5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Amberish, very faint haze, moderate carbonation, thin to moderate off-white head, spotty lacing. Definite nutmeg aroma, slight cinnamon, otherwise all-spice and a touch of clove. Smells very much the part! On the tongue its almost a citrusy nutmeg/cinnamon combination. A lot of spices here, and a little difficult to pull each one out. All-spice seems to really bring up the rear, with soft clove. Perhaps even a touch of ginger as well. Very spicy, but thankfully not over done. As an 8.5% beverage, it is masked very well! It certainly will sneak up on you, as it has done on me. Finishes with faint ginger and clove lingering, even some citrus peel. Smells more the part than it tastes, nutmeg/cinnamon on the nose, while the clove/ginger seem to come through on the tongue. Comes across as very artisanal. Well made for sure, and one that makes me wish it were fall again!
Huhzubendah (3379) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 31, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bright orange, mild haze, small off-white head. Sweet pumpkin, light spice, malty aroma. A touch of cinnamon, nutmeg. Medium bodied, subtle alcohol presence. Decent in small doses.
daknole (10829) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amberish pour, white head. Spice, rye, pumpkin, vanilla, boozy. A lot going on.
mcberko (13040) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 23, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
750mL bottle, pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is very hot, with earthy notes, pumpkin spice, and alcohol. Flavour is along the same lines, with alcohol, pumpkin spices, and earth. Pretty hot and the notes don’t really work together. Meh.
Ferris (11078) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle - Lots of spice and a bit of perfume. Clear gold with a thin white head. Tons of clove and really way too much spice. Not good.
jefcon (1604) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The rye gives this beer a nice mellow flavor -- it’s not too spicy and not too sweet, and it definitely doesn’t taste as processed or artificial as many beers of its kind. Finishes a little slick and evaporates at the end, but otherwise has a nice malty character. Balanced for a pumpkin ale.
BiiruBierBeer (929) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 23, 2015
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Smells like pumpkin spices and minerals. Taste is the same. Medium body, medium carbonation, and some foam.
tsd08460 (710) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: pumpkin, pumpkin spices, earthy,
Appearance: hazy copper, off-white head
Taste: pumpkin, pumpkin spices, medium sweetness, light bitterness,
Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,
scarletfire65 (1307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at a Mexican place in Richmond. Yeasty pumpkin pie flavors. Light herbal hops on the finish. Tasty.
bigbish (683) - California, USA - OCT 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a really nice pumpkin ale, that isn’t overly spiced or too heavy. Nice flavor and aroma.
MadRobin (2733) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - OCT 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap 4 oz. sampler at Pizza Paradiso in DuPont Circle, Washington, D.C.
Clear, golden orange woman off-white head and good lacing.
Aroma of pumpkin fruit, cinnamon, allspice, honey and nutmeg.
Taste of nutmeg, allspice, pumpkin, cinnamon and syrup.
Medium/light body and medium carbonation.
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