puboflyons (3431) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 23, 2013
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Pumpkin ales and stouts together usually make me very happy and this is no exception. The pour is jet black with a tan head and decent lacing. The aroma is both subtle but forward with its pumpkin spice, dark baked malts, yeast note, and dark fruit. Great marks for how it smells! The body is medium. Oh those dark malts and pumpkin spices really kick in on the taste with this very unique roasty-toasty character. How did I miss this one before now? Travlr (24665) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Draft. Brownish maroon color, medium off white head. Aroma of spice, coffee. Taste is roasty coffee, light spice. ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Best pumpkin stout I have had so far. It is awesome if you can find it on tap somewhere. BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 20, 2013
At Alewife in Baltimore. Pours a dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of pumpkin. Flavor is slightly roasty pumpkin cinnamon and clove. Very sweet. Too much so. Very sweet. Medium bodied. Decent beer. Mep3222 (1560) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Smells spicy and roasted malt. Like a nice pumpkin spiced Stout Taste is nice, well balanced and flavors really go well together. Like the stout base for the pumpkin better than the traditional lighter base. Enjoyable stout and pumpkin both individually.
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queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle courtesy of AirForceHops. Thanks man! Pumpkin malt, light creamy chocolate, cinnamon/nutmeg aroma. Black with a ginormous brown head. Roasty charred malt, coffee, spice, and light pumpkin flavor with a roasty bitter finsh. Medium creamy body, moderate carbonation. A better than average pumpkin beer. snoworsummer (5694) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Draft. Pours opaque dark brown with a fiizzy off white head. Tastes like mild coffee, not very bitter, some caramel, pumpkin, and chocolate. Low/medium body and carbonation. Smells slightly bitter and bready. Not much spice, pretty smooth and mild. Not much pumpkin, more like peanut butter. Jabic (583) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Ar: Dark caramel and nutmeg - earthy and mossy notes - more pumpkin pie spices in the background.
Ap: Dark brown, opaque - medium tan head with good retention, leaves a thin cap of lacing and a solid ring of foam.
T: Sour metallic flavor - not much else comes through - this seems infected.
P: Sharp and thin, very high carbonation - very dry finish.
O: This seems to be a bad sample, infected - too bad. MrBeerFanatic (1057) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Pours a dark molasses color with a head of good retention. Aromas spicey of nutmeg, clove upfront, roasted malt behind and hints of cinnamon. Flavors of medium roasted malt, nut, cinnamon, caramel malt, slight lactose, medium sweet with a full mouth feel. bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 15, 2013
the spice aromas are there, but not overwhelming. there’s some nutmeg, some all spice. there’s a creamy, smooth quality to the aroma. the color is opaque/black, with a decent light tan head. as it warms the pumpkin pie aroma unfurls. smooth body. a slightly roasty, almost smokey note in the flavor. a slightly cocoa/licorice note in the flavor -- very subtle. the spices peek out from around the corner, not too dominant. a bit of bitterness in the finish. well balanced. clean finish.