Fermentation Without Representation | DC Brau Brewing Co.

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3.86/5
Very Good
54 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co.
District of Columbia, United States
dcbrau.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Epic & DC Brau's Fermentation Without Representation Collaboration Beer - This Imperial Pumpkin Porter is a smooth, mellow bodied and experimental collaboration with Epic Brewing from Salt Lake City, UT.

Melding Crystal, Chocolate, Munich and Black malts a rich chocolate note plays off hints of burnt raisins and plums. Brewed with 600 lbs of pure pumpkin puree, .2 lbs of allspice, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and whole cloves. This 8% ABV beer will keep you roasty!

Note: All bottle reviews should be listed under Epic, as DC Brau's version was draft-only: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/22893/74942

Added by drabmuh on 11-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
54
pDev:
9.84%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Shared by the new guy Friday night.
Light pumpkin spice, nice dark beer base. If more pumpkin beers followed this path I might enjoy them more.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This had a huge foamy brown head that coalesced to a thick cap above a deep porter brown body.

The nose has some tell tale spices like nutmeg, brown sugar, and cinnamon with a pulpy gourdish pumpkin.

The flavor was starchy with a protein like malt. There was a lot of pumpkin pulp with brown sugar and a spicy black licorice.

The feel was light, velvety and very crisp.

This was definitely a different take on a pumpkin beer and it ends with a lot of success.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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Fermentation Without Representation from DC Brau Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 54 ratings