RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A festive seasonal ale with pumpkin and a touch of molasses and spice

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jcwattsrugger (12517) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2012
on tap-pours copper with a light tan head. Aroma is nutmeg, medium malt. Taste is nutmeg, medium malt-molasses, slight earthy hops.

TomTiedemann (250) - Levittown, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2012
on tap at hooters...yup hooters. aroma was stronger of cinnamon then true pumpkin. taste matched the aroma and wasnt overally impressed.

otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2012
Appearance: pours deep and dark – mahogany, ruby, black cherry. Off-white head fades fast into a collar and head of broken film. Swirls with a bubby collar, no lace.
Nose: rich and intriguing. Cinnamon sticks and chocolate are one and the same. Roasted and slight charred pumpkin and spices. Maple and molasses for a sweet edge. Roasted chestnuts and chocolate lead into s’mores and graham crackers. Pumpkin spice cake.
Palate: medium bodied and silky smooth mouthfeel. Pumpkin spiced breads and cake, pulp, and more spices. Chocolate and graham in the breath. Lightly dries the palate, sweet silken maple and molasses along the edges. Fire roasted pumpkin ending in sweet molasses and maple with cinnamon sticks.
Final Thoughts: delicious. For my first foray into Tommyknocker I am impressed. A rich and never overwhelming pumpkin harvest ale to welcome the chill with. I’ll gladly drink this seasonal year after year after year.

sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - JAN 3, 2012
Tastes like pumkin and molasas and other fall spices. Medium brown with very little head. One of the better pumkin ales in myopinion!!

S_Side_Smitty (776) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - DEC 31, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 11, 2014 Pours a cloudy dark brown with a thin head. Looks thick - visually. The aroma is molasses, pumpkin, and a faint "toasty-chocolate". I get a funky yeast aroma as well. Taste is disappointing. The malt flavor disappears quickly along with the spices. The flavors are muddled and it’s hard to distinguish anything. Leaves me wanting.

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: SMB Pumpkin
Date: September 04, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: clear dark brown, frothy beige head, lots of spidery lace
Aroma: light sweet spicy aroma
Flavor: sweet spicy flavor, pumpkin pulp, cinnamon, allspice, touch of chocolate malt rounds it out
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

SanfordBrewer (1608) - Sanford, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Translucent dark amber with a thin persistent beige head; medium body with medium carbonation.

Aroma: molasses and molasses.

Taste: very phenolic, sweaty notes, with some molasses and spice.

Lorenasa (159) - Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Pours dark brown with a small light head. Aroma of molasses and spice. Sweet molasses with hint of pumpkin. Has a nice finish

natejgood (524) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Pours a clear medium to dark brown with very little head or carbonation. A bit of an ale smell with the smallest hint of malt. Definitely a bit of a pumpkin flavor, but a bit sweeter than I like my pumpkin ales and also lacking a bit of the pumpkin spice flavor I love. Not a bad pumpkin ale by any means, but it could use more pumpkin and spice flavor.

dchmela (3078) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 4, 2011
From the 12oz bottle. Reddish brown pour with a thin off white head. Warm pumpkin meat aroma with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. Smooth malt body with nice notes of pumpkin, cinnamon and spices. Nice brew.

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