yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown to amber with a small off white head. Aroma is caramelish, cinnamon and nutmeg spiced. Sweet. Caramelish and nutmeg. Cinnamon and cardemomme. Medium spiced and slight sweet impression.
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
26th September 2013
Amsterdam. Bottle in my hotel room. Clear deep amber - red beer. Good pale cream coloured head. Light palate, a little soft. Mild minerally carbonation. Thin creamy malt. Good pumpkin, fruity and not too much added spice. Light dry finish. Mild bitter linger. Not bad but I am sure I have had better Imperial Pumpkins.
Travlr (13413) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Clear maroon color, beige head. Aroma of burnt caramel on toast. Taste is roasted coffee grounds and light spice. Finally, a pumpkin beer that diesn’t taste like pumpkin pie!
argo0 (11645) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Snallygaster, draft. Clear cola-brown body with small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, ginger, cola, some milk chocolate, allspice. Taste is moderately sweet, cola, some milk chocolate, allspice, light ginger. Medium body, light stickiness.
jcwattsrugger (11227) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-trade with jtclockwork-tight tan head with trailing lace-mahogany. A-cinnamon, brown sugar, med malt. T-cinnamon, spice hops, brown sugar, molasses-dk malt. Occasional.
Tmoney99 (11092) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured hazy dark brown orange color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sweet spice and pumpkin aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy smooth pumpkin spice flavor with a medium to heavy spice sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where met.
Lubiere (10461) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A dark mahogany red ale with a thick brown head. In aroma, classic ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg, pumpkin pie spices, with light coffee notes. In mouth, a smooth sweet treacle with cinnamon and cardamom, treacle, well done, rich and caramelly. On tap at Rattle ’n Hum, Sept 21, 2012.
BeerandBlues2 (10074) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask with Goldings. Pours murky brown with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is pumpkin notes and nutmeg, cinnamon spices and cookie and biscuit malt. Flavor is malt dominant with heavy spices, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Theydon_Bois (9948) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from BOE, split with JF at the pre 5K tasting, 12/11/13.
Almost clear mahgony brown with a big old beige head.
Nose is dark toffee, light booze, pumpkin pie, orange peel, woody, light medicinals, nutmeg.
Taste comprises mashed pumpkin, dark toffee, light spice, clove.
Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, lightly warming booze in the finish.
One of the better pumpkin beers I’ve tasted - solid enough fayre.
adnielsen (9470) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Chad’s house via drsilverman. Thanks Christopher! Pours a hazy reddish orange, clear appearance with a tan head. Spicy, pumpkin bread, light squash, vanilla, cinnamon aroma. Chewy, light bubblegum, pumpkin/banana bread, big nutmeg, light cardamom flavor. Pretty tasty.