icehawk (831) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - NOV 14, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma of pumpkin spice, vanilla, and very subtle hints of bourbon. Orange/amber with very slight, lacing head. Medium, mouth-filling body. A bit sweet, good carbonation, with a nice alcohol warmth in finish. This is a really nice pumpkin beer... not too heavy, good flavors, but not overly sweet.
Nate (3522) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Twisted Jimmys. Really nice bourbon aroma, oaky with vanilla and lots of pumpkin spices. Deep amber hazy with thin off-white lacing head. Medium watery body with heavy carbonation. Starts sweet with bourbon, vanilla, pumpkin pie spices. Smooth oaky notes with warming and bourbon finish. Nice pumpkin beer.
Jasond612 (208) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
11/2/13 $12.95 bomber from CBO drank out front with neighbors.
Pours an amber color with minimal head. Tastes at first like a not very sweet pumpkin beer but on the finish you can really pick up vanilla and the bourbon characteristics. Mouthfeel is creamy which is the icing on the cake of this my favorite pumpkin beer.
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N3lson1 (97) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Good amount of pumpkin flavor but way too hoppy for me and way too bourbon taste for me.
TimsRatings (340) - - NOV 1, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at Tasty Bev (Raleigh).
Pours orange, which seems appropriate for a pumpkin ale. Spices come through nicely in the aroma, and dominate the taste. Pumpkin still comes through along with the bourbon.
Overall, not bad. I can see sipping this while sitting around a bonfire watching the leaves change in the Fall.
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radio_nowhere (678) - Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber into snifter glass, cloudy amber color with white head. Aroma of pumpkin pie spices, graham cracker sweetness and some oak. Taste brings out more pumpkin pie spices (clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger), pumpkin, caramel, some vanilla, slight nuttiness and some bourbon notes. Heavy body, low carbonation, syrupy with spicy boozy finish. Big pumpkin ale that’s for sure, heavily oaked influenced and delicious.
Rrauth (1070) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
draft. I dislike almost all pumpkin beers. This actually is one of the best if not the best imho. Its mostly bourbon and not so much pumpkin. Nicely done.
DrunkSanta410 (132) - Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2013 Pours a dark amber with small amount of off white head. Aroma is bourbon and pumpkin pie. Taste is again bourbon with spices. Somewhat spicy finish, but it hides the alcohol well. Thin mouthfeel for a beer of this strength, was expecting a bit more. Mild carbonation. Interesting beer!
decaturstevo (4614) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep orange pour with a light off white head. Aroma is large pumpkin pie spice. Flavor is sweet spicy pumpkin pie. Tones of BB. Not much bitter but a lot of flavor. Medium body with nice carbonation. pretty nice
Dogbrick (7074) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at Bob’s Bar. Hazy amber pour with a medium off-white head that recedes gradually. Strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted nuts, pumpkin and oak. Medium to full body with flavors of oaky bourbon, toasted pumpkin and pecans. The finish is slightly boozy with a roast malt and oak aftertaste. Above average overall.