HoppyBudgie (940) - SOLA, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2013
Taste at Nærbø ølfest Brown with offwhite head. Aroma of baked pumpkin, choclate, light roasted malts. Taste is Baked pumpkin, malts, caramel. Dunno about this one. Havent tried that many pumpkin beers,. FatPhil (17334) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2014
Tap (Kupfle & Kapsle, Warsaw)Marduk (8622) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2014
Sweet spicy aroma. Taste likewise. Not getting pumpkin. Lovely rich sticky roast. Burnt, even. Interesting, certainly, and probably the best brew I’ve had which has had pumpkin in it, which I normally hate.
Tap. Clear copper color. Medium size, yellow head, stays. Sweet, fruity, candy in aroma. Candy, caramel, fruity, hops, sweet taste. Too sweet to enjoy properly. rouhlas (3984) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - NOV 1, 2014
500 ml bottle at home. Dark copper-brown color with medium off white head. Aroma is spicy, cinnamon, wood, vegetables, burnt sugar, caramel malty. Sweet and light bitter taste, vegetables, spicy. Light to medium oily body with average to lively carbonation. Desverger (13704) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle from Den Nordiske Ølhandel, Copenhagen - brown pour with off white head. Aroma and taste is medium sweet fruity and malty, pumpkin, different spices and veg notes, herbal notes.
MarcoDL (5470) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle @ beer temple. Aroma is herbal and foresty. Taste is spicey, with a subtle touch of pumpkin and cinnamon. Mild spicey finish. Elegant, but could be more outspoken. Beerhunter111 (23265) - Beerland, GERMANY - APR 8, 2015
Leicht trübe rötlichbraune Farbe, geringer beige Schaumkrone. Geruch nach reifen Früchte, Gewürzen, sehr malzig, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack nach Kürbis und Gewürzen, sehr malzig, Karamell, leicht alkoholisch. nilsas (4719) - Bryne, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2015Foffern (2044) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy reddish brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma of dried fruit, coffee, oak, nuts, pine and grassy hops. The flavour is similar with oak, nuts, cocoa and pine. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and balanced bitterness. I don’t find the pumpkin in this beer, but is anyhow filled with hops and malt. Well-balanced. tfredvik (2074) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2016
Pours a very deep copper body with an eggnog head that sticks around for quite some time and leaves lots of lacing on my glass. Malty and strong aroma of sweet caramel, dark caramel, grains and lots of fruits. Strong flavour of dark caramel, roasted malt and dark fruits (I guess this is the pumpkin), with a background of chocolate, dark dried fruits, ash and alcohol. Light to moderate sweet taste with a moderate to light bitter finish. Medium body, smooth texture and moderate carbonation. A nice and complex beer.
[50 cl bottle, batch 1481, enjoyed 1 year after bottling, from Vinmonopolet Arendal]