VillageBeerVin (17) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 21, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler from Village Beer Merchant. Pours a medium amber color with nice light tan head. Nose is spice, fruit, and alcohol. Smells like banana bread more than pumkin pie. Light, sparkling mouthfeel for an 8%-er. Tastes like a desert baker’s take on a double hefeweizen. The yeast fruitiness and banana flavor couples well with the actual spices used. The cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove stand out above the pumpkin. It’s a bit boozy but I can still taste the pumpkin spice flavor minutes after my last sip.
Used to be my favorite pumpkin ale, and it is still a delicious one, but a little too much spice for me to drink more than one or two at a time.
wedgie9 (2234) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted on 1/25/15 from a capped 12oz bottle obtained as an extra in a trade. Pours clear burnt sienna with an average white head that slowly recedes to an average collar of lace. The nose is all about the pumpkin pie baking spices, with a little bit more cardamom and cinnamon than the rest, and just a touch of caramel malt. The flavor is dry and all about the cardamom and clove herbal notes, with the same very light hint of caramel. The body is nearly full with a sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a
DrinkinWell (304) - - JAN 16, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a brownish ruby red. Caramel and spices on the nose. Sweet, malty taste with slightly creamy mouthfeel. Hoppy bitterness at the back of the tongue. Not bad.
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
BBOTMC 2013. Pours red with a nice head, aroma of pumpkin cake and lots of spices like clove and nutmeg, flavor is slightly Alcoholic with Pumpkin and spices, medium bodied.
BrewBoxer (2207) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at keg no. 229. Pours a dark brown purplish color. Sweet and cinnamon flavor with a decent aftertaste. A little too sweet for me
rodenbach99 (3296) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Soirée Pumpkin ale au Rattle ’n’ Hum NYC. En fût. Un liquide brun foncé avec une mousse beige. Un nez de légumes épicés. Une bouche piquante qui est le contraire de ronde. Elle a beaucoup d’épices tant au nez que sur le palais.
arn8897 (55) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2014
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
pours a hazy caramel color with a then tan quickly dissipating head. Aromas of pumpkin and nutmeg pumpkin is very pronounced. Taste of pumpkin nutmeg and cinnamon very little alcohol taste. Little to no lacing on the glass very enjoyable beer. Pairs well with sweet potato.
AdamT (201) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle from The Beer Store Wilson. Dark red hue, murky clarity with fully diminishing medium khaki head. Virtually no lacing. Cinnamon, dark fruit, booze and nutmeg aroma as the beer warms. Light nutmeg up front with more of a cinnamon finish. Didn’t get much if any pumpkin out of this one. Mostly spices and booze. Dry texture on the palate. Okay pumpkin beer.
Lubiere (10551) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A hazed golden amber ale with copper hues, and a thin mocha head. In aroma, intense pumpkin spices with cloves, gingerbread, cinnamon, light maple syrup, nice. In mouth, a sweet fruity malt with loads of incense, cinnamon hearts, cloves, esters, nice. On tap at Syracuse Beer fest November 2014.
kchampagne (112) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a bottle. The head is fizzy and quickly dissipates. Nice sweet aroma of cloves and cinnamon. Full body. There is a nice warmth on the back end from the alcohol. Overall, a well done pumpkin beer.
tnkw01 (1214) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Medium to large head that quickly disappears. Aroma is full of spices. Really quite pleasant. Taste however, is a little over-whelming. Too much spice, caramel and alcohol.