GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 31, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz bottle - To say Iím disappointed in this beer would be pretty accurate. Iím always down for a new spiced/pumpkin beer for Fall, but this one seemed pedestrian. Aroma is kept under tight wraps with light cinnamon/nutmeg/clove combo. Flavors of clove, allspice, some light cranberry essence with a thin palate and slightly astringent. Almost overly-attenuated to the point where Iím looking for just a hint of sweetness to help support the spices used. It finishes crisp, but falls short of being something truly outstanding. Another beer that falls flat from New Belgium.
Rperez (161) - Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
I always get into the season after having a few pumpkin beers lol and this is a really good one
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Darwenus (600) - Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Copper color. Thin head. Smells like Fat Tire, with ginger and nutmeg. Tastes like that too, and cinnamon and allspice. The pumpkin in the flavor actually tastes like real pumpkin rather than artificial. Still not my kind of thing but not bad.
joet (2322) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Beautiful in the glass, deep copper orange hued, lasting ivory foam, very aromatic, clove and cinnamon, citric limes, undifferentiated fruit, apples, berries, is there pumpkin in this? slightly acidic, light medium body, barely any creaminess there, light medium effervescence, finishes with a touch of herbal alkaloidal bitterness.
nick76 (4300) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The aroma seems like a macro with adjunct malt, pumpkin, and spices. The appearance is amber with a foamy head. The taste is like the aroma and cardboard like. The palate is smooth. Overall itís OK.
geologyguy (887) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Medium peppery, taste is similar with some pumpkin, pepper pumpkin, good though no hops
brewdaddy2 (5) - Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2014 does not count
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Great pumpkin beer . Nice variation to typical pumpkin beers. Nice light caramel flavor of malt with a refreshing splash of cranberry to follow the grassy vegetable character of the pumpkin. Light hopped refreshing pumpkin brew. Nice beer. Very hard to find though.
labattslover74 (64) - Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured from a bottle into a frosted mug. Golden orange, smelled of hops, malt, nutmeg, cinnamon with a similar taste. Strong spice after taste, too much actually to taste the pumpkin, but a good brew.
mikedR (1489) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - OCT 9, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Solid pumpkin. Strong pumpkin and nutmeg notes. Cranberry comes in underneath, contributing a slight sweetness. Good.
BigBeer45 (1299) - Michigan, USA - OCT 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled from a bottle,
this beer had a gold orange pour with a little amber color, and some haze from the sediment floating around, the pour made a half finger white head that receded to a mostly open cover and ring, there were nice spots and fingers of lacing on the sides of the glass,
this beer had aromas of spices Ė cinnamon and allspice, light malt, some pumpkin and vegetable, faint spice hops? and some cranberry with a touch of citrus in the background,
the flavors were toasted malt and pumpkin, spices, bread and malt sweetness, and a little cranberry and citrus at the finish,
the mouth feel was light with some creamy feel on the palate, and it had average carbonation,
a nice pumpkin beer, the cranberry was a neat touch.