brenn79 (1342) - Idaho, USA - OCT 27, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz. bottle- Pours hazy orange with a thin off white head that reduces to a collar. The aroma is spices and pumpkin, this is more pumpkin pie aroma and less raw pumpkins. The taste is creamy, pumpkin pie, smooth as hell, there is a nuttiness to it. Body is medium, carbonation is moderately high. Overall I was impressed, I really dug the pumpkin pie taste, I canít get enough of that.
Zeswaft (1316) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Tangletown. Overwhelming cinnamon aroma. Flavor is also dominated by cinnamon. Otherwise, the flavor profile is the same as Night Owl, which I do love. I got a couple hints of alcohol burn.
cstuartj (859) - Washington, USA - OCT 5, 2012
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Ok orange color with a big head. Nose is pure pumpkin pie. Attack is sweet and filled with nutmeg. Not my style.
harrymel (820) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Beer 9/12 in the Apocalypse Series.
From the label: "Beer #9: BLIGHT will sustain you with an ale of pumpkin, dark brown sugar and a jolt of fiery Vietnamese cinnamon."
Amber with a solid sheet of light cream foam and excellent clarity. No lace. Lots of cinnamon, a bit of malt, but mostly cinnamon, cinnamon and som more cinnamon. Taste carries through with more cinnamon, and a good dose of malty character and some nice bits of sweet molasses. This reminds me of Cocoa Mole "Light". This is the best of all the pumpkin beers Elysian makes. They should replace the Night Owl with this recipe. Medium on full bodied with a nice soft carb and an off dry finish. Good beer. I will buy more.
Serving type: bottle
pdx77 (797) - Oregon, USA - MAR 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle during Oscars, Delightful pumpkin pie flavor with a great spicy kick from the Vietnamese cinnamon.
CampesinoTino (690) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Appearance is a dark rusted orange and gold color with a thin cap of beige foam. Aroma is predominately cinnamon, graham cracker and pumpkin spice. The flavor is equally strong on the cinnamon and spice notes in addition to some brown sugar, pie crust and pumpkin filling. The body is mildly creamy with medium carbonation and a heavily spiced, alcohol warming finish. Overall, the cinnamon dominates throughout while the pumpkin flavor is rather subtle. Enjoyable but a little over-spiced at times.
trapped (455) - TURKEY - APR 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Drought. Amber-orange color, beige creamy head, strong pumpkin aroma, low carbonation, long finish. Pleasing pumpkin beer, in fact best that Iíve ever had.
writerljberg (405) - Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
16oz draft at Belmont Station.
A: Reddened copper with a cloud-covered head. Looks fantastic.
N: Cinnamon graham crackers with extra cinnamon. Hints of nutmeg. The pumpkin is hidden underneath.
T: Cinnamon sugar, bread, and alcohol. Some cola flavorings. Not quite up to Elysianís normal standards as the spices dominate the pumpkin.
M: Somewhat thin, relatively speaking. Wish the pumpkin lent more body.
O: Recommendable for the pumpkin completist or those who like cinnamon hearts. Everyone else will probably be disappointed.
trujahwarrior (401) - Monroe, Washington, USA - DEC 20, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2013 On tap at Elysian Fields. Pours an amber orange color with a medium white head with good lacing. Smells of cinnamon and a few other spices. Has the same flavors in the smell but has a slight pumpkin flavor in the back end. The cinnamon dominates though. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy. Overall this is a pretty good pumpkin beer but they went a little overboard on the cinnamon in my opinion.
pdx76 (383) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - maple and pumpkin nose, has chunks of pumpkin that settle to bottom. Nice blend of spices, pumpkin, and slight heat finish.
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