jsquire (3232) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Mahogany hued beer out of the bottle with a lasting khaki colored head. Spicy nose with plenty of pumpkin pie spice and a hint of the ABV. Molasses and heavy caramel sweetness with lots of pie spice and alcohol. Nice round mouthfeel with a long, dusty spice finish.
mikem409 (1445) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - DEC 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks dan! pours almost blackish brown with great cola head. big pumpkin aroma. taste is very heavy thick pumpkin and some chocolate but not a nlot of spice which i love.
jgb9348 (4298) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep dark brown coloured body with a cola glow and a thin, one centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of pungent squash notes with a lot of allspice, coriander seed, cardamom and a hint of pepper. Medium to Full-bodied; Dense squash mouthful with very deep and earthy maltiness, some alcohol flavours and a spicey note along with some peat and leather. Aftertaste is deep and robust with a hint of chocolate and tobacco, some strong earth and a good amount of spices. Overall, this is almost more like an Imperial Alt than anything else - very deep and dark with pungent spices and a thick maltiness. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Total Wine in McLean, Virginia on 24-October-2012 for US$2.49 sampled at home in Washington on 04-December-2012.
emacgee (3751) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clean burnt copper brown with one finger sandy tan head. Nose shows pumpkin flesh and rich dextrinous malt with a mellow spice profile and a touch of alcohol. Full bodied and spicy with a warming finish. Lite bitterness, malt forward.
Beerman6686 (3563) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This one poured a dark orange color with a beige head. Aroma was of light pumpkin, spices, and caramel. Falvor was a little booze heat, weak spices, caramel and mild pumpkin. Meh.
alobar (2517) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cola brown color with an aroma of spice, pumpkin, and toasted malt. Flavor of cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin and some caramel. Very nice beer!
alexsdad06 (3864) - Ohio, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a dark brown color with reddish highlights and a thin off white film for a head. The aroma is sweet pumpkin with the usual spices (cinnamon, nutmeg,..), some caramel, toasted with some woody notes. The flavor is pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, toasted bread, caramel with some earthy bitterness to the finish. I was actually expecting there would be more pumpkin than I tasted based on the nose. Decent, but there are better examples available.
tcane7 (1366) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with khaki head and lacing. Nose is cinnamon, nutmeg, some pumpkin. Taste is pumpkin up front with some pumpkin spice. The finish is burnt brown sugar and molasses. A bit different for a pumpkin, pretty good.
retinadoc (108) - - NOV 17, 2012
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Very tasty, sweet beer. Like a dessert drink. Subdued hop flavors, finish distinctly pumpkin, lingering sweetness. Sugar hides the high ABV. Would definitely buy again.
EithCubes (4420) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nose is heavy on the spices and low on the malt and pumpkin, herbal with cinnamon, nutmeg, dash of allspice. Deep chestnut body with some red and a short tan head. Slick malty body with medium sweetness and a big helping of booze, sloshing and aggressive but not too burny, with some woodsy/oaky and gourdy pumpkin notes, spices with surprising bitterness that is only aided by the readily apparent dryness. Mild herbal vein courses through. Medium body and surprisingly drinkable; seasonally appropriate and, well, yum.