The Great Pumpkin | Elysian Brewing Company

The Great PumpkinThe Great Pumpkin
BA SCORE
4.14/5
699 Ratings
The Great PumpkinThe Great Pumpkin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States
elysianbrewing.com

Style: Pumpkin Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheBungyo on 10-24-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,713
Reviews:
193
Ratings:
699
pDev:
10.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
308
Gots:
128
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 699 |  Reviews: 193
Photo of Ob512316
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

22oz bottle poured into glass.
The look is orange with a thin white head. The smell consists of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It tastes like it smells, but with grahm crackers. The feel is easy to drink. Overall this is a great beer.

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Photo of VABA
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cejaev
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BastardKing24
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am gonna put this out there for anyone that has had a generous sampling of pumpkin beers that can be found throughout the world. Hands down this is the perfect pumpkin beer to me, and I am rating it a 5 on all scales.
It is bright Orange, neat little head on it, perfect carbonation, and it smells and tastes of loads of pumpkin pie without being cloying in any way. This is just amazing, as I said before I rate this against other pumpkin beers and this is the best one I have had out of maybe 20 of them

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Photo of TLA
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dewsby
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jooler
4.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dream
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shigg85
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bkbeer17
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Roadking1979
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pumpkin pie in a bottle. The best Imperial Pumpkin Ale I've had--including Pumking--and can be found for about 40% less typically. Elysian knocked the ball out of the park with this brew.

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Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jgolka
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Natinda
4.61/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ron_Mexico
4.39/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgttibbs
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of campfirebrew
3.24/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bcsbeer
4.7/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mitch3114
3.59/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jak
3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of frasergrove
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a semi hazy amber orange color, frothy white head that fades semi quickly. Aroma is sweet and rich - roasted marshmallows and yam, honey sweetness and pumpkin pie meat. Flavor is literally pumpkin pie meat with a hint of crust...how did they make it taste exactly like pumpkin pie?? Sitting on the tongue the flavors come out even more. Definitely a tasty treat.

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Photo of thinwhiteduke
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of erk0607
4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Crystalline orange, small round bubbles. Head disappears relatively quickly leaving a bit floating and thin white lacing.
Smell: Like pumpkin pie. I've been on a search for this, and this is it. Strong pumpkin spice, allspice, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon. The works.
Taste: Similar to the smell but not quite as 'whole pie' ... more of the pumpkin and nutmeg, less sweet. Bitter. Minimal hop presence. Also aftertaste is bitter and a bit burnt like the top of a pie that got singed too much.
Feel: Great. Thick. Viscous. Oily. Heavy mouthfeel. Like a runny syrup. Smooth carbonation that bubbles up nicely and makes for an interesting sensation.
Overall: Would definitely get again, no doubt and would recommend again to friends who are also in search of a pumpkin pie beer.

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The Great Pumpkin from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 699 ratings
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