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The Great Pumpkin - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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545 Ratings
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Ratings: 545
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 263
Gots: 76 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

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Beer added by: TheBungyo on 10-24-2006

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4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
4.49/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle, bottled 8/26/14, poured into a snifter

A- pours a vibrant amber-orange color with a small creamy white head that reduces to a small layer floating on top with a bit of lace left behind

S- pumpkin spice aromas up front with an emphasis on cinnamon and ginger, this combination smells exactly like fresh gingerbread cookies. Beyond the ginger, notes of pumpkin flesh and roasted pumpkin seeds kick in, malty sweet aromas of graham cracker pie crust, vanilla and whipping cream close it out, quite impressive!

T- the spicing emphasizes cinnamon on the flavor as well, with notes of nutmeg, ginger & clove quickly following. Malty sweetness in the mid-palate brings flavors of brown sugar and heavy whipping cream, more pumpkin spicing on the close, with lingers of cinnamon

M- medium-heavy body with moderate carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel and a chewy, slightly warming finish

O- one of the best pumpkin beers on the market. The original imperial pumpkin ale certainly set the bar high

Photo of tigg924
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Above average to good pumpkin beer that hits all the traditional notes. Full of cinnamon, clove, and bread, with a small hoppy backbone. Definitely worth a try.

Photo of jaemeno3
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of wils1705
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Bookseeb
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Appearance hold an amber orange color supporting a thin moderate head leaving fair lace. Smell has that nice aroma of pumpkin and accompanying spice, Taste does not disappoint, having that night owl flavor, but more expressive. Mouthfeel is medium with with good carbonation. Overall a good pumpkin and spice flavor with a hint of alcohol.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of craftaholic
5/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of Knapp85
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Waveoff
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Ianrodgers
3.84/5  rDev -7%

Photo of LouZ
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of 2013beer101
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Dogum
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Photo of MrJuengling
4.11/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Boto
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber: This one poured a cloudy, darker golden color. There was a small off white head which didn’t leave much lacing. The nose is good. Pumpkin plus some pumpkin pie spices. The spices are not overdone. The taste is good. It is a bit sweet, but thankfully not sickly sweet as some others of these are. Good body, pumpkin as well as pumpkin pie spices. Not bad.

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of ediaz
4/5  rDev -3.1%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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The Great Pumpkin from Elysian Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 545 ratings.