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The Great Pumpkin - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

489 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 489
Reviews: 147
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 275
Gots: 70 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Pumpkin Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBungyo on 10-24-2006)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

NessaHilling, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of dar482
4.11/5  rDev -0.7%

The beer comes in a rich reddish orange.

The aroma has a big punch of sweet cinnamon in pumpkin syrup and candy. A very bright fruity pumpkin quality.

The flavor has a big punch of cinnamon and pie spice in the front. Not a big punch of pumpkin, but a rounding theme of that throughout. Nutmeg bitters out the beer on the back. A bit of caramel sweetness without being cloying and alcoholic.

In the end, more of a spicy dessert brew towards Pumking.

dar482, Oct 07, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased at Beers of the World in Rochester, NY.

Pours a burnt orange color, with a white, slightly fizzy head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like an amplified version of a typical pumpkin ale- pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, allspice, etc. Smells very inviting.

The taste is very similar. There's a bit of a bitterness to this, might be hop flavor, might just be the cinnamon, with other flavors of pumpkin flesh, vanilla, clove.

This one feels a bit creamy in the mouthfeel, which is nice, with a medium amount of carbonation, and a fairly full body.

A good pumpkin ale, certainly in the upper echelon, but I wish it did a bit more to distinguish itself from others in the same style.

GreesyFizeek, Oct 06, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -8.2%

Deep golden with a slight haze and minimal head. Aroma is spices from a cookie or pumpkin pie. Flavor follows with those spices in the lead but not overdone. They're joined by pumpkin and malts. But there seems to be a slight off flavor to me. Maybe it just the pumpkin but whatever it is doesn't quite fit. A good beer but not one I'd need another of.

GJ40, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Highbury09, Oct 04, 2014
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The Great Pumpkin from Elysian Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 489 ratings.