Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale boasts to be the biggest, baddest, brashest Pumpkin Ale there is. Only one way to find out.
Pours a cloudy deep orange. The aroma promises a spicy treat. Definitely brings the spice! Cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg are the more noticeable. The touch of cardamom is rather interesting. If you try to find some pumpkin flavors, they are there, but the spices dominate. Thankfully, Weyerbacher has done an excellent job of balancing the spices among each other. The caramel malt and pumpkin eventually linger in the finish. The 8% ABV shows itself with a very pleasant warmth.
Big fan. Easily in my 5 best pumpkin beers. Grade: A