Saturday, October 18, 2014

Wasatch Black O'Lantern Pumpkin Stout

This 6.5% ABV seasonal pumpkin stout is from Wasatch Beers, from the Utah Brewers Cooperative of Salt Lake City, Utah. It is brewed with pumpkin and spices.

The beer pours pitch black, no light comes through even when held up. There is about a half-inch of creamy beige head. The aroma is primarily pumpkin and spices, but a bit richer than non-stout pumpkin ales due to the dark roasted malt. The taste is rich pumpkin pie, sweet, but not too sweet, tempered by the spices, and the dark roasted malts cause a moderately bitter and dry finish. This is like eating a rich pumpkin pie after having taken a sip of good dark coffee. This is really good.


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