DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 19, 2014
12.7oz bottle, shared with danielcoor and friends. Mildly hazy amber orange color. Thin off-white head. Good ropes of lace. Pretty excited for this, considering the high rates. Upfront, though, I’m surprised how much spice there is. Dominated by nutmeg and clove. Medium plus body. Smooth, kind of soft lighter carbonation. Moderate bitter taste. Light to moderate sweet, kind of spicy and rough. Some pumpkin to it beneath the spice. Was hoping for more from this. douglas88 (9063) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle thanks to Dan. Pours a clear reddish color with a small white head. A big sweet pumpkin nose. Spicy, sweet pumpkin, vanilla, cinnamon. Good. nimbleprop (8297) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2014
375ml bottle pours a clear, burnt orange amber with some thin, creamy, white head. Nose has a ton of spices, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, a little cardamom, malt, some caramel, root veg, squash and sweet potato, a little toasted marshmellow. Flavor is like a Coke and a Chai mixed together, some sweetness, caramel, cola, tons of spice, pepper, nutmeg, ginger. Spicy finish. jackl (8029) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle pour @ the 21st Richmond Gathering. Deep amber with a small head. Nose is vanilla, cardamom, nutmeg. Caramel. Taste is pretty spicy. Dried cinnamon. Clove. Caradamom. leaf pile. very earthy and dry. Actually pretty solid. Spicy ginger. Medium body, active carbonation. Good. radagast83 (8019) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2015
375ml bottle at the November 2015 DC Gathering. Poured a murky dark orange color with a small white head. Aroma was heavy notes of cloves, nutmeg. Flavor was a lot more subtle, with light pumpkin pie spices.
FROTHINGSLOSH (7697) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2015
Sampled from a 12.7 oz corked brown bottle this beer poured a murky brown color with a medium sized foamy orange-tan head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was vegetal and malty with sour caramel and vague spices. The flavor was tangy and vegetal with sour caramel and vague spices. Medium length finish. Moderately full bodied. Meh. blankboy (7662) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 8, 2016
[Bottle (375ml)] Pours a clear deep orange-copper with an average size diminishing frothy white head. No lacing. Aroma of pumpkin, spices and grain along with bready malt and some light fruit. Malty flavour with pumpkin and spices -- simple but nice. Alcohol is totally hidden. Medium bodied. The pumpkin and spices are there but not over the top like some Pumpkin beers, and sometimes that’s what you want. BuckeyeBoy (7543) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 6, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Pours out a brown with a ruby red highlights topped with a sand head. Nose is nice pumpkin pie clove cardamom some spice and a lite sweetness. Taste is more of the nice pumpkin pie notes nutmeg and a mild spice. vtafro (7445) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Some vanilla, pumpkin, roasted/toasted, spice and cinnamon aromas. Vanilla and pumpkin, up front, followed by a whole crap ton of spice; nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, among others. GenDV138 (7231) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2015
375 ml bottle poured into a Spiegelau tulip. 2015 release at 7.5% ABV. Clear amber brown with a finger of quick fading off-white head. Aromas of spices, pumpkin, herbs. Tastes of pumpkin, spices, yeast, herbs, light caramel, a little saisony funk. Medium body with a dry finish.