Grand Canyon Pumpkin Springs Porter
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Ale brewed with pumpkin, squash, sweet potatoes, and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4898) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2012
22oz bottle care of IBrew2or3. Cheers, Dave! Pours a medium brown with an off-white head. Nose is pumpkin, cinnamon, and allspice with hints of roasted malts, and chocolate underneath. Flavor follows with a nice array of roast, chocolate, pumpkin, and pie spices, but nothing cloying or underewhelming about it. Nice idea and execution in this medium-bodied porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2012
@CCB Black Friday Gathering shared by markwise from DAVE!-22oz bottle-disappearing tan-mahogany. A-pumpkin, med malt-roasty/cocoa. T-pumpkin, med malt-roasty/cocoa, 2nd spice hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5769) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2012
My friend Robert brought this one back for me from a trip to Arizona. +++ Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a medium sized foamy tan head that lingered and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was dryish with a strong cinnamon and nutmeg presence and a peppery undertone. The flavor was toasty with dry cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper, cola and more nutmeg. Very long dry spicy finish. Medium body. The spices really overwhelm everything else. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (5030) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 27, 2012
22 oz. bottle from a trade with BOLTZ7555. Dark brown nearly black in color with small white head that vanished quickly. Not much retention. Nose has lots of cinnamon and nutmeg, light roasted malt. Taste is mostly spice with pumpkin being rather subdued. Malt has good sweetness. Body is medium with carbonation giving the brew a touch of a creamy texture. Lingering spice and sweet malt aftertaste. Overall pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadDogMD (213) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 21, 2012
On draft. Dark brown pour, tinge of red, small tan head. Smells great! Cinnamon, roasty, slight pumpkin, nutmeg. Flavors of mild chocolate, allspice, some coffee. Very good & a nice surprise from this brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mttan02 (29) - Tolleson, Arizona, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Another tasty entry in the pumpkin beer category. Pours very dark brown. Slight head, virtually no lacing. Good pumpkin and spice flavor. Recommended.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sublym (78) - Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2012
ok Im rating this as a pumpkin porter which is not my beer type of choice, This beer is EXCELLENT. (and its called pumpkin springs porter by the way)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Impressed and surprised by this given their other offerings! Chestnut and mahogany pour with a dense khaki head. Nice freshly grated nutmeg, cocoa, coffee, cinnamon, and vanilla. The flavors meld incredibly well although I didn’t get a lot of pumpkin, just the spice. Not at all aggressive but assertive enough to remember. Well crafted albeit a little sweet. Medium mouthfeel. Nice start to the fall and will be excited for other special releases from them!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Rota, SPAIN - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle from AZ Wine. Pours mahogany with a trim beige head. Smells of pie spice and pumpkin. Tastes of each with added notes of sweet malt, licorice, cream. Pumpkin without being overly sweet. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DMLINAZ (329) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Definitely one of the more interesting pumpkin beers I’ve had. Pours a deep brown. Aroma and flavor match: sweet malts, caramel, roasted, pumpkin (of course), other spices. It’s smooth with light carbonation and a long finish. (9/20/12 Total Wine fall beer tasting.)

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