puboflyons (2133) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From Batch #1. The pour is a handsome looking deep amber with garnet or red hues and a decent, short-lived head. Loads of aroma explode from the glass including pumpkin, dark malts, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. The body is medium to bold. The taste begins with sweet malts, pumpkin, spices, with a peppery lingering finish. Very nice fall offering.
jsquire (3443) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep amber color out of the bottle with a thin beige head. Rich spicey cinnamon pumpkin pie nose. Warming alcohol sense to this beer. Flavors of soft cinnamon, nutmeg, caramel and malt extract sweetness. Smooth, rich mouthfeel. Nice big, full flavored beer.
Ontbeertaster (2337) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, pours a dark amber, aroma is spice and flavour is really nice, lots of spice and a really full bodied ale, the flavour is full of spice and it taste really solid, nice offering
brentfeesh (1207) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Good looking amber brew. Great pumpkin aroma with light pumpkin pie crust and hints of spice. Great blend of flavors. Nice pumpkin level with spicy pie crust. Well integrated. Medium bodied and creamy mouthfeel.
Headbanger (3300) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
16.9oz bottle 9/22/12 (Binny’s Naperville)-52° in Lager Glass-Pours a dark amber with a small tight off white head. Aroma of cinnamon, pumpkin, nutmeg, and ginger. Taste of pumpkin pie. This medium to full bodied brew is ne of the better pumpkin brews I have had. Nice job.
jb (2183) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sweet and simple vegetable nose and taste. Not too many auxiliary spices. Beautifful dark orange. Nice lacing pattern. Okay but not great.
OldGrowth (2654) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sam Adams glass at Tylers Apex. Real good aroma, sweet. Malty. Pumpkin, brown sugar. Ginger, nutmeg. Clean brownish orange color. Ok head, little to no lace. Sweet flavor. Medium body, oily creamy mouthfeel, sweet spiced finish. Darn good pumpkin. Great aroma and flavor. Winner. For me
Cybercat (3282) - Georgia, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma has decided pumpkin and cinnamon notes, plus hints of malt and cloves. It pours a clear mahogany with a fairly thick light, slightly pumpkin-orange head that leaves good lacing. Satisfying flavor has a malty core with a noticeable but not overpowering pumpkin tone, as well as notes of cinnamon, horehound and cloves and a touch of caramel. Smooth texture has good body though not a lot of fizz. Happy Autumnal Equinox! (In the northern hemisphere, anyway.)
WaukeganBrewer (5) - - SEP 20, 2012 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Delicious spiced beer that I really enjoyed. One of the better (and stronger) examples of the style I’ve had this season.
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark amber pour with a tan head. Aroma is spices, sweet malt and faint pumpkin. Taste is spicey, light pumpkin and dry at the end. The ginger comes out at the end. Nice lacing.