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Pumpkin Imperial Spruce Stout | Rock Art Brewery

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3.55/5
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202 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery
Vermont, United States
rockartbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
"A big stout brewed in the colonial fashion with large amounts of pumpkins and spruce tips added to the kettle for flavor and bittering qualities. The pumpkins compliment the malt flavors, and were used to add sugars to the mash. What ever you do, do not think this is going to taste like pumpkin pie. 50 IBUs."

Added by Brad007 on 09-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,992
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
202
pDev:
15.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
16
Trade:
1
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle to snifter.
The appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a finger's worth of eggshell white foamy head that sat atop for a good minute before gently dissipating. Moderate lace ran about.
The aroma started off with a nice dose of the roasted dark malts, somewhat dark chocolate-like with a little bit of coffee beans and a mild sweet sprucy needle freshness playing subtly with a little bit of pumpkin extract. Quaint amount of allspice ever so slightly at the end.
The flavor moderately blended the sweet fresh spuce to the roast and sweetness of those malts. Pumpkin was faint. Semi-smooth aftertaste of the roast, spruce and pumpkin.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sipping quality about it. Some smoothness along my tongue. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt appropriate.
Overall, pretty nice imperial stout with the pumpkin qualities just faintly coming about. Nice Autumn evening sipper, if anything.

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3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Pumpkin Imperial Spruce Stout from Rock Art Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 202 ratings
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