Seeing Colors
Parkway Brewing Co.

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Style:
Herb and Spice Beer
Ranked #201
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
80
Ranked #36,359
Avg:
3.55 | pDev: 10.7%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
14
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Parkway Brewing Co.
 
Virginia, United States
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SCORE
80
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Notes: Seeing Colors Autumn Ale is a malty brown ale spiced with cinnamon, ginger, allspice, clove, and nutmeg. Take a trip with Parkway and you'll see colors too!
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 14 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Trying Seeing Colors at the brewery. It poured clear amber with white head that is not leaving any lace. The scent is a spice that I can't place...but along the lines of ginger or rhubarb. The taste is interesting it's close to a xmas like ale...holiday spice is dominant. The Mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's ok....glad to have tried it....but not a fav of mine.

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Photo of Brewfocker80
4.18/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a amber brown with a nice head
S: Smells of malt and herbs/spices
T: A winter ale taste with good maltiness. Has a flavor of nutmeg and cloves
M: Smooth and medium bodies.
O: This is a very good beer for the cooler months. It is not too heavy but the spices and aroma warm you up.

On tap in a pint glass

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Photo of 88caprice
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Seeing Colors Spiced Autumn Ale is a great brew, but the listing needs updating. The bottle says this is a 5.5% ABV spiced brown ale. No mention of pumpkin. Malty, spice comes through without being overpowering, creamy head retention. Enjoyed it.

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Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a solid clear amber with a moderate off-white head. Leaves some lacing as you enjoy the beer. Some spice and pumpkin in the nose. Some bitterness and spice in the mouth as well. Nice, not overwhelming.

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Photo of hophugger
3.17/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice, deep pumpkin brown color with average head and lacing. Another pumpkin beer, with aromas of pumpkin and watered down dry spice. Taste is ok with the dry spice bitterness just a touch too much. Balance is ok, but this one is just too much like the others !!

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Photo of obywan59
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

5.5% ABV according to the bottle, not 6.3.

Orange-amber in color with light haze and a 1 1/2 finger off white head. Minimal lacing.

Pumpkin and spice (ginger and pumpkin pie spice) on the aroma, not surprisingly.

A slightly "off" bitter flavor dominates the taste early on, but this balances out by the second bottle. Faint sweet malts, with rather light pumpkin and spice and a lasting moderately bitter finish.

Medium in body. Light carbonation. Light stickiness.

Not bad, and better once I got through the first bottle. I would have preferred it to be sweeter and a bit more assertive in the spicing and pumpkin. I've only sampled bottled brews from Parkway, and I thought they were awesome early on, but they seem to be settling back into the mainstream. Microbrew-wise that is, not so far as the macros. Still, I'll try anything Parkway puts out.

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Seeing Colors from Parkway Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 14 ratings