It's The Great Pumpkin Beer Tasting!

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by Brian Fry   | 196 entries

 
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Beer lovers convened at Vintage Estates in Boardman last week for the 3rd annual "Blind Pumpkin" beer tasting. 55 beer enthusiasts tasted the 13 pumpkin brews pre-selected by VE owner Phill Reda.

 

The beers received ratings in three categories:

Taste

Nose

Appearance

The highest total score any beer could receive was a "15".

 

The following beers were tasted in this order:

Shipyard Pumpkinhead

Samuel Adams Fat Jack

Southern Tier Pumking

Heavy Seas The Great Pumkin

Dogfishhead Punkin Ale

Horny Goat Hornycopia

Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin

Rivertown Pumpkin

North Peak Hooligan

Tommyknocker Small Patch

Hoppin Frog's Frog Hollow

Arcadia Jaw Jacker

O'Fallon Pumpkin

 

And the Winners Are:

1st Place: Hoppin Frog's (Akron, OH) Frogs Hollow

2nd:        Southern Tier Pumking

3rd:         Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin

 

Why not try some of these great seasonal beers during your halloween celebrations this weekend? We only get to enjoy pumpkin ales for about six weeks each year, so take the time to pick some up today!

 

 


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