keoki182 (305) - West Bend, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 8, 2006
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Purchased bottle in Menomonee Falls, WI. This was a decent fruit/vegetable beer, except for the overpowering nutmeg, cinnamon, and other spices added to pumpkin pie. This is much like Leinie’s Apple Spice in that the motto seems to be "The More Spices, The More Flavor". Well, more isn’t always better. As opposed to Blue Moon’s far superior pumpkin beer, Lakefront’s lager is too overspiced. The beer looks good, a cloudy orangish color. It smells like Thanksgiving at Grandma’s. The flavor was overpowering as previously stated, too much perfume/sweetness in what could have been a nice autumn brew. Definitely not up to Lakefront’s quality standards.
Ughsmash (7147) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 5, 2006
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled 10/05. Poured a clear medium caramel with a rather well-retained cap of off-white head. Nose was of baked pumpkin, nutmeg, and an unidentifiable sourness... decent. Flavor was pumpkin-based, with brown sugar, cinnamon, an odd sour and tangy metallic twang to it. Tacky on the front of the palate, watery across the middle, and tacky again at the finish... odd feel to it. OK pumpkin with a solid (not overbearing) spice complement.
JohnnyOS (646) - Golden, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours hazy orange with off-white head. Strong pumpkin-pie aroma (minus the whip-cream). Flavor was a mild malt pumpkin with bitter-sweet finish. Great for october!
Tmoney99 (10717) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Hazy orange color with an average rocky off-white head that lasted. Heavy pumpkin and nutmeg aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Light sweet and moderate bitter flavor with a tart finish. Above average pumpkin brew.
Crosling (1863) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Orange color. Ginger and cinnamon spice aromas, with a light hint of pumpkin and baby puke. Flavor is very sweet, but not cloying, and nicely balanced between the heavy spice, malt and pumpkin flavors.
MIBRomeo (2559) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2006
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Found this rating in my phone from who know’s when.
Orangish brown pour w/ a small off white head and weak lace. Smells of some bread, weak pumkin pie, clove, & cinnamon. Palate is ok, very avg. Flavor is sweet generic pumkin pie filling and hitns of spice and grain. Not very good.
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had this one bottled. Deep orange pour with a decent pale head, slightly hazy with a milky mouthfeel. Not too much nose of anything, there’s baked bread in there and some cloves. Not too much pumpkin taste either. I was expecting more, but this wasn’t a bad beer by any means.
noelcb (271) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dirty brass color, foamy white head, fine lace. Aromas of spice, herbs, yeast and hops -- faint pumpkin smell. Flavor of pumpkin shines through along with pie spices, cloves, chocolate and citrusy hops. Not terribly sweet, though. Effervecent but not unpleasantly so. Refreshing with long, clean finish.
OhioDad (2493) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle pours copper with a short white head that fades quick. Aroma is of nutmeg, pumpkin, cinnamon, and caramel malt. Flavor is similar. Quite sweet with a touch of vanilla in there as well. Palate is medium bodied and not very carbonated. Drinkable.. another average pumpkin ale..
hopdog (8958) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2005
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle acquired in trade with Jcapriotti (thanks!). Bottle labled bottled druing October, WK3. Poured a dark and slightly hazy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of stronger pumpkin (freshly ground up) and some cinnamon. Tastes of pumpkin and spices bordering on the watery side.