pintbypint (3770) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
12oz brown bottle. Craft Beer Advent Calendar ’15. Dark red-orange colour, pretty clear. Beige head sits low, spotty lacing. Nose is very spiced - cinnamon, clove and nutmeg, maybe some caramel. Taste has some dark malt notes and some earth, cinnamon and nutmeg spices. Earthy and grassy hop notes lingering with a lot of bitterness, late spices again. Medium bodied. Enjoayble. Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
Pours a clear amber with a frothy light brown head that leaves lots of lacing up the glass. Aroma of caramel, cinnamon, clove, pumpkin and light molasses. Taste is natural pumpkin with cinnamon and cloves and finishes semi dry... Great pumpkin beer! Oldschool_Mike (368) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a dark brown with beige head. Aroma is clove cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is about the same. RCx240 (198) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
Pours deep, dark amber with a frothy, off-white head. Good retention. Aroma of molasses, cinnamon, pumpkin. Taste of cinnamon, nutmeg, bitter with a touch of sweetness. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation. Long pumpkin finish. Solid pumpkin beer. ryanhunter_4 (330) - Strathmore, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
12 oz bottle poured at home. Day 1 of the craft beer advent calendar. Pours a dark brown color with a beige head that sticks around. Smells like oatmeal brown bread (baking) and spice. This is a more subtle flavor than other pumpkin beers i’ve had, which is a good thing. There is a nice bitter finish to it. I like it for a seasonal beer.
RhetoricalAns (939) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
Clear dark amber pour. Couple fingers of tan head, decent retention. Green pumpkin and spice aroma. Taste is much heavier on the spice, less pumpkin only slightly present. Fairly sweet. Still one of the better pumpkin beers I’ve tried. MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
Craft Beer Advent Calendar Day 1: Deep orange/amber pour with a foamy off white head. Flavour is vegetables, with some spices. A bit thin/watered down. UXO (1896) - CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
Appearance: clear deep amber with one finger of medium dense ivory head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: vegetal pumpkin, pumpkin pie spices, caramel and slightly bready malt, mild red berries, faint pine and chocolate. (6/10) Taste: moderate-high sweet, moderate bitter. (6/10) Palate: medium-full body, moderate-soft carbonation, off-dry bitter finish. (4/5)
I was a little disappointed to see a pumpkin ale as the first selection in this year’s advent calendar, but upon reflection I can sort of see it as autumn’s last hurrah, ushering in the winter season. And, to be fair, it’s an OK pumpkin ale - a nice blend of real pumpkin flavour and the usual suspect spices, with enough boldness to avoid being watery and boring. I find myself warming up to it the more the glass progresses. Just as long as there’s not a second one lurking in there… (14/20) reebtogi (6350) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 1, 2015
355ml bottle pours a deep amber color with a finger and a half of light beige head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is pumpkin and some pumpkin pie spices, likely cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is a herbal hop bitterness with a caramel malty sweetness with the pumpkin pie spices and a dry finish. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. A nicely crafted brew for the style. Recommended. BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Very Good Pumpkin Beer. I love the pumpkin flavor and mixed malt this had some nice spice to it and was very refreshing. This was a good beer I was very pleased.