Autumnation (2011-2012) - Sixpoint Brewery
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Reviews by riversider76:
3.9/5 rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a golden copper orange let's call it. Decent head. Great retention, and a good deal of laceing. Aroma is of fruity, citrus hops with hints of pine and spice. This is a full bodied beer with some carbonation.. Taste is of spice,grapefruit and orange peel. Nicely hopped through out,with maybe some pumpkin in the finish. If you're looking for a triditional pumpkin ale this is not it. But whatever it is, I liked it.
Serving type: can
09-29-2011 23:20:40 | More by riversider76
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4.96/5 rDev +35.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Had this at a tasting which included 23 pumpkin beers.
This made it to the top 5 for me... #5 actually. ..
The guy at the beer store said its not what you expect (not in a bad way)..
Well out of 5 judges, three (including myself) are hop heads and surely enjoyed this. The other 2 hate hoppy beers and it was at the bottom for them.
Wet Hops/hopping is used and as soon as you crack the can a beautiful smell of fresh hops with the smell of fall spices so delicately blended in takes all your attention. Had one of the best heads to me but probably because of the ipa/ness of the brew. Taste was a smack in the face of fresh hops.. fresh as I felt I had actuall hop cones in my mouth.. more pumpkin, all spice, nutmeg, pumpkin pie spice makes its way thru but it is more of a light flavored pumpkin ipa. Finishes super smooth with a nice bitter aftertaste...
Suprised I was... to me yea.. its #5... but because it is so far away from your typical pumpkin ale.. but deserving enough of its own standing... I would surely find it hard to pass this up...even against the other top pumpkin beers I tried.
Serving type: can
10-15-2013 02:06:34 | More by pjkelley82
Autumnation (2011-2012) from Sixpoint Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 415 ratings.