bonvivant (168) - Smithfield, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2004
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A really tasty Pumpkin ale.Lots of cinnamon and nutmeg and pumpkin flavor. More on the pumpkin pie side.
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JAN 28, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
My favorite pumpkin ale, possibly because the pumpkin is mellow and theres some good hops and spices comming through it.
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. I actually thought I rated this one already. They should rename the Punkin Pie Ale. That's what I got from this one. Liquid pumpkin pie. Had a good spicy flavor to it.
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - JAN 22, 2004
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
on tap blind tiger NYC in snifter:
dark brown orangy glow, with a thin bubbley tanish head. very strong aroma (spices, cloves, cinammon) tastes quite sweet and mostly just spices not alot of pumpkin flavor. not something easy for me to drink....but i tried it.
Darkover (1517) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 14, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light amber with a small beige head. Cinnamon aroma. Flavor of spices and some pumpkin. Not bad. The spices and pumpkin are not overpowering like some pumpkin ales. But its still not as good as Crooked River Pumpkin Harvest Ale
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2004
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tasted more spicy than of pumpkins. Has ths fall spice thing going on. Decent for a pumpkin ale but not really my thing.
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 2, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smells like Pumpkin and cinnimon. Hey, this is always what I expected a pumkin lager should taste like. Fancy that.
Pjones6738 (500) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 2, 2004
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Nice orange color with a thin but long lasting white head. Wonderful pumpkin/cinamon scent. Nice thick beer, with a good layer of spices making this very interesting and enjoyable to drink. Darn good stuff.
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 31, 2003
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Poured amber-brown with a minimal head that disappeared quickly. Aroma is like pumpkin pie - spicey with clove, nutmeg, cinnamon and all spice - earthy and sweet. Flavor is surprisingly good, rich, spicey with lots of pumpkin and a mild hoppy bite in the finish. Medium body and minimal carbonation.
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2003
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The_Beer_God it the rater to thank for sending this seasonal my way, A quality guy for sure!
Pours a slightly hazy Amber / Orange body topped with a fluffy tan head. The aroma is all spice, malt, and vague notes of pumpkin. The pumpkin shows its presence in the crisp organic flavor. Probably the best pumpkin brew I’ve had; the spice is not overpowering though; cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, large suggestions of toffee and caramel malt, but it is the creamy and buttery palate that I think I enjoy most. This brew leaves dripping sheets of lacing around the glass as it shows off its wonderful texture.
Thanks again Mike!