DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Decent pumpkin ale on tap at commons ale house in santa monica, overall decent pumpkin
Blairgus (3879) - California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
24 oct 2014, bottle. Dark pink/Amber, clear, some bubbles. Nose is huge sweet alcohol and vanilla. Med/thin body and mildly fizzy. Really spiced pumpkin pie. Lots of clove, ginger, alcohol. Decent.
jandd1983 (3575) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - DEC 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
It poured an orange/amber color with an off-white head. The aroma was of pumpkin, brown sugar, some molasses and cinnamon. The taste was of pumpkin, brown sugar, molasses, caramel and some spices. Very nice.
Beerdedone (3152) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours amber orange with a nice foamy beige head. Aroma of pumpkin pie, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. Flavor of pumpkin pie spices, caramel, allspice, brown sugar and fall spices. Overall a decent pumpkin ale.
mjg74 (2944) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAY 13, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber from Casa De Oro. Tart, almost vinous nose. A hint of spice as well. Quite dry and somewhat saison-like. Decent spice. Highly carbonated. 2011 edition. 8.8%. Alcohol is quite well hidden.
italianjohn (2754) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear orange reddish pour with a thin off white head .... Aroma is of clove, cinnamon and a sweet syrupy/maltyness as well .... Taste is of light spices/cinnamon and clove and sweet syrup and sweet malts .... Has a slight bitter hop bite on the back end .... Finish has a lingering sweet malt and light spices..... Recipe Needs some help. Spices come out more as it warms.
NikkTwist (2399) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Khyber Pass. Hazy orange amber pour with a large foamy off-white head. Aroma of nail polish remover. Mild spicy pumpkin squash flavors. Brown sugar. Not for me.
SDalkoholic (2314) - Linda Vista, California, USA - SEP 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Telegraph Canyon Club: poured a dark glowing orange hue with a thin formation of foam head. The aroma smells similar to that of pumpkin pie that has a heavy base of pumpkin puree and an assortment of spices. The drink is well balanced and carries a strong backbone of malts while dashes of spice come up throughout the drink but aren’t overbearing. I really enjoy how smooth the palate is and how refined the drink goes down the hatch for being a pumpkin beer recipe. This pumpkin beer is one of the better ones on the market and delivers some serious alcohol to the bloodstream. I already know this is for sure going to give me a hangover tomorrow.
StefanSD (2285) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2013 Re-rated 12-08-2013, previous rating deleted as this ale has completely changed. 650 ml bottle from Sprouts. Pours a cloudy orange-brown color with a small off-white head that soon recedes to a splotchy film. The aroma is quite strong with pumpkin pie spices of nutmeg, clove, allspice and a bit of cinnamon. The taste, like the nose, is over-the-top pumpkin pie spices with nutmeg and allspice in the forefront. Amber malts, and a touch of cocoa, richly fill in the back and sides. The palate was full and a bit oily and the carbonation was lively. Finishes long with lingering cloves. Overall: Since inception this brewski has really intensified--its an altogether different beer.
ROGUE (2152) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - NOV 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz can @ KBF 2014. Pours a murky dark amber color with a slightly off-white head. Smells of pumpkin pie along with a nice spicy earthy hop aroma. Taste has strong vegetal notes accompanied by yam and pumpkin, along with light spice and notes of nutmeg and allspice. The body is medium with a moderate carbonation and a pretty dry finish.