Ocean82 (82) - Virginia, USA - SEP 30, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours clear amber with medium lasting head. Aromas of pumpkin spices with nutmeg pronounced. Nutmeg and spice upfront with some bitter hops on the finish. Mouthfeel is light and clean. A decent pumpkin ale, but lacking character.
tillmac62 (621) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2016
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear amber pour with a slightly garnet cast. Normal head volume, lacing and retention.
Light nose of pumpkin and spice. Lighter than typical in intensity.
Light body slightly smoother than water. Below normal carbonation level with a hint of effervescence in the middle and a somewhat stronger finish.
The flavor profile is rather good. It is flavorful, not very complex and well balanced. It begins with a blend of spices that never really separate. The middle shows a bit of pumpkin and no hop flavor. As the finish fades, pumpkin makes its strongest showing and a bit of hop bitterness surfaces.
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at The Pour House in Westmont, NJ.
Pours a very dark ruby red/copper color with dark orange edges and a half finger off-white head that immediately dissapears. No lacing.
Sweet pumpkin pie aroma with zesty autumnal spices and vanilla. Pumpkin purée along with cinnamon, brown sugar, clove and nutmeg. There’s a subtle vegetal quality but it smells more dessert like than anything.
Medium bodies with a strong zesty spicy presence up front that lingers over the sweet pumpkin notes into a dry finish. Slightly more vegetal than expected but still sweet with prominent autumnal spice. Not as dessert like with lots of clove, pepper and allspice followed by pumpkin purée, nutmeg and bready malt. ABV is well masked with no alcoholic heat making it decently drinkable. Could be a touch sweeter but it’s not a bad interpretation of the style.
samsmith33 (772) - - NOV 2, 2015
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
8th of 12 in round 1 of 2015 Pumpkin beer tasting. Very watery. 11/12 from all tasters.
Joemama24 (4) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 24, 2015 does not count
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Can’t find Wachusett Pumkan so grabbed this. Not bad. Not overwhelming pumpkin. Crisp and tastes light. Will try other Cisco brew.
BrewBoxer (2508) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Not a fan in pumpkin beers usually cause of the artificial taste but thiamine isn't as strong. Malty and crisp without too much sweetness
rjplumer (911) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mild pumpkin spiced aroma. Clear cinnamon colored body with only a skim coat head. Has a modest pumpkin flavor with solid malt base with just a touch of bitterness. It has a hint of caramel sweetness in the background. A respectable pumpkin brew that doesn’t go crazy with spices.
AtronSeige (1138) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 12, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma: Medium pumpkin. Medium-light spices. cinnamon, clove, all-spice.
Appearance: Clear, copper body, Large, off-white, creamy, head with slight orange hints. Lacing.
Flavour: Medium spicy, medium-light pumpkin. Dry finish with lingering spices. Light bitterness, light sweetness.
Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation, creamy. Slight warming.
Overall: Very nice!
330 ml can, poured. Thanks League Of Beers.
21A. Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
[Bottle] Pours a bright amber color with a small white head on top. Nose of pumpkin pie spice, amber malts and grassy hop notes. Muted spices, light pumpkin, caramel and brown sugar flavors. Light in body compared to others of the style. Tasting notes from 10/2014.
ordybill (1152) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Poured from a 12OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a spicy marginal pumpkin smell.
Appearance- The beer is a dark amber color with a small off-white head.
Taste- Has a small amount of pumpkin flavoring, not very tasty
Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
Overall- Completely unimpressed with this beer. I have had many pumpkin beers that tasted better than this.
Nekronos (3936) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 7, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
INteresting and quite spicy. Not so tiring and very creamy in taste. Cloudy and great aroma too.