msalsbury (28) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours an opaque brown with creamy, coarse, milkshake like beige head. The aroma smells strongly of cinnamon and pumpkin. The flavor begins malty with some bitterness behind it, followed by a pumpkiny thickness. The finish is unexpectedly bitter and lingering. I don’t like it as well as other Anderson Valley products.
marcus (6958) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz can from Total Wine, Sacramento. Pours orange brown with a huge beige head that gushes from the can and a pumpkin and spice aroma. There is a strange dark malt flavor with too much nutmeg and a pumpkin finish. Not very tasty.
BLADT (657) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2014
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Can pour. Rich copper color with soapy head. Nose is straight autumnal spice cabinet. Not nauseating (comes across natural), but not enticing. Nothing about this nose make me want to take a sip. This is a perfume better suited to a pie. Taste is more palatable. More vegetal than all-spice. Like almost all beers in this sub genre, I do not understand the appeal.
jsmerig (1304) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep clear ruby red with a light tan head. Aroma of cola, cinnamon, nutmeg and pumpkin spice. Taste is sweet with a dark spicy note. Bitter in the finish. Not bad.
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bubblehouse (575) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 29, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours nearly black with a big head out of the can. Nice aroma but a little lackimg in taste. Still pretty darn good.
chiiidog (42) - Lubbock, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark golden brown. Aroma is full of spice, not much pumpkin. The taste introduces the pumpkin and follows with more spice. This isn’t anything remarkable but it’s very drinkable and has a nice "autumn" feel to it. I liked it.
swanmann (640) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours deep amber brown with some red tones and creamy tan, quickly dissipating head. It smells like pumpkin, molasses, some spice. Nice roasty notes caramel and pumpkin sweetness, a light vegetal note and a medium bittersweet finish. Medium bodied with some fairly lively carbonation. I like it. I don’t think the spice is overpowering and the darker malt bill lends well to pumpkin flavor.
arondee (589) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark black/brown color with a huge off-white head. The aroma is pumpkin, cinnamon, spices, and sweet malts. The taste is light and full of spices and pumpkin. Pretty good but a little to light for my taste.
crossovert (8313) - Illinois, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nto a huge fan of the style but it seems well-made and par for the style, lots of spice and pumpkin still.
hopdog (9327) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz can. Poured an orange color with an averaged sized head. Spices and pumpkins. Another one with stronger spices with a thinner body.