mverity (268) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2013
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This fall I had my first Good Gourd as my first beer for a tailgate; after most of the pumpkin hype season had died down. I poured it into a red wine glass (my best option) and immediately noticed that I liked the color and aroma much more than certain other pumpkin ales. My first sip, I was hooked. I bought up several more, two for this winter, and a few to age for next year. I picked the first one up for $13, and the next few for $14; and they were certainly worth the price IMHO.
katrinaez (89) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not bad for a spiced beer. Has the rough makings of a promising one. The flavors seem to mask that the beer itself wasn’t perfect. The levels of flavor are a bit flat.
Nische (871) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured amber with white head. Aroma of clove, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice. Taste is sweet, spicy, and smooth. I can feel some swedish apple / cinnamon-pie.
Nisse666 (4430) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at the AIBF 2014 session no 3 cons 2014-11-15
AR: pumpkin meat, species - cinnamoon, cloves etc
AP: orange amber, transparent wee head
F: cinnamoon, pumpkin meat - no this is not good don’t like pumpkin beers put like to try everything from this brewery
ramboraffe (674) - SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at aibf2014. Hazy orange with white head. Smell is sweet caramel, spices and pumpkin. Taste is caramel malty with fruit, pumpkin and spices. Big body with some warming alcohol. Semi dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.
mike5326 (978) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2014
3.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a tap. Medium brown color, nice creamy white head. Mild sour aroma. Medium body with a creamy malt and pumpkin flavor and a smooth finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Bulk_Carrier (2227) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share at a buddy’s house last night.
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a nice looking hazy brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute leaving some slight lacing sliding into the beer.
The smell had a really maple-ly sweet maltiness running over top of some bready and spiced pumpkin notes. Light vanilla slightly runs in and out.
The taste was mainly sweet through the maple and allowing a gentle pumpkin pie - esque vanilla to come through.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. The carbonation hit my tongue nicely - good for the style and for me.
Overall, I say this was a pretty good pumpkin ale with a nice dose of maple added. I’d bang it again.
joeneugs (3416) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
22 oz. bomber from Homer321. It pours a hazy amber color with a disappearing orange head. The aroma is surprisingly fruity with notes of baked apples, pear, molasses and of course, nicely balanced cinnamon, clove and allspice. The flavor is pretty much the same. More baked apples, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, touches of caramel and molasses with a fairly spicy, bitter finish. The body is very full, but not oppressive. The spices are definitely used well and not overdone. I also liked the baked apple aspect of this one. A nice one for a cool, fall evening.
elbernays (594) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pint bottle from local liquor store orlando. Pours dark orange with no head. Aroma is spice- cinnamon, clove, pumpkin. Flavour is sweet pumpkin, caramel malts, cinnamon, cloves. Although very sweet it is really well balanced. Low carbonation. Good body. These beers are usually a miss but this one is very good.
Aurelius (4315) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The aroma and the flavor really said "Werther’s Butterscotch". It was diacetyl, but good diacetyl. Clear bronze. Spice was subtle and not aggressive at all, and this may have been one of the best pumpkin brews of all time. Slippery mouthfeel. On tap, Proof Production Facility on an incredibly clear Tallahassee fall day.
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very good and solid pumpkin beer. Spices in the aroma are not over done and the flavor is just right.