Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 10, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler. Pours light mahogany with a thin white head. Smells of sweet malt, some pumpkin spice, nutty. Tastes spicy and pumpkiny with a caramelly finish.
Maltajo (329) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2009
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
On Tap at the Brewery. Nice pour with a light head. brown/Orange color with a fine pumpkin finish. a little cinnamon and spice. Very flavorful! I love this beer!
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler from brewery. Light brown wiht hints of dark orange glow. Not too heavy or rich. Has some spice and some nuttyness but not much pumpkin or vegetable character. Malt sweetness and spice and hops make it pretty balanced.
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler at Hophead75 I think. Pours an ok pale copper with a thin lasting white head. Aroma is a bit subdued- light pumpkin and pumpkin spice, cinnamon , nutmeg, with a yeasty clove and phenolic thing going on. Flavor is a bit toasty, slightly watered down a bit though- light sweetness, hints of vanilla, and brown sugar with more pumpkin pie spice and clove. A bit on the weak side for what I would like, but still easy drinking and well made.
dchmela (2600) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler courtesy Fred and his foresight to grab an extra growler. Nice pumpkin orange pour with little head. Very straight pumpkin aroma, not much spice but still hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. Nice smooth malt taste with a slightly dry pumpkin flavor. Lack of so much spice lets the pumpkin stand out, a very tasty beer.
notalush (4763) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Barcade - a very straightforward pumpkin ale, albeit a little boring - aroma of sticky caramel, vegetal/squash-like character, and faint spices - a little dry - kind of thin on the palate - light pumpkin flavor, with nutmeg and cinnamon on top, taking most of the palate’s attention - lingering spiciness - meh - there are many better pumpkin ales out there.
pforei (338) - USA - OCT 18, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Growler from Whole Foods Bowery. Dark amber decent head. Nice pumpkin and spice aroma. Solid toasty sweet malt foundation with mild hops. taste lacks some of the spice and pumpkin found in the aroma. Medium body. I wanted more pumkimn spice and creaminess in body.
crazyvin (1896) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Copper body with a bone color head that had no lace. Aroma was slightly spicy with a pleasant hop note. A good balance between mild pumpkin notes and some bitter hops, had a mild pumpkin pie spice note to it. Smooth and easy to drink.
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Blind Tiger. Golden-amber color with a light head. Aroma is solid pumpkin with a spicyness to it that is quite attractive. Flavor is a nice mix of pumpkin and spice with sweet malts and light hops. Overall a pretty good pumpkin brew.
emacgee (3954) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 9, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Thanks for the handbottle hophead75. Andrew knows I likes anything CL. Despite the handbottling I still get a one finger frothy yellowish head. Pours a very clean copper orange. The nose is very spicy, sweet, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, some pumpkin meat, leafy hop nose. Tastes sweet and spicy, very dry hop character that I wasn’t expecting, sweet but not cloying, pumpkin spices. Still nicely carbonated. Tasty.