The Great Pumpkin – Elysian Brewing

From Elyslian Brewing out of Oregon comes “The Great Pumpkin” a pumpkin ale.  The beer pours a slightly cloudy copper colour with an off white head.  The aroma is composed of malts and pumpkin.  The flavour is of pumpkin, malts, cinnamon, spices, nutmeg and citrus.  The alcohol content is 8.1% but does not show up in the flavour and an IBU of 20.  Just another tasty pumpkin beer!

COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION:  Brewed at our original Capitol Hill location in Seattle. silver medalist at the 2007 Great American Beer Festival in the Fruit and Vegetable category, the world’s first Imperial pumpkin ale.  Brewed with pale, Munich, Cara-Hell, Cara-Vienne, Cara-Munich and Crisp 45° L Crystal malts.  Roasted pumpkin seeds in the mash, and extra pumpkin added in the mash, kettle and fermenter.  Spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice. Formerly at 9.5%.


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