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Imperial Pumpkin Ale | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Imperial Pumpkin AleImperial Pumpkin Ale
BA SCORE
3.89/5
Very Good
2,742 Ratings
Imperial Pumpkin AleImperial Pumpkin Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
weyerbacher.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
We set out to make a bold monument for The King of the Pumpkins!
This 8.0% ABV pumpkin ale is the mother of all pumpkin ales. It is heartier, spicier and more “caramelly” and “pumpkiny” than its faint brethren! We have added lots of pumpkin along with cinnamon, nutmeg and a touch of cardamom and clove, giving this beer a spicy, full-bodied flavor.

This truly is an Imperial Pumpkin Ale. Perfect finisher on a cool autumn night or match it up with a slice of pumpkin pie and fresh whipped cream.

Added by cbl2 on 09-17-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,355
Reviews:
1,026
Ratings:
2,742
pDev:
13.37%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
164
Gots:
490
Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the second bottle contained in a trade with SonofaLime from several months ago. It is poured into my beer goblet.

Appearance: A nice deep copper color with a quickly settling off white head.

Smell: Bready malts along with roasted pumpkin and autumn spices. I smell some nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon.

Taste: The taste has the same spices as noted in the smell. I also get a pleasant tang as well.

Mouthfeel: Nothing out of the ordinary with mouthfeel, body or carbonation.

Overall: This is a solid pumpkin ale. Maybe a bit strong for those not expecting it.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Pours a dark black with little to no head. Smells like pumpkin with an array of spices- cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, ginger. Tastes almost like a pumpkin pie with the high alcohol content apparent in the finish. For its dark color, it's surprisingly thin-bodied. Overall, the best pumpkin ale I've had as I have yet to find one that's comparable. A great fall beer and good transition from the blondes and wheats of summer to the malty, spicy winter brews.

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Imperial Pumpkin Ale from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 2,742 ratings
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