abcfan (591) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2012
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours orange with little white head. Aroma is light spice and pumpkin. Flavor is mostly pumpkin and light spice. Decent.
jrodooo5 (536) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours cinnamon with a thin white head without leaving much lacing. The aroma is quite flavorful full of spice. The taste has decent complexity. It’s very spicy on the nose but the finish and the palate leave just a little bit to be desired. I see this appears to be a brand new beer. I’ve had a ton of pumpkins and I would say that this most closely resembles River Horse’s. Pretty good overall.
radarsock (503) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2012 Pours golden. The lacing sticks around but does ever so sink. Smells and tastes of rye bread, nutmeg, allspice and bread yeast. Alright.
PGHbeer77 (483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2012
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
22 oz. Bottle. Ok, but not that impressive due to the overwhelming boozy flavor. Excellent scent of banana, spice, clove, pumpkin, nutmeg, and alcohol. Bronze pour with a head quick to ring. Light/med body, silky, slight sticky finish. Big alcohol flavor over banan and pumpkin, nutmeg.
odinstyr (463) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a clear orange-red with a nice tan head. Smells of pumpkin, nutmeg, clove, ginger, bread. Taste is sweet, lightly bitter, strong pumpkin, spices, malty - caramel and bread.
60minuteman (440) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smell is like a pumpkin beer, so is taste. High malt complexion. Creamy and good but it disappears too quickly.
dlovell2 (410) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle from The Perfect Pour. Happy Long Trail distributed this far south. Pours dark amber with white head. Malt aroma with cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. Caramel malt flavor with pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove flavors. Then some peppery notes in the finish with hops and some bitterness.
PumpkinBurger (45) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
amber pour, medium off white head, notes of molasses, cinnamon, butter on the nose... full bodied, creamy mouthfeel.. malt forward, pumpkin, some spice on the tongue... slight tart and bitter finish... nice fall beer
jamesewelch (35) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very sweet/spicy aroma with some malt and caramel. Orange/amber appearance with hazy liquid and a minimal tan head. A sweet taste with some maltiness with nutmeg and other seasonal spices. Medium body.
Overall, I’ve been looking for a good pumpkin/season beer for a while, so I’m picking up the local beers. This one tastes more like a normal malty ale with a sprinkle of nutmeg and other spices. Without the spices, it would taste like a normal ale and I was looking for something a bit more pumpkiny.
kevhig (1) - reading, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 4, 2012 does not count
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
poured from 22oz bottle into standard pint glass. dark amber with moderate off white head that fades quickly. the never ending stream of swiftly rising bubbles indicate a lively carbonation. smells of nutmeg, cinnamon, and faint pumpkin. tastes sweet, slightly cloying, you can catch the pumpkin and spice, nice kind of dry mouthfeel that leaves you thirsty for more. very decent pumpkin ale that does not overdo the spice