Travlr (9840) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 21, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Clear orange amber color, white head. Aroma of pumpkin pie spice. Taste is mainly spice, with a bit of gourd.
BeerandBlues2 (8459) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark orange with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast malt, pumpkin, nutmeg, and cinnamon with earthy hops. Flavor is malt and spices, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
hopdog (8229) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle. Poured a hazy orangish color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of spices, candles, and some vegetables. Tastes of lots of spices, some pumpkin, and some caramel. Lively body.
DocLock (7201) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Craft Ale. Pours copper with 1-finger off-white head. Nose is floral pumpkin, malt, mild hops, syrup. The nose on this pops pretty well, and even has that slight vegetal hint that freshly cut pumpkin exudes. Tastes pretty hoppy, with malt notes, substantial pumpkin, and finishing florals. One of the hoppier pumpkin ales I have quaffed, this one is thoroughly enjoyable.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle from Grape & Gourmet. Pours a hazy orange-amber color with floating particles. Medium sized fizzy head. Below average head retention. Aroma of pumpkin, cidery apples, spice and a slighty tart note. The taste is pumpkin, spice, hay, apples, strawberries, herbal hops. Medium bodied. Weird one.
drowland (5693) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - OCT 16, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
10/16/13. 12oz bottle. Hazy orange amber pour, tiny particulates in suspension when you look close, under a small khaki head that doesnít last or lace at all. Pumpkin spice on the aroma... of course... hints of creamed corn, bitterness, and steamed squash. Mild sweetness upfront with a distinct bitterness that punches after, green in a way, mild squashiness, corn, and more pie spice. Blech.
5000 (5613) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: † Orangish straw, hazy, thin to moderate frothy off-white head, fairly nice lacing. † Bright spicy nose, candied apple with nutmeg and some cinnamon. † Similar tongue, decent body and mouthfeel. † Finishes bright, nutmeg (lots of it), and cinnamon, along with some candied apple, sweet citrus peel, and a touch of caramel. † This was better than expected. † I wish more could be like this one, simple, vibrant, with a little flair of something extra.
blipp (5475) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours hazy orange with an off white head. Cinnamon, pumpkin, and a toasted malty base. Restrained spices support the base beer quite well. Good stuff.
PorterPounder (4944) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Albany, Ga - Warehouse Package Store - 12 oz bottle. Slightly hazy medium orange pour with a medium thick eggshell white head that sticks around a while. Aroma has is kind of ordinary, only picking up some ripening vegetable notes. Flavor has some ripening vegetable notes, just a hint of pumpkin spices. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Serviceable - nice change of pace from the over-spiced pumpkin ales out there.
TheBeerGod (4907) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange amber with a short beige head. Strong spices up front in the aroma with some pumpkin, sweet malt and caramel in the background. Taste is a bit more balanced. Spices (mainly cinnamon, clove and nutmeg) are present along with caramel, pumpkin, pumpkin pie notes and candy. Body is medium but soft with a light, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more pumpkin, pumpkin pie, caramel, moderate spice and pie crust notes.