Maltser85 (307) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - OCT 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours almost black, hints of deep brown around the edges with a mocha head. Aroma of cinnamon and slight chocolate. Taste is cinnamon with a nice chocolate presence. Some other pumpkin pie spice as well, only a trace of pumpkin though. Yummy stout, but misses the mark. Body is right for the ABV.
conway (1580) - - OCT 18, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Black with thin tan head. Aroma is straight pumpkin bread. Taste follows pretty closely and adds some roasted malt. Thin sticky mouthfeel. Eh.
mansquito (3513) - Nueva York, New York, USA - OCT 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rattle ’n’ Hum, NYC tap: Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, pumpkin, and cinnamon. This has a very unique taste. It is nice and full bodied. The spiciness gives this a nice taste throughout. I don’t know if I really tasted much of the pumpkin seeds for example. However, this was a pretty unique stout.
jtclockwork (8782) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours black tan head. Nose/taste of heavy cinnamon, pie crust, pumpkin, cocoa and nutmeg. Medium body.
vtafro (3697) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Vanilla, spice, nutmeg and cinnamon aromas. Cinnamon overtakes all flavors.
ryanscourt (790) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Strong pumpkin flavors without much of the strong spices. Fairly smooth. Not a bad beer but the strong choclatly flavors dont have a big role, actually finishes slightly bitter with hops.
CObiased (40) - - OCT 12, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from a bomber. Very black with a medium creamy head. Nose is roasty and heavy cinnamon. Pumpkin is subtle, the stout is chocolatey and earthy. Reminds me of burnt cinnamon toast. A unique pumpkin beer for sure.
Bulk_Carrier (2229) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - OCT 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dates on Elysian beers? Right on. Way to go, Elysian - stamped bottom left corner of the bottle - "pkg 09/03/14."
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a nice dark brown close to black color with a slim finger’s worth of off white to tan foamy head. Light lacing traced around the glass in a slight foamy way.
The smell started off with a decent strong cinnamon pop over top of a light silky smooth chocolate coated pumpkin spice.
This followed through on the taste in a sweet sticky fashion.
On the palate, this one runs over in a sweet to spicy and sticky cinnamon over my tongue. It’s about medium bodied with a good sipping quality about it.
Overall, I say this was a pretty good pumpkin beer to have again, though not as stout like as I had wished for. Still worthy!
codfishh (103) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours opaque black tan head, huge cinnamon heart aroma. Flavor light bready malt, lots of cinnamon very spicy.
Voodoo (336) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an opaque dark brown with a tan smallish tan head which lingers......aroma is nutmeg, allspice, pumpkin fruit......taste is a bit of a spice bomb.....with heavy nutmeg, vanilla, coffee, pumpkin fruit, minor bittering in the finish, and lingering cinnamon and nutmeg which sort of overwhelms. Perhaps it should have set another month to mellow out.