Leighton (12650) - London, Greater London, - JUN 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at Bruce’s, London - big thanks to the man of the hour, Jack. Pours lightly hazy gold with a creamy, off-white head. Lots of sweet malts in the nose, herbs, pumpkins, a bit of nutmeg. Medium sweet flavor, some lightly dry pumpkin, mild tang, spices. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Mild warmth to finish, some moderate spices, tangy pumpkin. Pretty solid pumpkin beer overall.
Theydon_Bois (10618) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split on the Chris Fudge memorial special, thanks to the Wingman, 02/03/15.
Lightly hazed chestnut brown with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is spice, biscuit, toffee, clove, nutmeg, dark fruit rinds, light booze, subtle bourbon check in, oaky.
Taste comprises toffee, light booze, moderate pumpkin intake, nutmeg, spice rack, subtle bourbon.
Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with subtle BA strokes and lightly warming alcohol.
Solid BA pumpkinator - one of the best pumpkin beers I’ve come across, BA balance is spot on.
luttonm (2775) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Brony Tasting, DC. Pale gold, spicy, sweet, malty. Sweet spices underwritten by oaky alcohol.
GenDV138 (2458) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle I brought to the DC Tasting. Picked this up during a pit stop in Indiana on the way to RBSG 2014. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of whiskey, pumpkins, caramel, light spice. Tastes of whiskey, pumpkin, spices, caramel. Medium body with a dry finish.
Westchesterco (1224) - mclean, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 6/20
Poured from a bottle it is clear golden with no head the aroma is allspice and the taste is sour apples that melds into a a sweeter apple taste
Iphonephan (3870) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 22 oz bottle at the Brony bottle share at Travlrs place. Pours a clear copper with a scant off white head. Flavors of cinnamon and cloves
Travlr (14209) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle courtesy of GenDV138, thank you sir! Clear golden amber color. Nice aroma of vanilla, brandy, light spice and gourd. Taste is smooth and silky, boozy spiced butterscotch. Nice.
solidfunk (4722) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not quite my thing. Lots of barrel and lots of pumpkin. Some spices like clove and maybe ginger. Pours orange with OK head and lacing. Bottle thanks to GenDV138.
kraddel (4175) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours rather unclear blonde . Smell is pumpkin , bit wood .
Taste is Sweet , pumpkin , slightly bitter ( barely ) . Woody in the finish .
Stuu666 (4828) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg at the beer temple. Pours golden amber, aroma and taste of vanilla, toffee, sweet pumpkin, cinnamon.
samsmith33 (455) - - JAN 17, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma and taste have notes of cinnamon and apples. Whiskey aftertaste.
2014 Pumpkin Double Blind Tasting:
1-Sam Adams Fat Jack.
5-Southern Tier Pumking.
10-UFO Pumpkin (harpoon).
11-Sam Adams Pumpkin.
12-Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin.