evergreen0199 (2170) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Captain Lawrence brewery, Pleasantville, NY. An attractive amber/orange coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Pumpkin, spice aroma. Tastes of pumpkin, spice, malty. Rather thin and dull compared to other pumpkin beers.
artmcd8 (1847) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Average beer. Could use much more pumpkin. I haven’t been able to find anything close to Pumking.
dogfish120love (1016) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 11, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler fill at Whole Foods Bowery. Pours a medium to dark orange. Notes of nutmeg, clove and allspice are predominant. At first i didn’t fully acknowledge all that this pumpkin ale had to offer, but after i let the growler sit after a few days the carbonation disipated and the aromas and flavors have become more predominant.
jredmond (5735) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draft at rattle with baron, Andrew, streets, and Brendan. Pours an amber body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is light spice. Mouthfeel is thin and carbonated, tastes like a pumpkin flavored yuengling.
tgncc (2923) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 11, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The aroma is pumpkin, brown sugar, spices, ok. The appearance is the standard orange, white head. The flavor is caramel, pumpkin, more spicy. The finish is spices like cinnamon, nutmeg. The body is thin/medium. OK, drinkable, far from the best pumpkin ale.
mfdros (35) - , New York, USA - NOV 28, 2010
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
tap. amber orange. thin head. like pumpkin pie. the palate is slick. spiciness is in the front but isn’t too much. festive. i’d have it again.
zdk (1816) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Waterfront Ale House: decent spice note, cinnamon and cloves and savory. Bready malts, caramel. Finish is a bit grassy and dry, throwing off the balance. Decent pumpkin ale, though not great.
georgekillian (344) - Alabama, USA - OCT 9, 2010
2.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Looks great with a nice pumpkin smell but there is nothing great about this seasonal not the best pumpkin ale that is out there
Nickls (1891) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 30, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Old BA rate - tap)
Light, clear, still orange in appearance; slightly off-white thin head. Lightly gingery; touch of malt sweetness; graham crackers; good degree of spiciness. Fresh ginger; holiday spices; not really sweet at all which was nice; drying; pumpkin pie spices shine at the end. Thinner; dry; prickly carbonation. Nice drinking; actually not all that warming and found it to be fairly refreshing, but I couldn’t do this one too much
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 25, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler filled at the SFTO Apple Brandy release and consumed yesterday.
Appearance: Classic dark pumpkin body with a 1 finger off white crown that shows some retention and lace.
Smell: Really nice balanced mixture of cinnamon, brown sugar, clove, pie spice, etc. Not overwhelming, not imperial, but very nice for a standard pumpkin beer.
Taste: Absolutely the same as the nose.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and just enough carbonation.
Drinkability: Quite sessionable.
I was pleased with this pumpkin beer.
Serving type: growler
Reviewed on: 09-24-2009