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Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale
« on: August 27, 2011, 02:30:12 PM »
I just drank this a couple nights ago. It tasted pretty good, but I wanted more pumpkin than spices. For me, the cinnamon dominated the taste.






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What's your favorite pumpkin beer?

I hear Southern Tier and Dogfish Head brew some nice pumpkin beers.

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Re: Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2011, 04:37:19 PM »
I should start by saying I don't care for pumpkin beers. I have never found one that I could drink more than half the glass of. I love pumpkin pie - don't think those spices belong in a beer.

Second, there's not a whole lot of pumpkin flavor in pumpkin beers. Many of them use NO PUMPKIN in the beer, only the spices. So don't expect a lot of pumpkin flavor.

Lastly: DIE PUMPKIN BEERS!!! DIE!!!!!! ;)
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Re: Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2011, 12:47:52 AM »
I really like Southern Tier's Pumking, but I think Elysian's Great Pumpkin is better.

I think I'll get to try some Weyerbacher pumpkin in a few weeks . . .
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Re: Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2011, 05:02:39 AM »
I have never been a big fan of any weyebacher beers. I think their tripel is the only one I actually drank that I thought was even close to being well made. Everything they brew is so sweet. Nothing ever tastes like it is completely attenuated. They are certainly big on flavor, just not quaffability. My .02.

As an example, one of my partners at the brewery brought back a bunch of weyerbachers from PA last Christmas and we still have two or three sitting in the cold room.
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Re: Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2011, 10:58:56 AM »
My cousin has been helping out bottling there recently, and is sending a couple of cases to my brother's beach wedding, so I'll get to try a few varieties.  But I might like my beers a bit sweeter anyway, so I hope they're good.
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Re: Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2011, 06:14:19 AM »
I personally only like a handful of Weyer-blech-er beers and they are so few in the grand scheme of things I take a pass on everything they make...YMMV
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