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PRAIRIE BASIC BETTY PUMPKIN SPICE STOUT

On tap at Seven Lakes Station, intensely pumpkin-spiced Imperial Stout drapes dark chocolate syrup upon brown-sugared cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander and clove seasoning as well as mild anise, pine nut and caraway illusions. Bittersweet dark-roast pumpkin influence holds up fine against cavernous molasses-sapped chocolate spicing of richly robust 11% ABV full body.

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WICKED WEED XIBALBA IMPERIAL PUMPKIN ALE

Complexities abound as polite cacao-nibbed chili peppering gains autumnal pumpkin spicing over toffee-sugared mocha malts. Delightful pumpkin-daubed cocoa, dark chocolate and cold-press coffee continuance proves prominent as sedate nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and cardamom seasoning recedes and delicate ancho-serrano-habanero peppering subsides (and mild aridity ensues). A deliriously adventurous dessert treat.

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SOUTHERN TIER COLD PRESS COFFEE PUMKING IMPERIAL PUMPKIN ALE

Lovely coffee-milked pumpkin pie spicing with teasing vanilla-sugared whipped creaming and brown-sugared cinnamon, allspice, coriander and nutmeg seasoning provide delightful results for impressive Pumking knockoff. Light roast cold press coffee bittering contrasts honeyed Graham Cracker sweetness as tertiary dark chocolate, cappuccino, crème brulee and amaretto illusions increase complexity. On tap at Taphouse 15, intimate light-roast cold-press coffee adjunct seeps into autumnal pumpkin pie-spiced nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice pleasantries as well as wispy vanilla, molasses, hazelnut, Amaretto and espresso undertones. Try in lieu of pumpkin latte. 

NEW BELGIUM VOODOO RANGER ATOMIC PUMPKIN

Moderate habanero pepper heat and subtle cinnamon spicing receive toasted pumpkin glaze. Sweet pumpkin pie continuance nearly wiped out by habanero heat, leaving only a scattering of cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg seasoning and orange peel sweetness at the thickly creamed caramelized pumpkin finish. On tap at Plank Pizza, ’18 version kept the habanero heat on top of pumpkin pie spicing as well as tertiary gourd, yam and sweet potato nuances.

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SOUTHERN TIER RUM BARREL AGED PUMKING

On tap at Taphouse 15, delightful (10.7% ABV) rum-barreled 2016 version of Imperial Pumking brings delicately spicy rum twist to brown-sugared pumpkin pie spicing. Cinnamon-toasted nutmeg, allspice and clove seasoning embraces latent molasses-sapped vanilla cake sweetness as well as brandy-soaked raisin snip to Graham Cracker-like wheat base. On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, Jolly Roger rum aging retains dry whiskey edge to contrast pumpkin pie sweetness for 13.4% 2018 version.

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