Elysian Coche de Medianoche
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A Mexican-themed pumpkin ale with cumin, cinnamon, black pepper, chilies, roasted pumpkin seeds, and Ursa Orange.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trujahwarrior (510) - Monroe, Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2012
On tap at Elysian capitol hill Pours a orange/brown color with a medium off white head that leaves good lacing, smells of chilies, pepper and cumin, tastes of pumpkin, pepper, chilies, cumin, and cinnamon. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation and a dry finish. Another interesting pumpkin beer from Elysian I didn?t like it at first but as it warmed it tasted better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1908) - Earth, Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Tap at The Pub a few weeks back. Another one with a HUGE nose, spice filled and quite squashy. Flavors are spiced oranges, spiced pumpkin gourd, blended with Earth hints and a bit of hop singe at the end. Good stuff, and WEIRD.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1483) - Oregon, USA - OCT 18, 2014
On draught at Green Dragon for Killer Pumpkin Festival. Straight from a pumpkin! Spicy pumpkin notes that work wonderfully.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2012
On tap at Alibi’s 300. Pours a murky amber brown with virtually no head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, and curry powder. Flavour of the above spices with some chilli burn which crescendos. Doesn’t really taste of much else. Interesting flavours with a pleasant after burn. Dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2012
(Draught) Pours a cloudy burnt orange body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of mostly pepper, pumpkin, chilies, and caramel. Flavor of pepper, pumpkin, cumin, chilies, and caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2011
On tap at The Alibi Room for their 300th Beer Menu, pours an opaque dark amber orange with a minimal beige head. Aroma of chili peppers and loads of spices - cinnamon, nutmeg, etc. Flavour is dominated by the chili peppers and spices, with more subdued cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper, cumin, curry powder and tobasco sauce. Quite intense, but not quite palate destroying. A pleasant amount of spice. Good for the novelty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 1, 2011
On tap at Falling Rock. Pours with a hazed orange body and a lasting white head. Aromas of cumin, cinnamon, cayenne, burn, caramel and light orange. Flavors show a bit of pepper heat, pumpkin, umami, cumin, spice. Light burn, lively bubbles and a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11242) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2011
On tap at The Blue Tusk. Very interesting pumpkin beer, well blended with the spicy chile, some chocolate in the finish. Great drinkability if you can take the spice. Lacey and orange bodied. Surprisngly little aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (3100) - Bellmore, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2011
The aroma is sweet pumpkiin, cinnamon. The appearance is a murky amber red, off white head. The flavor is sweet, pumpkin, cinnamon, and some hot pepper after a few seconds. Medium in body. The finish is sweet pumpkin, cinnamon, hot peppers. Pepper quickly takes over and dominates the finish. Very different and cool, but the pepper is a bit much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6737) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - OCT 19, 2011
2011 Elysian GPBF #5. Clear dark amber color/ ivory head. Big chili pepper, dry spice, caramel aromas. Medium body. Nice caramel maltiness, with cinnamon, nutmeg, chili pepper spicy flavors, mild to medium pepper heat to finish--good.

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