KatSassafrass (6) - Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2012 does not count
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle into a goblet glass at home. Rich Dark sepia color with an almost rust colored head. Subtle flavors all over. I was expecting more of a spiced pumpkin taste and it was more like drinking a heavier New Castle with a hint of spices.
theisti (3093) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - OCT 19, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz bomber courtesy of bvc. The pour is light haze brown copper, with a smallish light tan head. The aroma is pretty big nutmeg, a deep dark pumpkin, and light roast behind the spice and vegetable. The taste is the spiced nutmeg upfront, meaty pumpkin, and the light roast peaking out behind that. The nutmeg carries the spice finish. The palate is medium bodied, lighter carbonation level, the spice nutmeg finish. Decent enough Pumpkin beer, thanks Brandon.
Chuckchandler (8) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2012 does not count
2.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Good flavor and colar. Not hoppy at all. Alcohol aftertaste does not go well with other flavors. Would drink again.
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boFNjackson (4027) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle... Poured a nice pumpkin orange hue with a thin head. Nice fleshy, earthy squash tones here. The spicing was overdone which was nice. Nice mouthfeel, decent malt sweetness to add depth to the pumpkin tones with also yeast esters towards the end.
smith4498 (2910) - Miami, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear reddish brown color with off white head. Pumpkin pie spice aroma. Toasted malt, cinnamon, nutmeg and Belgian yeast flavors. Medium body with average carbonation.
bhensonb (10361) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours dark brown with a foamy beige/tan head. Aroma is more treacle than pie spice. Med body. Flavor is treacle, brown sugar, squash, and traces of pie spice. Maybe more than a trace. And raisin it seems. Or something dark like that. Quite different, and a bit earthy. Pretty tasty and stands apart from the usual suspects.
19Ei8hty (1134) - Washington, USA - OCT 7, 2012
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep mahogany hued copper body with a thin brown head. Burnt bready malt backbone. Strong molasses and some belgian candy sweetness. Light pumpkin character. Strong notes of clove and cinnamon with a lingering spice the reminiscent of cardamom and ginger. Some citrus notes. A bit thin and tinny.
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bomber poured into glass. Didn’t expect much from this pumpkin only because I know that Pike doesn’t produce a ton of great beer. Pumpkin spice aroma with a slight creamy flavor but it doesn’t really tickle my fancy all that much.
TheBeerGod (5053) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark browna nd ruby around the edges. Short, bubbly tan head. Strong caramel and molasses with pumpkin pie, clove, and nutmeg in the nose. Almost a hint of Old Bay seasoning as well (or something similar). Taste is molasses up front with softer caramel, slightly burnt pumpkin pie, clove, nutmeg, light cinnamon and sweet malt. Body is medium with a dense, creamy carbonation. Ends with more molasses and caramel notes, softer clove, light cinnamon, pumpkin pie, burnt pie crust and more spices.
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours a cloudy dark brown with a small tan head, and some lacing.
smell of spice, malt, pumpkin and some molasses.
taste is creamy, light pumpkin, some squash, brown sugar, nuts, some hops, roasted malt, and a little sweetness in the back. ends smooth and better than most pumpkin brews.