From Central City Brewers & Distillers in Surrey comes their latest in the Central City line of beers called “Patrick O’ Pumpkin Barrel Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale”. The beer pours a deep brown colour with a tan head. The aroma consists of spices, vanilla, bourbon, sweetness, pumpkin, malts and some wood. The flavour is of sweetness, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, roasted malts, coffee, spices, pumpkin and oak. The alcohol content comes in at 8%. The barrel aging really made this a very interesting pumpkin beer and well worth the pick up this fall.
Commercial Description: A new fiery character-based beer smashes through the season with Patrick O’ Pumpkin. A seasoned and embittered lawman who has fallen to the dark side, Patrick O’ Pumpkin is as ruthless as they come, squashing even the scariest jack-o’-lanterns with no tricks or treats, confronting Detective Saison. Patrick O’ Pumpkin Barrel-Aged Imperial Pumpkin Ale is a full-bodied spiced pumpkin ale that has been barrel-aged in bourbon barrels with a dark amber orange colour. This robust, strong ale is rich and flavourful with a spicy attitude that has been brewed for the seasoned craft beer drinker. “We added a bit of twist to our pumpkin ale with an Imperial strength barrel-aged beer with bourbon and vanilla essences and some coffee and roasted flavours to make it a wonderful drinking experience,” says Gary Lohin, Central City’s brewmaster.