Tmoney99 (14365) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 1, 2010
Bottle. Poured clear dark orange color with an average off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Solid spice and pumpkin aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium pumpkin spicy sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid seasonal beer.
Drjohnrock (761) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Sample from bottle at 2011 Cincinnati Beer Fest on Fountain Square. Medium to dark amber color, sweet aroma of spices and pumpkin, thin body, moderate bittersweet flavor--can actually taste the pumpkin as well as the spices. A little like an alcoholic pumpkin pie. Not the biggest pumpkin beer I’ve ever tasted but certainly satisfactory. Jabic (562) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Ar: Cinnamon, a hint of toasted malt.
Ap: Orange, clear - small white head with poor retention and a thin ring of foam.
T: Deep caramel and brown sugar, some squash flavor - medium-sweet, cinnamon and nutmeg, a bit of allspice - finish has some anise - low bitterness.
P: Medium body, medium carbonation - finish is medium-dry.
O: Good session pumpkin ale - has good malt flavor, spicing, and a pleasant amount of sweetness. GnarlyGnome (770) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle: pours a nice brown color with a tan head. Aroma of wonderful cinnamon and nutmeg. The pumpkin hits you when you taste it. Well done, great example of a fall seasonal. I love the stuff this brewery is doing. edgallow (4154) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 11, 2012
4 oz draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts and pumpkin. Taste is the malts, spice and pumpkin.
phaleslu (10100) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2013
12 oz. bottle from Dilly Cafe. Pours a clear orange-amber with a finger of off-white head that lasts for a surprisingly long time. Aroma of pumpkin, apples, brown sugar, nutmeg, and allspice. Flavor is pretty much the same. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a mouthfeel that starts smooth and even fruity and finishes more spicy. A little uneven but not a bad pumpkin ale. pottygok (548) - Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Aroma: Pumpkin quite clear, along with clove and nutmeg aromas. Smells very much like pumpkin pie.
Appearance: Light amber with no head.
Taste: Medium sweetness with light bitterness in the beginning.
Palate: Medium body, crisp texture, average carbonation, long sweet finish.
Overall: Meh...too much spice here, which overpowers the pumpkin flavors, and the beer flavors. Thewade (340) - USA - SEP 10, 2014
Not my favorite pumpkin ale, but a nice, easy drink nonetheless. Slight pumpkin and even fainter cinnamon. burg326 (5479) - Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Poured an amber orange color with aromas of light pumpkin pulp malt, and some all spice. Flavors are malt forward with light pumpkin pulp and some spices on the back end. Not overly spiced just enough light pumpkin, wish there was some more. GMUcrew7 (577) - Mason, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2010
Caramel color with a small light tan head that dissipates quickly. Caramel, brown sugar, with a little bit of cinnamon and vegetable aromas, not distinctly pumpkin though. Sweet malty dark sugar flavor with a bit of a spiced kick on the finish, again there is a little bit of a veggie taste but not exclusively pumpkin. Medium body, it is a good beer (and not sour like some of the others in the mix pack an obvious plus) but not very pumpkiny (a good thing maybe?)