Pumpkin Massacre
Infamous Brewing Company

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From:
Infamous Brewing Company
 
Texas, United States
Style:
Pumpkin Beer
ABV:
7.5%
Score:
81
Avg:
3.51 | pDev: 18.52%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
38
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 22, 2020
Added:
Aug 11, 2014
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  11
SCORE
81
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Rated: 3.5 by bundy462 from Texas

Nov 22, 2020
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.74/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
Poured from a can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep dark brown color with a one finger head of tan colored foam. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a small sum of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is heavy of a roasted malt smell with a good deal of pumpkin spice of cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg. Along with these smells comes a rather sizable pumpkin aroma as well as some sweetness of a caramel and molasses smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a roasted pumpkin and malt flavor that has notes of char and toast as well as some sweetness of molasses and brown sugar. Right from the start, there is a decent amount of spice with nutmeg and clove being the strongest, but with the presence of cinnamon in there as well. As the taste advances the spice sets stronger with more sweetness coming to the tongue as well as more brown sugar hits the taste buds. At the same time the roasted pumpkin and spice seems to fade a bit, all while the roasted malt gets stronger. A touch of an almost creaminess comes toward the end of the taste and with a little bit of wood, it leaves one with a rather pleasant roasted, moderately pumpkin pie-like taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is medium in thickness and chewiness with a carbonation level that is on the average as well. A thicker body and a higher carbonation would have likely been better for the mix of pumpkin, pie, and roast. All said, the feel was still OK.

Overall – A rather decent dark roasted pumpkin beer that isn’t over the top on the sweet or spice. Well worth a try if you are looking for a dark pumpkin brew.
Oct 26, 2020
 
Rated: 3 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 16, 2020
 
Rated: 3.72 by rsuarez1982 from Texas

Apr 25, 2017
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Rated by lksamm from Washington

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Good seasonal beer not to much pumpkin.
Dec 09, 2016
 
Rated: 4.36 by Wiz99 from Minnesota

Nov 21, 2016
 
Rated: 4.04 by PureSteele from Texas

Oct 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.91 by cmbeddoe7997 from Texas

Sep 24, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Musineer from Texas

Sep 02, 2016
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Rated by ChuletaTX512 from Texas

5/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Hood beer for me and no one can rival josh!!!
Jun 06, 2016
 
Rated: 3.45 by LittleDog from Texas

Jan 30, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by archero from Texas

Jan 10, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by Fabiand from Texas

Dec 04, 2015
 
Rated: 2.8 by Shafaegalo from Texas

Nov 26, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by jheezee from Texas

Nov 14, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by Budcole from California

Oct 27, 2015
 
Rated: 4.08 by churchillps from Texas

Oct 23, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Oct 11, 2015
 
Rated: 3.9 by kjkinsey from Texas

Sep 26, 2015
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Rated by Realbeerguy from Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -71.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
If you want your mouth to taste like you just threw up, get this beer. Please save your money
Sep 17, 2015
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Rated by DdogDallas from Texas

5/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
How do you not like this beer? It is off the charts good!
May 07, 2015
 
Rated: 3.13 by Jugs_McGhee from Australia

Apr 26, 2015
 
Rated: 3.56 by Dicers from California

Feb 15, 2015
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Reviewed by joeyfeets from New York

3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Dark, deep amber in color & has a sweet aroma full of spices. Toffee & cinnamon. It initially tastes of smoky fruit & pumpkin pie spice. Roasty malts dominate the backend. I tend to find more sessionable because its not overly sweet. Pair with candy corn for a "frightfully" good time.
Dec 22, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Nov 23, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by rspauldi from Texas

Nov 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.04 by wolfftw from Texas

Nov 13, 2014
 
Rated: 4.5 by redfox405 from Virginia

Nov 06, 2014
 
Rated: 2.75 by thereal_adam from Texas

Nov 06, 2014
 
Rated: 2.76 by Maverickdp from Texas

Oct 31, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by zonker17 from Texas

Oct 30, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by KAF from Iowa

Oct 28, 2014
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Rated by Getalegup from Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
Medium spice, dry, good
Oct 26, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by greenspointexas from Texas

Oct 25, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by Ry311 from Pennsylvania

Oct 25, 2014
 
Rated: 2.89 by Nightwish1094 from Texas

Oct 23, 2014
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Reviewed by Pegasus from Texas

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Nearly opaque, and a fairly clear deep reddish-amber before a strong light. The head is small, off-white, and forms a coarse ring around the glass walls, with scattered foam, a mere dusting, upon the surface. The carbonation is faint.

Aroma: Pumpkin pie spices, primarily cinnamon and nutmeg dominate the aroma. There are hints of brown sugar and sweet alcohol as well.

Taste: Opens with dark roasted malt, and a bit of char, suggestive of, although not to the extent, of a stout. As the taste progresses, pumpkin pie spices rise to the fore, nutmeg and cinnamon being most prominent, with an undercurrent of brown sugar and molasses. Roasted pumpkin flesh is also prominent. Finishes with lingering roasted malt, pumpkin pie spices, and a slight, mild sweetness.

Mouth feel: Smooth and soft, pleasant, with mildly zesty carbonation

Drinkability/notes: A pleasant example, very well-balanced, it seems almost restrained compared to some other "over the top" pumpkin ales. Would be ideal for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

Presentation: Packaged in a twenty-two ounce brown glass bomber with a pry-off crown, served in a Samuel Adams Boston Lager Sensory glass.
Oct 18, 2014
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Reviewed by Karibourgeois from Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
Dark and clear pour that is almost black with some brown highlights. Aroma is spicy with nutmeg being dominant. Taste has pumpkin flavor upfront backed by some light nutmeg, toffee, roasted malt and nut flavors. Light to medium bodied and finishes with a sugary pumpkin pie flavor.
Oct 04, 2014
 
Rated: 3.6 by jdwilliamson79 from Texas

Sep 29, 2014
 
Rated: 3.7 by cgrunin from Texas

Sep 18, 2014
Pumpkin Massacre from Infamous Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 42 ratings