drfabulous (5231) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce can. Nice looking pour. Amber color. Some decent aroma and taste of pumpkin and pumpkin spice.
crajun (1102) - , Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
havenít really craved pumpkin beers this year - this was very nice. aroma was pumpkin, malt spices. taste was same and perfectly balanced - on the sweet side - balance of malt/ pumpkin and spice was just right.
arn8897 (244) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Max and Ermaís. Pours a dark hazy copper color with a white head. Aromas of pumpkin and spice. Taste the same with some malty sweetness. Nice beer. Light palate. Decent lacing in the glass. Very nice.
Panzuriel (1558) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz can purchased at Westerville Kroger. MadTree The Great PumpCan is a murky brown amber brew with a full head of off white bubbles. Nose is pumpkin earthiness with Nutmeg and cinnamon. Taste is medium roasted malt, balanced by the pumpkin flavor and picked out by the spices. A really nice blend of all the elements. None overpowers the rest significantly. Body is full and creamy. A very nicely done pumpkin ale.
JStax (4123) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - SEP 27, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft pour at the source. Darker amber color with a beige head of foam. Oaky, woody spice, near astringent. Papery. Medium body and medium carbonation.
madelfonatree (226) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Canned August 28, 2015 enjoyed September 10, 2015 in a Mad Elf tulip/snifter.
Look - Slightly lighter and more clear than cola. Red as it warms. Medium bubbled tan head faded to light ring. No lacing.
Smell - Cinnamon. Ginger. Pumpkin. Sweet.
Taste - Very strong pumpkin spice. Not that far off from Thundersnow from what i remember.
Feel - Watery. Little too carbonated. Spice does churn in the stomach.
Overall - Not my favorite MadTree. If you want a pumpkin beer, this is not bad. I do like other pumpkin brers better. Over spiced.
rodj69 (4) - Independence, Kentucky, USA - MAR 28, 2015 does not count
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
The aroma favored nutmeg, cinnamon, spice and of course pumpkin. The appearance is a little lacking with head being small and virtually none. It is off-white in color and mostly diminishing. The hue is a nice orange color. As for flavor, I found it a little sour with a bitter finish as well as the duration being short. On the palate, the body is light but watery with soft carbonation and slight alcoholic feel.
JaBier (5928) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pint at World of Beer Easton on 12/11/14. Clear reddish copper pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar. Malty flavor with cinnamon ginger and brown sugar with slight booze in the finish.
Frank (3601) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
This beer has a moderately clever name which caused me some small consternation when looking it up on RateBeer. I blame myself. Overall, itís a decent pumpkin ale, though it is overly strong for no real good reason. It is cloudy orange brown in the glass w/ a remarkably tight-bubbled white head. Cloves hit the nose first when you sniff this stuff but it is done subtly enough that you might be able to believe the aroma is from a Belgian yeast rather than just by throwing cloves in there--maybe. There is a nice caramelly malt character in the background but this is not too sweet, esp. since thereís a good amount of bitterness as well. Actually, Iíd typically think this is too bitter for a spiced beer but it works here somehow. This says itís 7.9% ABV but seems a little stronger than that because I get a hint of alcohol burn on the back of my tongue in the finish, which I would typically never notice.As it warms, that bit of sweetness up front starts to cloy a bit and the beer begins to feel heavy across the palate. I do like the taste of this stuff and had I only rated a small sample, I could see myself putting it maybe just a bit below a four out of five but a whole can of this is just too much for me and I am finding myself really not enjoying the last of bit of my glass.
DialSquare (3665) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
5oz draft sampler from Daily Growler, UA: little in the aroma. tastes are faint canned pumpkin that goes in the pies. donít really like the style, so this is actually better for me - but not great example. 6.2