Butters (4176) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Sampled at the shockoe craft festival. Pours a clear Orange with decent near white head. Very nicely spiced and well balanced. Not over the top, and hits all the right pumpkin pie spice notes, and not too sweet either. But the farmhouse funk takes it too the next level. Also refined, and not too sour or tart, but lightly pleasant and makes it have a fairly dry finish on the palate. Great pumpkin beer. I’d say its even better than the jolly pumpkin one. ben4321 (6734) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2015 DocLock (11020) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2014
I liked the 2014 version even more, updating the score: 4.0: 8/4/8/4/16
Location: 750 ml bottle from my Dad, 3/21/14, 2013 Release
Aroma: The nose is pumpkin spice, yeast, and some grain, and a little grass
Appearance: It pours a murky orange color with a small beige head and streaky lace
Flavor: The flavor is balanced between spice, sweetness, funk, and a little bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a plus carbonation, some spice, and a clean, dry finish
This mix works pretty interestingly. This isn’t an amazing beer, but it was a nice one to try, something I enjoyed, and something I could see trying again.
2013 Rating: 3.7: 7/3/8/4/15
750 reserve from Wegman’s Collegeville. Pours hazy copper with off-white head. Nose is extremely spicy. like someone tossed some pumpkin pie with ginger and oregano. Tastes of pumpkin, spice, coriander, allspice, cardamom, and a complex finish. This one is constructed well, and very complex.