argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 6, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle, Batch 336) Medium off-white head that leaves nice lacing, atop clear light brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, Brett, lemon/orange, some tobacco, light oak, caramel. Taste is medium sweet, lemon/orange, some Brett, tobacco, light cherry, cinnamon/anise/medicinal. Light-medium body, light acidity.
Rasmus40 (11217) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy dark golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, light bretty and light spicy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 260913
thewolf (11184) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 10, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, bought @ Ølbutikken, Cph.
Pours clear amber with a nice, staying, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has notes of oranges, chestnuts, strawberries, ginger and brett. Some wood in there as well. Fine, dry mouthfeel. Light with a subtle small-bubbled carbonation. Flavour has some brett or white wine tartness, sweet caramel, nuts, ginger and yeast. Long, lingering, light tart aftertaste. Very drinkable.
chrisv10 (11132) - DENMARK - SEP 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Hazy dark yellow with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, mint?, yeast, white wine and brett. Flavour is malt, fruit, brett, mint?, little sweet, white wine, little dry, yeast and a little bitter.
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 24, 2009
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy amber with a lasting white head. Aroma has fresh oak, coconut and bourbon notes on top of grapefruit and brett. Dry and tart grapefruit and brett flavour with a strong tannin character, with a faint note of christmas spices and possibly a nutty touch. There is a little spicy hotness in the finish.
bhensonb (11095) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 26, 2008
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from John’s Marketplace in Portland, OR. Pours a hazy orange tinged amber. Creamy beige head. Slightly sour aroma. A bit peachy. Medium body with mild creamy carbonation. Flavor is a bit like light stone fruit. The sour moderates a bit towards the finish. Very refreshing. Turns a bit citus after awhile.
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
@Pauls Gathering courtesy of vtafro-750 ml bottle-pours a thin white head and hazy yellow/gold color. Aroma is wine, musty light fruit, light malt. Taste is oak, leather, musty light fruit, light malt, earthy hops.
brokensail (10955) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 17, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: The pour is a slightly hazed peach color with a large white head, maybe just a bit off-white.
S: The nose has the signature tartness of Jolly Pumpkin with a lot of hibiscus notes to it. Quite a bit of funkiness to it with notes of hay and wet oak. There’s a bit of a lemon zest note to it, too.
T: A strong flavor of chestnuts comes through and provides a strongly "meaty" flavor. The tartness here is minor, but certainly noticeable. Again, lots of floral notes, specifically hibiscus, with a bit of rose petals. Quite a bit of spice to it, also, but I don’t really notice anything in particular.
M: The body is medium with a medium but lively carbonation.
D: Even for a Jolly Pumpkin beer, this is pretty interesting. I liked it quite a bit, but it’s definitely different from most of their beers.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2011
Name: Fuego del Otono (Autumn Fire)
Date: June 10, 2006
Appearance: slightly hazy amber, huge lasting tight creamy head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: slightly tart woody aroma with a nice moldy funk
Body: creamy body
Flavor: nice carmel malt flavor, good dry oaky character blended with a spicy edge, fleeting touch of sweetness balanced by some nice tartness
Overall: an evening’s entertainment in a glass
Name: Fuego del Otono (Autumn Fire)
Date: May 09, 2011
Source: cellar stock
Appearance: gusher, muddy brown, frothy off white head
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma, fruity esters, light spicyness
Flavor: funky chocolate flavor, nice nutty character, light tartness, long bitter finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 16/20
Score: *** /4
Tmoney99 (10676) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Dilly Deli. Poured clear brown color with an average fizzy brown head that mostly lasted with great lacing. Solid spicy tart citrus aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Medium spicy balanced flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Complex standout beer.