Mummy Train Pumpkin Ale | Flat Earth Brewing Company

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Mummy Train Pumpkin AleMummy Train Pumpkin Ale
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Mummy Train Pumpkin AleMummy Train Pumpkin Ale

Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

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Added by jera1350 on 10-11-2009

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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of birchstick
2.11/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours an orangish rusty color with a small head on it. The nose has faint spice spiraling out the glass (especially cloves) with a touch of pumpkin malts. The taste is watery upfront, which moves to some earthy pumpkin flavors with some more wateriness. Mouth is medium bodied and smooth. Overall, this one is a miss - pretty watery without much taste on the palate of which to speak. I was wanting to try this for a while and was excited to find out my buddy obtained a bottle, but not worth tracking down...

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Photo of Hopstout
2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

Photo of kraticus41
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of bsuedekum
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of FakeDeniro
2.88/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Amber-brown color very clear
a very spicy smell. clove, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon. Almost pumpkin pie but really just the spices.
Taste like Pumpkin and cinnamon mixed in with ginger and nutmeg but very light. Not strong at all.
light body and very smooth goes down very easy
Over All this is what I would call a lite pumpkin ale if such a thing was made. I can drink it but I would not go out and get it

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Photo of brock146
2.94/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Appearance - Brown/Amber/Copper color. Looks a lot like the color of an old penny.

Smell - Smells great. Much like pumpkin pie as expected.

Taste - Sweet with cinnnamon and nutmeg. Quite unsatisfying compared to what I expected from the smell. This tates like a chai latte or chai tea

Mouthfeel - Light and watery. Very disappointing.

Overall - Looks good, smells good, and is a total let down. One of my least favorite pumpkin beers that I've tried this fall. Right along with Sam Adams Harvest Pumpkin.

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of dav2080
3/5  rDev -15%

Beautiful color and short lived head.
Tasted tart. Hand written expiration date on bottom of 750ml bottle 1.15
Thin mouth feel. Not much pumpkin pie taste.
Again tart dry finish.
Would I buy again? No. Local brewery and I always look for something special.

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3/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of plfahey
3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 oz. bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance-Amber-brown color with decent clarity. Dense, creamy, pale beige head has decent retention.

Aroma-Very spicy up front with clove, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon all in the forefront-somewhat reminiscent of mulling spices. Light squashy/faintly nutty aroma in the background. Has an overall sort of holiday spice cake aroma, with slight presence of bread and brown sugar. Pleasant.

Flavor-Thin and strangely sweetish up front, with a watery pumpkin candy character at the start, before a bit of the spice begins to open on the mid-palate. The finish bears suggestions of clove and nutmeg, but is quite weak compared to the aroma. The aftertaste is actually moderately pleasant with some of the pumpkin flesh notes starting to come forward, but on the whole I'm not very enamored with the flavor here. There's also a strange tartness to the palate as a whole that I find unpleasant.

Mouthfeel-Medium light body, and it feels a bit thin and watery. Moderately high carbonation doesn't help this impression.

Smells promising, but the flavor really doesn't deliver-with strange, tart, pumpkin-candy flavors which fizzle to a lightly sour, lightly spiced pumpkin flavor. Just not that good.

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Photo of JackieTH
3.15/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to Rob for sharing.

Here is a Pumpkin Ale and it's the right time of year and one of my favorite styles of beer. Smells of cinnamon and nutmeg, a bit of squash. Taste is immediately overshadowed by the extremely watery mouthfeel. This has some promising flavor..cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, pumpkin's there, but it's akin to drinking a glass of water that somebody's gone and added cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice. Bad. Alas, too bad. It's also not sweet enough to hold up the spices properly and there needs to be more buttery malt. Here's yet another mediocre or less beer from Flat Earth.

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Chaz
3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a darker amber in color, with near-excellent clarity. Head is between off-white and darker
tan, leaves a thin film on top and some lacing as well.

BIG, spicy nose. Not too much in the way of pumpkin (squash or gourd), but a spicy-sweet, cola like nose it is. Average for what it is, and that's actually pretty good!

Lightly-sweet, with pale malt notes underneath the bigger blast of spices. Carbonation is good. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, but for this style that's okay -- I'd say it adds drinkability.

Very neutral yeast profile. Malt sweetness is on the lighter side, and not cloying (also a plus in my book). Finish is on the dry side.

Ultimately this is lighter-bodied than I was expecting, but less-sweet and much easier drinking as well, so it's definitely in the range of the 'pumpkin beers' that I appreciate. In other words, fairly basic.

If these spiced and 'pumpkin beers' don't bother you too much, this one is worth a try, and if you happen to like these "spice bombs", you might want to seek it out.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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