Beerdedone (2703) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle sampled. Pours a hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of pumpkin, nutmeg, brown sugar and cinnamon spices. Flavor is rich and creamy with pumpkin, light caramel, nutmeg,spicy gingersnaps, and a hint of vanilla. Awesome pumpkin beer
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Poured a very clear golden orange color with a thin white head. Very nice-looking hue. Interesting aroma in that fresh pumpkin flesh is discernible over the traditional nutmeg and cinnamon spices. The spices are noticable, but the freshly-opened gourd aroma is unexpected and pleasing. The spices come out a bit more in the taste, but a nice warm toastiness reminiscent of pumpkin seeds is present as well. The finish is spiced and warm. A welcome new take on the pumpkin beer.
Grovlam (4157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
#12 [Blind tasting session @ Papsoe 30-11-2007] Small fizzy white head that mostly diminished. Spare lacework. Light cloudy golden color. Cinnamon cookie, sweet Christmas spice, cardamom, grain, caramel, cookie dough, toffee. Medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Moderated sweet flavor. Sweet cookie dough finish. Strange experience, but not bad. Wow it turned out to be pumpkin in this beer. And no one guess it. Then again we donít celebrate Halloween in Denmark and are not accustom to using pumpkin in any kind of food.
Ughsmash (7175) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 4, 2007
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Poured a clear, brighter orangey-golden with a short cap of off-white head. The aroma was most decidedly chewy and pie-ey.. malty graham crackers and nutmeg, pumpkin meat and cinnamon.. alcohol served to amplify the pie, which was quite delightful! The flavor was very malty and spicy, and unfortunately messy.. pumpkin meat, graham cracker, cinnamon, and nutmeg all fought for attention.. warm boozy notes are left at the finish along with more spicage.. tasty at first, but hard to drink after a while. Chewy and thick on the palate with boatloads of herbal bitterness and pumpkin pie spices around the edges.. creamy carbonation.. good, but just too cloying at several points. Overall a tasty treat.
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2007
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. A light hazy amber beer with a white head. The aroma and taste is of caramel malt, cookies, cinnamon and cardemomme. Medium body with a light sweet cookie finish.
joergen (21333) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy amber coloured with a white ehad.
Very spicy aroma of caramel, cardemomme, cinnamon and pepper cake.s
Sweet flavour of malts, caramel, cardemomme, dough, yeast and hops with notes of alcohol.
Yeasty and spicy finish.
Much too spicy for me.
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 2, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pale amber colour. Pepperish, bit spiced Jew cake aroma. The flavour is sweet and doughy with cardamomme, peppery, cookies and spices. Cookie peppery finish.
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2007
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
i was really dissapointed in this.There is something strange lingering in the flavor I am not sure what it is.The pour was beautiful.The nose was of pumpkin pie spice with cinnamon and nutmeg.The flavor was pumpkin pie and spices up front but the back end and finish had something strange killing this beer.
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle 65 cl) Courtesy of kmweaver. Slightly hazy, pale amber golden with a small, off-white head. Very oddly spiced nose. Medium body with sweet caramel and then a broad palette of spices with cardamom and cinnamon sticking out. Subdued bitterness. This is....odd....in a way thatís really hard to get friendly with. 301107
mds (2230) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange-copper body with a small white sudsy head diminishing to a light ring. Aroma is interesting - quite spicy and ginger biscuity essence, some burnt/toasty hints as well. Thick resiny body with orange and gingerbread pumpkin type flavours along with some light caramel. Has a strange dimension that is difficult to really pinpoint. I don’t know, i have mixed feelings about it.
I’ll have to revisit.