Miver (609) - Silver Spring, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask in Newark. Poured amber with an off white head. Aroma of cinnamon, spices, and light pumpkin. Not a whole lot of vanilla in the aroma. Taste was pleasant with the spices, pumpkin and vanilla all coming together and balancing nicely. The top choice for the iron hill cask night.
alobar (2509) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark copper color with no head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, and some pumpkin. Lots of chocolate up front with pumpkin, spice and vanilla on the back end. Quite sweet. Decent beer.
adrian910ss (2268) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2008
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask at the Wilmington location. Pours a very dark mahogany cola with a creamy light beige head. Aroma of vanilla expresso and sweet malt. Taste of sweet malt with a touch of vanilla.
TomDecapolis (4334) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 30, 2008
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On cask at IH Wilmington during one of their 2008 MUG Club events. Pours a brownish amber with a smaller bubbly off white head. Aroma of chocolate, pumpkin pie spices, nuts, vanilla, hot chocolate, mocha and cereal grains. Flavor of light vanilla, cocoa, light coffee, nuts but kind of thin.
hopdog (8225) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask at the Wilimington location. Listed as the Vanilla Pumpkin Brown Ale. Poured a deeper amberish / brownish color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of burnt vanilla beans, roasty, some chocolate, and some pumpkin. Tastes of vanilla beans (but not as much as the aromas), some pumpkin, the same roastiness, and spices. Body was on the thin side.
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask in Newark. Poured a cloudy amber/brown body with a small, sticky white foam. Quite a complex aroma with a lot of different spices present. The flavors are sinnamon, sugar, mild pumpkin, and walnuts with a strong vanilla flavor through-out.
egajdzis (5117) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[Cask] Poured a hazy red amber color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, cinnamon, all spice, caramel malts, light pumpkin, and clove. Taste of cinnamon, clove, caramel malts, vanilla sticks and a bit more pumpkin in the finish. Certainly was the surprise hit of the cask fest today.