kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Name: SMB Pumpkin
Date: September 04, 2011
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: clear dark brown, frothy beige head, lots of spidery lace
Aroma: light sweet spicy aroma
Flavor: sweet spicy flavor, pumpkin pulp, cinnamon, allspice, touch of chocolate malt rounds it out
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Score: ** /4
jcwattsrugger (10726) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours copper with a light tan head. Aroma is nutmeg, medium malt. Taste is nutmeg, medium malt-molasses, slight earthy hops.
Ratman197 (8484) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear dark orange amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of carmel, molasses, light spice and light pumpkin. Palate was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of molasses, carmel, light spice and light pumpkin with a crisp finish.
hopdog (8225) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Capone’s. Deeper amber pour with a small sized off white head. Pumpkin and spices. Balance of spices and pumpkin (but personally like the balance to tip to pumpkin).
adnielsen (7576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 21, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home. Fairly clear, brown/orange appearance with a tan head. Moderately spicy, roasted pumpkin, caramel malty nose. Caramel/toffee malty, spicy cinnamon/nutmeg, roasted pumpkin, earthy hoppy flavor. Pretty solid pumpkin beer though a little spicy which is to be expected from the style.
DocLock (7198) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours turbid deep brown with ruby edges and a 1-finger off-white head. Nose is pumpkin puree, pie crust, brown sugary malt, acidic hops. Tastes tart, with notes of pumpkin, hops, malt, some funky acidic notes, and a dry astringent finish. Not a great pumpkin ale.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle from Total Wine Virginia Beach. Pours a dark rust color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of caramel, pumpkin, apples and that molasses really comes through. The taste is earthy notes, pumpkin, brown sugar, faint hops and a spicy finish. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
Ughsmash (6914) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Poured deep garnety-amber with a dense beige head. The aroma picked up a lovely blend if pumpkin meat, nutmeg, and molasses, with some cinnamon and biscuity notes too.. warm and welcoming. The flavor found molasses and lesser pumpkin meat at the core.. dry, somewhat oxidized spices around (nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove).. finished with tacky spices and a slight soapy character. Light-medium bodied and dry on the palate.. just an OK flow.. started out better than it finished.
jtclockwork (6224) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Nose/taste of pumpkin, pie crust, nutmeg, cinnamon, molasses and toasted caramel malt. Lightish body. Touch of herbal notes.
Ibrew2or3 (6207) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle pours with an amber body that has copper hues and supports a white head. The aroma offers up malts as well as roasted malts mixing with molasses, malt sweetened pumpkin and faint sweet red apples. The taste is similar and delivers sweet malts, some roasted maltiness, mild pumpkin and then pumpkin pie spices. Overall this is pretty nice and the pumpkin notes that surface are tasting good.