mteehead (9) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 1, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2012 Bottle poured into glass. Smells as if I just walked into a kitchen where pumpkin pie was baking. I’m usually not interested in pumpkin beers but this one caught my attention. It really does taste like they put baked pumpkin goods into liquid form. It’s a little too sweet for my taste but I’d certainly share a bottle with friends.... maybe keep a bottle in the cellar and see how it tastes next year.
Deadpool37 (98) - - AUG 22, 2016
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a deep clear golden orange amazing aromas of pumpkin spice and pie crust. Great pumpkin flavors with nutmeg graham cracker and a warm finish. My top pumpkin beer of choice
Hoppystout1 (2) - Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2016 does not count
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Appearance is orange and gold. Pours with a fluffy head. Aroma is pumpkin spices and graham cracker crust. Taste is delicious with classic pumpkin pie spices and a somewhat buttery pie crust finish. Slight alcohol warmth. Palate is smooth and the carbonation is on point. Overall, this is an outstanding example of a pumpkin beer, and falls short only to Schlafly’s Pumpkin Ale (the best).
basaywhat (171) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bottle. Pours hazy orange with a head the dissipates quickly. No lacing. Strong clove and nutmeg nose. Drinks smooth with a strong malt backbone and a hint of pumpkin.
oldrtybastrd (5000) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear golden amber. Aromas of all spice, nutmeg, a touch of pumpkin. Nice spicy taste with pumpkin notes.
Tobyrando (38) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2016
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Nice medium spice aroma. Taste is very layered with spices, pumpkin flavor and light sweetness and earthiness to it.
keenano (21) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - MAR 20, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours golden orange from the bottle. Huge aromas of vanilla, pumpkin, light spicing - cinnamon and nutmeg. Slight sweetness initially with a lasting pumpkin taste on the palate. Hop bitterness minimal throughout. Long, lasting finish. Overall, a great pumpkin seasonal. Can’t wait to enjoy again!
joeschmoe213 (18) - USA - MAR 18, 2016
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is probably the best pumpkin brew I’ve ever had, except something was different with the 2015 batch. Almost a little acidic or more biting on the tip of your tongue than previous years. I’m hoping 2016 goes back to previous performance levels, but let’s be honest... this is one amazing brew.
migwell (276) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 15, 2016
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Call me a traditionalist but I prefer to eat my food and drink my beer... separately. Thus I’ve never had a pumpkin brew before this one, which comes highly recommended. Looks OK, smells spicy, tastes fairly crappy and spicy although the food content is pretty subtle. Have to say, I regard the whole fruity or pumpkiny beer thing as a deplorable novelty in the vein of flavored coffee. A few sips in, I’m at the ’drink it or dump it’ stage, and I rarely dump one. Well, never again.
voyageurmike (266) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2016
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appropriately orange, clear and full bodied. Sweet aroma of pumpkin spice. Sweet malty flavor and mildly bitter long finish.
TychoJames (1027) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaska köpt på whole foods market bowery, NYC. Kopparfärgad vätska med beiget skum. Kraftig smak av mjuk pepparkaka, vanilj och pumpa. Kryddig smak med samma smaker som i doften. Fin maltighet med len munkänsla och bra kolsyrehalt