Ithaca Country Pumpkin

Beer: Country Pumpkin
Brewery: Ithaca Beer Company
Style: Pumpkin Ale
ABV: 6.3%

Serving Style: Bottle
Drinking Establishment: Chez Wood
Primary Consumer: Kerensa

——–

OVERALL RATING:


Sight: It looks like a freshly picked pumpkin. It’s a bit hazy and bright orange with no head.

Smell: It falls into the pumpkin pie category with insanely vibrant cinnamon, nutmeg, sweet pumpkin, and clove aromas. Malts  are there but take a backseat to the holiday baked goods smell.

Flavor: Sadly, it’s not as delicious as it smells. The flavors are slightly muddled–where are the initial spice aromas? However, there is a nice fleshly pumpkin taste that is infused in the mellow malts.

Feel: Thin-medium body with prickly carbonation. It leaves a slightly oily feeling in the mouth.

Concluding Remark: Overall, Ithaca Beer Company’s Country Pumpkin is light, refreshing, with a nice hint of pumpkin and pie (rather than a pumpkin pie in the face). I wouldn’t call it memorable, just as you wouldn’t the store bought pumpkin pie your lazy friend brought to a holiday party. However, just like that pie, you’ll drink this without hesitation, but will go looking for something to blow your mind once you’re finished with it. And on that note…

Advertisements
Categories: Pumpkin | Tags: , , | Leave a comment

Post navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: