DSG (11469) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 25, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
(11/10/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in Philadelphia. Hazy amber. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg and some pumpkin. Sweetish-spicy flavor with some caramel. Medium-bodied.
keepersj12 (3058) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is on par with Dogfish Head’s Pumpkin ale. Very flavorful. Great looking. All around very good.
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Growler from New Hope, PA location: I am usually sketchy when it comes to Pumpkin Ales as they are usually too spicy. This one is almost right, could actually use a little more spice. I think the aroma was spicier than the actual beer.
Dogbrick (11323) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the Princeton location: Pours a clear reddish-orange color with a compact light beige head that burns off quickly. Spotty lacing. Aroma of pumpkin, malt and nutmeg. Light-bodied with mild pumpkin and cinnamon flavors, along with other spices in the background. The finish remains pumpkin-y with a short herbal aftertaste. Overall the beer is okay, albeit one-dimensional.
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap at the Philadelphia location. Lightly hazy orange/amber in color. Aroma is nutmeg, pumpkin, and toasted malt. Taste is toasty malt with pumpkin, nutmeg and caramel in the back. Light to moderately hoppy for the style and pretty well attenuated. Medium bodied, finishes lightly bitter. pretty well done.
kitschy (326) - Nebraska, USA - OCT 16, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
at gabf. vanilla nose, orangey brown color, and pumkin pie flavor. the vanilla and slight nut flavors make this more creative than the other pumpkin beers. good palate balance.
bp (885) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 11, 2007
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft: Pours is dark orange, spicy aroma and pumpkin, slightly spicy with a strong veggie taste. Not too bad.
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 26, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Triumph. Pours red with a beige head. Nice aroma, lots of spices...cinnamon, clove, nutmeg. Medium light mouthfeel. Very typical pumpkin beer, but clean. Not mindblowing either
jcwattsrugger (12140) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours a creamy tan head with some lacing with deep red color. Aroma is nutmeg, faint pumpkin. Taste is medium malt, nutmeg, faint pumpkin. Looks full body, taste is medium/light body. Good carbonation.
xproudfoot (750) - Paleolithic, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Floral pumpkin spice, cinnamon, potpurri aroma. Reddish garnet colored translucent beer with short tight beige head. Tangy pumpkin pie flavor, sweet veggies and cinnamon. quality, no ’soap’ often in other pumpking ales. modest-light-tangy palate, refreshing. A good pumpkin ale.