mrhoppy (868) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 31, 2012
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wow! Fantastic for pumpkin ale. I don’t know what it is but I am really fascinated with pumpkin beer. If I see one I must try it. So far my favorite in the style is the Brurey’s Autumn Maple because it is barrel aged. I know it’s yams but same idea anyway. The spices are perfection. Aroma is rich pumpkin and spices. Alcohol is not listed. I am guessing it is because it is probably below 5%. Rogue if you are listing Please please please barrel age this beer.!!!!
Wipedout (1) - Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2012 does not count
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A great dark pumpkin ale. Incredible aroma. Like pumpkin pie. Great bottle to add to the overall effect
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
ads135 (1572) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 17, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is one of the better pumpkin beers I’ve had. VERY rich in pumpkin flavor. Where many pumpkin beers highlight their spice cocktails, especially those heavy in nutmeg and cloves, this is pumpkin heavy. Very drinkable, very attractive beer. Gift from Nick.
leah2974 (445) - Georgia, USA - JAN 16, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a deep orange color. Nose is very spicy. Flavors include spices, pumpkin, and sweetness. Very complex.
superspak (1480) - Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle into signature shaker pint glass, 2012 bottling. Pours lightly hazy reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of caramel, pumpkin, pear, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, toast, brown sugar, clove, brown bread, and herbal hops. Fantastic aromas with great balance and complexity of malt and spices. Taste of caramel, pumpkin, toast, ginger, pear, nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar, clove, brown bread, and herbal spiciness. Fair amount of spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, pumpkin, pear, toast, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, clove, and herbal spiciness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of flavors; with a nice malt/spiciness balance; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, slick, and foamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish, as expected of 5.6%. Overall this is a highly excellent pumpkin ale! Great balance and complexity of malt/spice flavors; and extremely smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable pumpkin beer offering.
Gorbalev (2823) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, LCBO. Late, but appreciated finding this one in Waterloo! Dark orange/brown with small bubbly head. Really nice pumpkin aroma - not all the spices, just pumpkin - solid. Great bottle too it should be mentioned. Taste - nicely balanced pumpkin over a lively medium body with some nice bitterness in the end from either hops or the roasted pumpkin or soemthing. Really easy to drink. A pumpkin with substance but not overwhelming, this may be my favorite one yet. Nicely done Rogue.
unclemattie (3709) - Georgia, USA - FEB 4, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange 750ml bottle. Deep copper color, light tan foam. Aroma of spice, squash, very delicate. Smells like a well spiced, pumpkin beer. Sweet malt, toasted grains, roasted squash, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin spices. A bit stronger than I expected. Hearty & full bodied. (3601)
craftbeerdesign (2123) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - JAN 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
Deep amber pour with a small off white head. Deep spice nose with brown sugar and light pumpkin. Med to full body with nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and light pumpkin. Sweet finish with caramel malt tones, spices and light citrus.
AGAquino (654) - San Juan, PUERTO RICO - DEC 22, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice aroma of spices, nutmeg and pumpkin; flavours of sweet malts, pumkin, slight citrus and lingering spices. Like a Southern Tier Pumpking.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad
Ibrew2or3 (5777) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750mL orange bottle pours clear copper with a tannish head of foam. The aroma is a pleasing earthy pumpkin note followed by a modest degree of cinnamon and nutmeg before the end of the draw brings on more smooth sweet pumpkin. The taste is fairly rich with earthy pumpkin followed by complimentary notes of cinnamon and nutmeg that are at a level where they’re letting you know they’re there but allow the pumpkin to be the main flavor player.