ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 5, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A - Hazy golden-orange with a finger of frothy white head. Fades normal.
S - Sweet caramel malts, pumpkin, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, other spices, Belgian yeast, vanilla, oak, a touch of sourness.
T - Sweet caramel malts, pumpkin, nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, other spices, cocoa, Belgian yeast, vanilla, oak, brown sugar, a bit of sourness.
M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, spicy, and lightly funky finish.
D - Great pumpkin ale. Good balance of complexity and spices.
Palme (2916) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
0.75l bottle shared with The Tasting Crew. This is a lovely looking almost glowing peach orange really cloudy one with lots of small particles and a small islandy lacing off-white head. Really tart on the aroma with sour red fruits, wood, green gooseberries, something slightly spicy also, and the spices really opens up when the beer gets some temperature. Smells really nice. Average carbonation level with a light creamy soft oily mouthfeel. Again the fruits is dancing on my tongue with a conservated lemony touch. That usual Jolly flavor is so present here. I’m having a hard time identifying this as a pumpkin ale, but it’s really well tasting. Some white peppery spices in the finish before it rounds off with a sour red berry finish. Mhm... Really enjoyable. 31.03.2013
BuckeyeBoy (2413) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle pours out a hazy golden amber topped with a white head. Nose is acid funk fruit and sweetness. Taste is funk fruit citrus pucker. Damb tasty
snoworsummer (1491) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Max’s Sour Fest. Pours hazy bright amber with a fizzy white head and some lacing. Tastes like light pumpkin, nice and dry, not too sweet, dry spice, gourd flavor. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like dry pumpkin, sweet spice, and breadiness.
Crispy34 (317) - Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bomber bottle. Aroma is sweet, almost sour, with plenty if spices. Appearance is a hazy golden. Taste is spicy with some sour notes. As it warms, you can start to taste the pumpkin. Palate is carbonated, with a sour finish. Overall, a really good beer. I could see drinking a lot of this since I enjoy sours. It is not too sour to where you can only have one or two and be soured out.
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Ajcanon711 (34) - - FEB 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Delicious. Favorite part is the aroma - spicy and sweet. Taste is subtle pumpkin and spice. Light taste and feel.
WillRunForBeer (342) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden borwn with a persistant white head. Aroma is wheaty, yeasty, pumpkin pie spice. Flavor is allspice, clove, sour wheat, a bit cidery.
radarsock (755) - Vermont, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 mL bottle opened and shared by WillRunForBeer. Many thanks! To long-stemmed goblet, it pours a hazy, dark orange with which a snowy white head 1 finger in length stop atop. Aromas of persimmons, puréed bosc pears, sweet potatoes, hazelnuts, wheat white, and cured ham. Tastes the same with the addition of farmhouse yeast, acid, and kumquats by mid-palate to swallow. An all-around pleasing beer. Would have again.
wedgie9 (1737) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 1, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted on 2/1/14 from a capped 750mL bottle purchased quite some time ago, this one has been in the cellar for quite a while. Pours clear burnt orange with a thick white head that very slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is really ripe with that great, signature JP funk, with a bit of richness and a touch of dusty chocolate (coming through more as the beer warms) and baking spices. The flavor is much more sour with the cocoa on the back of the palate. This beer is a bit richer than some JP that I’ve had, I am guessing that can be attributed to the pumpkin. The body is light with nearly sparkling carbonation and a long sour, funky, and touch of rich cocoa finish.
BOSSbrewer (1240) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had at the BGoA Winter tasting. Pours a hazy yellow. Foamy white head. Sour and funky aroma. Slight pumpkin flavor. Some cinnamon. Very nice.
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Review from notes:
24oz pour on tap.
A - Hazy burnt orange with a small milky cap.
S - Acidic, sour pumpkin, various fall spices, allspice, nutmeg, lemons, old basement funk.
T - Lacto tartness right off the top, salty lemons, spices, follows the nose, allspice, nutmeg, light pumpkin in the background. Brett is heavy handed and brings in some basement funk. Finishes tart and crisp with ample dryness.
M - Light body, thin at times but it fits, low smooth carbonation, very dry finish.
This is my kinda Pumpkin Ale! Sour, dry, funky and spicy. The sour dominates with the pumpkin and spices lingering in the background and finally rounds out the finish with a crisp and snappy tartness. Awesome!
Serving type: on-tap