Schlafly Pumpkin Ale
From Schlafly -Our Pumpkin Ale blends the spices of the harvest with full-bodied sweetness for a beer that tastes like pumpkin pie. Pounds of pumpkin form a malty foundation that supports the fall flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove.
Saint Louis Brewery – Schlafly Pumpkin Ale – 12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter. 8%0 abv.
Appearance: Pours a dark red no bubbles no head. The body lets through light.
Aroma: Pumkin pie and associated spices. Not much more to say, what they were going for is what’s going on.
Taste: Gingerbread, pumpkin, small hop spice. The 8% alcohol is pretty well integrated.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with modest carbonation.
Overall: A good example of a pumpkin ale. Nothing off the beaten path in the genre, but well executed.