bth122 (1701) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Poured a golden color. Aroma is exploding with flavor, especially cinnamon and nutmeg; If you like those spices you will like this beer. Taste is easy drinking, light body. Little fizzy. Sweet. Like eating pumpkin pie. I just had the Dogfish punkin right before this one and they compare pretty close. This one has a better aroma, but the DF has a slight better taste. BigBeer45 (1585) - Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2006 12 oz. bottle, poured a light brown amber color with some red, this pumpkin ale looked more red then the other pumpkin ales I have had, some bubbles that stayed around a bit, that spices jump out compared to the other pumpkin ales, a bite on the tongue in the after taste, I do not know if it is the hops or the spices, this smells like a piece of pumpkin pie in your glass, the spices overwhelm the pumpkin, I had to search for the pumpkin in this one, pumpkin is hardly there in the brew, this ale left some lacing on the glass, there is a bit of bitterness on the palate after swallowing, little dry on the palate, not as thirst quenching as some other pumpkin ales but I liked the kick in the nose with the spices, just wished the pumpkin came through more. jasonp (1581) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2004
Given to me by a co-worker, bottled as "Screamin’ Pumpkin Spiced Ale," . Pours an orangey color with an off-white head. Taste is spicy, and full of pumpkin flavor. Pretty well balanced. Not my thing but if you like pumpkins... ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 30, 2012
A - Pours a cloudy orange-amber color with a big finger of frothy off-white head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some nice lace.
S - Aroma is a mix of brown sugar and pumpkin pie spices with nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves, with some caramel and bready malts and some pumpkin.
T - Starts off with some sweet caramel malts with some pumpkin and pumpkin pie spices including some nutmeg, cinnamon, and clove. Through the middle, some brown sugar comes through with some more spices and pumpkin flavor. The finish is a mix of spices, bready malts, pumpkin, and some spices.
M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with spicy and slightly sweet finish.
D - Very drinkable. Really nice pumpkin and with a good balance of pumpkin flavor and spices. williamherbert (1544) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2010
2007: Light orange triaminic color. Dishsoap head. Hazy. Not much lace.
Spicy and with a nice (ok obviously) pumpkin scent. Very nice and quite rich. Has a cake-like sugary sweetness.
The spicy pumpkin pie flavor is really delicious. Has a very spicy aftertaste. A bit out of season, but warm and fuzzy nonetheless.
Milky and thick. Leaves a nice spicy film. A tad dry in the finish. Spicy and tastes good. Perfect for a chilly autumn night.
daboskabouter (1469) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 13, 2003
Bright orange color. Interesting nose, reminded me of barbecue sauce although I'm sure it must have had the same spices as the bbq sauce I'm used to. Hints of nutmeg and I think ginger in there as well. The body is clean and spicey, again the nutmeg and ginger. Can't say I noticed any pumpkin tastes, but there were some candyish hop notes. Maybe they were getting more as the halloween theme. Defenitely a little less spiced than some other pumpkin ales I've had, which is a good thing. Cartoonkhaki (1338) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2004
Screamin' Pumpkin Spiced Ale. Rich orangy amber not much head. Slight orangy head. Spicy tahiti treat aroma sweet. Flavour of corriander, nutmeg and allspice. Cloying spiciness light body with a slight bitter edge. roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Pours a clear dark yellow orange color with slight foamy white head. Aroma is lots of spice and pumpkin. Flavor is a bit doughy with nice sweet base and good amount of spice without being overpowering. Out of the many pumpkin beers I’ve had this one reminds me more of a pie than most. Good beer. BlackForestCO (1288) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2009
Bottle from dpjuart, thanks Dave. Poured a clear copper-orange color with a moderate light beige head that faded to a thick ring. Aroma of pumpkin, cinnamon covered crust, nutmeg, and hints of red hots. Smooth, lightly spicy entry with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg transition into a pumpkin pie flavor with some light brown sugar and a lightly spicy finish with hints of red hots similar to those found in the nose. Moderate carbonation, a bit thin on the palate, but not bad. Seems a bit artificial in terms of spicing, but it is easy to drink. Tessic (1249) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2007
This ale poured a medium orange colour with a fast disipating head. To the nose there was scents of Allspice and nutmeg, bubble gum and...cake??? First taste was really spicey with flavours of Nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice. That light bubblegum flavour??? the finish is, go figure, spicey and the palate has a small bitterness about it. Not bad, very spiced!!