blipp (6033) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head. Big pumpkin spice, cinnamon and nutmeg aroma with some honey sweetness. The flavor isn’t quite as good. Pumpkin, nutmeg, and a light sweetness. Not bad.
blutt59 (6017) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, orange colored pour, one of the best pumpkin beers I have had, great balance of spice, bready malts, pumpkin pie, nice
Skyview (5172) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - DEC 12, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Picked up a four pack at Discount Liquors in Waukesha, WI. Pours a dark copper colored brew with a thin beige head that has some nice lacing. Aroma of mostly nutmeg and clove with a hint of caramel. Taste is medium bodied, a touch spicy with flavors or caramel, nutmeg and white pepper. Finish is semi-sweet, spiced, with a lingering nutmeg and white pepper aftertaste. Very drinkable.
Suttree (5130) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 17, 2012
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 13/20
Geez, where to start? This is everything I love and hate about pumpkin beers. It smells awesome - cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, pumpkin - everything is good so far. Flavor is the same, but so heavy and cloying that it’s almost undrinkable.
heemer77 (5099) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 20, 2011
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
The body was dark copper with a yellowish head. The nose has nutmeg and pumpkin. There is a little caramel. The taste is pumpkin rind and nutmeg. The finish is a little woody. This is a little too much vegetable.
decaturstevo (4996) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep amber pour with watery off white head. Aroma is large sweet pumpkin with nutmeg kicker. Sweet pumpkin, nutmeg, and allspice flavors. Decent bitter finish. Medium body with good carbonation. pretty good for what it is
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of pumpkin, spice, nutmeg, cinnamon, pie crust, and some pumpkin pie. Poured orange in color with a small, off-white head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer, as well as around the edges. Clear. Sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of pumpkin, spice, and pumpkin pie. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Lightly sweet, slightly bitter, pumpkin, spice, and pie finish is slightly sticky and slightly dry. 7.5%ABV is completely hidden throughout.
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper colored liquid with a tallish beige head. No doubt this is a pumpkin pie spice brew from the first sniff. Cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger all seem to prevail in the nose. I’m looking for either a little crust or malt, but I’m not finding much. Still a nice spicy aroma. This is a bit rough when cooler, and slightly mellows as it warms. Initial cinnamon bite, followed by a little bit of toasted malt. Reminds me of the slightly burnt edge of crust. Quite thick and nearly mouthcoating. This is more a sipper than one to quaff. The finish and linger have a burnt edge that continues from the prior thoughts. Slightly warming. I like it, in a small dose dessert kind of way.
FROTHINGSLOSH (4909) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2012 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a bright caramel-amber color with a huge creamy orange-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was semi sweet with strong nutmeg and moderate cinnamon and toasted caramel. The flavor was sweet caramel, apple, strong cinnamon and nutmeg and a fairly strong pumpkin element. The finish was medium length tangy caramel and spice. Fairly full bodied. Really tasted quite a bit like a pumpkin pie. Excellent.
mar (4821) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber pour with a cream head. Nose is heavy spices, nutmeg, pumpkin, chewy, sticky. Nice palate, nutmeg, caramel, sweet, sticky, and a spicy finish.