almost like they used spicy cinnamon (the bite is similar to a fresh ginger bite). I am missing a bit of maltiness in the front that I would enjoy in the style. The feel is pretty light, perhaps because of this. The lack of carbonation is noticeable, but the beer does not taste flat.

The spice is a tad too strong on top of a beer a tad too weak. Two minor infractions that when paired with seeming like a style I am not a huge fan of leads to a lower rating for me.

cjgiant, Oct 27, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

lambpasty, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

braican, Oct 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

I wanted more of a sweeter taste. I noticed a clove taste that was just too pungent. The spice notes left too much of an undesired aftertaste. But if that's what the brewer was aiming for then they accomplished that. I would try again though.

dodge408, Oct 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Blaze5445, Oct 26, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev +8.8%

SFC21, Oct 26, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev +4.2%

stephenjmoore, Oct 26, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -8.5%

Kruja5, Oct 26, 2014
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3.87/5  rDev +9.3%

Had this on 2014-10-25 at the brewery.

Very aromatic and tasty. Heavy on the pumpkin spice and graham and pretty sweet. A bit of a saison thing happening too. My wife and I really enjoyed it with the delicious pumpkin roll from their kitchen. A desert beer for sure. Like it for what it is.

Tucquan, Oct 25, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -1.7%

MSL94, Oct 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -43.5%

ygtbsm94, Oct 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

twenteone, Oct 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

JuMa44, Oct 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13%

vermilcj, Oct 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

BeezNeezy22D, Oct 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

jrhottle, Oct 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

barflybastard, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Stinger80OH, Oct 24, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -0.6%

Iparedman, Oct 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

Soterios, Oct 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

skaboom420, Oct 23, 2014
Tröegs Master Of Pumpkins from Tröegs Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.