Richly creamed cola-nutted mocha seduction picks up brown-sugared cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and clove spicing to fortify low key pumpkin pie dalliance. Dryly bittersweet mocha-stained pumpkin spicing gains weedy dark floral daub and dainty herbal licks over time.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, intensely pumpkin-spiced Imperial Stout drapes dark chocolate syrup upon brown-sugared cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander and clove seasoning as well as mild anise, pine nut and caraway illusions. Bittersweet dark-roast pumpkin influence holds up fine against cavernous molasses-sapped chocolate spicing of richly robust 11% ABV full body.
Complexities abound as polite cacao-nibbed chili peppering gains autumnal pumpkin spicing over toffee-sugared mocha malts. Delightful pumpkin-daubed cocoa, dark chocolate and cold-press coffee continuance proves prominent as sedate nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice and cardamom seasoning recedes and delicate ancho-serrano-habanero peppering subsides (and mild aridity ensues). A deliriously adventurous dessert treat.
On tap at Beef Trust, black-peppered chai tea adjunct brings sharp edginess to cinnamon-toasted pumpkin pie sweetness and brown-sugared gingerbread cookie respite. Cotton-candied rum raisin, banana bread, apple butter and vanilla illusions further sweeten its rich resolve while white-peppered ginger herbage deepens cardamom-spiced chai tea aspect. A welcoming venture.
Lovely coffee-milked pumpkin pie spicing with teasing vanilla-sugared whipped creaming and brown-sugared cinnamon, allspice, coriander and nutmeg seasoning provide delightful results for impressive Pumking knockoff. Light roast cold press coffee bittering contrasts honeyed Graham Cracker sweetness as tertiary dark chocolate, cappuccino, crème brulee and amaretto illusions increase complexity. On tap at Taphouse 15, intimate light-roast cold-press coffee adjunct seeps into autumnal pumpkin pie-spiced nutmeg, cinnamon and allspice pleasantries as well as wispy vanilla, molasses, hazelnut, Amaretto and espresso undertones. Try in lieu of pumpkin latte.
On tap at Tapastre, sweet cinnamon-spiced pumpkin pie goodness rides above honeyed wheat malts. Beneath the surface, brown-sugared vanilla caking spiced up by nutmeg-clove seasoning as well as molasses-sapped gingerbread.
Bottled 2017 version heightens lemony orange peel tartness against sugary pumpkin pie spicing. Cinnamon-toasted gingerbread sweetness gains vodka-sugared 9% ABV and mild gourd-like earthiness for ‘devious’ after dinner delight.
Efficient medium-bodied autumnal ale lets brown-sugared pumpkin pie spicing gently seep into brisk phenol hop sharpness and recessive lemon-drop tartness. Waning cinnamon-nutmeg spicing allows dewy wet-leafed earthiness to expand across the yam-sweetened pumpkin plain.
Moderate habanero pepper heat and subtle cinnamon spicing receive toasted pumpkin glaze. Sweet pumpkin pie continuance nearly wiped out by habanero heat, leaving only a scattering of cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg seasoning at the thickly creamed caramelized pumpkin finish. On tap at Plank Pizza, ’18 version kept the habanero heat on top of pumpkin pie spicing as well as tertiary gourd, yam and sweet potato nuances.
On tap at Taphouse 15, delightful (10.7% ABV) rum-barreled 2016 version of Imperial Pumking brings delicately spicy rum twist to brown-sugared pumpkin pie spicing. Cinnamon-toasted nutmeg, allspice and clove seasoning embraces latent molasses-sapped vanilla cake sweetness as well as brandy-soaked raisin snip to Graham Cracker-like wheat base. On tap at Morris Tap & Grill, Jolly Roger rum aging retains dry whiskey edge to contrast pumpkin pie sweetness for 13.4% 2018 version.
On tap at River Of Beer, cask-conditioned version steeped in bourbon chips maintains soft flow for delicate pumpkin pie spicing, toned-down molasses waver and dainty vanilla wisp. After a few sips, zesty lemony orange frisk settles alongside subtle pumpkin-spiced gingerbread, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg seasoning.
Peerless pumpkin-flavored dunkelweizen brings luxurious brown-sugared pumpkin pie spicing to ripened dried fruiting, chewy caramel malting and pie-crusted honey wheat base. Sweet gingerbread midst sweetened by allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon and clove seasoning while banana-breaded green raisin, fig and date nuances deepen its overall flavor profile.