Tröegs Master Of Pumpkins | Tröegs Brewing Company

Tröegs Master Of PumpkinsTröegs Master Of Pumpkins
BA SCORE
3.6/5
378 Ratings
Tröegs Master Of PumpkinsTröegs Master Of Pumpkins
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with native Pennsylvania neck pumpkins harvested just a few miles from our brewery at Strites’ Orchard, Master of Pumpkins conjures the spirit of autumn by combining roasted pumpkins and traditional pie spices with a French saison yeast. This natural fermentation releases a palate of vanilla, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger, and honey. In addition to 750mL bottles, Master of Pumpkins is also currently available on draft and for take-out growler fills in the Tasting Room. Taste it you will see. More is all you need!

Added by orangesol on 10-23-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,815
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
378
pDev:
15.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
95
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 378 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of PhillyNole
4.19/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rydev24
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tim725
3.26/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of robgage
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JPowell712
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigMike
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of csnyder83
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CLehman11
4.69/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChrisR123
4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12.7oz cork top bottle poured into a snifter glass

A- pours a clear dark copper color with a small fizzy off-white head that reduces to a ring around the edge

S- heavy on the nutmeg with underlying notes of cinnamon, clove, cola, vanilla cream and some spicy/fruity yeast

T- nice blending of all of the pumpkin spices with notes of vanilla whipping cream and some earthy vegetal notes, the yeast addition adds some nice earthiness, Increases the clove flavor and adds some banana notes to the linger

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a slightly foamy mouthfeel and finish

O- a slightly different take on the style, the addition of the yeast works well

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Photo of JayKay412
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of trjacob
4.13/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Evarigan
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALLISON01
4.13/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jfstilling
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kwgduke
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from notes

Pours a deep copper color. Smell of pumpkin soup, malt sweetness, slight spices. The taste has pumpkin, crust, clove and a slight earthiness. The pumpkin has a distinct taste, all I could describe it with would be "gourd". Smooth, good level of carbonation. A unique pumpkin ale with earthy and spicy flavors.

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Photo of dlmvh5150
4.49/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great seasonal beer. Good taste overall.

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Photo of jlindros
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Realized I still had some pumpkin beers to get through, so hopefully this isn't too bad. Lots of empty space in the beck of the bottle, for a cork and cage that's a little dicey...
Pours a light fizzy head that fades fairly quickly, light spots of lacing, hazy sediment laden amber orange red color.

Nose is about what I expected, lots of pumpkin and gourd like earthy aromas, some biscuit malts with caramel and toasty reddish malts, some spices in the background thankfully lighter side, like cinnamon, ginger and others, a sweet syrupy like note in the aroma as well.

Taste brings a big holiday spice flavor, tons of ginger, like I just bit a gingerbread cookie so much ginger, some cinnamon and plenty of clove as well, others perhaps, a lot more spices on the flavor than on the aroma. Mild pumpkin in the background, hints of a gourd like pumpkin, mixing with the sweet malts, not really syrupy thankfully, a little caramel and biscuit, mild doughy toasty biscuit pumpkin pie crust. The gourd flavor gets vegetal and almost rancid unfortunately. Finish is semi sweet, a touch of warming booze and a little pumpkin gourd flavor as well as plenty of ginger and spices lingering for a while.

Mouth is med to slightly heavier bod, a touch of warming booze, decent carb.

Overall mixed, it has some nice characters, nose wasn't bad, but the ginger and spice level of the flavor was way too much, and the vegetal gourd flavor was a little icky, thankfully not too sweet or syrupy though. So still a bit enjoyable.

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Photo of ohiobeer29
2.59/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Your basic pumpkin beer worth a drink though

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Photo of ryan1788a5
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

375ml cork and cage bottle poured into a tulip.

A: hazed red/orange color. Tight, fine-bubbled off white head retains at a quarter inch. Spotty lacing.

S: Cinnamon and nutmeg. Perhaps brown sugar too. Musty yeast. Tart but indistinct fruitiness. Toasty and a little gourdy.

T: Follows the nose. Musty yeast and pie spices mingle on the front. Toasty malt base. Mild tartness. Perhaps a hint of vanilla. Lingering spices on the finish.

M: Medium bodied. Airy and creamy. Very effervescent.

O: A very different take on a spiced pumpkin ale. Not a bad beer, but I'm not quite sold on the combo of saison yeast and pie spicing.

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Photo of devilfluff
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tröegs Master Of Pumpkins from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 378 ratings
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